Masters Programs in Media and Communication

Compare 31 Masters Programs in Media and Communication

Media and Communication

These days information is all around us, accessible from so many different sources and in so many different ways. If you want to pursue a career in an information-saturated world, a Master in Media and Communication can help you get there. It’s an exciting and evolving career field with many different career paths and opportunities upon graduation. 

 

What is a Master in Media and Communication? Information is power, and those who work in media and communications are the gatekeepers for the information that is broadcast and distributed throughout the world. Learning different strategies and methods for managing and disseminating information, and developing critical skills for success in this field—including writing, logic, problem solving, ethics and independent analysis—can create a pathway for a successful career in the Information Age. This degree will also expose you to all the different ways that people broadcast and consume information so you can not only understand the media, you can shape and direct it into the future.

 

The cost for master’s programs that focus on media and communications can vary from one program to the next as well as one school to another. It’s important to research all the available programs in this field both in your home country and internationally so you can find one that is the best fit for you.

 

The different careers that you can pursue with a master’s degree in media and communications make it an ideal program for a wide variety of students. Whether you would like to pursue a career in news, broadcasting, advertising, fashion, publishing, electronic media, design or digital marketing, this degree can help. There is a huge demand today for managers who understand and can anticipate social trends, employ sound judgment in making decisions, and have the business and management experience to lead an organization to success.

 

There are many online and traditional universities and colleges that offer degree programs in media and communication. Find one that caters to your schedule and your needs by searching 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 in Marketing, Communication and New Media

Bologna Business School
Campus Full time 12 months December 2017 Italy Bologna

The Master in Marketing, Communication and New Media is a full-time program taught entirely in English, which aim to prepare graduates from any discipline to manage the methods and techniques of both traditional and digital media in an industry currently undergoing a continuous revolution. Alumni of this Master have a placement rate of 96% within 6 months. [+]

Masters in Media and Communication. The Master in Marketing, Communication and New Media is a full-time program taught entirely in English, which aim to prepare graduates from any discipline to manage the methods and techniques of both traditional and digital media in an industry currently undergoing a continuous revolution. Alumni of this Master have a placement rate of 96% within 6 months. Through the expansion of mobile devices every day, more and more people around the world connect across social media: Twitter has 320 million active monthly users, Instagram 400 million, Google+ 540 millions, YouTube 1 billion and Facebook 1.6 billion. What we are witnessing is more than a technological revolution, it is a deep socio-cultural transformation. Companies all over the world over are constantly increasing the amount they invest in their online advertising channels to improve their relationship with the consumers and the business community. Together with our partners IAB (Interactive Advertising Bureau), Yoox Net-A-Porter Group, The Boston Consulting Group, Google, GroupM, IBM and WPP, this master’s degree provides students with the qualifications and skills to start a managerial or consultancy career in the field of digital communications. This international program, with students from all over the world and a Faculty composed by professors, managers and entrepreneurs, takes place within the unique atmosphere of a 16th century villa on the hills surrounding Bologna. Thanks to project works, company projects and master lectures, students get in touch with the key concepts of the digital era: participating, creating and sharing content.... [-]

Master in Marketing, Management, Communication & Media

Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi
Campus Full time 18 months February 2018 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi

The classes combine theoretical knowledge, business, professional and operational methodologies, so as to expand analytic and conceptualisation capacity, preparing for work in an international [+]

OVERVIEW The 18-month Master’s in Marketing, Management, Communications and Media prepares students for career opportunities in diverse fields across the world. In today’s evolving marketplace, innovation communication strategies are imperative to enhance individual and national development. With rapid globalization, the current economic environment faces many challenges including changing consumption patterns, increasing competition, talent retention, shifting media platforms, transforming trends in the digital age and socio-cultural issues. As a result, business firms and government entities require their products and services to be deeply linked to communications and social changes. This course will enable students to develop communications, brand, media and management strategies, as well as evaluate them using the right methodologies. This cohesive multi-disciplinary programme covers varied topics crucial for our student’s future careers as key influencers. Students will improve decision-making skills as they learn how to identify new market segments, develop content for different media formats, establish distinctive brand positioning, draft HR policies and manage human assets and communications strategies as well as apply data to craft compelling messages and seamlessly handle critical PR situations. Our faculty is composed of distinguished professors and lecturers from Paris-Sorbonne and the CELSA Graduate School of Communication who have achieved worldwide acclaim and impart a thorough knowledge of Marketing, Management, Communications and Media. International recognition Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi provides the combined experience of three globally renowned French universities including Paris-Sorbonne University, Paris-Descartes University and Pierre and Marie Curie University. This rich heritage of joint excellence is now available in Abu Dhabi under the... [-]

Master in Film & Visual Arts

East London University
Campus Full time 2 years February 2018 South Africa East London

The East London Visual Arts and Film program is designed for a new generation of storytellers: artists who share a passion for visual and performing arts across a wide array of media and want to learn by making their own projects in a hands-on, intensive program. [+]

Masters in Media and Communication. The East London Visual Arts and Film program is designed for a new generation of storytellers: artists who share a passion for visual and performing arts across a wide array of media and want to learn by making their own projects in a hands-on, intensive program. Our programs balance the study of the craft with practical experience to train students to be the best filmmakers and visual artists and performers they can be. This is achieved by a rigorous schedule of classroom instruction, hands-on workshops, and immediate practical experience. The program prepares the next generation of smart screen creatives. It builds creative and technical skills essential to succeed in today's film, television and new media industries. Our professional tutors and high-caliber guest speakers teach the fundamentals of storytelling, production and screen business skills. Career skills: Secure employment in the creative screen industries with first-hand practical guidance from working industry professionals Real-life experience: Build an attractive portfolio and put your knowledge into practice during the course, by working with external companies and creating projects for industry clients High-caliber guest speakers and tutors: Learn from the best industry professionals Intensive and fast: Complete your course in just two years and start working in the industry faster The East London Visual Arts and Film program will test your ability to juggle projects, meet tight deadlines, and manage your creative energies. The goal is to provide you with the skills and background you need to expand and express your... [-]

MA in Literature - Culture - Media, General Literature

Lund University
Campus Full time September 2017 Sweden Lund

The aim of the programme is to strengthen students historical knowledge and theoretical understanding of relations between literature, culture and modern media. [+]

Programme overview

The aim of the programme is to strengthen students’ historical knowledge and theoretical understanding of relations between literature, culture and modern media. The student can choose to specialise in English, French, General, German, Russian, Spanish, or Yiddish literature, and in Scandinavian studies. There are theoretical courses, discussing aesthetic and cultural topics of a general nature, as well as courses focused on specific literary genres, themes or historical periods. Critical attention is also given to the many forms in which literature enters the media and the public arena in contemporary society. The final examination takes the form of a Master´s thesis.... [-]


MASTER IN FINE ART - PLAYWRITING

The Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art at Trinity College Dublin.
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2017 Ireland Dublin + 1 more

On the Master in Fine Art degree in Playwriting at The Lir Academy we offer every student the opportunity to develop and hone their unique writing skill so that each play written is the best it can be. [+]

Masters in Media and Communication. The theatrical landscape is constantly being moulded by theatre makers who are presenting original works or reimagining classics. Critical to this process is new writings and adaptations. On the Master in Fine Art degree in Playwriting at The Lir Academy we offer every student the opportunity to develop and hone their unique writing skill so that each play written is the best it can be. Modules in contemporary theatre practice, dramaturgy and workshops in writing, are supplemented with one to one training and development, so that each individual student has quality time with playwrights, directors and designers The training culminates with the students writing a full length play whilst being mentored by the Head of Playwriting, Graham Whybrow. Graham brings a wealth of experience to this role including twelve years as Literary Manager of the Royal Court Theatre. The course is designed to complement the existing Master in Fine Theatre Directing and the Master in Fine Art Stage Design incl Lighting Design, Costume Design and Set Design. Students on all three programmes will work together in collaboration, developing a shared understanding of contemporary theatre practice and a collective appreciation of the dedication and commitment required to make innovative performances happen. On completion of this postgraduate degree, you will qualify and graduate from Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin Application Details THE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR ENTRY IN 2017 HAS NOW OPENED. In addition to the information required on the online form, you are also required... [-]

Specialised Master in Media Management

ESCP Europe Business School
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 France Paris

The goal of the MS Media Management is to shape the next generation of media professionals for their future career: media management and strategic consulting, cinema and television production and distribution, transmedia production, digital entrepreneurship, etc. [+]

Studies at Paris campus. Scientific Director: Prof. Ghislain Deslandes Objectives of the programme The goal of the MS Media Management is to shape the next generation of media professionals for their future career: media management and strategic consulting, cinema and television production and distribution, transmedia production, digital entrepreneurship, etc. Career opportunities Graduates work in positions such as: Market Researcher, Production Assistant, Junior Consultant, Partnership Project Manager, Digital Publishing Manager, Programme Director, Multimedia Project Manager, Journalist, Media Consultant, etc. Curriculum A combination of theory classes and of live practical cases. The focus is on: Journalistic Techniques Media Management Principles Applied Management Television and new media management Fundamentals of the Movie Business Film production & distribution Seminars International seminar Last year, students went to Mexico City, Mexico Class Profile Business: 34% Engineering: 3% Political sciences: 19% Culture: 7% Law: 15% Fine Arts, Literature and Philosophy: 11% Humanities and Social sciences: 11% 19% international students 67% women, 33% men Language requirement French and English Duration 1 year (Start in September) Job Survey 35K€ is the average salary after the MS. Less than 3 months after graduation 75% are employed. 63% have a job with an international dimension. In which sector: Media/Publishing/Arts/Culture: 87% Consulting: 13% How to apply Online application TOEFL, TOEIC or IELTS scores Personal interview if eligible [-]

Master in Communication and Media Engineering

Offenburg University
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Germany Offenburg

Information at your fingertips, mobile computing, internet of things, multimedia networks - many trends accelerate today's life. The dynamic and economic role of knowledge and information is identified as a key [+]

Master in Communication and Media Engineering Language: English

Information at your fingertips, mobile computing, internet of things, multimedia networks - many trends accelerate today's life. The dynamic and economic role of knowledge and information is identified as a key success factor and driving force behind the global market of telecommunication, computer science and media technology. The international master's degree program Communication and Media Engineering (CME) is tailored to meet the challenges of the multimedia age. The curriculum of the program was developed in 1998 by the departments of "Electrical Engineering and Information Technology" and "Media and Information Engineering". To our knowledge, it was the first postgraduate program which combined essential elements of communication engineering with innovative multimedia issues. The program has been continuously updated to modern needs and continues to successfully combine the two aspects.... [-]


Master's Degree In Film And Audiovisual Management (roma) - Path In Italian

Il Sole 24 ORE Business School
Campus Full time 8 months October 2017 Italy Rome

The Master Management Film and Audiovisual, in collaboration with Cinecittà, is designed to train managerial staff able to identify and adopt strategies and management tools for effective economic and financial management of audiovisual and media products. [+]

The Master Management Film and Audiovisual, in collaboration with Cinecittà, is designed to train managerial staff able to identify and adopt strategies and management tools for effective economic and financial management of audiovisual and media products. The aim is to provide young people in particular are interested in entering into this sector, which is undergoing profound changes, the necessary preparation to face the different stages that make up the production and post-production of audiovisual product: from design to production and post production. Effective use of language, economic management of the project, identification of the sources of financing, distribution and communication of the finished product on the multiple platforms available today are some of the topics to be addressed in the numerous workshops and business houses that characterize the Master. The Master includes several sessions of outdoor film sets, at the production and post-production and television stations. STRUCTURE The Master Film and Audiovisual Management, full-time, limited numbers and compulsory attendance, a total duration of 8 months of training: Four months in the classroom 4 months internship at: Media: television, radio, newspapers, internet sites Service company: content providers production and distribution houses Company organization of film events Professional consultancies in the implementation of cultural projects Start - up culture: self - entrepreneurship and incubators In support of classroom teaching, distance learning sessions are planned with the use of e-learning platform of the Business School of the Sole 24 Ore, a dedicated web environment through which, in remote mode, you can consult documents... [-]

Master In Editorial Design: Print And Digital

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid
Campus Full time 9 months October 2017 Spain Madrid

Take to design all kinds of publishing formats and new digital media controlling the role of photography and illustration, composition, typography and the processes involved in the reading process. [+]

Masters in Media and Communication. The Master of Design Publisher: Digital Print Media and trains students to work in today's publishing environment, both on paper and in new digital media. The professional market demands a professional specialized converge on editing for print and a solid background in the publishing environment in digital media knowledge today. The increase in selling publishing products, the proliferation of portable electronic devices and changing modes of access to information require the actual designer to perform a constant review of the languages ​​of visual communication in print media. For this reason, the Master of Design Publisher: Print Media and Digital not only involves the study of the various publishing formats, the role of photography and illustration, the principles of composition and typographic aesthetic, but investigates the cognitive processes involved in the reading process and technical interface design and user experience, to take advantage of the possibilities that brings the digital environment. Course Objectives The Master of Design Publisher: Digital Print Media and trains professionals in the publishing sector with a high degree of specialization. It raises the necessary goals for the work environment itself receives the results of qualified professionals. We can highlight among these objectives: To provide the necessary knowledge to identify the needs of the sector. Show the culture of publishing project, the dynamics that govern its processes and professionals within it. Differentiate the different types of publications and features. Teaching editing tools, both on paper and in the digital environment. Introduce professional practice... [-]

MRes in Media Research

University of Stirling
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom Stirling

The Master’s degree in Media Research, which can also provide the first year of the doctoral course, is designed to give you the necessary skills to carry out advanced interdisciplinary research in the broad field of media studies. [+]

Our graduate media studies Master's award, Media Research (MRes), has an illustrious background, and with our other degrees has received awards. 1st in Scotland for research in Communication, Cultural and Media Studies (most recent Research Assessment Exercise) 1st in Scotland for Communications and Media (The Independent Complete University Guide, 2011, and The Guardian University Guide, 2011) The Master’s degree in Media Research, which can also provide the first year of the doctoral course, is designed to give you the necessary skills to carry out advanced interdisciplinary research in the broad field of media studies. Course objectives A suite of MRes courses has been developed concurrently by six subject areas: Applied Social Science, Education, Communications, Media and Culture, Management, Nursing, Midwifery and Health and Sports Studies. These courses have a shared core of four modules in generic research skills, plus specialist disciplinary modules and a range of options. They combine high quality with flexibility and choice for students. Employability is another important focus, with the opportunity for a research placement offered to all MRes students. This course is designed to provide a basic but extensive training in media research methods. The training provided is multidisciplinary, covering social sciences and humanities approaches. Ideal candidates are those looking for employment in the media for which research training is seen as valuable, as well as those intending to pursue academic careers in the field. The course: Provides a structured analysis of established practices in film and media studies research Offers a critical overview of... [-]

Master in Media and Communication Management

Macromedia University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 semesters March 2018 Germany Munich Cologne Hamburg Stuttgart Berlin Region + 5 more

This Master's degree is aimed at outstanding graduates from the fields of business administration, communication science or related areas and young professionals from agencies, communications departments, marketing and media companies, who wish to hold technical and management positions. [+]

Masters in Media and Communication. There is a huge demand for managers with strategic skills in the media sector. Successfully managing the media business and developing new products requires an extremely broad knowledge of social trends and developments combined with business management expertise. That's why decision makers with sound judgement are in high demand. Macromedia University's Master's degree in Media and Communication Management is aimed at outstanding graduates from the fields of business administration, communication science and related areas, as well as young professionals from agencies, communications departments, marketing and media companies, who wish to hold technical and management positions. The course, which takes a firm cross-media approach, develops entrepreneurial thinking and working. All facets of strategic and operational management are combined with a deeper knowledge of business administration, comprehensive project know-how and practical application to case studies. Students learn to see media development in the overall context of social change. Graduates are not only able to understand the media but also to shape and direct them. Students who choose the Media and Communication Management stream can further specialize in the following areas: Brand Management Corporate Communication Culture and Creative Industries Corporate Publishing Digital Entrepreneurship The benefits of choosing Macromedia University Top position in CHE Ranking 2014/15 Small classes with intensive, individual supervision Globally recognized, state-approved degrees, accredited by FIBAA Campuses in Berlin & Munich: two of the Top 5 “Most Affordable Cities for Students 2015” worldwide Authentic, practice oriented projects with over 500 well-known companies Highly qualified professors and... [-]

Master in Journalism

Nakhchivan State University
Campus Full time September 2017 Azerbaijan Nakhchivan

It is the 15th anniversary of the chair "Journalism and world literature," at the Nakhchivan State University in 2017. The staff training of the journalist began at the university from 2001. [+]

Master in Journalism It is the 15th anniversary of the chair "Journalism and world literature," at the Nakhchivan State University in 2017. The staff training of the journalist began at the university from 2001. In 2002"Journalism and world literature" department was established for the purpose of organizing works systematicly and efficiently in this field. The first head of the chair was I.Jafarov, the PhD on philology, assistant- professor. In subsequent years, the PhD on philology, assistant- professor S.Sura led to the chair from 2006 to 2013. Currently, the chair is headed by the PhD on philology Shahla Shiraliyeva. The main directions of scientific researches of the chair are the labor problems of modern Azerbaijan journalism, the history and development of television and radio in Nakhchivan, yesterday and today of Nakhchivan press, television and radio journalism in the twenty-first century, e-journalism, the problems of Azerbaijan journalism history and topical problems of international journalism. The education is in two levels in Azerbaijani (full-time): bachelor and master. 6 are PhD on philology from 8 colleagues of the chair. For the formation of journalist staff, Media Center , University television, "Nuhchikhan" radio, as well as the "New Thought" newspaper are functioning at the university. [-]

Master in Arts & Culture: Comparative Arts and Media Studies

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam Rotterdam + 1 more

The programme Comparative Arts and Media Studies focuses on intermedialities in relation to cinema, television, digital media, literature and visual arts. Intermedialities... [+]

Master in Comparative Arts and Media Studies

 

The programme Comparative Arts and Media Studies focuses on intermedialities in relation to cinema, television, digital media, literature and visual arts. Intermedialities are crossovers and interrelations between the arts and the media, but also within and between various media. These have been intensified with the arrival of digital media and the “hypermedium” that arises from the on-screen interplay of words, images, and sounds and through the convergence of cinema, television, radio, journalism, e-books, and photography on the web.

 

 

Core coursesThe programme is built around four main courses: Reading Concepts of Intermediality, Cross-Media Storytelling, Crossmedial Exhibitions, and The Art of Comparison: The Cinematic City.The first semester consists of two introductory courses on core theoretical frameworks of intermediality studies:... [-]


Master of Arts in New Media - Sound in New Media

Aalto University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Finland Espoo Helsinki Pori Mikkeli + 3 more

Are you passionate about discovering and widening the scope of sound design in the digital era? Welcome to study Sound in New Media Major Subject. The education is project-oriented, joining practice with theory. It combines art, design and media driven aspects of sound, covering a wide range of disciplines from concept design to live performance and from storytelling to programming. [+]

Are you passionate about discovering and widening the scope of sound design in the digital era? Welcome to study Sound in New Media Major Subject. The education is project-oriented, joining practice with theory. It combines art, design and media driven aspects of sound, covering a wide range of disciplines from concept design to live performance and from storytelling to programming. Teaching is fully in English, and students can write their Master's thesis in Finnish, Swedish or English. Learning Outcomes The general learning objectives of Sound in New Media are the following core competences, which the students will develop during their studies: project management skills, design skills, transdisciplinary and teamwork skills, musical competence and creative use of software The studies at Media Lab emphasise interdisciplinary and collaborative work, while individual skills are studied in workshops and through tutored studio work according to a personal study plan. You will also learn the theory related to sound design and music culture. Academic communication and writing are a part of the studies, and more research courses can be chosen if you are planning to become a researcher. Students are encouraged to network internationally and have an option to spend a part of their studies abroad. The curriculum contains some essential software and programming courses, but in general we expect students to be either proficient in using the tools of the trade, or willing to set aside time for self-study. For this, we provide a library of tutorials, as well as one-on-one coaching. We work... [-]

Master in Communications, Media and Creative Industries

Sciences Po
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 France Paris

The Master in Communication program aims to cast light on an rapidly-changing world where the ubiquity of international exchange and the advent of digital media have reshuffled the cards. [+]

Masters in Media and Communication. Master in Communications The Master in Communications is being integrated into the Sciences Po School of Management and Innovation launched in October 2016. Current students will continue studying in their original Master's programme. Their programme may undergo a few alterations related to the School's organisation for the 2017/2018 academic year. The Master in Communication program aims to cast light on an rapidly-changing world where the ubiquity of international exchange and the advent of digital media have reshuffled the cards. Through an approach that integrates both academic as well as professional training, students receive an education that is both current and grounded in reality. APPRENTICESHIP: DETAILS Schedule For the first four months, from September to December, students are considered part- time employees at the company (2.5 days of work); they then work full-time for the eight remaining months. Students are, however, required to attend five full days of mandatory seminars at Sciences Po in the second semester. Supervision: Apprenticeship Supervisor: A professional from within the company who is responsible for welcoming the apprentice, helping him/her integrate into the company and supervising his/her work. Tutor: A second professional (from another organization) who is also a teacher at the School of Communication. The tutor advises and guides the apprentice in the early stages of his/her professional life. Academic staff: Ensure the proper continuation of the student’s academic engagements and monitor his/her compliance with (the School's) academic requirements. Dissertation In addition to the work that they do at the... [-]