• Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
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.

About

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

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

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    90 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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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.
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Living costs for Nicosia

  • 576 - 870 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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