Master of Science in Communication Studies: New Media and Society in Europe

General

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Program Description

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.
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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Academic requirements

Direct access is granted for students with a Belgian academic Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies.
All other applicants' files will be evaluated by the Admission Board on an individual basis. Applicants with an academic bachelor diploma in a field other than Communication Studies may still be accepted provided they take a few additional courses in the form of a short preparatory programme. This preparatory programme can be followed while starting the Master.

Language requirements

In order to be admitted, applicants must be proficient in English.

HOW TO APPLY (to start in September)

In order to apply, you have to fill in the online application form and upload the required documents before the application deadline.

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Last updated Sep 2020

About the School

Ranked as one of Europe's top universities, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) combines award-winning research and a range of study programmes with a supportive open-door policy in Brussels, one of the ... Read More

Ranked as one of Europe's top universities, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) combines award-winning research and a range of study programmes with a supportive open-door policy in Brussels, one of the most interesting cities in Europe. Almost 200 years of experience and history await you at its green, urban campuses. A young university with a well-established tradition The single word ‘vrije’ in ‘Vrije Universiteit Brussel’ means ‘free’ and really tells you everything you need to know about the ambition of our university: the promotion of research and thought without dogmas and prejudices. Because studying at VUB, in an open atmosphere of tolerance and diversity, means growing into an independent and critically- thinking individual who can cope with our fast-changing world. Read less