The MSc Media and Communication programme aims to provide you with the opportunity to develop a deep understanding of the field of media and communication at theoretical and practical levels.
The MSc in Media and Communication offers you a wealth of knowledge and transferable skills for making an impact on the media world of today and tomorrow.
Media is at the heart of the majority of business operations today and to the uninitiated it presents a daunting, fast-changing picture. In this programme, we assist you in making sense of media phenomena, be they interactive, virtual reality-bound or associated with large legacy media complexes such as broadcasting or news gathering.
You will also receive guidance in applying your own value system along corporate social responsibility lines in order to steer through the many pitfalls today’s globalised mediascapes present. You will graduate equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to become a leader and change agent in a media world full of exciting opportunities.
This programme is currently undergoing major revisions that are to be implemented in September 2022. The revised programme provides students with the option of choosing between two pathways: a practical pathway, Professional Communication, and a research pathway, Global Media and China. The proposed revisions include ending the part-time programme. Please note that approval of the major changes is currently pending. For more information, please contact our Programme Director, Tabe Bergman
By the time you graduate from the MSc Media and Communication, you will have:
The completion of additional learning activities is required to obtain your master degree. The programme includes a total of 600 hours of Additional Learning Activities, most of which are chosen individually by students. Normally, required ALA hours will be distributed evenly across each semester, amounting to 200 hours per semester. Part-time programmes will normally require 100 to 150 hours per semester. They should normally be spread equally over teaching semesters and the summer and winter breaks.
Graduates are well prepared for a career in ever-enlarging, international media environments that require multifaceted, disruptive and cutting-edge media skills and opinion leaders. Graduates can find employment in roles such as digital media entrepreneur, media company executive, digital change consultant, public relations executive, international media facilitator, and print or broadcast journalist.