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Global Media and Communication Studies

University of Bridgeport

M.A.
24 months
Duration
760 USD/credit
760 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

More than ever before, professionals in the communication field need intercultural sensitivity, international awareness and the ability to transcend borders and interpret the communications of other cultures. We offer a master degree in Global Media and Communication Studies. 

Overview

This 36 credit Global Media and Communication Studies (M.A.) program is completed over four semesters plus one summer. It requires an overseas internship for domestic students and for those whose first language is English, and a final thesis or a project demonstrating excellence.

This program offered at the University of Bridgeport is designed to prepare you to become a government, NGO or business spokesperson. It is also an excellent fit for students anticipating a career as a foreign news reporter or commentator, a webmaster or content manager for an international firm; a cross-cultural communications specialist; a public relations specialist; or a career in public diplomacy.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the roles and functions of traditional and new media
  • Demonstrate an ability to function as an effective communicator, writer, and spokesperson
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the different media systems in the world and patterns of communication
  • Demonstrate abilities and skills to communicate across cultures and nations
  • Demonstrate an ability to use media and communication skills to address conflicts and misunderstandings
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the legal and ethical issues in media communication
  • Demonstrate abilities and skills in gathering, writing, and reporting news in foreign countries
  • Develop abilities to create effective media content
  • Demonstrate abilities to assess, use, and interpret information
  • Develop basic knowledge of at least one world language other than English.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Communication Theories 
  • Media Communication Law 
  • Advanced Intercultural communication 
  • Global Communication and Mass Media 
  • International Advertising and Public Relations 
  • Communication and National Development 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

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.
3.2

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or recognized international institution
  • Recommended cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.20 or higher
  • Application and application fee (non-refundable)
  • Official transcripts from all schools attended
  • Résumé
  • Two letters of recommendation commenting on your work ethic, communication skills and ability to complete a graduate degree program.
  • Personal statement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    760 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 760 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    760 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 760 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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