Master of Science Degrees in Journalism and Mass Communication

Compare 89 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 2019 Sweden Gothenburg

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 Master in Communication empowers you to grow as an independent, critical researcher and skilled professional. As a student, you learn to navigate the intricate dimensions of intercultural, organizational and digital communication as well as to manage the communicative interactions between people, organizations and cultures. [+]

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.... [-]


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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MSc Telecommunications Management

Arden University
Online Full time Part time 18 - 60 months January 2019 United Kingdom Coventry + 1 more

The programme offers you the opportunity to explore emerging trends in telecommunications as well as evaluating the current and future operating environments. [+]

The programme offers you the opportunity to explore emerging trends in telecommunications as well as evaluating the current and future operating environments.

Course Requirements

A bachelor's degree or diploma equivalent to a UK honours degree at a minimum of second class (2.2). If you are not an English native speaker, you will be required to provide us with a proof of English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above

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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 2019 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 Cyberpsychology

Nottingham Trent University School of Social Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 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 2019 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.... [-]


MS in Communications & Information Management

Bay Path University
Online Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2019 USA Longmeadow + 2 more

The MS in Communications & Information Management prepares graduates to thrive in an economy defined by accelerated technology development, as well as, providing them with access to the knowledge and skills needed to face challenges of a dynamic and global business environment. Making cross-disciplinary connections among functional areas of business are core elements of the program. [+]

Cutting-Edge Skills for Managing in a World of Rapid Change

The MS in Communications & Information Management prepares graduates to thrive in an economy defined by accelerated technology development, as well as, providing them with access to the knowledge and skills needed to face challenges of a dynamic and global business environment. Making cross-disciplinary connections among functional areas of business are core elements of the program.

STUDENTS WILL LEARN TO:

USE TOOLS, RESOURCES, PROCESSES, AND TECHNOLOGY TO ACCESS AND EVALUATE INFORMATION DEEPEN ANALYTICAL THINKING, CREATIVITY, COMMUNICATION, PROBLEM-SOLVING, DECISION-MAKING, AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT SKILLS BECOME PROFICIENT IN DATA LITERACY, TECHNOLOGICAL LITERACY, AND HUMAN/COMMUNICATION LITERACY UNDERSTAND RELEVANT STRATEGIES FOR NEW BUSINESS FRONTIERS GROUNDED IN COMMUNICATION THEORY, BUSINESS PRINCIPLES, AND INFORMATION/BIG DATA MANAGEMENT About the Degree ... [-]

MSc in Digital Marketing and Communication

Rennes School of Business
Campus Full time 16 months September 2019 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 ... [-]

MSc Marketing Communications

Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham
Campus Full time 1 year August 2019 United Kingdom 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 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.... [-]


Master Marketing, Communication and Engineering of Food Products - Taught in FRENCH

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

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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Master of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications

Roosevelt University
Campus Full time Part time September 2019 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.... [-]


MSc in Marketing, Management & Communication TOULOUSE

Toulouse Business School
Campus Full time 15 - 18 months October 2019 France Toulouse Paris + 1 more

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. [+]

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.... [-]


MSc Media and Communication

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time Part time 18 - 30 months September 2019 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.... [-]