At universities and colleges in Bonn, Braunschweig, Cologne, Sankt Augustin and Munich, Master programs in Media provide comprehensive education in Media Studies, Media Management and Communication, International Media and Entertainment. In Germany, most Masters programs in Media are classified as Master of Arts degrees, and take two years to complete on a full-time course schedule. Some Master of Media programs will be conducted in German, English or both and many have a valuable international and interdisciplinary awareness that benefits graduates seeking work in any one of several media-related fields.
Graduates from Masters of Media programs in Germany go on to pursue rewarding careers in broadcasting, journalism, new media, publishing, entertainment, advertising, management, entrepreneurship, web systems, the arts, education and research. Required courses in a Masters of Media degree program in Germany might include Media, Politics and Society, Media Economics, Media and Development, Strategic Management and Research Methods. Most Masters programs will culminate with a Masters Thesis to be completed by each individual student over the course of one semester or one year.
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The master's program "Media, Management and Digital Technologies" (MMT) deals with questions related to management and application of digital technologies in the context of the media and Internet industry. It is a consecutive four-semester Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree program that is fully taught in English and jointly offered by the Munich School of Management and the Institute for Informatics, both at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU). The program is completely funded by the initiative "Digitaler Campus Bayern" which is part of Bavaria's digitization strategy "BAYERN DIGITAL". [+]
The programme in Digital Media Technology focuses on enabling technologies for digital media systems, including technologies for analysing media, generating interactive media, processing and coding, optimising wired and wireless transfer, and distributing digital 3D contents. [+]
Information at your fingertips, mobile computing, internet of things, multimedia networks - many trends accelerate today's life. The dynamic and economic role of knowledge and information is identified as a key [+]
Master in Communication and Media Engineering Language: English
Information at your fingertips, mobile computing, internet of things, multimedia networks - many trends accelerate today's life. The dynamic and economic role of knowledge and information is identified as a key success factor and driving force behind the global market of telecommunication, computer science and media technology. The international master's degree program Communication and Media Engineering (CME) is tailored to meet the challenges of the multimedia age. The curriculum of the program was developed in 1998 by the departments of "Electrical Engineering and Information Technology" and "Media and Information Engineering". To our knowledge, it was the first postgraduate program which combined essential elements of communication engineering with innovative multimedia issues. The program has been continuously updated to modern needs and continues to successfully combine the two aspects.... [-]
Whether as an employee in corporate communications, as a freelance designer, entrepreneur or marketing manager of a publishing house: a classical study does not often meet the complex job requirements of the media industry. In a modular Open Media Master programme you therefore have the opportunity to put together your individual study according to your specific requirements [+]
Design your own curriculum: Whether as an employee in corporate communications, as a freelance designer, entrepreneur or marketing manager of a publishing house: a classic study is sometimes not adequate to meet the complex requirements of the professional media industry. In the modular master program Open Media students have the opportunity to put together their studies individually according to their specific requirements. They are based on a few core modules in which they train their scientific and methodological expertise to develop basic management skills and broaden their knowledge of media law and economics. Based on this, students select the areas of Design, Journalism, and Management courses relevant to them. The master's program Open Media has a strong international focus. A majority of the courses will be in English and the students work in interdisciplinary projects to deal with international issues. According to the non-consecutive principle of studies, the MHMK Master School’s degree in Open Media program is not only limited to those who hold Bachelor degrees in media related fields, but to all those interested parties of any fields, who bring first-hand professional experience in the media industry. Flexible lecture hours and part-time studies are possible due to the low amount of required portions. ... [-]
Within the interdisciplinary team, Master’s degree students develop solutions to design problems, be they in relation to strategy design, service design or human-centred design. [+]
Master in Design Management
In creative professions, the demand for management knowledge and management qualifications has risen sharply in recent years.
The Master’s course in “Design Management” is aimed primarily at talented designers who wish to apply a comprehensive understanding of design to tasks and processes. However, it is different points of view which broaden one’s perspective, creating the fertile soil for true innovation. Therefore applicants from a completely different background are welcome, be they engineers, natural scientists or creative people. During their studies the Master’s degree students learn to think about and analyse management and design together, and make decisions and shape the future.... [-]
This Master's degree is aimed at outstanding graduates from the fields of business administration, communication science or related areas and young professionals from agencies, communications departments, marketing and media companies, who wish to hold technical and management positions. [+]
"Media Management and Communication Management, the title says it all: Students are equipped to efficiently and professionally manage media products and media companies. The needs of the media industry of tomorrow dictates contents: Cross-media skills, entrepreneurship and responsibility.”
- Professor Dr. Dr. Castulus KoloCourse Director of Media Management and Communication Management
In the media sector there is a great demand for managers with strategic skills. This is because the successful management of a media business and the development of media products takes an extremely broad knowledge of social trends and developments combined with business management expertise. Decision-makers with sound judgement are in demand. The Master's degree in Media and Communication Management is aimed at outstanding graduates from the fields of business administration, communication science or related areas and young professionals from agencies, communications departments, marketing and media companies, who wish to hold technical and management positions. The course, which takes a firm cross-media approach, develops entrepreneurial thinking and working. All facets of strategic and operational management are combined with a deeper knowledge of business administration, comprehensive project know-how and practical application to case studies. Students are enabled to see media development in the overall context of social change. Graduates are able not only to understand the media but to shape and direct it.... [-]
This program (online and presence modules in Germany, Austria, Spain, USA) is aimed at high-potentials from the media and creative industries. Executive students from www.imim-master.com dome from different positions in their respective value chains: development, financing, content, journalism, production, distribution, regulation/legislation. [+]
The master's degree in Media Studies was conceived as a cultural studies programme, which would relate design issues with academic research. [+]
Master in Media Studies
The master's degree in Media Studies at the Braunschweig University of Art (HBK) was conceived as a cultural studies programme, which would relate design issues with academic research.
The intense interdisciplinary nature of this Media Studies programme is made possible by cross-institutional course structuring. Complementing the HBK's specialisation in the fields of aesthetics, art history, and design, the degree also includes courses on systems engineering, architecture, English studies, and media technology at the Technical University Braunschweig. The Master of Arts qualifies graduates of the programme for employment in numerous vocational fields, as well as for possible doctoral studies.... [-]