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Media and Convergence Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (WUR) Klagenfurt, Austria
The Media and Convergence Management Master’s programme at the University of Klagenfurt teaches key skills in the fields of media and communication, management, marketing, and technology.
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Overview

Why to study

The Media and Convergence Management programme at the University of Klagenfurt focuses on the fields of technical, media, content-related and cross-industry convergence. End devices such as smartphones and tablets take centre stage in technical or media convergence. Content-related convergence relates to the multiple use of content (e.g. film, computer games, books with similar themes/contents) and cross-industry convergence relates to the blurring of boundaries in the TIMES sector (technology, information, media, entertainment and security). These convergences constitute new challenges for companies, which is why skills in the fields of cultural studies and media studies, economics, and technical sciences are increasingly important.

Careers and occupational profiles

Graduates are qualified to occupy positions of leadership at middle and upper management levels. Typical fields of activity include:

  • media and telecommunication companies
  • ICT companies
  • branded goods companies
  • information technology
  • responsible activities in small and medium-sized companies working in the fields of advertising, organisational communication, and convergence.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Quantitative and Qualitative Methods (for Media Research)
  • Organizational Communication and Media Management
  • Distributed Multimedia Systems
  • Human Centered Computing
  • Innovation and Marketing
  • Law
  • Master's Thesis and Research Seminar

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Documentary evidence of the completion of a relevant degree programme (undergraduate degree)
  • A record of the grades of all examinations passed within the undergraduate degree programme
  • A letter of motivation in English, in which the applicant describes why they would like to enrol for the Master’s degree programme in Media and Convergence  Management
  • An up-to-date CV in English, which MUST include information about the applicant’s education, native language(s), all foreign language skills and their Skype user name.
  • A certificate or other documentary proof of proficiency in English (Level C1)
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      726 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 363 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
    • EU/EEA

      Free
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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    • EUR 726.72 per semester for third-country nationals

    Living costs for Klagenfurt am Wörthersee

    • 720 - 980 EUR/month
      Living Costs

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