Communication and Media Studies

Budapest Metropolitan University

M.A. On Campus
24 months
5000 EUR/year
4200 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Communication and Media Studies master course from Budapest Metropolitan University offers theoretical knowledge with a strong focus on practical, professional skills and competences.


In order to achieve that objective:

  • the educational programme of the course is strongly media-oriented which is based on a thorough grounding in social and behavioural sciences;
  • complying with current social and labour market demands, the course integrates the fields of communication theory, media studies, social sciences, political science, sociology, psychology and cultural studies within the field of social sciences offering a knowledge of high standard, which can be put to a profitable and practical use in various areas;
  • the course is planned to include one optional modules: International Communication.

In accordance with the educational objectives of the Communication and Media Studies course from Budapest Metropolitan University, the module places special emphasis on developing the cross-cultural and intercultural competences of students who are also introduced to the complex system of international organizations and the intricate processes that shape international relations.

Career opportunities

The graduates of the communication master course may find employment in a wide range of areas within the field of media and culture including mass communication, traditional and electronic media, educational and cultural institutions, publishing houses and non-profit organizations. 

They may pursue their future career in the distribution networks of cultural products, at convention and event organizing enterprises but local political organizations as well as other regional bodies interested in social communication may count on the contribution of MA graduates in communication.

Furthermore, the thorough grounding in theoretical interdisciplinary studies makes our graduates eligible to continue their studies at doctoral programmes.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Epistemological Foundations of Communication
  • Media Regulation Theories
  • Contemporary Social History 
  • Representation Theories
  • Effect Mechanisms of Interpersonal Communication
  • Non-verbal Communication, Contrastive Cultures

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
  • (Social Sciences, Humanities, Business, Economics, Law) or a degree obtained in any other academic field;
  • The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Hungarian.
  • Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
  • You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2500 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2100 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.


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Communication and Media Studies
Budapest Metropolitan University


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