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A Master of Science, or MSc, is typically awarded to individuals who have successfully completed a series of advanced, science-related coursework. Earning a master’s degree is often a requirement for entrance to a doctoral program.

What is an MSc in Journalism and Mass Communication? Though specific program focus may vary depending on the institution, these programs typically aim to prepare students for strategic or operational positions within the field of communication. Programs often require that students demonstrate their learning through both theoretical and practical application of their knowledge. Coursework may address issues such as project management, mobile communications, advertising, event management, public speaking and social media marketing. Most programs conclude with a dissertation or research project and can be completed in fewer than three years.

Graduates of these programs may attain skills that prove valuable in all aspects of their lives. Effective interpersonal communication skills, web technology knowledge and presentation skills are helpful in and out of the workplace.

Factors such as program duration, institution location and enrollment status play a role in determining the expenses related to earning an MSc. Prospective students should contact directly a representative at a university to learn details.

With an MSc in Journalism and Mass Communication, many graduates find that they have become more marketable in the workplace. Current and prospective employers may seek individuals with master’s degrees to fill high-level positions within their organizations, such as market research analyst, public relations manager, advertising manager, social media strategist, marketing communications director, broadcast analyst and senior copywriter. These positions often require the graduate to use their interpersonal and communication knowledge and skills to produce material or solve company problems.

MSc in Journalism and Mass Communication degree programs are usually offered at institutions worldwide. To find the one that’s the best fit for you, 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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79 Results in Journalism and Mass Communication

University of Gothenburg, Department of applied IT

Communication is essential to human beings. It is key in meeting the challenges of a society that is increasingly globalized, digitalized and specialized. The programme M ... [+]

Master in Communication, 120 credits

What are current topics, trends and challenges in the field of communication? Which theoretical approaches and research methods enable us to understand and critically reflect upon them? The programme Master in Communication supports you to acquire advanced knowledge and skills in three areas of specialization:

intercultural communication organizational communication digital communication

The programme Master in Communication is distinguished by interdisciplinarity, a research and practice orientation as well as interculturality. Insights and perspectives from disciplines including, but not limited to, media and communication studies, linguistics, organization and management research, informatics, and sociology enable you to develop a holistic understanding of communication as a vibrant field of research. Problem-based learning approaches in an intercultural learning environment strengthen your ability to analyze and solve complex communication challenges and foster your personal development. Cases closely related to business and society as well as training in rhetoric and argumentation allow you to develop practical communication skills.... [-]

Sweden Gothenburg
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
GISMA Business School

Digitalization is changing business models, technologies and the value proposition of organizations. This means that there is a need for redefining and restructuring effi ... [+]

MSc in Leadership for Digital Transformation

Digitalization is changing business models, technologies and the value proposition of organizations. This means that there is a need for redefining and restructuring efficiency and customer value propositions. Business logic of scale, time and customization will change dramatically. This program focuses on how to lead this process and guide your organization into the future from an international perspective.

Leading the digitalization from a broader perspective (business, technology, and society) is the focus of this program. It will be supported by insights of the bigger picture of the organization and management, as well as communication skills on “how to change”.... [-]

Germany Hanover
April 2020
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 36 months
Campus
Arden University

Develop the necessary skills to improve business telecommunications opportunities, and manage the design and implementation of network solutions. The MSc Telecommunicatio ... [+]

Course Overview

Develop the necessary skills to improve business telecommunications opportunities, and manage the design and implementation of network solutions. The MSc Telecommunications Management programme from Arden will benefit those hoping to progress or move into a strategic or operational telecommunications management role.

Arden’s flexible study mode makes it is easier to develop your skills and knowledge in telecommunications management alongside your existing commitments and responsibilities. This programme will help you take your career to the next level whilst you enhance the ways and means for your organisation to communicate successfully.

All of Arden’s programmes are delivered with a strong focus on employability and career success. This programme has been developed to help you inspire and manage change within your business, with a particular focus on telecommunications infrastructure.... [-]

United Kingdom Coventry
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 60 months
Online
Klaipeda University

The aim of the program is to train specialists having interdisciplinary educational background – linguists, who are familiar with English and another foreign language (Ge ... [+]

Overview Location: Lithuania, Klaipeda Type: Master, full-time Nominal duration: 2 years (120 ECTS) Study language: English Awards: MSc (Master of Humanities Sciences) Tuition fee: € 2295 Application fee: The Application fee for degree study programs is for citizens of the EU member states or countries of the European Economic Area (Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Belarus, Armenia, and Azerbaijan), as well as those who have a permanent residence permit in the Republic of Lithuania: €55. For other students: €150. (Application fee is non-refundable). Application deadline: June 30, 2019 Studies commence: September 2 Master English and Another Foreign Language (German/French) and Business Communication ... [-]
Lithuania Klaipėda
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Bellarmine University

The Master of Science in Digital Media introduces the tools and theory of the complex and ever-changing world of digital communication. This dynamic program features hand ... [+]

The Master of Science in Digital Media introduces the tools and theory of the complex and ever-changing world of digital communication. This dynamic program features hands-on learning and small group work in a mentoring academic environment, leading to tool acquisition and professional development for media professionals. Students in the Master of Science in Digital Media program will create, evaluate and utilize contemporary tools of communication, and they will explore digital innovations and breakthrough technologies that are changing the way we do business.

Students study the practical application of digital media, ethical communication in a culturally diverse workplace, media convergence and its impact on the workplace, and strategies for utilizing media more effectively. The curriculum includes 18 hours of required courses plus 3 hours of MBA elective credit with options for the remaining 9 hours to complete the degree. Of the remaining 9 hours, students will take three topics courses or take a combination of a topics course, thesis and/or an independent study. Topics courses will vary by semester and the specialty of the faculty member instructing the course.... [-]

USA Louisville
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
18 months
Campus
Singapore Management University

Asia's most established postgraduate degree in corporate communication. The programme is South-east Asia’s first Master of Science in Communication Management; it develop ... [+]

The Master of Science in Communication Management conducted by Singapore Management University (SMU) is South-East Asia’s only university degree in corporate communication.

In the programme, communication professionals will learn to:

Learn how communication contributes to shaping strategic management by understanding the business functions of finance, strategy, marketing and accounting. Learn to analyse key strategic communication and management issues facing organisations. Learn to make data-based decisions by using data analytics and the latest scientific evidence. Manage communication with diverse stakeholders and across different media platforms.

Highlight of Courses Choose between a 12-month full-time programme for students committed to the curriculum, or a 15-month part-time programme to accommodate working professionals. Develops leaders who can play a strategic communication role in organisations and manage communication across culture and media. Taught by world-class faculty. Interact with leading corporate communication practitioners. Anchored in business foundations and linked to strategy. Admission Requirements ... [-]
Singapore
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 15 months
Online & Campus Combined
Toulouse Business School

The Master of Science in Communication, Marketing and Management (C2M) will train competent executives who understand the challenges behind internationalization of a bran ... [+]

Program overview

In light of the digital revolution, students are expected to master skills beyond the initial marketing or communication. Students must be able to juggle the strategic approaches by controlling the communication channels and understanding technical tools related to digitization and data mining. The Master of Science in Communication, Marketing, and Management (C2M) will train competent executives who understand the challenges behind internationalization of a brand and digitalization both in the marketing approach and communication.

The C2M program will provide students with a strategic and operational expertise of traditional and digital marketing and communication tools. Students will create a synergy between the global strategy of the company and the communication plan for each stakeholder. The program enables students to rise to the challenge of the digital era taking into account data management, the speed of reaction, and the optimization of the relationship with consumers.... [-]

France Toulouse Paris
October 2019
Full-time
15 - 18 months
Campus
Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham

Our MSc is designed for graduates and practising managers already familiar with basic marketing concepts. Building on your existing skills, you will develop an advanced k ... [+]

Advanced communications practitioners can give companies a strong competitive edge, taking their brand into global markets through well-executed advertising campaigns, targeted communications and clear, sustainable strategies. Our MSc is designed for graduates and practising managers already familiar with basic marketing concepts. Building on your existing skills, you will develop an advanced knowledge and understanding of integrated marketing communications within a strategic marketing context and managerial framework.

Recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), this programme will prepare you for a high-level career in marketing communications. You will develop your critical awareness of contemporary strategic marketing issues, have a clear understanding of the role of communications in marketing, and take a critical approach to planning, creating, managing and evaluating communications campaigns, incorporating both traditional and new media.... [-]

United Kingdom Birmingham
August 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Padova

An Engineering master about Information and Communication Technologies, focusing on devices, networks, signals, as well as cross-disciplinary issues (big data, photonics, ... [+]

MSc Degrees in Journalism and Mass Communication. Course description

The Master degree in "ICT for Internet and Multimedia," offered by the University of Padova, captures the evolution of professional engineering figures, and represents a modern teaching offer that combines both solid fundamental knowledge and advanced technological competences. For this reason, the program contains both strong theoretical courses and applied research-oriented teaching towards advanced technologies for the future society. The graduate in "ICT for Internet and Multimedia" is able to master complex systems, manage data, plan strategies, and perform innovative activities in the broad area of ICT, with specific focus on communication networks and signal processing, but also an underlying awareness of the physical reality that enables such systems to operate and communicate.... [-]

Italy Padua
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
École de Management de Normandie / Normandy Business School

This program is taught in FRENCH. ... [+]

This program is taught in FRENCH.

Read the official French description and apply here: MS Marketing, Communication et Ingénierie des Produits Agroalimentaires

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France Caen Rouen
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French
Full-time
1 year
Campus
LUT University

The programme addresses the application of engineering principles of software and systems development, including design methodologies, business process, and service model ... [+]

Software development and digitalisation are an integral part of modern society, shaping virtually everything from the objects around us to the ways in which we communicate.

The Master's Programme in Software Engineering and Digital Transformation focuses on developing advanced knowledge and expertise for the design and development of software and digital services and the digital transformation of business processes.

The programme addresses the application of engineering principles of software and systems development, including design methodologies, business process, and service modelling and re-engineering, operation principles, and maintenance and quality assurance approach.... [-]

Finland Lappeenranta
August 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

The MSc Media and Communication programme aims to provide you with the opportunity to develop a deep understanding of the field of media and communication at theoretical ... [+]

Overview

The MSc Media and Communication programme aims to provide you with the opportunity to develop a deep understanding of the field of media and communication at theoretical and practical levels. The programme is intended for graduates from the fields of media and communication, the social sciences, advertising and public relations, for individuals already working in the media and trying to gain a more profound understanding of their field, and for others who want to develop and extend the range of their theoretical and professional media skills. It is also a stepping stone for any individual wanting to pursue a PhD in the media and communication field.

You will graduate with critical and theoretical knowledge of the contexts of communication studies in combination with the opportunity to develop practical skills in digital media production. Combined with the strong English language skills that studying at XJTLU gives, this produces graduates who will be very attractive to Chinese and international companies in an increasingly globalised workplace.... [-]

China Suzhou
September 2019
Full-time
18 months
Campus
University Bocconi

Graduates will be able to integrate the use of economic and management techniques and tools with the understanding of the specific dynamics and complexities of the creati ... [+]

This program relies on three main assets:

Bocconi’s international reputation for research and teaching in economics, management and law Milan, with its economic vitality and vibrant creativity Italy, with its artistic and cultural tradition.

These elements represent the ideal setting for preparing students to build an international career as managers or entrepreneurs andprofessionals in fields commonly referred to as the creative industries, including the visual arts, the performing arts, cinema, the media, publishing, entertainment, tourism, fashion, design and luxury.

In recent decades these sectors have had, and continue to have, a central role in the economic development of many countries: this role is linked to their ability to produce economic value and to improve their attractiveness, adding to social well-being and quality of life.... [-]

Italy Milan USA Los Angeles
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
USI Università della Svizzera italiana

Master degree in Corporate Communication develops analytical and decision-making abilities for corporate communication, grounded in a sound knowledge of the organization, ... [+]

Goals and Contents

Corporate communication plays today a key role in the management of organizations, by helping them project who they are and what they do and by participating in the decision-making process. In charge of managing relationships with the organization's stakeholders, corporate communication contributes to enhancing the quality of corporate and business decisions. It also steers the organizational identity processes at the heart of corporate branding. It, therefore, contributes to the management of the organization's reputation capital, a key factor influencing the ability of an organization to attract strategic resources. In this it is a strategic partner of other corporate functions: for instance in managing relationships with investors, it interacts with financial managers; in dealing with public authorities and regulators, it collaborates with legal services; in addressing issues of identity and corporate culture, it partners with human resources specialists; in communicating with customers, it collaborates with marketers, etc. Corporate communication specialists, therefore, need to acquire solid general management skills in order to carry out their roles effectively.... [-]

Switzerland Lugano
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Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
The New School

Learn the skills you need to be a leader in a field you're passionate about. The New School's Master of Science program in Media Management offers you the tools, professi ... [+]

The New School is a progressive university in New York City where scholars, artists, and designers come together to challenge convention and create positive change. Founded in 1919, the university consists of Parsons School of Design, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, the College of Performing Arts, The New School for Social Research, and numerous renowned graduate programs. The New School’s rigorous, multidimensional approach to education gives students the academic freedom to shape their unique, individual paths of study for a complex and rapidly changing world.

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Learn the skills you need to be a leader in a field you're passionate about. The New School's Master of Science program in Media Management offers you the tools, professional network, and practical experience you need to succeed in today's media industries. Whether you want to advance your career or build a new enterprise, our faculty of media experts will show you how.... [-]

USA New York
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Online