The programme Society, Communication and Media (SCM) from Charles University focuses on the study of society and its representation in the sphere of the media. It develops the methodological and analytical skills of students in a wide range of modern applications within sociology and media studies. On the one hand, the curriculum is oriented on sociological and media theory and on the other hand, more profound knowledge and skills in the field of empirical research methodology are provided. Both quantitative and qualitative analytical research methods are presented.
The graduates have knowledge of current media and sociological theories as well as qualitative and quantitative methods applicable for empirical research in sociology and media studies. They are also able to prepare, lead and implement sociological or media research.
The programme prepares them for a wide range of professions in an agency or an applied research environment whether it be in the non-profit, for profit or public sector. They can take on different positions ranging from mass media analysts or public relations representatives. Graduates are also prepared to further pursue studies in sociology or media studies in Czechia or abroad.
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- Czech Media System in European Comparison
- Media and Society: An Introduction
- Media Sociology
- Applied Social Research
- Communications Research
- Contemporary social theory
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- February - early bird deadline (visa countries)
- April - regular deadline (non-visa countries)
- June - second early bird deadline (visa countries)
- August - second regular deadline (non-visa countries)
- November - the admission process starts for the following year
DisciplinesCommunication Sciences Sociology Media Studies & Mass Media View 3 other Masters in Media Studies & Mass Media in Czech Republic
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
The programme is open to students who have completed a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a related programme study.
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International6000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6000 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA6000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6000 EUR per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Prague
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.