|Nominal duration||4 semesters (2 years)|
|Tuition fee||€3,300.00 per semester
Budapest Metropolitan University offers a 10% “Early bird” discount for students who send all the necessary application documents and transfer the tuition fee by the “pre-deadline” time
|Application fee||€120.00 one-time|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
(Social Sciences, Humanities, Business, Economics, Law) or a degree obtained in any other academic field;
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Hungarian.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
Intermediate command of English is required. Applicants’ command of English may be assessed in the course of a Skype interview.
Oral interview in person / on the phone / via Skype
The communication master course offers theoretical knowledge with a strong focus on practical, professional skills and competences. In order to achieve that objective
the educational programme of the course is strongly media-oriented which is based on a thorough grounding in social and behavioural sciences;
complying with current social and labour 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 course is planned to include one optional modules: International Communication.
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.
Specialization: International Communication Module
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.
Epistemological Foundations of Communication, Media Regulation Theories, Contemporary Social History, Representation Theories, Effect Mechanisms of Interpersonal Communication, Non-verbal Communication, Contrastive Cultures, Social Communication Theories, Participating Media, Artistic Communication, Social Functions of Media, Cultural Studies, Visual Culture, Media Analysis, Media Research, Corporate Social Responsibility, Theories of Identity and Otherness, Methodology of Sociological Data Collection, International Organizations, International Relations, International Media, International Political Communication, International Organizational Communication, Foreign Language Communications Techniques, Communications Research Seminar.
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.