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Media and Communications - Communication, Culture and Society, M.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
Online
This programme structure aims to meet the demand of the growing recognition for enhanced and in-depth knowledge, and practical skills, that are essential for media practitioners around the world.

About

In contemporary societies, there is a pressing need for media and communications practitioners to understand how the media system works and how communication policies are shaped.

This course will provide an introduction to contemporary developments in the various media industries and cultures, and how these are shaped and affected by globalisation. It will explore transformations in existing media, as well as developments in new/online media. It will emphasise on new information and communication technologies, and examine the changing political economy of the media, questioning collective culture and identity in the new global context.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Media and Communications Theory: Introduction
  • Research Media and Communications: Research Methodologies
  • Issues and Debates in Communication Policy
  • Communication: Sociological and Psychological Perspectives
  • Culture, Society and the Individual
  • Media and Religion: Pope Francis Model of Communication
  • Media Ethics in Professional Journalism

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Schedule IELTS

Academic Requirements

In order to make the most of the multimedia contents present and of the tutoring online services, it is necessary:

  • to have a connection to the Internet. For optimum use an ADSL connection is suggested.
  • to have installed on one's own system one of the principal browsers available, for example: Internet Explorer
  • to have installed the last available release of Adobe Flash Player in order to play video lessons and on-demand virtual classrooms 
  • to have installed on one's own system the software Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to view materials in pdf format.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2200 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    2200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2200 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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