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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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19 Results in Media and Communication

University of Brescia

The Master Course in Communication Technologies and Multimedia educates highly qualified professionals, with a solid background in the theoretical foundations of the disc ... [+]

Entry requirements:

Having adequate knowledge at the level of a Bachelor degree, consistent with the disciplines covered by the Master Degree course.

Duration of the course:

2 years (120 credits)

Educational goals:

The Master Course in Communication Technologies and Multimedia educates highly qualified professionals, with a solid background in the theoretical foundations of the disciplines which are the basis of telecommunications in their many aspects, in-depth specialized knowledge about state of the art technologies and methodologies for the development of innovative telecommunications systems, as well as technical and professional skills for consultancy and applied troubleshooting in various fields of telecommunications.... [-]

Italy Brescia
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October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Macromedia University of Applied Sciences

This Master's degree is aimed at outstanding graduates from the fields of business administration, communication science or related areas and young professionals from age ... [+]

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 judgment 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. ... [-]

Germany Munich Berlin
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1
October 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 4 semesters
Campus
Jönköping University

Sustainable Communication (SusCom) is a Media and Communication master’s programme designed for students who want to deepen their understanding of the significant role of ... [+]

Sustainable Communication (SusCom) is a Media and Communication master’s programme designed for students who want to deepen their understanding of the significant role of media and communication for global sustainability.

In a time where anthropogenic climate change is threatening the life conditions on which we all depend, and where inequality, wars, and armed conflicts remain global problems, the need for global sustainability becomes urgent.

SusCom is a master’s programme where you will study the relationship between media and communication and the environmental, social and economic dimensions of sustainability. The programme is offered in close cooperation with the research environment Sustainable Communication at Jönköping University, which has published extensively in the areas of environmental communication, global journalism, transmedia storytelling, and communication for development.... [-]

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1
August 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Syracuse University - S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications

Newhouse doctoral students take classes outside the Newhouse School and develop at least one outside area of expertise. You may draw on an extensive variety of faculty in ... [+]

Newhouse doctoral students take classes outside the Newhouse School and develop at least one outside area of expertise. You may draw on an extensive variety of faculty in other schools at Syracuse University.

Specialized study

You can specialize in the functions and social effects of print and electronic media or focus on media-related institutions in society. Among the topics, you might consider are influences on media content, media influence on social behavior, new communications technologies, advertising influences on consumer behavior, public relations, media law and ethics, diversity and the media, science communication and political communication.

Areas of study

Coursework includes four areas of study: mass communication theory, research methods, and statistics, courses related to the dissertation and a substantive area outside the Newhouse School (for example, sociology, psychology, political science, information studies).... [-]

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1
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Offenburg University

Information at your fingertips, mobile computing, internet of things, multimedia networks – many trends accelerate today's life. They are the driving force behind the glo ... [+]

Communication and Media Engineering (CME)

Information at your fingertips, mobile computing, internet of things, multimedia networks – many trends accelerate today's life. They are the driving force behind the global markets of telecommunication, computer science, and media technology.

The international Master's degree program in Communication and Media Engineering (CME) is tailored to meet the challenges of the multimedia age. Developed in 1998 by the departments of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology and Media and Information Engineering, it combines essential elements of communication engineering with innovative multimedia issues. The curriculum has been continuously updated to modern needs and continues to successfully combine these two fields.... [-]

Germany Offenburg
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1
October 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
IAAD Istituto D'Arte Applicata e Design

IAAD Master in New Media and Interaction Design has been conceived to help fill the gaps in the current educational system regarding this very strategic sector, answering ... [+]

Contemporary society moves its first steps towards "artificial intelligence". This expression may sound bombastic, but the essence of the phenomenon can be synthesized in a few words: many tiring activities that today weigh mainly on human intelligence are steadily being transferred to computers, which are finally able to read the semantic meaning of raw information, creating a vast network of benefits and profits.

Modern digital environments and the "artificial" intelligence that are developed in and from them are deeply changing jobs in every sector, at every level. Many new professions are being developed in this setting, and it's not a case that most of the EU funding being placed in 2014 and onwards is going towards a "digital agenda".... [-]

Italy Turin
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1
March 2019
Full-time
9 months
Campus
Malmö University

The master’s programme in Media and Communication studies gives you advanced knowledge of digital media through practical approaches in the field. You will work creativel ... [+]

The field of media is constantly shifting and in the last decade the changes have been rapid, and a new media landscape has emerged. Digital media of today are characterised by participation and cooperation; media are wholly collaborative, in terms of both production and consumption.

The master’s programme in Media and Communication studies gives you advanced knowledge of digital media through practical approaches in the field. You will work creatively and in an explorative manner with different types of media while learning to evaluate them from a critical perspective.

What is collaborative media?

The field of media is constantly shifting. In the last decade, the changes have been rapid, and a new media landscape has emerged – forever reshaping not only the consumers but also the creators and distributors of media. Digital media of today are characterised by participation and cooperation; media are wholly collaborative, in terms of both production and consumption – and this is what is meant by the term ‘collaborative media.’... [-]

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1
August 2019
Full-time
1 year
Online
Campus
University of Bucharest

This MA Programme is organized and hosted by the Faculty of Journalism and Communication Studies of the University of Bucharest. ... [+]

This MA Programme is organized and hosted by the Faculty of Journalism and Communication Studies of the University of Bucharest. It is endorsed by Government Decision no. 581/2013 on Accreditation of university master degree programs and on the number of students that can be enrolled in the academic year 2013-2014, published in Monitorul Oficial, Part I no. 500 of 08.08.2013.

Tuition Capacity: 50 master students

Transferable Credits: 120

Duration: 2 years (4 semesters)

No. of hours per week: 15 (5:30 p.m – 8:30 p.m.)

The MPCG curricula courses are integrally taught in English by reputed professors of the Faculty of Journalism and Communication Studies, as well as from other prestigious faculties/universities in Romania and in other EU countries (visiting professors involved in the Erasmus Programme)... [-]

Romania Bucharest
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1
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
The University of Wollongong in Dubai

The program is designed in the context of an increasing trend towards media professionals working independently, or as part of a multi-disciplinary team, for a range of c ... [+]

The Master of Media and Communications is for graduates and professionals who want to develop their theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the media and communications sector.

The program is designed in the context of an increasing trend towards media professionals working independently, or as part of a multi-disciplinary team, for a range of clients. While the emphasis is placed on working environments in the UAE and greater Middle East region, the theories and skills are applicable around the world in developed as well as emerging markets.

Duration

18 - 24 months

IntakesSpring - FebruarySummer - JuneAutumn - September

Tuition FeesAED 8,967USD 2,443(VAT 5% inclusive)... [-]

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1
February 2019
Full-time
18 - 24 months
Campus
Vytautas Magnus University

The graduate program in Journalism and Media Industries aims at training and educating experienced and knowledgeable media professionals open to societal changes, profess ... [+]

The graduate program in Journalism and Media Industries aims at training and educating experienced and knowledgeable media professionals open to societal changes, professional challenges, and innovations, possessing journalistic knowledge and expertise not only to adequately respond to various societal needs, but also to critically analyze the impact of media in the country's public life, and to initiate new and innovative communications services, interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, and multi-media projects.

Study subjects taught in the program cover a variety of issues in the field of journalism and media studies, predominantly those related to social and media changes, globally and contextually focused innovations. The study program also includes compulsory Internship course (organized during Summer semester), which is aimed to provide students with an opportunity to put their knowledge and skills into practice and gain on-the-job training in the field of journalism.... [-]

Lithuania Kaunas
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1
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Real Madrid International School

The Master in Communication and Sports Journalism teaches what sports journalism is about and how it works, by analyzing how the industry’s professional and social dimens ... [+]

The Master in Communication and Sports Journalism teaches what sports journalism is about and how it works, by analyzing how the industry’s professional and social dimension has evolved nationally and internationally, including its legal and economic aspects. The Master program trains students in journalistic work covering areas such as:

Print journalism. Here key aspects of print and digital sports media production are dealt with acting according to the code of ethics of the journalism profession.

Television and sport. Here methods and specific techniques are shown for televised coverage of sports events, along with how to produce specialized content for scheduling a channel or any other audiovisual platform.... [-]

Spain Madrid
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1
October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Izmir University of Economics

The media has become an important determinant of the processes of communication we encounter in our daily lives. To understand, to explain and to in times of necessity - ... [+]

The media has become an important determinant of the processes of communication we encounter in our daily lives. To understand, to explain and to in times of necessity - manipulate media and these processes of communication requires an interdisciplinary approach encompassing disciplines ranging from political science to psychology.

Today, the speed of change in both communication technologies and our daily-life practices augment the need for professionals, who are specialized in the field of communications, who are critical and who will use their knowledge and capabilities with ethical responsibilities.

In this respect, the aim of the offered masters program is to produce graduates who:... [-]

Turkey Izmir
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1
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi

The 18-month Master’s in Marketing, Management, Communications and Media prepares students for career opportunities in diverse fields across the world. The classes combi ... [+]

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.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi
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1
September 2019
Full-time
18 months
Campus
Alabama State University

It is assumed that a candidate for the Master of Science degree has made a commitment to the scholarly study of education and to teaching as a career. Secondary education ... [+]

It is assumed that a candidate for the Master of Science degree has made a commitment to the scholarly study of education and to teaching as a career. Secondary education programs include courses in professional education, the teaching fields, and general education.

Candidates should apply to the College of Education for acceptance to a teacher education program no later than the fourth semester of their enrollment at Alabama State University. Upon acceptance to a program, an adviser in Secondary Education will be assigned to assist in designing an acceptable program. The adviser in the College of Education will coordinate the advisement process with the adviser in the teaching fields.... [-]

USA Montgomery
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September 2019
Full-time
Campus
TRACOR - Escuela de Comunicación

The Master offers a specialized and advanced training focusing on a journalistic genre booming in our television: the story. In addition specializes in a particular type ... [+]

The report, in its various forms, has become one of the most important and biggest boom in the Spanish television media journalistic genres. In addition to already historical programs of our television as "Weekly Report", "Documents TV" or "At Home" in recent years has proliferated a new style of news programs such as "My House and I", "Street", " madrileños the world "," Spanish for the world "," Command today, "etc. More specifically, in the genre of television research, there have been several successful television programs tested: "Diario de ...", "7 Days 7 Nights", "Research TV", "21 days", etc.

Preparing a report for television demands a sum of knowledge and skills (pre-production planning and reporting, research, scriptwriting, recording skills on camera, interviewing techniques, editing and postproduction, ...) of an advanced nature, needed to produce their broadcast television.... [-]

Spain Madrid
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1
November 2019
Full-time
1750 hours
Campus