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MACommunication and Media Studies

Tuition fee €2,500 per semester
Application fee €150 one-time
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Overview

This is for you if you have strong communication skills in multiple languages, interested in intercultural communication and wishing to understand the complexity of new media tools and digital technologies.

For a successful professional it is an essential tool to have strong communication skills, for a successful professional in the media sciences this is fundamental. The Masters of Communication program offers theoretical knowledge with a strong focus on practical, professional skills and competences.

The educational program of the course is strongly media-oriented which is based on a thorough grounding in social and behavioral sciences and present issues of intercultural communication.

Complying with current social and labor market demands, the course integrates the fields of communication theory, media studies, social sciences, political science, sociology, psychology and cultural studies within the field of social sciences offering a knowledge of high standard, which can be put to a profitable and practical use in various areas.

The communication master course offers theoretical knowledge with a strong focus on practical, professional skills and competences. In order to achieve that objective

In accordance with the educational objectives of the programme, the module places special emphasis on developing the cross-cultural and intercultural competences of students who are also introduced to the complex system of international organizations and the intricate processes that shape international relations.

Programme structure

Main topics:

New Media Theory, Theories and Social Functions of Media, Anthropology of Communication, Visual Culture, Representation Theory, Effect Mechanisms of Interpersonal Communication, Media Representation Theory, Theories of Identity and Otherness, Media and Cultural Studies, International Political and Organizational Communication, Foreign Language Communication Techniques

Specialization:

- International Communication

By launching the International Communication module, we wish to provide for the training of professionals who are able to perform entrepreneurial, networking and managerial tasks in various fields of international social and political relations based on their comprehensive knowledge and skills gained in the area of mass communication and intercultural communication in addition to their excellent command of two foreign languages used for specific professional purposes.

Career opportunities

The graduates of the communication master course may find employment in a wide range of areas within the field of media and culture including mass communication, traditional and electronic media, educational and cultural institutions, publishing houses and non-profit organizations. They may pursue their future career in the distribution networks of cultural products, at convention and event organizing enterprises but local political organizations as well as other regional bodies interested in social communication may count on the contribution of MA graduates in communication.

Furthermore, the thorough grounding in theoretical interdisciplinary studies makes our graduates eligible to continue their studies at doctoral programmes.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Sep 14, 2020
Apply now! Spring semester 2020/21
Application deadline
Jan 5, 2021 23:59:59
Europe/Budapest time
Studies commence
Feb 8, 2021

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Sep 14, 2020
Apply now! Spring semester 2020/21
Application deadline
Jan 5, 2021 23:59:59
Europe/Budapest time
Studies commence
Feb 8, 2021

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States