Master of Science Degrees in Journalism and Mass Communication

Compare 88 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.... [-]


MS in Marketing Communication Management

Manhattanville College School of Business
Campus 18 months December 2018 USA New York

The Master of Science in Marketing Communication Management program at Manhattanville College provides a strong foundation in the principles and practices of marketing and public relations and focuses on current topics including social media, reputation management, innovation, and market growth. [+]

Overview

The Master of Science in Marketing Communication Management program at Manhattanville College provides a strong foundation in the principles and practices of marketing and public relations and focuses on current topics including social media, reputation management, innovation, and market growth.

Marketing is the key driver of every industry – whether it’s a large corporation, small business, nonprofit, or service organization. It’s also one of the most dynamic and exciting fields in business. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for marketing and promotional managers through 2024 will be growing faster than the average for all occupations.

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

Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 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.... [-]


Master of Science in Global Communication

INSEEC London
Campus Full time August 2019 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 Crossmedia Management (M.Sc.)

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

Part-time studies with a focus on web technologies, media technology and e-commerce, study language: German (minimum level C1 required) [+]

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 (more 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-en-Grenouilles

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 ... [-]

MS in Health and Strategic Communication

Chapman University
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Orange

The School of Communication’s Health and Strategic Communication program is the only evidence-based master’s program of its kind in Southern California, focusing on the intersection between communication and health. [+]

This program, which can be completed in one or two years, allows students to study the role of effective communication in medical settings, health promotion and education, and physical and mental well-being. Students examine the communication strategies and theories essential to informing and influencing individual, institutional, and public audiences about important health issues ranging from patient-provider interactions, families dealing with health issues, and public health crises. Students also explore communication in interpersonal relationships, health and strategic marketing campaigns, and health messages in media and entertainment.

Admissions Requirements

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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 in Business Management

Klaipeda University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Lithuania Klaipėda

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: Nov 30, 2018 Online application: https://apply.ku.lt/ Studies commence: February 1Business Management ... [-]

MSc Multimedia Telecommunications

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time 18 months September 2018 China Suzhou

This new programme aims to provide students with an understanding of the technical characteristics of wireless systems and multimedia technologies. [+]

Overview

Multimedia and wireless communications is a rapidly growing area in the booming communications industry. New standards such as 4G and 5G for mobile networking enable applications including triple services for mobile networks, digital television, video streaming, interactive gaming, navigation services, and emergency and healthcare applications. It is technologically challenging to deliver these multimedia applications and services efficiently over emerging and diverse wireless networks. To meet this challenge, engineers need to have a deep understanding of wireless and multimedia technologies.

The MSc Multimedia Telecommunications programme aims to provide you with an understanding of the technical characteristics of wireless systems and multimedia technologies. It will cover advanced topics in wireless communications for voice, data and multimedia. Meanwhile, this programme will also cover technologies to understand the multimedia data using state-of-the-art technologies, such as deep learning.... [-]


MSc Cross Cultural Marketing and Negotiation

École de Management de Normandie / Normandy Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 France Caen

The Cross-Cultural Marketing and Negotiation program equips students with those skills needed in marketing and negotiation in an international environment. By adding a truly cross-cultural perspective to their business education, this program prepares students to communicate with culturally diverse business partners as well as to cooperate in, and to run successfully multi-cultural working groups. [+]

Pedagogy

Two academic semesters (Sept - Jan; Jan - May) on the Campus of Caen, Normandy, France (see programme agenda) including: Over 400 class-contact hrs distributed across 9 modules (see programme content). A 5-week junior consultancy project (provided by the faculty staff - see the HEC Entrepreneurs approach). A 2-week request for proposal project (provided by Keymatch and the faculty staff). A 2-week International negotiation project with students from four different countries. A six months internship (to be served anywhere in the world) and a 20,000-word dissertation (June - Dec). The language of instruction and assessment is English.

Opportunities

The Master’s Degree in Cross-Cultural Marketing and Negotiation meets the demands of professionals in the area of higher education. After a period of integration, future graduates will be able to target a variety of career opportunities such as Product Manager, Category Manager, Business Manager, International Brand Manager, International Sales Manager, International Project Manager, International Marketing Consultant, Export/Import Consultant, etc.... [-]


MSc in Advanced Signal Processing and Communications Engineering

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg FAU
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Germany Nuremberg

Advanced Signal Processing and Communications Engineering [+]

MSc Degrees in Journalism and Mass Communication. Contents of the degree programme Commmunications Systems Design Convex Optimization Mobile Communications Image and Video Compression MIMO Communications Speech and Audio Signal Processing Advanced Communication Networks Technical Lab Courses Technical Elective Courses Mandatory Electives and Electives Modules Winter- and Summer School Research Projects (Minor and Major) Mathematical optimization in Communications and Signal Processing Information Theory and Coding Game Theory with Application to Information Engineering Machine Learning in Signal Processing Master Thesis Prerequisites Engineering math: linear algebra, complex analysis, linear differential equations, Fourier transform, Laplace transform, z-transform Signals and Systems (textbook, e.g., Oppenheim/Willsky, Signals and Systems) Communications (textbook, e.g., Haykin, Communication Systems) Stochastic Signals (textbook, e.g., Pillai/Papoulis: Probability, Random Variables, and Stochastic Processes) Software: MATLAB Language requirements Good English proficiency required (B2) Proof of German proficiency is not required Student Services fee ... [-]

Master of Science in Communication

Purdue University Online
Online Part time 20 months January 2019 USA West Lafayette

Earn your online Master of Science in Communication from a pioneer in modern media. Purdue University's Brian Lamb (Founder of C-SPAN) School of Communication gives you industry-leading insight, integrity, and expertise — all within a convenient, online curriculum. [+]

MS in Communication

Create consistent, strategic, and effective messaging on international, national and local levels that involves key stakeholders from the organization. The degree is housed within the esteemed Brian Lamb School of Communication. It’s led by an award-winning faculty that foster a new approach to modern communication that considers the integration of technology and humanity.

You can complete the degree in just 10 courses in under 20 months.

To better align with your career interests, the online communication program offers two concentrations.

Strategic Communication/Public Relations: Ideal for aspiring PR professionals, this concentration develops your understanding of the interactions between organizations and audiences with courses that emphasize key public relations concepts. Integrated Communication & Advertising: Explore the intersection of marketing, advertising, public relations and corporate communication. This concentration teaches you to develop effective messaging strategies to engage key stakeholders and work across organizational boundaries. ... [-]

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.... [-]