Masters Programs in Media and Communication

Compare 14 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 Media and Communication Studies: Culture, Collaborative Media, and Creative Industries (Two Years)

Malmö University
Campus or Online Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Malmö

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. [+]

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 is 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’.... [-]


Master in Media and Communication Studies: Culture, Collaborative Media, and Creative Industries

Malmö University
Campus or Online Full time 1 year September 2018 Sweden Malmö

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. [+]

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.’... [-]


Master in Journalism and Media Industries

Vytautas Magnus University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Lithuania Kaunas

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Master in Communication Technologies and Multimedia

University of Brescia
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Brescia

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 [+]

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.... [-]


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. [+]

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. Students who choose the Media and Communication Management stream can further specialize in the following areas:... [-]


Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Library Media

Alabama State University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Montgomery

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Master in New Media Communication and Interaction Design

IAAD Istituto D'Arte Applicata e Design
Campus Full time 9 months March 2018 Italy Turin

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 the growing demand from companies, private and public organization for professionals with specific and diversified skills linked to the development and the new opportunities of the digital world. [+]

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" intelligences 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".... [-]


Master in Communication and Media Engineering

Offenburg University
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 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 [+]

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.... [-]


Master in Marketing, Management, Communication & Media

Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi
Campus Full time 18 months September 2018 United Arab Emirates 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 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.... [-]


Master In Reportage And Investigative Journalism TV

TRACOR - Escuela de Comunicación
Campus Full time 1750 hours November 2018 Spain Madrid

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 of reporting is reporterismo television as television research. Within the report, the Master affects intensively in the information activity that goes beyond the communication of the fact that investigates the causes and consequences of this fact: the journalistic investigation that requires training and a specific method of work that only you can be obtained in a highly specialized program. [+]

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.... [-]


Master in Media and Communication Studies

Izmir University of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Turkey Balçova

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. [+]

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:... [-]


Master in Moving Image and Sound

Norwich University of the Arts
Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom Norwich

The media industries are driven by high energy creative thinking and the potential of evolving technologies. The course is responsive to these industry expectations and will equip students with the [+]

MA Moving Image and Sound

The media industries are driven by high energy creative thinking and the potential of evolving technologies. The course is responsive to these industry expectations and will equip students with the professional, practical and conceptual skills to engage in a range of employment possibilities.

MA Moving Image and Sound is delivered through an experienced academic and technical staff team to support those looking to expand their professional skills and technical abilities, as well as gaining confidence in contributing to current practice through innovation in concept and approach. Depending on your chosen specialism the course will support you in engaging with audio-visual production, motion graphics, sound, traditional and CGI 2D and 3D animation, character and asset development for games, scripting and narrative, and skills in pre- and post-production work.... [-]


Master in Communication with Virtual Media

ICONOS (Research Institute for Communication and Culture)
Campus Part time 2 years July 2018 Mexico Mexico City

Master in Communication with Virtual Media is aiming to train teachers to sustain professional communication projects through virtual means, supported by the dominance of digital technologies and programming languages. [+]

Program Overview

Master in Communication with Virtual Media is aiming to train teachers to sustain professional communication projects through virtual means, supported by the dominance of digital technologies and programming languages for the development of multimedia and interactivity, design and website management, animation and 3D modeling.

This master plan is studied in a curriculum of 18 subjects per year and can be finished in two years and required to attend one day a week classes, because we care about our students continue to work to put into practice the knowledge acquired in this graduate.

Student Profile

BA in Communications, Graphic Design, Marketing, Computer Systems or similar names. Also in systems engineering and related fields. Other degrees and engineering can enter as long as they justify their relation to the content of the curriculum. It must demonstrate a preparatory course for those coming from other fields of study.... [-]


Master in Communications and Visual Languages

ICONOS (Research Institute for Communication and Culture)
Campus Part time 2 years July 2018 Mexico Mexico City

Master in Communications and Visual Languages aims to train teachers to sustain professional projects of communication with visual languages, through the theory applied... [+]

Program Overview

Master in Communications and Visual Languages aims to train teachers to sustain professional projects of communication with visual languages, through the theory applied and the investigation of models of meaning and interpretation, for the development of digital media, advertising, editorial design and digital art or the exercise of teaching.

This master plan is studied in a curriculum of 18 subjects per year and can be finished in two years and required to attend one day a week classes, because we care about our students continue to work to put into practice the knowledge acquired in this graduate.

Student Profile

Bachelor's Degree in Visual Arts, communication, Graphic Design, marketing, advertising and Computer Systems or with similar names. Also the engineering in Systems or with similar names. Other degrees and engineering may enter if and when justified its relationship with the contents of the curriculum. It must demonstrate a course for those who come from other fields of study.... [-]