Masters Programs in Media

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Media

The idea about information being the biggest and the most significant power invaded the modern world in the last decades, and this notion is not meaningless; in fact, there are many reasons to believe that the media rules the world, providing information or forging legends for the sake of domestic and international matters. A Master in Media is an excellent choice for those seeking to enter this challenging and ever-changing field.

The art of managing information and communication began to develop drastically from the 18th century, and today it has grown into a very powerful empire with many provinces, covering every single aspect of life. Among the most influential media branches are mass media, broadcast and advertising media, news media, digital, and electronic media, each of which can be explored or specialized in with a Master in Media program. Media requires different talents, such as creative writing, logic, systematic thinking, skills to deal with redundant information, and it requires strong ethical principles and independence as well. These kinds of skills are what media professionals are looking for and you can develop and strengthen them with a Master in Media degree.

If you feel ready to join the ranks of professionals who are devoted to information and building networks, have a look at the descriptions of the Master in Media programs below. Make the step towards your future career with a Master in Media, today!

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Master in Screen Cultures

University of Oslo - Faculty of Humanities
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Norway Oslo

Screen Cultures lets you study how screens affect our understanding of the world, through the different screens of the cinema, television, computer and smartphone, their films, series, games, and social media. [+]

LOUDER THAN BOMBS (JOACHIM TRIER, 2015)

Why choose this program?

Screen Cultures lets you study how screens affect our understanding of the world, through the different screens of the cinema, television, computer and smartphone, their films, series, games, and social media.

As a Screen Cultures master student, you will acquire screen literacy. Since screen edges have become the edges of what we know, our central research question then, is: “How do the distinct qualities of screens and the conditions of viewing they afford, affect our understanding of the world?” Screen Cultures examines the screens that provide and prohibit access to our global realities and affect all aspects of our everyday lives. And our objective and vision are to challenge and ultimately change the way we view screens.... [-]


Master in Media Management

Hong Kong Baptist University School of Communication
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 Hong Kong

The programme is run jointly by the School of Communication and the School of Business. It aims to produce graduates equipped with the general business, management skills and specialist knowledge to manage media businesses. [+]

About

The Programme, entitled “Master of Social Sciences in Media Management”, is jointly offered by the School of Communication and the School of Business at Hong Kong Baptist University.

Taking advantage of the expertise of the faculty of both Schools, the Programme integrates state-of-the-art knowledge about media and management in its programme design for the education of media professionals for executive leadership in the media industry.

Students will be immersed in holistic studies of the overall media environment and management strategies with a view to applying the knowledge and skills in media operations.

As a professional degree built upon solid research foundation, the Programme emphasizes both thinking and application in media management and serves both the media industry and the society by educating confident and competent media managers. Located in strategic Hong Kong, the Programme is geared to the challenges of rapid media development in the Pan-Chinese region and a globalizing world.... [-]


Master in Media Spaces

University of Applied Sciences Europe
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2019 Germany Berlin

At the University of Applied Sciences Europe you even get the possibilty to actively shape your studies and your career path. Depending on your personal career goals, you will select your own specializations and choose from a range of interdisciplinary subjects. The programs taught at our university also include practical projects with top partners from the creative industry, field trips and workshops, which will prepare you perfectly for your dream job. [+]

Our society is becoming more mobile: Terms like “space” and “distance” are undergoing a fundamental transformation thanks to digital media. Today, there’s a whole sector of industry devoted to communicating and producing information, brands, and experiences in media spaces.

The University of Applied Sciences Europe provides you with the skills to transform communication within virtual and physical spaces into inspiring and lasting experiences. In the Media Spaces master’s program, you’ll learn how to analyze and locate spatial, moving, and non-linear forms of expression and how to apply them to your own spatial concepts. You’ll be in the perfect position to develop complex and advanced design and technological solutions for challenges of a multi-disciplinary nature thanks to the sound media competence you’ll have as a graduate.... [-]


Master in Creative Sound and Media Technology

Bath Spa University
Online Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Bath + 2 more

This course is designed for individuals with experience in music technology and related disciplines. You’ll explore the field in more depth, and broaden your experience in interdisciplinary and multimedia work. [+]

Develop your skills in music technology in an experimental and creative environment.*

Flexible and innovative teaching methods, including Distance Learning options.

Designed for musicians, artists and creative technologists from a wide variety of backgrounds.

No genre boundaries – we cover electroacoustic, acousmatic and computer music, electronica and dance music, sound art, audiovisual performance and more.

*Please note, subject to final approval, this course is being replaced by MA Sound, with three pathways:

Sound Arts Sound Design Sound Production

More information will be available shortly. Please email Course Director, Professor Joseph Hyde, j.hyde@bathspa.ac.uk if you have any questions.... [-]


Master's Degree Programme in Emerging Media

Tampere University Of Applied Sciences
Online & Campus Combined Full time 12 - 18 months August 2019 Finland Tampere

This new degree programme prepares media professionals, artists, musicians and designers to explore the vast opportunities that new media technologies offer in the field. [+]

Overview

This new degree programme prepares media professionals, artists, musicians and designers to explore the vast opportunities that new media technologies offer in the field.

This mid-career Master’s degree requires 3 years of work experience after Bachelor’s.

Master’s Degree Programme in Emerging Media nurtures an entrepreneurial attitude, co-creation and maker culture while exploring the art of possible. The studies have a multidisciplinary approach that combines emerging technologies, content creation, design thinking and artistic practices with sustainable problem-solving of societal challenges.

In the professional studies, you will experiment with emerging media and various design approaches. You will explore how art and content creation are related to new technologies, such as extended reality (XR), machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI). Furthermore, sustainable value creation addressing societal challenges and creative customer development methods are studied.... [-]


Master in Digital Media Business

Macromedia University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 semesters March 2019 Germany Munich Berlin + 2 more

Through this program, students gain digital media business expertise through specialised modules and practice projects in an interdisciplinary and international environment. [+]

Do you want to become a successful navigator in the Digital Age?

Just like any other industry, the media industry is also going full-fledged digital. The growth of digital media has opened up new opportunities for growth, innovation and enhanced customer service. How can these new prospects be fully realized? How can media businesses capitalize on the digitalization and create innovative products and solutions? These questions are the focus of the Master’s program in Digital Media Business.

Communication today is dominated by digital media. But it’s not just communication that is affected. How we work, how we live and consume services is also increasingly characterized by digital media and technologies. Therefore, beyond just media companies, the importance of digital media is high across all types of industries. The strategic use of digital media can be a key element for success today for all types of companies. Social media has become an inseparable aspect of how companies connect with their customers. At the same time, digital apps, smartphones, and Virtual Reality are rising as the new point of contacts and service points unlike never before.... [-]


M.Phil. in Music and Media Technologies

Trinity College Dublin
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 Ireland Dublin + 1 more

A particular feature of this programme is a balanced approach to musical and technological topics. Musically, a strong emphasis is placed on the development of adaptable compositional skills, while technological topics are addressed from both a hands-on workstation/studio exposure and a fundamental mathematical and scientific basis, which focuses on musically relevant issues. [+]

In recognition of a shared interest in Information Technology and a growing awareness of its relevance for music, Electronic and Electrical Engineering and Music initiated a Master programme in Music and Media Technologies in Trinity in 1996.

A particular feature of this programme is a balanced approach to musical and technological topics. Musically, a strong emphasis is placed on the development of adaptable compositional skills, while technological topics are addressed from both a hands-on workstation/studio exposure and a fundamental mathematical and scientific basis, which focuses on musically relevant issues.

The first two semesters form a self-contained Postgraduate Diploma course which provides the necessary musical and technological skills to allow creative individuals to engage in computer-assisted composition and production, apply software tools for the music and New Media industries and/or enter the arena of music-on-screen; production for New Media products.... [-]


Master in Communication Technologies and Multimedia

University of Brescia
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 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 Communications - Multimedia Journalism

Ana G. Méndez University System, Continental U.S. Campuses
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Orlando Miramar Tampa Wheaton Dallas + 3 more

The Master in Communication with Major in Multimedia Journalism prepares journalists capable of producing journalistic products in tune with the requirements of the digital era and with the knowledge to use the new digital platforms that are present in the field of communications. It offers students the knowledge to understand the new tendencies and requirements of journalism in a changing and global world. The curriculum focus on theory and practice of journalism. [+]

Program Description

The Master in Communication with Major in Multimedia Journalism prepares journalists capable of producing journalistic products in tune with the requirements of the digital era and with the knowledge to use the new digital platforms that are present in the field of communications. It offers students the knowledge to understand the new tendencies and requirements of journalism in a changing and global world. The curriculum focus on theory and practice of journalism.

The students will master diverse areas in the field of communications and will be able to develop new products in numerous multimedia platforms that will transcend territorial frontiers and have a global reach.They will master the traditional news formats but will focus on the use of multimedia formats. At the same time, they will understand the needs of the modern communication markets, and the legal, ethical foundations that protect freedom of speech and press.... [-]


Master in Media Studies with a specialisation in Media, Culture & Society.

Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 Netherlands Rotterdam + 1 more

Against the background of quickly digitalising societies and media saturation, the Media, Culture & Society programme allows you to study the production and reception of established and emerging media. [+]

Master in Media Studies with a specialisation in Media, Culture & Society

Why choose Media, Culture & Society in Rotterdam?

Are you interested in the ever-changing media environment? How do media affect our lifestyles, our self-image, and our relationships with others? Would you like to explore these questions? The Master’s programme Media, Culture & Society offers you the opportunity to do so, in a truly international classroom within one of Europe’s most diverse and multicultural cities.

Against the background of quickly digitalising societies and media saturation, the Media, Culture & Society programme allows you to study the production and reception of established and emerging media. You will be confronted with the shifting relations between consumers and citizens, the private and the public, the global and the local, the media user and the producer. You will acquire the expertise to apply these insights and conduct research in relation to a wide range of topics and organisations, including—but not limited to—the media and cultural industries. Also, you can join two different Honours Projects and you will have the opportunity to extend your study to go on exchange.... [-]


Master in Audio and Visual Media Arts

RISEBA
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Latvia Riga

Humanities Master Studies in Audiovisual Media Arts is one of the most innovative and rigorous multidisciplinary training in Latvia. It is rooted in the best traditions of Auteur Cinema and expanded across various specialties: filmmaking, directing of photography, animation, video, and CG generated graphics, interactive 2D and 3D production, and game development. [+]

Humanities Master Studies in Audiovisual Media Arts is one of the most innovative and rigorous multidisciplinary training in Latvia. It is rooted in the best traditions of Auteur Cinema and expanded across various specialties: filmmaking, directing of photography, animation, video, and CG generated graphics, interactive 2D and 3D production, and game development.

While comprehensive in its structure to train the future executives in film and television studios, ad agencies, animation studios, creative departments of social networking, and SFX and post-production houses, the program offers its students to specialize in a chosen field via Independent Studies cycle. The minor is declared by a student under auspices of an esteemed faculty member and, generally, in the areas of film directing, art directing, animation, and post-production supervising.... [-]


Master in New Media Communication and Interaction Design

IAAD Istituto D'Arte Applicata e Design
Campus Full time 9 months March 2019 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" 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".... [-]


Master of Social Science in Sustainable Communication

Jönköping University
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years August 2019 Sweden Jönköping

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Master in Media, Management and Digital Technologies (MMT)

Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2019 Germany Munich

The master's program "Media, Management and Digital Technologies" (MMT) deals with questions related to management and application of digital technologies in the context of the media and Internet industry. It is a consecutive four-semester Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree program that is fully taught in English and jointly offered by the Munich School of Management and the Institute for Informatics, both at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU). The program is completely funded by the initiative "Digitaler Campus Bayern" which is part of Bavaria's digitization strategy "BAYERN DIGITAL". [+]

The highly specialized and interdisciplinary master's degree program "Media, Management and Digital Technologies" (MMT) was created in order to train both future leaders and founders in the (digital) media industry that show a high level of expertise in the intersection between media, management, and digital technologies. Therefore, the main goal is to attract highly talented and ambitious students from all over Europe and other parts of the world with a background in business, informatics respectively computer science or other integrated programs. The MMT master's program is a consecutive four-semester Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree program that is fully taught in English and which does not require German language skills. It is jointly offered by the Munich School of Management and the Institute for Informatics of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU). The program is completely funded by the initiative "Digitaler Campus Bayern" which is part of Bavaria's digitization strategy "BAYERN DIGITAL". In general, there are no tuition fees for participating in the MMT program.... [-]


Master in Broadcast & Digital Journalism

Syracuse University - S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Campus Full time 1 year July 2019 USA Syracuse

The Newhouse graduate program in broadcast and digital journalism is designed to provide the necessary combination of practical training and theoretical study to prepare you for a career in electronic journalism. [+]

What is the focus of the program?

The Newhouse graduate program in broadcast and digital journalism is designed to provide the necessary combination of practical training and theoretical study to prepare you for a career in electronic journalism.

While completing this 40-credit curriculum, you will take courses in:

Writing Information gathering and reporting Editing Producing Anchoring in traditional and new platforms

Our professional faculty members emphasize hands-on experience in all coursework and encourage you to pursue internships at television, radio stations and multimedia news operations. Small class sizes allow for invaluable one-on-one interaction between students and faculty.... [-]