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 Media Spaces

University of Applied Sciences Europe
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2019 Germany Berlin Iserlohn Hamburg + 2 more

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 Digital Business

EU Business School
Campus Full time 1 year January 2019 Spain Barcelona

This program explores the theoretical and practical foundations, implementation and business models that make up digital business and delivers all key competencies required in the corporate world today. [+]

Digital transformation is no longer a future paradigm, but a key reality. The business world is becoming digitalized at an astounding pace and companies actively seek digital visionaries, qualified to leverage their expertise and insight into any corporation that seeks to stay competitive.

This program explores the theoretical and practical foundations, implementation and business models that make up digital business and delivers all key competencies required in the corporate world today.

How You Earn Your Certificate

The Master in Digital Business (60 ECTS) is a one-year program divided into three terms. Each term comprises four courses (4 ECTS each) and one seminar (2 ECTS). Throughout the year, students are also exposed to real-life case studies, games and business simulations. In order to graduate, participants must also complete a business plan (6 ECTS).... [-]


Master in Media Studies with a specialisation in Media & Business

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

The Media & Business programme is specifically designed for students with an international outlook and an entrepreneurial mindset. As a student, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to meet the multiple challenges of today’s media and communication professions. [+]

Master in Media Studies with a specialisation in Media & Business

Why choose Media & Business in Rotterdam?

The Media & Business programme is specifically designed for students with an international outlook and an entrepreneurial mindset. As a student, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to meet the multiple challenges of today’s media and communication professions. The programme is a perfect match for you if you are fascinated by the dynamics of the media business and the intricacies of business communication.

New digital technologies and globalisation have transformed the business of media as well as the life of other industries. International trade has strongly increased, markets have converged, ownership structures have shifted, consumer behaviour has changed, and new media products and business models have been developed. The Media & Business programme allows you to explore these developments and the ways in which media firms and other companies adapt to altering business conditions and new modes of communication and business.... [-]


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.... [-]


MRes in Media Research

University of Stirling
Campus Full time 12 months September 2019 United Kingdom Stirling

This interdisciplinary Masters degree is jointly taught by leading academics in media and social science research. You’ll gain both a theoretical and practical understanding of social science research methods, and learn how to apply these to the media and cultural industries. [+]

Overview

The University of Stirling is ranked 1st in Scotland and top 10 in the UK for Media and Film Studies (The Guardian University Guide 2018).

This interdisciplinary Masters degree is jointly taught by leading academics in media and social science research. You’ll gain both a theoretical and practical understanding of social science research methods, and learn how to apply these to the media and cultural industries. Covering social sciences and humanities approaches, our Masters will give you solid, extensive training in advanced media research methods. You’ll be encouraged to explore your own research interests, gain real-world experience of research and develop your own approach to research throughout the course.... [-]


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.... [-]


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 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.... [-]


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 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, 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.... [-]


Online Master in Graphic Design and Digital Environments

LaBasad - Barcelona School of Arts & Design
Online Full time 12 months Open Enrollment Spain Barcelona Spain Online + 1 more

The Online Master in Graphic Design and Digital Environments trains professionals in the graphic design sector and digital environments with a high degree of specialization. [+]

Online Master's Degree taught in SpanishObjectives of the Master

The Online Master in Graphic Design and Digital Environments trains professionals in the graphic design sector and digital environments with a high degree of specialization.

With an eminently practical approach, based on theoretical principles and analysis of real examples, the final objective of the master's degree is that students who complete it become professionals capable of directing and managing graphic projects, having the ability to supervise projects from a global perspective and defend and communicate the work done before the final client.

Assimilate the computer tools of graphic design.Master the necessary resources to create a solid and effective graphic design.Create communication pieces from the reflection and analysis of the message to be transmitted.Increase the creative and resolutive capacity through the execution of practical projects.Analyze and verify the viability of the projects.Access requirements... [-]

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 Communication and Media Engineering

Offenburg University
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2019 Germany Offenburg

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. [+]

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.... [-]