Master Degree in Media in Middle East

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A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

Media studies are quite diverse, and may cover a variety of areas such as media production and analysis and media business. Topics may include design, marketing strategies, digital video production, research and media history.

 

The Middle East boasts a uniquely diverse population filled with a myriad of political, cultural and religious identities. In this setting, students have the opportunity to learn first hand about historic cultures and empires based in the region.

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Master in Marketing, Management, Communication & Media

Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi
Campus Full time 18 months February 2017 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 [+]

Masters in Media in Middle East 2017. 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 Ministry of Education and is recognised worldwide. A unique affiliation to CELSA Graduate School of Communication Established in 1957 and attached to the Paris-Sorbonne University, this graduate school is dedicated to information and communication sciences. CELSA trains top professionals for companies involved in communications, marketing and advertising, management, media and journalism. The unique affiliation between Paris-Sorbonne University and CELSA ensures that our students are at the forefront of developments in these fields and are well positioned for careers at a global level. [-]

PhD/MPhil in Film and Media Studies specialisms

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 3 - 7 years August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

The MPhil/PhD in Film and Media Studies is for media graduates who are looking to develop their knowledge of a specific area of film and media studies to a high level of academic achievement. Study at MPhil/PhD level is open to honours graduates as well as those already having a postgraduate degree. The MPhil/PhD is largely non-taught and your main submission will be a thesis written under the supervision of a member of staff (the... [+]

Film and Media Studies specialisms - PhD / MPhil The MPhil/PhD in Film and Media Studies is for media graduates who are looking to develop their knowledge of a specific area of film and media studies to a high level of academic achievement. Study at MPhil/PhD level is open to honours graduates as well as those already having a postgraduate degree. The MPhil/PhD is largely non-taught and your main submission will be a thesis written under the supervision of a member of staff (the Director of Dtudies) with expertise in the area chosen. Additional support is available from other internal/external academics. Your thesis will be a piece of original critical research which makes a significant contribution to scholarly knowledge in the film and media studies field. The broad topic to be investigated will be defined by you with more specific details agreed through discussion with the Director of Studies. Careers & professional development The course is useful if you wish to follow a career path involving advanced scholarly research; for instance, an academic teaching career in the film/media field. Subject overview Staff in the School of Arts, Media and Education value their relationships with students and provide friendly and supportive postgraduate research supervision. They are able to draw upon their own experience of publishing and conference presentation in the field to enhance their support of postgraduate students. Projects recently completed by staff include the publication of a monograph applying Bakhtinian theory to some of the key concepts of film studies. Projects currently underway include Brid Andrews' study into documenting professional practice in the creative industries. During the first 12 to 18 months of the course you will be registered for an MPhil and carry out research towards this qualification. Assuming satisfactory progress as indicated by a transfer report, you will then transfer to the award of PhD. At the transfer stage you have the option of writing-up for an MPhil only if you wish. Either qualification is awarded subsequent to the production of a thesis and oral examination. At the start of the course you will be strongly encouraged to broaden your knowledge of research training by attending relevant sessions of the University’s postgraduate training programme and at relevant research seminars hosted by the school. You will be encouraged to participate in the latter and, as a PhD student, you will also be encouraged to disseminate your research more widely, at conferences and in academic journals. Supervisors can offer advice and encouragement on every stage of research dissemination, from writing proposals to delivering papers at conferences. Research topics Applications for MPhil/PhD study are considered in the following areas: - gender in film/television - classical Hollywood - performance theory - interfaces between theatre/film - psychoanalytic theory and film - late 1960s art cinema - British cinema - authorship in film - industrial history - economic and aesthetic interfaces in film - contemporary Hollywood, particularly the ‘blockbuster’ - Bakhtinian theory - comic book/superhero movies. Available projects Projects currently underway by our research students include a study into the representation of the South Asian/British Asian woman in film and television, and a study into perceptions of threat in recent Hollywood cinema. Projects are available in the areas detailed in the 'research topics' section above. Before submitting a formal application you should contact the postgraduate research degree admissions tutor in film and media studies to discuss the area in which you wish to work. A more detailed proposal of a research topic will then be agreed between you and the supervisor(s) as part of the formal application process. [-]

Master in Media and Communication Studies

Izmir University of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 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. [+]

Masters in Media in Middle East 2017. 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: Acknowledge the importance of freedom of expression in social, political and aesthetic spheres; realize the value of critical thinking and ethical liability in all forms of communication and act accordingly, Have a full grasp of the theoretical background congruent with the field`s interdisciplinary characteristic; possess research and practice oriented problem solving skills; capably transform all these assets into theoretical contributions to the field through their analytical thinking, Can contribute to the emerging approaches and discussions in the subfields of communication such as, radio, television, internet, journalism, public communication, film and video, advertising, public relations, Are knowledged as much about consumption/interpretation processes as production processes of messages produced in different forms of communication; hence, can transform their knowledge into public service through the citizenry responsibility of being media literate, Can closely follow and be pro-active about the changes in communication technologies and their effects on our daily lives, Are equipped with attributes that will enable them to respond to local and international demands with a qualified and responsible understanding of communication. Courses MCS 507 Crossroads in Communication Studies MCS 501 Research Methods in Communication Studies MCS 595 Seminar MCS 599 Master Thesis Elective Courses MCS 505 Media, Power and Politics in Turkey MCS 509 Advanced Topics in Media Theory and Research MCS 553 Media, Ideology and Representation MCS 554 Space, Identiy and The Media MCS 555 Gender, Media and Politics MCS 556 Globalization, Communication and The New Media Order MCS 558 Film and Visual Theory MCS 559 Film Analysis and Criticism MCS 560 Contemporary World Cinema MCS 563 Semiotics, Psychoanalysis and Cinema MCS 564 Discourse Analysis MCS 565 The Political Economy of Media MCS 567 Digital Media Theory and Practice MCS 568 Alternative Media MCS 562 Selected Issues in IMC MCS 566 IMC Principles and Practices Application Requirements for International Students Who can apply? Foreign nationals Blue Card holders (Turkish citizens by birth, but released from citizenship by the Ministry of the Internal Affairs, and who can certify that their minor children who are registered in that permit are eligible for the rights stated in Law No. 5203) Foreign nationals who became Turkish citizen afterwards/dual citizens in the same status Turkish nationals who completed the last three years of their secondary education (high school) in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, (including those who completed their entire secondary education (high school) at Turkish schools in the presence of Ministry of National Education in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) before 01 February 2013. Turkish nationals who completed their entire secondary education (high school) in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, (including those who completed their entire secondary education (high school) at Turkish schools in the presence of Ministry of National Education in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) after 01 February 2013. Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus nationals who reside there and completed their secondary education there having a GCE AL certificate, and those, who registered to high schools in other countries between 2005-2010 and hold or will hold GCE AL certificate. Who cannot apply? Turkish nationals, who completed their entire secondary education in Turkey or in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus nationals (excluding the ones who completed their entire secondary education there having a GCEAL certificate, and those, who registered to high schools in other countries between 2005-2010 and hold or will hold GCE AL certificate) Dual citizens who has a Turkish citizenship by birth. (excluding the ones who completed their entire secondary education in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus/ those who completed their entire secondary education at Turkish schools in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) Dual citizens who has a Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus citizenship (excluding the ones who completed their entire secondary education there having a GCEAL certificate, and those, who registered to high schools in other countries between 2005-2010 and hold or will hold GCE AL certificate) Turkish nationals or dual citizens, who have a Turkish citizenship by birth, that attend schools affiliated to the embassies in Turkey, and foreign high schools located in Turkey. [-]

Master of Media and Communications

The University of Wollongong in Dubai
Campus Full time June 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai

The Master of Media and Communications will give you a strong foundation in the practical skills required to succeed in this dynamic business sector. [+]

The Master of Media and Communications (MMC) program at the University of Wollongong in Dubai offers you the opportunity to develop advanced level skills in a range of disciplines, including journalism, media studies and public relations. If you are an existing or aspiring professional in the media and communications sector, the MMC will provide you with the theoretical knowledge and applied skills to advance in your chosen field of practice. Course Overview The Master of Media and Communications will give you a strong foundation in the practical skills required to succeed in this dynamic business sector. The program immerses you in a multi-disciplinary environment, promoting collaborative working and team leadership, as well as independent learning. The direction in media and communications in the 21st century has been toward working alone as well as in teams on projects of all sizes. Today’s journalist often functions as a one-person operation responsible for writing, recording audio and video, editing, and producing material for various platforms. The same skills are required in public relations and higher level versions of these skills figure in feature films and documentaries. This program will equip students to work in these ways and also to function effectively in teams, as team member or team leader, both of which roles are often required by clients in the industry today. You will have the opportunity to specialise in Media Studies or Public Relations, by selecting the relevant electives, and will then complete an Internship, Practicum, Thesis, or Professional Portfolio to demonstrate industry-related competencies. Career Opportunities The University of Wollongong in Dubai Master of Media and Communications program is relevant to a range of professional disciplines related to media. Students and graduates of the MMC programs typically work as: Journalists Public Relations Specialists Corporate Communications Executives Filmmakers Researchers Writers Academics. Accreditation and Recognition This program is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and is fully recognised within the UAE and internationally for further education and employment in the private and public sectors. In addition, the program is quality assured by UOW, which is registered with the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), the national regulator of the higher education sector in Australia. UOWD graduates have the opportunity to exchange their UOWD degree for the equivalent UOW degree after completion. [-]