Master of Science Degrees in Journalism and Mass Communication

Compare 92 Master of Science Programs in Journalism and Mass Communication

Journalism and Mass Communication

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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Master of Science in Communication

University of Gothenburg, Department of applied IT
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Gothenburg

In this program, you will acquire an advanced understanding of theories, methods, and issues in communication, and learn how to manage interactions between people, organizations, and culture. [+]

Master of Communication, 120 credits

Communication is essential to human beings. Human life and social organization depend on it. In this program, you will study all aspects of communication and acquire an advanced understanding of communication issues in various contexts and advanced knowledge about theories and methods, useful in studies of communication in its context.How do factors such as purpose, roles, medium, instrument, and environment affect communication? You will study communication in classical and modern organizational theories which will increase your understanding of how different activities influence communication within an organization.You will also study the role of communication within different professional fields and the various professional demands on written and oral communication as well as the use of pictures in communication in business life, mass media, education etc. You will learn about the communicative practice of leaders and the characteristics of successful organizing and get an enhanced comprehension of the relationship between leadership and communication with a special emphasis on the politics of everyday life in organizations.... [-]


Master of Science in Global Communication

INSEEC London
Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom London

Opened to people from various backgrounds (e.g. marketing, literature, economics, law, languages, etc.), the Master in Global Communication offers both a broad-based education and the opportunity to specialize in Communication. [+]

Master of Science in Global Communication

Opened to people from various backgrounds (e.g. marketing, literature, economics, law, languages, etc.), the Master in Global Communication offers both a broad-based education and the opportunity to specialize in Communication. The classes and projects also give students the opportunity to improve their English language skills in the classroom and in the vibrant city of London, reknowned for its dynamism and innovation in the field of communication.The program prepares students for many strategic or operational positions in agencies and companies.

Core Courses

Consumer Psychology and Persuasion Strategies Brand Management Psycho-sociology, Communication Semiotics and Brand Semiology Marketing Research & Studies Management Control Applied to Marketing & Communication International Marketing Business Management & Strategy Sponsorship & Patronage Buzz Marketing Crisis Management & Communication E-Advertising Press Relations & Public Relations Media Planning Methodology of Agency Recommendation Design Strategies [-]

Master's Degree Programme in Digital Marketing and Corporate Communication (DMCC)

Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Finland Jyväskylä

The Master’s Programme in Digital Marketing and Corporate Communication at the Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics (JSBE) educates professionals of digital marketing and corporate communications for the needs of both nonprofit and private sectors. We combine the most relevant aspects of digital business, marketing, and corporate communications with the latest academic research conducted in the field. [+]

Study objectives

Every marketing and communications expert nowadays needs knowledge on the digital environment and the channels that really make an impact on the chosen target groups. If you are interested in developing your knowledge and skills a bit further, this programme is for you. The unique combination of marketing and corporate communication makes this programme forerunner in the education landscape.

The Master’s Programme in Digital Marketing and Corporate Communication at the Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics (JSBE) educates professionals of digital marketing and corporate communications for the needs of both nonprofit and private sectors. We combine the most relevant aspects of digital business, marketing, and corporate communications with the latest academic research conducted in the field. Graduation from the programme gives in-depth knowledge and skills to plan and execute strategic and tactical activities in managerial and expert positions related to marketing, sales, and corporate communication in today’s digitalized society.... [-]


MSc in Business Management

Klaipeda University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Lithuania Klaipeda

The programme has been designed for individuals seeking to become leaders in business and to develop and implement organisational development strategies, focused on the empowerment of internal human resources and the response to global challenges of a sustainable business environment. The intended learning outcomes of the Business Management study programme comply with the Descriptor of Occupational Sub-group 1120 Executives of Enterprises, Institutions, and Organizations of the Lithuanian Classification of Occupations (corresponding to ISCO-081217). Heads of enterprises, institutions, and organisations, with the assistance of other executives, develop and revise the policies, plan, co-ordinate, and evaluate all the activities of enterprises or organisations, and manage them in accordance with the recommendations set by the Board of Directors or a management body to whom they report for the completed tasks and the achieved results. The aims and the learning outcomes of the programme are co-ordinated with the management standards developed by the Chartered Management Institute of Great Britain (see http://www.management-standards.org). [+]

Business Management

Location: Lithuania, Klaipeda Type: Master, full-time Nominal duration: 2 years (120 ECTS) Study language: English Awards: MSc (Master of Business Management) Tuition fee: € 1860 Application fee: The Application fee for degree study programmes 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: €200. (Application fee is non-refundable). Application deadline: Jun 30, 2018 Online application: https://apply.ku.lt/ Studies commence: September 3Business Management ... [-]

MBA CSB + Master

Cracow School of Business at Cracow University of Economics
Campus Part time 4 semesters October 2018 Poland Kraków

The innovative MBA CSB + Master studies are organized by Cracow School of Business CUE in cooperation with Clark University of Worcester (USA). These studies are created primarily for the people who wish to start their careers in business (junior management). [+]

MBA CSB + Master

The innovative MBA CSB + Master studies are organized by Cracow School of Business CUE in cooperation with Clark University of Worcester (USA).

These studies are created primarily for the people who wish to start their careers in business (junior management).

MBA CSB + MASTER PROGRAM : Number of hours: 2 160 hours (480 hours of classes and 1 680 hours of individual project work) MBA CSB + Master studies last four semesters, during which classes divided into competence areas are conducted Applied language: English 100% Weekend classes are carried out on Friday (between 3.00 p.m.–9.00 p.m.), Saturday and Sunday between 8.00 a.m.–4.00 p.m. The meetings are held once or twice a month. Cost of MBA CSB + Master Program: 6 900 EUR (possibility to pay in instalments), 200 EUR non-refundable recruitment fee Partner school: Clark University of Worcester (USA) Program Objective ... [-]

Master Cross-media Management (m.sc.)

Leipzig School of Media
Campus Part time 4 semesters October 2018 Germany Leipzig

Part-time studies focusing on web technologies, media technology and e-commerce [+]

Part-time studies focusing on web technologies, media technology and e-commerce

No question, the future is digital. Digitalization has long since captured all sectors and areas of life. E-business or the increasing use of information and communication technology is the most important growth driver and at the same time the biggest challenge for many companies. E-commerce is becoming an indispensable component of all value chains. This development affects work processes as well as production, marketing and sales. Media houses, publishers and agencies are particularly affected by this development. They have to disseminate their digital content (modern: content) across a multitude of channels and constantly adapt their service offerings to new requirements. To master change, media and technology companies of all kinds urgently need professionals who can design, develop, and market digital projects. These specialists are trained in the master's program Crossmedia Management of the Leipzig School of Media (formerly Crossmedia Publishing or Content and Media Engineering).... [-]


MSc in Digital Marketing and Communication

Rennes School of Business
Campus Full time 16 months September 2018 France Rennes

This program is designed to examine the principles and process of advertising, digital marketing, and marketing communications, with emphasis on the planning, implementation, and evaluation of advertising, marketing communications, and digital marketing strategies. [+]

MSc in Communication and Digital Marketing

Emphasis will be given to the regional and global dynamics that influence the strategic and creative direction of promotional campaigns. The program will also engage students to challenge the impact of new technologies on promotional and media-related issues. Overall students will gain the necessary strategic competencies and soft skills in order to assess and evaluate current and future trends that are challenging the theory and function of international communications and digital marketing.

Program entirely taught in English

Main Courses:

INTERNATIONAL MARKETING COMMUNICATION AND ADVERTISING STRATEGY COMMUNICATION MANAGEMENT DIGITAL ADVERTISING STRATEGY CORPORATE PUBLIC RELATIONS IN AN INTERNATIONAL CONTEXT TRADITIONAL ADVERTISING AND MEDIA PLANNING ... [-]

MSc in Cyberpsychology

Nottingham Trent University School of Social Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

Our MSc Cyberpsychology degree will provide you with the opportunity to develop the relevant academic and professional skills to commence a successful career in the area of Cyberpsychology, the psychological study of the Internet and digital technologies. The course is designed for both psychology graduates and graduates of other related disciplines, for example, media or IT. It may be of interest if you are seeking to pursue a career in Cyberpsychology, either in any organisation that uses any form of cyberpsychology (i.e. has a web-presence) or in research or academia. [+]

Our MSc Cyberpsychology degree will provide you with the opportunity to develop the relevant academic and professional skills to commence a successful career in Cyberpsychology, the psychological study of the Internet and digital technologies. Experts in the areas of Cyberpsychology, Internet and technology will deliver the course.

The course is designed for both psychology graduates and graduates of other related disciplines, for example, media or IT. It may be of interest if you are seeking to pursue a career in Cyberpsychology, either in any organisation that uses any form of cyberpsychology (i.e. has a web-presence) or in research or academia.

Students will gain invaluable first-hand practical experience through completion of eight weeks of work-based learning as a cyberpsychologist in a cyber-industry or other professional workplace. You will also benefit from careers advice and mentoring throughout the course. This degree is available as both a full-time and a part-time option.... [-]


MSc Marketing Communications

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

This programme explores and investigates the marketing communications business, how marketing communications work, how to plan a marketing communications campaign, and ethical considerations when implementing marketing communications in practice. [+]

Marketing communications are messages and related media used to communicate with a market. This programme explores and investigates the marketing communications business, how marketing communications work, how to plan a marketing communications campaign, and ethical considerations when implementing marketing communications in practice.

You will demonstrate a critical understanding and appreciation of marketing communications issues and how marketers define and solve problems, and will gain an appreciation of how the marketing communications function relates to other business functions.

Based in the School of Business, Economics and Informatics, the Department of Management is an internationally recognised centre of excellence in teaching, research and consultancy in the broad field of management. Our academic staff are active researchers as well as enthusiastic teachers, and regularly publish cutting-edge articles in the world's leading journals.... [-]


MSc Marketing Communications

Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 United Kingdom Edgbaston

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. [+]

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.... [-]


M.Sc. in Digital Games

University of Malta
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Malta Valletta

The MSc in Digital Games brings together students from many backgrounds to create innovative and exciting digital games. Students are encouraged to explore their personal approach to game creation by combining their game design education with either critical analysis or technology specializations. [+]

The MSc in Digital Games brings together students from many backgrounds to create innovative and exciting digital games.

Students are encouraged to explore their personal approach to game creation by combining their game design education with either critical analysis or technology specializations. In all cases, students fully engage with the processes of game design and creation, as well as logistical concerns such as project and business management. The degree culminates in producing a completely developed digital game or a theory-based dissertation.

The programme is taught by experts from a variety of fields, providing students with diverse perspectives on game creation and criticism. As digital games continue to evolve, the programme will also expand to provide the skills and knowledge needed in industry, independent development, and academic games research.... [-]


MS in Health and Strategic Communication

Chapman University
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Orange

Founded by Dr. Lisa Sparks, one of America’s leading health communication researchers, the Master of Science in health and strategic communication (HCOM) is an accelerated one-year program that brings together social scientists, statisticians, and communication experts to train students how to facilitate better understanding and health habits between medical professionals and patients. [+]

Founded by Dr. Lisa Sparks, one of America’s leading health communication researchers, the Master of Science in health and strategic communication (HCOM) is an accelerated one-year program that brings together social scientists, statisticians, and communication experts to train students how to facilitate better understanding and health habits between medical professionals and patients.

Our faculty’s strong relationships with various agencies, organizations, universities, and hospitals throughout Southern California and the world provide unparalleled opportunities for research, internships, and work experiences.

Health and Strategic Communication is one of the fastest growing areas in the communication field.... [-]


MSc Media and Communication

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

The MSc in Media and Communication programme aims to provide suitably qualified graduates with an opportunity to develop a deep understanding of the field of media and communication at theoretical and practical levels. [+]

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 a 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.... [-]


Master in Communication Studies: New Media and Society in Europe

Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Belgium Brussels

The Master of Communication Studies is a one-year (60 ECTS) academic master with a focus on New Media and Society in Europe. This unique English language programme focuses on the rapidly changing field of media and communication in a European context. The programme takes an original interdisciplinary approach and allows students to concentrate on business, policy and/or user aspects of new media. [+]

PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION

The Master of Communication Studies is a one-year (60 ECTS) academic master with a focus on New Media and Society in Europe. This unique English language programme focuses on the rapidly changing field of media and communication in a European context. The programme takes an original interdisciplinary approach and allows students to concentrate on business, policy and/or user aspects of new media.New Media and Society in Europe takes an original interdisciplinary approach to new media and allows students to concentrate on business, policy and/or user aspects of new media.

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PROGRAMME CURRICULUM

The programme consists of two semesters. It comprises one set of compulsory courses and one set of optional courses. The optional courses allow students to focus on three specific fields: business and markets, policy and governance, user aspects of new media and society in Europe. Instead of choosing from the optional courses, students can decide to do an internship. More details about the programme's curriculum can be found here. ... [-]

Master of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications

Roosevelt University
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Chicago Schaumburg + 1 more

The graduate program in Integrated Marketing Communications is designed for students seeking careers or seeking to advance their careers with marketers. [+]

Integrated Marketing Communications, MSIMC

Offered in: CHICAGO | SCHAUMBURG

The graduate program in Integrated Marketing Communications is designed for students seeking careers or seeking to advance their careers with marketers, advertising agencies, direct marketing organizations, public relations firms, and the media. The Roosevelt IMC Program is offered at both the Chicago and Schaumburg campuses.

The Chicago campus IMC Program. This program is designed to allow students optimum flexibility in scheduling classes. A full schedule is offered each fall and spring, including required courses and a selection of Principles Courses and general electives. Students may choose to pursue the program full-time or part-time, according to their needs. This program accepts new student admissions to begin in either fall or spring terms.... [-]