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Digital Media and Communications

University of Nicosia

M.A. On Campus
18 months
Duration
9240 EUR/year
9060 EUR/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
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About

The Digital Media and Communications programme from University of Nicosia consists of core courses, specialization requirements and electives. Students are required to attend lectures and seminars and engage in individual as well as group-based learning activities.

Overview

The program from University of Nicosia is designed to be completed in one calendar year (12 months), over a fall, a spring and a summer semester of 13 weeks. Working professionals have the part-time study option which may take longer.

Aims:

What role do digital media, particularly social media play in the economy, politics and everyday life? How have social media changed the practice of journalism, public relations and advertising? The MA in Digital media and Communications addresses these and similar questions that have emerged out of the rise of social media and their increasing domination of the media and communication professions. This program offers a critical analysis of the operation, functions, use, embeddedness and ramifications of social media in a globalized, networked society.

It is aimed at people who wish to acquire a critical understanding of social media and learn how to analyze and mobilize them strategically. The program emphasizes on an evidence-based, scientific examination of current and emerging digital media practices and trends and helping students develop their ability to successfully utilize social media in the practice of journalism, public relations, marketing and advertising. Objectives:

Career Prospects:

Graduates of the program can be employed as online program directors, social media strategists or public relations officers, reporters and producers in the mass media such as newspapers and magazines, public relations and advertising agencies and state and private radio and TV channels. This program will also prepare students to embark on careers in political communication and research and consultancy.

Access to Further Studies:

Upon completion of the program, students have direct access to further studies. Admission to the Ph.D. program in Media and Communication offered by the department. This will offer a valuable gateway into a career in academia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Media Innovation and Social Transform
  • Digital Communication, Culture and Society
  • Digital Media Content
  • PR and Advertising in the Digital Age
  • Risk and Crisis Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Application Deadlines for European and Local Students - Please call the Office of Admissions

Language

English

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

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.
79
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

  • Completed Application Form
  • A copy of your passport (page with your personal details and photo)
  • Academic Records (True copy of the original)
  • Two Letters of recommendation/reference from professors or employers (for Masters and Doctorate applicants only). Certain programmes have additional requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae–CV (for Masters and Doctorate applicants only)
  • Personal Statement (for Masters and Doctorate applicants only)
  • Evidence of work experience (where applicable)
  • Portfolio (for selected programmes of study)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9240 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13860 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9060 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13590 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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