MA in Journalism and Mass Communication in Asia

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Journalism and Mass Communication

An MA is a master’s degree awarded to students that have completed a program studying humanities or fine arts subjects such as history, communications, philosophy, theology or English. A Master of Arts degree typically requires coursework, research and written examinations.

Journalism is a satisfying career that combines the thrill of covering the news story with the satisfaction of a way of life of public duty. Degree programs are composed to provide graduates trained to analyze and figure out the complex events of our times as well as raise journalistic norms in all media.

Asia is the world's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the eastern and northern hemispheres. It covers 8.7% of the Earth's total surface area and comprises 30% of its land area.

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Full-time MA in Digital Management

Hyper Island
Campus Full time 24 weeks January 2019 United Kingdom Manchester London Singapore Sweden Stockholm USA New York UK Online + 7 more

Hyper Island’s MA in Digital Management program offers an immersive learning experience delivered by innovative digital leaders and pioneers. The programme combines a broad range of topics, including digital technology, business transformation, strategy, service design and research methods with real-world application, developing the leaders of the future. [+]

Hyper Island’s MA in Digital Management program offers an immersive learning experience delivered by innovative digital leaders and pioneers. The programme combines a broad range of topics, including digital technology, business transformation, strategy, service design and research methods with real-world application, developing the leaders of the future.

The Digital Management is a Masters-level leadership program, designed in partnership with the industry and accredited by Teesside University. It is designed to prepare you for a leading role in the media, creative, and digital industries. This post-graduate program gives you an insight into the thought processes that drive some of the world’s most successful and innovative companies.... [-]


Mass Media Translation MA

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time Part time 18 - 30 months September 2018 China Suzhou + 1 more

The MA Mass Media Translation programme is designed to cater to the needs of both practitioners and those aspiring to pursue research in translation studies. The theoretical modules are intended to lay a stepping stone for those who wish to conduct further research in translation studies, or who are committed to a career in the discipline, whilst the practical modules aim to help students strengthen their skills in critical thinking, develop their bilingual and bicultural sensibilities and improve their translation, linguistics and bilingual media communication skills. [+]

Overview

The MA Mass Media Translation programme is designed to cater to the needs of both practitioners and those aspiring to pursue research in translation studies. The theoretical modules are intended to lay a stepping stone for those who wish to conduct further research in translation studies, or who are committed to a career in the discipline, whilst the practical modules aim to help students strengthen their skills in critical thinking, develop their bilingual and bicultural sensibilities and improve their translation, linguistics and bilingual media communication skills.

Unique selling points

The first MA in Mainland China specialised in bilingual media communication and translation training. A wide range of theoretical and practical modules to choose from. Taught by academic staff members of the translation and media and communication studies programmes, as well as other experts in the field. ... [-]

Master of Arts in Communication Studies

European College for Liberal Studies
Campus Full time Part time 9 - 12 months September 2018 Spain Barcelona Belgium Brussels Madrid Switzerland Zürich Japan Tokyo Antwerp + 9 more

MA - Master of Arts in Communication Studies (60 credits) [+]

Our graduate programs, each with different program requirements, are based on and are fully compatible with the established European and American educational systems. The European guidelines for higher education are outlined in the Bologna agreements. Once a minimum number of credits has been earned, a request for graduation can be submitted. Not all programs are offered at all campuses. Refer to the program schedule for further details.

Courses

Graduate courses are divided into core courses and specialization courses. Electives can be chosen from any of the scheduled courses offered at the graduate level. Specialization courses are scheduled based on enrollments and may not be available at all campuses. Specialization courses scheduled are available to all students also as electives. Refer to the program schedule for further details. Refer to the course overview for the list of available courses. Students are recommended to complete courses and earn credits at the highest level possible.... [-]


Master of Arts in Technologies of Learning and Communication

European University Cyprus
Online Campus Full time 18 months September 2018 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The Master of Arts program in ‘Technologies of Learning and Communication’ is geared to prepare educators and administrators in the field to acquire expert knowledge and training in new technologies in Learning and Communication. It seeks to nurture the skills and in depth understanding of this fast changing field to allow candidates to explore and implement contemporary learning methods, tools and contexts and promote the utilization of new technologies in teaching and learning. [+]

The Master of Arts program in ‘Technologies of Learning and Communication’ is geared to prepare educators and administrators in the field to acquire expert knowledge and training in new technologies in Learning and Communication. It seeks to nurture the skills and in-depth understanding of this fast-changing field to allow candidates to explore and implement contemporary learning methods, tools and contexts and promote the utilization of new technologies in teaching and learning.

Employment Opportunities

Educators and Administrators will be able to employ their new skills and expertise in the context of public and private education and/or undertake further research in the field.... [-]


MA in New Media

Kadir Has University
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2018 Turkey Istanbul

The aim of the "New Media Program" which was launched in 2009 as the first of its kinds in Turkey by the Faculty of Communication at Kadir Has University, is to provide a practical knowledge and experience on media, culture and communications industry. [+]

MA in New Media

The aim of the "New Media Program" which was launched in 2009 as the first of its kinds in Turkey by the Faculty of Communication at Kadir Has University, is to provide a practical knowledge and experience on media, culture and communications industry. It targets professionals who wish to follow and adopt the latest developments in media and communication technologies to their profession.

New communication environments like the Internet, GSM systems, online journalism have led to the social, cultural, political and economic changes both in Turkey and all around the world. Following these developments, new specialties have occurred in this newly formed communications environment. The aim of this program is to train the communications and media practitioners of the 21st century according to a chosen area of expertise.... [-]


MA in Communication

Yasar University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Turkey Izmir

The Master’s Programme has been designed to take into account the communication processes needed by today’s leading institutions and also necessary in society. The programme supports interdisciplinary working and offers core courses in subjects including public relations, advertising, cinema, television, visual media and journalism. The programme is flexible, in so far as it can be tailor-made from a wide range of available courses, to suit the academic or vocational needs of the student. The degree programme is shared between three departments within the Faculty of Communication. Courses are chosen in relation to the student’s dissertation subject. The programme gives students the opportunity to specialise in both core communication topics and individual professional subjects. The Master programme requires a thesis and the language of instruction is Turkish. Students also have the opportunity to benefit from the Erasmus Programme and study for a semester in one of the leading universities in a range of European countries. The programme also offers student scholarship opportunities, which are announced on an annual basis by the Executive Board of the Institute of Social Sciences. [+]

Tuition: English/Turkish

The Master’s Programme has been designed to take into account the communication processes needed by today’s leading institutions and also necessary in society. The programme supports interdisciplinary working and offers core courses in subjects including public relations, advertising, cinema, television, visual media and journalism. The programme is flexible, in so far as it can be tailor-made from a wide range of available courses, to suit the academic or vocational needs of the student. The degree programme is shared between three departments within the Faculty of Communication. Courses are chosen in relation to the student’s dissertation subject. The programme gives students the opportunity to specialise in both core communication topics and individual professional subjects. The Master programme requires a thesis and the language of instruction is Turkish. Students also have the opportunity to benefit from the Erasmus Programme and study for a semester in one of the leading universities in a range of European countries. The programme also offers student scholarship opportunities, which are announced on an annual basis by the Executive Board of the Institute of Social Sciences.... [-]


Master of Arts in Professional Communication

IUMW - International University of Malaya-Wales
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2018 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

The programme is designed to mould students into more than just an expert in their field. It is mean to nurture students into becoming the catalyst of human development for the betterment of mankind through groundbreaking ideas, analytical skills and the power of knowledge. [+]

At IUMW, our main business is providing you with quality and globally relevant education in Professional Communication. Our Master of Arts (Professional Communication) programme has been tailored to empower our students with analytical and synthesising skills of up to date practices in the communication and media industry that includes social media, integrated marketing communication, media convergence and digital culture.

Your educational journey has been meticulously designed to unlock full potential towards pursuing professional certification and postgraduate studies. All these and much more in unique education package inclusive of a vibrant university life in the heart of Kuala Lumpur.... [-]


M.Des. in Digital Humanities

Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology
Campus Full time 2 years July 2018 India Bengaluru

As the scope of our design practices increasingly encompasses the digital, it is instructive and intellectually responsible to consider more deeply how technology has always shaped our understandings of the world. The discipline of the digital humanities explores how the questions posed in humanities scholarship are transformed and extended by the digital – both by means of tools and epistemologies. This unique MA seeks to enrich the scope of both design practice and the digital humanities by using critical methodologies and approaches to reciprocally reflect upon the other. By doing so, students will be able to adapt the modes of inquiry and methodologies embedded in humanities thinking to create both more contextually relevant and responsive technological applications and material objects. [+]

M.Des. in Digital Humanities

Students getting to grips with Arduino hardware

Vision

The vision of the course is to encourage potential researchers and practitioners to understand how technologies facilitate the creation, circulation, and reception of knowledge and information, and to explore and critique these concepts through modes of making

As the scope of our design practices increasingly encompasses the digital, it is instructive and intellectually responsible to consider more deeply how technology has always shaped our understandings of the world. The discipline of the digital humanities explores how the questions posed in humanities scholarship are transformed and extended by the digital – both by means of tools and epistemologies. This unique course seeks to enrich the scope of both design and the humanities by using critical methodologies and approaches to reciprocally reflect upon the other. By doing so, students will be able to adapt the modes of inquiry and methodologies embedded in humanities thinking to create both more contextually relevant and responsive technological applications and material objects.... [-]


MA in Digital Media and Communications

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time Part time 3 semesters September 2018 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The MA in Digital media and Communications addresses these and similar questions that have emerged out of the rise of social media and their increasing domination of the media and communication professions. [+]

Concentrations: 1. Journalism and Social Media Publishing, 2. Public Relations and Advertising in Networked Society, 3. Sports Media and Communications Duration (years): 1.5 years Qualification Awarded: Master of Arts in Digital Media and Communications Level of Qualification: Master Degree (2nd Cycle) Language of Instruction: English Mode of Study: Full-time or Part-time Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Programme

The programme is designed to be completed in one calendar year (12 months), over a fall, a spring and a summer semester of 13 weeks. Working professionals have the part-time study option which may take longer. The programme consists of core courses, specialisation requirements and electives. Students are required to attend lectures and seminars and engage in individual as well as group-based learning activities.... [-]


M.A. in Cinema Studies

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Savannah Atlanta Hong Kong Sham Shui Po France Lacoste + 4 more

At SCAD, students prepare for robust careers as critics, reviewers, journalists, artists, entrepreneurs and leaders through a program dedicated to the world of cinema studies. Delve into graduate work that looks at the big picture of film, with the unique ability to collaborate across related departments and develop a broad, marketable approach. [+]

Claim your place in the landscape of cinema

At SCAD, students prepare for robust careers as critics, reviewers, journalists, artists, entrepreneurs and leaders through a program dedicated to the world of cinema studies. Delve into graduate work that looks at the big picture of film, with the unique ability to collaborate across related departments and develop a broad, marketable approach. We are the only university in the U.S. to offer both an M.F.A. in film and television and a cinema studies M.A. for students who want to explore film to its greatest depths.

M.A. in cinema studies

Available at: - Savannah

CINE 703 Research Methodology in Cinema Studies CINE 705 Cinema in Context: From the Fairground to the French New Wave CINE 715 History of American Cinema I: Industry, Aesthetics, and Culture CINE 725 World Cinema: Transnational Perspectives CINE 737 Graduate Seminar in Cinema Studies CINE 740 History of American Cinema II: Art, Indies and Auteurs in the Age of Media Conglomerates CINE 747 Issues in Cinema Theory CINE 788 Cinema Studies M.A. Thesis ... [-]

MA in Communicative English

Ramkhamhaeng University Institute of International Studies
Campus Full time Part time June 2019 Thailand Bangkok Chiang Mai Hat Yai Nakhon Pathom + 3 more

The Institute of International Studies, Ramkhamhaeng University, offers the Master of Arts Program in Communicative English from June 2008. It provides individuals with advanced academic work in the functional aspects of communication and English language. [+]

MA in Communicative EnglishThis international program is offered in Bangkok.The Institute of International Studies, Ramkhamhaeng University, offers the Master of Arts Program in Communicative English from June 2008. It provides individuals with advanced academic work in the functional aspects of communication and English language. Nowadays, every sector faces the impact of globalization. To understand and adapt to the global transaction environment will be the key to executive success in operations of non-profit and for-profit organizations. This new program provides the individual with general competencies for overall knowledge in communication as well as an ability to function effectively in a multicultural and rapidly changing global arena. Students will develop skills in collecting, analyzing, and interpret data, as well as conceptualizing, evaluating, and implementing solutions necessary in addressing complex problems.Individuals with a Bachelor degree in arts, humanities, sciences, engineering, education, business and others from accredited schools are encouraged to apply.... [-]


MA Foreign Language of Professional Communication & Specialised Translation

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Moscow

The programme "Foreign Language of Professional Communication and Specialised Translation" is designed to provide students with theoretical and practical knowledge and skills, which can be used [+]

Master in Foreign Language of Professional Communication and Specialised Translation

The programme "Foreign Language of Professional Communication and Specialised Translation" is designed to provide students with a theoretical and practical knowledge and skills, which can be used for communication in professional settings, translation and interpreting, as well as for teachers and professionals in Economics, Management and Business.

The programme is a great opportunity for students to acquire useful skills of oral and written communication in business and professional environment, including computer-based translation of business documents, economic and financial texts full of professional terms.... [-]


Master of Arts ( Journalism & Mass Communication)

Sharda University
Campus Full time July 2018 India Greater Noida

This program offers a specialization in Mass Communication to the students coming from various disciplines. This course provides conceptual tools to the students for understanding critically how society is mediated by the media world. This course gives comprehensive training in both technical skills and critical analysis of the media spectrum. The course stimulates the students to become feature film directors, documentary filmmakers, television producers, PROs, advertising creative heads in future. [+]

This program offers a specialization in Mass Communication to the students coming from various disciplines. This course provides conceptual tools to the students for understanding critically how society is mediated by the media world. This course gives comprehensive training in both technical skills and critical analysis of the media spectrum. The course stimulates the students to become feature film directors, documentary filmmakers, television producers, PROs, advertising creative heads in future.

Career and Placement

Below are some of the specializations that you can aspire to become after pursuing BA (Journalism & Mass Comm.) from Sharda:

Journalist: Reporter & Sub Editor for Print, Broadcast and Online Media Copywriter Media Planner Brand Manager Event Manager Media Marketing Professional Media Response Professional Layout and Graphic Designer/Animator TV Producer News Anchor Sound Editor Radio Jockey Music Manager Photo Journalist Web Designer Content Editor PR Professional Corporate Communication DTP Publisher Film Maker- Director, Producer, Editor, Cinematographer Script Writer ... [-]

MA in Information and Communication Engineering

Nanjing University Of Posts And Telecommunications
Campus Full time 5 months September 2018 China Nanjing

MA in Information and Communication Engineering [+]

The Requirements of Educational Background

For those who pursue a bachelor's degree, the applicant must have a high school diploma, excellent performance during high school period, and good health. In principle, not older than 25 years of age.

For those who pursue a master's degree, the applicant must have a related bachelor degree, excellent performance during undergraduate study, and good health. In principle, not older than 35 years of age.

For those who pursue a doctor's degree, the applicant must have a related master degree, excellent performance during graduate study, and good health. In principle, not older than 40 years of age. The Language Requirements

Undergraduate and graduate admission should meet requirements of IELTS or TOEFL. If the applicant has no corresponding certificate, he/she can participate in language training, and could start the professional learning phase after passing the training.... [-]


MA in Creative Media Practice

University Of The West Of Scotland Programmes in Cyprus
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

This Masters programme is aimed at graduates from various disciplines and industry professionals wishing to broaden their skills in film, digital, media, photography, writing, and performance. [+]

This Masters programme is aimed at graduates from various disciplines and industry professionals wishing to broaden their skills in film, digital, media, photography, writing, and performance. Delivered by expert practitioners, MA Creative Media Practice equips you for a creative media career, offering network contacts, an impressive portfolio, and essential practical skills.

This unique programme will help you explore and consolidate your creative identity, working with others from diverse creative backgrounds to nurture your creative potential and create new opportunities to help sustain your career.

Informed by research excellence and expert professional practice, the programme will bring out your creative potential while providing the critical focus essential to respond flexibly to new opportunities and sustain your career.... [-]