Master's Program in Media and Communication in Asia

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Media and Communication

A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

In the media sector, there is a high demand for managers with important skills. This is because the on the track management of a media company and the development of media goods takes a notable broad knowledge of social trends and developments connected with business management expertise.

Students who complete a part of their degree in Asia are growing in numbers. Currently, the second and the third biggest economies are in Asia. Without limitation, students have described their time in Asia as the best experience of their lives. Today, three of the four most populated countries of the world are in Asia: China, India, and Indonesia.

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Master in Communication and Media (Dual Degree with Fudan University)

Sciences Po
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 China Shanghai France Paris + 2 more

The Communication and Media dual degree is available to all students who are interested in analysing European and Asian media and in developing adequate skills to work in the communications sector. [+]

Masters in Media and Communication in Asia 2017. Master in Communication and Media (Dual Degree with Fudan University) PROCEDURE The Dual Diploma Program with Fudan University is being integrated into the Sciences Po School of Management and Innovation launched in October 2016. Current students will continue studying in their original Master's programme. Their programme may undergo a few alterations related to the School's organisation for the 2017/2018 academic year. AN INNOVATIVE CURRICULUM DEVOTED TO COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA The Communication and Media dual degree is available to all students who are interested in analysing European and Asian media and in developing adequate skills to work in the communications sector. It will also help to understand the different approaches Asians and Europeans have to governing Medias and Communications Groups. It offers two degrees to students who successfully complete the two-year program: an MA from Sciences-Po and an equivalent master's degree from Fudan University in Shanghai. Our aim is to educate students from all over the world to become specialists in Media and Communication, with a particular focus on the Asian and European areas. Besides language prerequisites, Chinese, French and English classes will be given to enable to improve the linguistic level. GRADUATES OF THIS DUAL DEGREE WILL HAVE ACCESS TO A WIDE RANGE OF CAREER OPENINGS IN THE COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA INDUSTRIES, WHETHER IT IS IN PRIVATE OR PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS, ADVERTISING GROUPS AND MARKETING SEARCH INSTITUTES. APPLICATION Online application only Please check the language requirements for this program Candidates can apply via the Sciences Po website. QUESTIONS REGARDING ADMISSIONS PROCEDURES (APPLICATION, SCHOLARSHIP, REQUIREMENTS, ETC.) SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO SCIENCES PO ADMISSIONS Applications will be received centrally at Sciences Po, where they will be examined by a joint admissions board comprising representatives of both Fudan U and Sciences Po. Applicants will be notified by email and, if admitted, by post. IMPORTANT: Deferral will no longer be possible after admission. NB: this application is specific to this program and may not be considered as automatically valuable to other programs offered by both institutions. Attention: Fudan University School of Journalism has an exclusive and new English-language website dedicated to the double Masters program in Communication and Media, covering details of Year 2 in Shanghai program structure, tuition fee, application, compulsory and optional courses, Mandarin language study courses, social and cultural events and program alumni. Fudan year tuition fee is 80000RMB. Application to Fudan-Sciences Po Communication & Media double master degree program International Applicants: Please visit our website. Applicants from mainland China- Junior collegestudents who are citizens of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), including students who are already enrolled in undergraduate programs in Fudan University and other prestigious mainland Chinese universities, are eligible to apply to this program through the recommendation (推荐) system, which enables qualified undergraduate students to participate in graduate programs without taking the National Postgraduate Entrance Examination. Interested applicants should first apply, in September, to track three of Fudan School of Journalism’s two-year professional master degree program Communication & Media Double Master Degree Program. Applicants are required to have, or expect to have, a minimum GPA 3.5 (or equivalent) from their previous study, as well as meeting the necessary language entry requirements. Applicants from Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao– Applicants who are citizens of Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao, are required by Chinese law to complete the National Postgraduate Entrance Examination for Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao applicants and meet all the requirements, before their applications are jointly reviewed by Fudan University and Sciences Po. Important: Please consult with Fudan University of School of Journalism before submitting an application. SCHOLARSHIP Scholarship at Sciences Po During the first year the international students can also apply to the Chinese Government Scholarship program for Year 2. Information is provided by Sciences Po. FROM FALL 2012, AND THANKS TO JEROME LOHEZ FOUNDATION, A NEW SCHOLARSHIP IS AVAILABLE FOR THIS SPECIAL DEGREE. The Jerome Lohez Foundation was launched in November 2005 in honor of Jérôme Robert Lohez, a French citizen who passed away in the North tower of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. The foundation’s mission is to foster international unity and cultural understanding by supporting graduate academic exchanges in higher education, in honor of those diverse citizens who perished in the 2001 attacks in New York City. The Graduate Dual-Degree Program in Communication is a transnational joint-venture between Sciences Po in France and Fudan University in China. The universities have partnered with the Jerome Lohez 9/11 Scholarship Foundation to open scholarship opportunities for Chinese and French students who are enrolled in the graduate dualdegree program. The first year of study will take place in Paris, and the second year of study will take place in Shanghai. PROGRAMME OF STUDIES The dual degree Sciences Po - Fudan University in Communication and Media is a two-year program. THE FIRST YEAR WILL BE SPENT AT SCIENCES PO, (AT THE SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION) AND THE SECOND YEAR WILL TAKE PLACE (WITHIN SOJ) AT FUDAN UNIVERSITY. Students remain enrolled in both institutions for both years and will therefore benefit from all services available to students (free access to library, student unions, career services …). The program is multidisciplinary. Students will follow courses in Sociology, Economics, Branding and Communication Strategy, Law, Media analysis and Political Philosophy. Students will take two language classes at Sciences Po, to be chosen from Chinese and French. Assessment criteria will be the same for all students enrolled in the master. A TWO-MONTH INTERNSHIP IS MANDATORY AFTER THE SECOND SEMESTER, BETWEEN JUNE AND SEPTEMBER. At Fudan University, students will write a thesis in English, which they will defend in front of a jury. Final graduation will depend on the student meeting assessment criteria for both years of the program. Students therefore receive a temporary degree at Sciences Po in July and graduate definitely upon completion of the program at Fudan University the following year. 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Master in Marketing, Management, Communication & Media

Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi
Campus Full time 18 months February 2017 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi

The classes combine theoretical knowledge, business, professional and operational methodologies, so as to expand analytic and conceptualisation capacity, preparing for work in an international [+]

OVERVIEW The 18-month Master’s in Marketing, Management, Communications and Media prepares students for career opportunities in diverse fields across the world. In today’s evolving marketplace, innovation communication strategies are imperative to enhance individual and national development. With rapid globalization, the current economic environment faces many challenges including changing consumption patterns, increasing competition, talent retention, shifting media platforms, transforming trends in the digital age and socio-cultural issues. As a result, business firms and government entities require their products and services to be deeply linked to communications and social changes. This course will enable students to develop communications, brand, media and management strategies, as well as evaluate them using the right methodologies. This cohesive multi-disciplinary programme covers varied topics crucial for our student’s future careers as key influencers. Students will improve decision-making skills as they learn how to identify new market segments, develop content for different media formats, establish distinctive brand positioning, draft HR policies and manage human assets and communications strategies as well as apply data to craft compelling messages and seamlessly handle critical PR situations. Our faculty is composed of distinguished professors and lecturers from Paris-Sorbonne and the CELSA Graduate School of Communication who have achieved worldwide acclaim and impart a thorough knowledge of Marketing, Management, Communications and Media. International recognition Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi provides the combined experience of three globally renowned French universities including Paris-Sorbonne University, Paris-Descartes University and Pierre and Marie Curie University. This rich heritage of joint excellence is now available in Abu Dhabi under the Ministry of Education and is recognised worldwide. A unique affiliation to CELSA Graduate School of Communication Established in 1957 and attached to the Paris-Sorbonne University, this graduate school is dedicated to information and communication sciences. CELSA trains top professionals for companies involved in communications, marketing and advertising, management, media and journalism. The unique affiliation between Paris-Sorbonne University and CELSA ensures that our students are at the forefront of developments in these fields and are well positioned for careers at a global level. [-]

Master in Media and Communication Studies

Izmir University of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Turkey Balçova

The media has become an important determinant of the processes of communication we encounter in our daily lives. To understand, to explain and to in times of necessity - manipulate media and these processes of communication requires an interdisciplinary approach encompassing disciplines ranging from political science to psychology. [+]

Masters in Media and Communication in Asia 2017. The media has become an important determinant of the processes of communication we encounter in our daily lives. To understand, to explain and to in times of necessity - manipulate media and these processes of communication requires an interdisciplinary approach encompassing disciplines ranging from political science to psychology. Today, the speed of change in both communication technologies and our daily-life practices augment the need for professionals, who are specialized in the field of communications, who are critical and who will use their knowledge and capabilities with ethical responsibilities. In this respect, the aim of the offered masters program is to produce graduates who: Acknowledge the importance of freedom of expression in social, political and aesthetic spheres; realize the value of critical thinking and ethical liability in all forms of communication and act accordingly, Have a full grasp of the theoretical background congruent with the field`s interdisciplinary characteristic; possess research and practice oriented problem solving skills; capably transform all these assets into theoretical contributions to the field through their analytical thinking, Can contribute to the emerging approaches and discussions in the subfields of communication such as, radio, television, internet, journalism, public communication, film and video, advertising, public relations, Are knowledged as much about consumption/interpretation processes as production processes of messages produced in different forms of communication; hence, can transform their knowledge into public service through the citizenry responsibility of being media literate, Can closely follow and be pro-active about the changes in communication technologies and their effects on our daily lives, Are equipped with attributes that will enable them to respond to local and international demands with a qualified and responsible understanding of communication. Courses MCS 507 Crossroads in Communication Studies MCS 501 Research Methods in Communication Studies MCS 595 Seminar MCS 599 Master Thesis Elective Courses MCS 505 Media, Power and Politics in Turkey MCS 509 Advanced Topics in Media Theory and Research MCS 553 Media, Ideology and Representation MCS 554 Space, Identiy and The Media MCS 555 Gender, Media and Politics MCS 556 Globalization, Communication and The New Media Order MCS 558 Film and Visual Theory MCS 559 Film Analysis and Criticism MCS 560 Contemporary World Cinema MCS 563 Semiotics, Psychoanalysis and Cinema MCS 564 Discourse Analysis MCS 565 The Political Economy of Media MCS 567 Digital Media Theory and Practice MCS 568 Alternative Media MCS 562 Selected Issues in IMC MCS 566 IMC Principles and Practices Application Requirements for International Students Who can apply? Foreign nationals Blue Card holders (Turkish citizens by birth, but released from citizenship by the Ministry of the Internal Affairs, and who can certify that their minor children who are registered in that permit are eligible for the rights stated in Law No. 5203) Foreign nationals who became Turkish citizen afterwards/dual citizens in the same status Turkish nationals who completed the last three years of their secondary education (high school) in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, (including those who completed their entire secondary education (high school) at Turkish schools in the presence of Ministry of National Education in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) before 01 February 2013. Turkish nationals who completed their entire secondary education (high school) in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, (including those who completed their entire secondary education (high school) at Turkish schools in the presence of Ministry of National Education in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) after 01 February 2013. Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus nationals who reside there and completed their secondary education there having a GCE AL certificate, and those, who registered to high schools in other countries between 2005-2010 and hold or will hold GCE AL certificate. Who cannot apply? Turkish nationals, who completed their entire secondary education in Turkey or in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus nationals (excluding the ones who completed their entire secondary education there having a GCEAL certificate, and those, who registered to high schools in other countries between 2005-2010 and hold or will hold GCE AL certificate) Dual citizens who has a Turkish citizenship by birth. (excluding the ones who completed their entire secondary education in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus/ those who completed their entire secondary education at Turkish schools in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) Dual citizens who has a Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus citizenship (excluding the ones who completed their entire secondary education there having a GCEAL certificate, and those, who registered to high schools in other countries between 2005-2010 and hold or will hold GCE AL certificate) Turkish nationals or dual citizens, who have a Turkish citizenship by birth, that attend schools affiliated to the embassies in Turkey, and foreign high schools located in Turkey. [-]

Master of Media and Communications

The University of Wollongong in Dubai
Campus Full time June 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai

The Master of Media and Communications will give you a strong foundation in the practical skills required to succeed in this dynamic business sector. [+]

The Master of Media and Communications (MMC) program at the University of Wollongong in Dubai offers you the opportunity to develop advanced level skills in a range of disciplines, including journalism, media studies and public relations. If you are an existing or aspiring professional in the media and communications sector, the MMC will provide you with the theoretical knowledge and applied skills to advance in your chosen field of practice. Course Overview The Master of Media and Communications will give you a strong foundation in the practical skills required to succeed in this dynamic business sector. The program immerses you in a multi-disciplinary environment, promoting collaborative working and team leadership, as well as independent learning. The direction in media and communications in the 21st century has been toward working alone as well as in teams on projects of all sizes. Today’s journalist often functions as a one-person operation responsible for writing, recording audio and video, editing, and producing material for various platforms. The same skills are required in public relations and higher level versions of these skills figure in feature films and documentaries. This program will equip students to work in these ways and also to function effectively in teams, as team member or team leader, both of which roles are often required by clients in the industry today. You will have the opportunity to specialise in Media Studies or Public Relations, by selecting the relevant electives, and will then complete an Internship, Practicum, Thesis, or Professional Portfolio to demonstrate industry-related competencies. Career Opportunities The University of Wollongong in Dubai Master of Media and Communications program is relevant to a range of professional disciplines related to media. Students and graduates of the MMC programs typically work as: Journalists Public Relations Specialists Corporate Communications Executives Filmmakers Researchers Writers Academics. Accreditation and Recognition This program is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and is fully recognised within the UAE and internationally for further education and employment in the private and public sectors. In addition, the program is quality assured by UOW, which is registered with the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), the national regulator of the higher education sector in Australia. UOWD graduates have the opportunity to exchange their UOWD degree for the equivalent UOW degree after completion. [-]