Executive Master in Media Innovation

Breda University of Applied Sciences (BUAS)

12 months
2143 EUR/year
2143 EUR/year
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Would you like to learn more about how digital media processes work and how they are constructed? Then choose the Executive Master in Media Innovation programme from Breda University of Applied Sciences (BUAS) after completing your bachelor’s degree. The programme has been developed in collaboration with international media partners and teaches you how to come up with new groundbreaking concepts.


This Executive Master in Media Innovation programme from Breda University of Applied Sciences (BUAS) has a multidisciplinary perspective. You will learn how to look beyond the surface of digital media and distinguish crucial digital processes. You will also learn how to transform these analytical insights into the building blocks that are needed to construct tomorrow’s media products. 

Learning outcomes

The programme lasts one year. For your graduation project, you will conceive an original media innovation product or service which you will actually bring into the market. 

The staff members have close relations with the industry, which offers you the possibility to get in touch with investors or stakeholders who may help you bring your innovative concept to reality. This master’s programme is the first government-funded and accredited professional master’s programme in the field of media in the Netherlands.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Media Theory - The Media theory module introduces you to the field of (contemporary) Media Studies and Media Theory. 
  • Business Models - The module Business models aims at providing you with knowledge, tools and practical insight in managing intellectual property, strategy, innovation and entrepreneurship and consumer behaviour.
  • Media Technology - Media technology informs you about technology surrounds. It supports and modifies our decision-making processes, and in this way it is shaping our lives.
  • Research and Communication Studies - The research part of this module aims to provide a solid understanding of scientific methods and the general knowledge and basic practical skills of conducting scientific research on a master’s level.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a bachelor’s degree in the field of Business Administration, Media Studies, Communication Studies, ICT, or another media-related field. Applicants with equivalent industry experience will also be considered.
  • 5 years (at least) of equivalent industry experience;
  • proficiency in English (IELTS, TOEFL or Cambridge certificate or a Dutch havo or vwo diploma);
  • strong analytical skills, be creative, innovative and resourceful, and be fully conversant with the media world.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2143 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2143 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2143 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2143 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.


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Executive Master in Media Innovation
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