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Media Communications

University of Maribor

Master
24 months
Duration
4870 EUR/year
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About

The 2nd-cycle study programme in Media Communications leads to "magisterij" (master's degree). It is implemented by the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

Overview

The 2nd-cycle study programme in Media Communications is an interdisciplinary study programme and contains courses that are classified into four groups: computer-technical subjects, subjects in social science and humanities, production subjects, and design subjects. Subject-specific competences gained with the programme are:

  • the ability to identify relevant research issues and the application of research methods to solve them;

  • the ability of understanding of social phenomena and advising on a wide range of trends of global media events and placing popular media culture in the broader social context;

  • the knowledge of the foundations of modern visual culture, with the basic concepts and theories of visual interpretation and basic analyses, as well as the development of contents, visual communications and design principles for various forms of media;

  • the sensibility for individual creative processes and creative work with a group in managing of multimedia projects from idea to realization;

  • the ability to manage processes in audio-video production and the qualification for independent analyses of audio-visual content and the competence of active participation in the creation of audio-visual project;

  • the knowledge of modern technologies in electronic media production and media projects distribution;

  • the knowledge of advanced techniques in geometric modelling, computer graphics and creative graphic design;

  • the knowledge of advanced techniques for computer animation and post-production process that increases the realism of the finished product (special effects);

  • the knowledge of information communication technologies in a term of convergence effects from the viewpoint of technology, content and organization;

  • the knowledge of marketing as a multidisciplinary field of science and the ability to identify and analyze the basic principles in the field of brands and reputation, and

  • the ability to use a psychological knowledge and various forms of communication in marketing.

Studies finish with a successful defence of a master's thesis. Students acquire the professional title of "magister inženir medijskih komunikacij or magistrica inženirka medijskih komunikacij" (abbr.: mag. inž. med. kom.).

Access to further studies: the 3rd-cycle (doctoral study programme).

COURSES (ECTS)

Year 1: 1st Semester

  • Communication Research Methods (6)
  • Elective course (6)
  • Elective course (6)
  • Elective course (6)
  • Elective course (6)

Electives:

  • Media in Society (6)
  • Ubiquitous Systems in Media (6)
  • Public Relations (6)
  • Competitiveness and Business Success (6)
  • Visual Design History (6)
  • TV and Video Production (6)
  • Foreign Language (6)

Year 1: 2nd Semester

  • Elective course (6)
  • Elective course (6)
  • Elective course (6)
  • Elective course (6)
  • Elective course (6)

Electives:

  • Media and Popular Culture (6)
  • International and Intercultural Communication (6)
  • Concepts and Models of Media in Information Society (6)
  • Visual Culture (6)
  • Psychology of Visual Communication (6)
  • Web Multimedia Content (6)
  • Directing and Preproduction (6)
  • Organisation of Television Production (6)

Year 2: 3rd Semester

  • Elective course (6)
  • Elective course (6)
  • Elective course (6)
  • Elective course (6)
  • Practical course (6)

Electives:

  • Communication Competence and Media Literacy (6)
  • Technology in Media Production (6)
  • Marketing (6)
  • Human-Computer Interaction (6)
  • Radio and Radio Programme (6)
  • TV Programs (6)
  • Practical Course: Writing for Electronic Media (6)
  • Practical Course: Media Production (6)
  • Practicum: Methodology of Design (6)

Year 2: 4th Semester

  • Master’s thesis (30)

Programme Structure

Detailed programme structure is available under "Overview".

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Candidates apply in 2 application periods. However, in the 2nd, they may apply only for programmes still having vacancies that the faculty decides to fill. 

Language

Slovenian, Partially taught in English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Other requirements

General requirements

Please find detailed admission requirements at the following link: https://www.um.si/studij/podiplomski-studij/Documents/FERI_EN_20-21.pdf (pages 4-5).

 

The Call for Application into Postgraduate Study Programmes of the University of Maribor for the 2020/2021 Academic Year is available at https://www.um.si/en/Study/about/Pages/call-for-enrolment-postgraduate-2020-21.aspx. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4870 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4870 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Tuition also applies to all Slovene/EU full-time students who have already obtained an education corresponding to master's degree.

Funding

Full-time students from Slovenia and other EU countries, and full-time students from non-EU countries who are granted international protection, applicants for international protection and persons from countries with which Slovenia has concluded bilateral agreement (i.e. North Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo, B&H, and Serbia) pay NO TUITION FEE (except the part for studying in English, if applicable) if they have not already obtained an education corresponding to master's degree.

You may find scholarship opportunities offered by the Public Scholarship, Development, Disability and Maintenance Fund of the RS at the following website: http://www.sklad-kadri.si/en/calls-for-applications-and-news/calls-for-applications.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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