MAs in Media

Compare 96 MA Programs in Media

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A Master of Arts degree provides students more opportunities for advancement in a variety of ways. Marshall Mcluhan once said that “the medium is the message.” Students choosing to pursue a Master of Arts in Media want to understand the relationship between constantly evolving technology and changing cultures all across the globe.

What is an MA in Media? It’s a higher education degree that combines the disciplines of media and cultural studies to help students gain the knowledge necessary to work in places like newsrooms, public affairs offices, or marketing firms. People earning an MA in Media will study how governments communicate with citizens, how news media affects public policy, and how businesses can handle crisis situations. There are many different courses available in the program, and students can choose the areas in media that they are most interested in.

There are many reasons students choose to get an MA in Media. Many have a desire to learn more about the changing ways we communicate with each other, while others want to be able to get a better job in their current journalism, public relations, or marketing career.

The cost of getting an MA in Media varies depending on which institution students attend and how long it takes to finish the courses. Anyone looking to return to school or continue their studies should do ample comparative research before deciding on a program.

A Master of Arts in Media can lead to many different and exciting careers. Possible jobs resulting from the degree include newspaper reporter, public information officer, journalism professor, and press secretary. Students receive the knowledge to be able to write press releases, ask tough questions, and effectively communicate complicated information to the masses.

While physically attending a college or university is a fun way to get a degree, more and more people are choosing to take online classes to continue their education. Online classes allow everyone from busy parents to people living in remote areas to obtain their degrees. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 


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M.A. New Media Production

Webster University
Campus Full time 18 - 24 months August 2018 USA Saint Louis

New Media Production programs are for students seeking a mastery of storytelling skills in a multi-platform digital communication environment. This degree is designed to sharpen the production skills students already have and introduce students to a variety of additional skill sets to advance in a multi-platform media landscape that demands proficiency and knowledge of production in various media forms. [+]

M.A. New Media Production

New Media Production programs are for students seeking a mastery of storytelling skills in a multi-platform digital communication environment. This degree is designed to sharpen the production skills students already have and introduce students to a variety of additional skill sets to advance in a multi-platform media landscape that demands proficiency and knowledge of production in various media forms.

In the current dynamic media environment, the demand is for practitioners who are able to produce content on various digital platforms using the latest equipment and methods. This degree is designed to teach students how to succeed in that changing media environment and to give them the production skills necessary to communicate stories with impact. ... [-]


MA in Multimedia Journalism

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

This course provides a direct route into 21st-century journalism. Graduates of all disciplines are equipped with knowledge and skills in journalism through intensive practical training and tuition. Designed to meet the requirements of media employers in the UK and beyond, the course is taught by dedicated staff with media and industry experience, and strong professional connections. [+]

Overview

This course provides a direct route into 21st-century journalism. Graduates of all disciplines are equipped with knowledge and skills in journalism through intensive practical training and tuition.

Designed to meet the requirements of media employers in the UK and beyond, the course is taught by dedicated staff with media and industry experience, and strong professional connections. You will benefit from a mandatory placement providing key networking opportunities and enhancing your employability.

The course will prepare you to take a leading role in a rapidly evolving global media industry where you will explore the global potential of multi-platform news and features publishing. You will learn how to cover any story for print, web, TV or radio, and how to adapt a story from one medium to another. The emphasis on your work output will enable you to amass a full and varied portfolio to present to potential employers upon graduation.... [-]


Full-time MA in Digital Management

Hyper Island
Campus Full time 24 weeks January 2019 United Kingdom Manchester London Singapore Sweden Stockholm USA East 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.... [-]


Master of Arts in Media and Communication (MA-MC) (European & US accreditations)

The International University in Geneva
Campus Full time Part time 1 year February 2019 Switzerland Geneva + 1 more

The Master of Arts in Media and Communication (MA-MC) is designed for students interested in pursuing careers in communications. The MA-MC provides a comprehensive introduction to today’s issues and challenges in media and communications: what is the role of the communications manager? How is new media re-shaping the media landscape? How can organizations and individuals communicate effectively in a global and multicultural environment? [+]

KEY BENEFITS OF THE MASTER OF ARTS IN MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION An overview of the dominant theories of media and communications; Practical skills in managing communications in organizations and companies; Insight into the latest developments in media tools and related-business areas; Exposure to how global organizations communicate strategically and evaluate their initiatives; Switzerland is a dynamic and multicultural learning environment. PROFILE

The Master of Arts in Media and Communication (MA-MC) is designed for students interested in pursuing careers in communications. The MA-MC provides a comprehensive introduction to today’s issues and challenges in media and communications: what is the role of the communications manager? How is new media re-shaping the media landscape? How can organizations and individuals communicate effectively in a global and multicultural environment?... [-]


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 in Media, Art and Performance Studies

Utrecht University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Netherlands Utrecht

This Research Master's programme in Media, Art & Performance Studies is an interdisciplinary and internationally oriented research-based programme which offers an advanced training in academic research skills appropriate for today's highly dynamic and interdisciplinary field of media, visual arts, and performance. [+]

Emerging Technologies And Practices In Transition

This Research Master's program in Media, Art & Performance Studies is an interdisciplinary and internationally oriented research-based program which offers an advanced training in academic research skills appropriate for today's highly dynamic and interdisciplinary field of media, visual arts, and performance.

Cultural Transformations

Contemporary media, art, and performance increasingly play with and transcend disciplinary boundaries. Intermedial and performative practices both produce and critically investigate cultural transitions in today’s mediatized and performative culture. Such synergies invite to explore how emerging forms of media, art, and performance – while historically and culturally embedded - interact with and relate to social and cultural transformations.... [-]


M.A. International Marketing and Media Management

HMKW Hochschule für Medien, Kommunikation und Wirtschaft
Campus Full time Part time 4 - 6 semesters Open Enrollment Germany Berlin Cologne Frankfurt am Main + 3 more

The 2-year Master’s program International Marketing and Media Management targets new job profiles, which arise in our globalized and digitized word. [+]

The HMKW master program M.A. International Marketing and Media Management conveys analytical, producing and consultancy oriented competencies, which are needed urgently in our service and knowledge-based economic system, spurred by accelerating digital transformations and growing transnational interconnections. All master programs at HMKW offer interdisciplinary mandatory elective modules as a general foundation. Subject-specific modules to deepen and develop your career skills will be built upon these.

The interdisciplinary foundation is made up of modules in legal, technological and psychological subject areas. These modules convey essential competencies for the professionalization of your work with the media. In the subject-specific modules, the master program M.A. International Marketing and Media Management conveys Marketing and Management Basics and then further focusses on Media Management as well as Marketing and Media Intelligence subjects. The program is taught in English at HMKW Berlin and taught in German at HMKW Cologne and HMKW Frankfurt.... [-]


MA Media and Globalisation

Nottingham Trent University: School of Arts and Humanities
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

This innovative course enables you to gain an improved understanding of the many facets of today’s communications media, including broadcasting and information communication technology, and the role they have to play in globalisation processes. [+]

MA Media and Globalisation

This innovative course enables you to gain an improved understanding of the many facets of today’s communications media, including broadcasting and information communication technology, and the role they have to play in globalisation processes.

You will join a team of established experts who offer a unique course that combines both theoretical and practical approaches. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of the main theoretical frameworks related to media and globalisation.

What you'll study

You will critically analyse the role and impact of the media industry in a global society to become critically aware of the implications of these debates for research strategies, theorising and practising.... [-]


MA Media Studies

Leiden University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Leiden The Hague + 1 more

The master's programme in Media Studies at Leiden University combines theoretical knowledge with practical experience to create an ideal launch-pad for a career in literature, film, photography or journalism. [+]

The master's programme in Media Studies at Leiden University combines theoretical knowledge with practical experience to create an ideal launch-pad for a career in literature, film, photography or journalism.

Choose from four interdisciplinary specialisations

The master in Media Studies offers four specialisations. Each specialisation explores a different medium in-depth, including how it interrelates with other media forms. You will also get the opportunity to investigate the roots of this relatively new academic field.

An individual approach to learning

At Leiden University, you will learn from acclaimed scholars with expertise in a wide range of disciplines. Our lecturers are dedicated to ensuring you reach your goals during your studies. At Leiden, you also have world-class resources at your fingertips, from famous collections of original manuscripts and periodicals to one of the Netherland’s oldest photo collections.... [-]


Master of Arts - Digital Marketing & Social Media

Sup de Pub
Campus Full time September 2018 France Paris

This option which is also offered in Paris (in French) allows students to familiarise themselves with the universe of marketing techniques associated with social and digital media. These specialisations represent the driving force today, behind recruitment in the advertising industry as a whole. [+]

Master of Arts - Digital Marketing & Social Media

This option which is also offered in Paris (in French) allows students to familiarise themselves with the universe of marketing techniques associated with social and digital media. These specialisations represent the driving force today, behind recruitment in the advertising industry as a whole.

Francesco NERICI

Mentor of the Digital Marketing & Social Media ProgrammeFrancesco Nerici has a degree in Architecture and Environmental Design, from the Instituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia.

He worked as a Design Consultant in London, helping companies to combine new media with traditional design. He is currently the Managing Director of Collectiva London, a design agency specializing in Visual Communications for integrated media. His clients include the National History Museum and the London Transport Museum.... [-]


Media, Art, Design & Tech​​nology

Hanze University of Applied Sciences - Groningen, the Netherlands
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Netherlands Groningen

Artists, designers and performers doing strange things with technology. That is what the MADtech study programme is about. You will be expected to employ and artistically explore hybrid technologies to imagine, interpret and change human interaction with a transforming world. You will apply a trial-and-error and tinker mentality, with play and experimentation forming key aspects in your development and receiving special emphasis in the research you do. This mentality, combined with a critical reflective attitude and conceptual skills, will lead to unexpected perspectives and result in artistic multimedia, performative or design work. [+]

Study a Master's in Media, Art, Design and Technology in the Netherlands

Artists, designers and performers doing strange things with technology. That is what the MADtech study programme is about. You will be expected to employ and artistically explore hybrid technologies to imagine, interpret and change human interaction with a transforming world. You will apply a trial-and-error and tinker mentality, with play and experimentation forming key aspects in your development and receiving special emphasis in the research you do. This mentality, combined with a critical reflective attitude and conceptual skills, will lead to unexpected perspectives and result in artistic multimedia, performative or design work.... [-]


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.... [-]


MA in Global Media

University of Westminster - Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design
Campus Full time 1 year United Kingdom London

From Al Jazeera to Hollywood, News Corporation to China Central TV, the media increasingly operate in a global context. This course offers a comprehensive interdisciplinary approach to global media, and is designed for those who work in, or want to work in, the media industries. [+]

From Al Jazeera to Hollywood, News Corporation to China Central TV, the media increasingly operate in a global context. This course offers a comprehensive interdisciplinary approach to global media, and is designed for those who work in, or want to work in, the media industries.

You will examine key developments in the media and communications industries associated with the logic of globalisation, and explore the complex nature of the globalisation process in the media. You will gain a relevant, well-grounded, high-quality education and skill base, enabling you to develop a clear and comprehensive understanding of communication and the mass media.

Based on the continuous assessment, the course is taught in lectures and seminars by the team from Westminster's top-rated Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI ). You will be part of a bustling multicultural academic department which boasts a strong research culture, and you will be able to attend the regular talks by outside speakers (academics and practitioners) on a variety of communication and mass media issues.... [-]


MA in Gender, Media & Culture

Goldsmiths, University of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This MA introduces you to recent debates on gender in the disciplines of sociology and media and communications studies, and to the interdisciplinary domains of feminist social and cultural theory. [+]

This MA introduces you to recent debates on gender in the disciplines of sociology and media and communications studies, and to the interdisciplinary domains of feminist social and cultural theory.

Drawing on the internationally recognised and pioneering expertise of staff in the Department of Sociology and Department of Media and Communications, the programme offers you the opportunity to develop cutting-edge critical skills in relation to cultural approaches to gender formation and gender theory.

As well as these theoretical and analytical points of orientation, the MA in Gender, Media and Culture aims to help you grasp the importance of epistemology and methodology for the evaluation of empirical investigations of gender formations.... [-]


MA in Communication, Media & Theatre

Northeastern Illinois University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 6 years September 2018 USA Chicago Grayslake + 2 more

The Master of Arts (M.A.) degree in Communication, Media and Theatre provides an in-depth study of the principles and practices of communication, media, and theatre. The program is designed for students interested in advanced corporate positions, those preparing for positions in higher education or further graduate study, and teachers at the elementary or secondary level. [+]

The Master of Arts (M.A.) degree in Communication, Media and Theatre provides an in-depth study of the principles and practices of communication, media, and theatre. The program is designed for students interested in advanced corporate positions, those preparing for positions in higher education or further graduate study, and teachers at the elementary or secondary level. The CMT Graduate Program only admits students for the fall semester; we do not admit in the spring semester.

Minimum Requirements for Admission to the Program

Students must fulfill the requirements for admission to the College of Graduate Studies and Research before admission into the CMT graduate program can be considered. Applicants are required to have completed 15 undergraduate credit hours (a minimum of 9 credit hours at the advanced [300 or above] undergraduate level) in Communication, Media or Theatre at an accredited institution of higher education with a B average. Applicants will also be asked to submit a writing sample. Students must satisfy these requirements prior to being admitted into the program. All final admission decisions rest with the CMT faculty.... [-]