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MAPre-Master for Communication

Tuition fee €2,100 per semester
Application fee €120 one-time
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Are you interested in studying a Master’s programme but don’t meet the entry requirements from what you studied at undergraduate level?

Perhaps you are considering changing your course of study?

Pre-master’s course is the ideal way to prepare you for your advanced level of study and make you really professional in your future job.

What is a Pre-Master program at METU?

Our Pre-Master programmes are designed to prepare international students fully for studying at postgraduate level in the field of Communication or Business.
A Pre-Masters is for students who need to improve their academic skills required for successful postgraduate study. The course takes one semester and provide essential grounding for successful postgraduate study.

Why do I need to study a Pre-Masters?
• Your undergraduate degree is not related to the field you would like to study.
• You do not have the required number of credits – at least 30 credits – to start your studies on MA level in the field of Business or Communication.

Pre-Masters entry requirements:
• Undergraduate degree
• Academic transcript of records
• English level equivalent to IELTS 6.0

Programme structure

How can I benefit from a Pre-Master program?

Pre-Master’s programmes provide international students with a direct path to various postgraduate degrees at Budapest Metropolitan University. These programmes give you the academic skills needed for a full degree.

It combines many elements, all of which are designed to meet an international student’s needs. For example if you are going to study Communication and Media Studies at MA degree level, you can study communication-related subjects such as social sciences or media at an introductory level.

Through a Pre-Master programme, you develop a solid knowledge of the subject which you will need for the course material ahead of you. You can study the basics of the subject you wish to study in a master’s degree course.

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 deadline
Jun 30, 2020 23:59
Europe/Budapest time
Studies commence
Sep 14, 2020
Apply now! Spring semester 2019/20
Application deadline
Jan 5, 2020 23:59
Europe/Budapest time
Studies commence
Feb 10, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States