StudyQA — Bachelor: Communication: Mass Media Production — New York College

Communication: Mass Media Production

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Foreign:$ 7.84 k / Year(s)  
StudyQA ranking:1949 Duration:4 years

The field of media film and TV communications encompasses a host of diverse and expanding industries that offer a growing range of employment opportunities both nationally and globally.

Graduates with a degree in Communication with a concentration in media, film and TV will receive training and develop skills and knowledge required for entry into areas such as print, film, television, online media, and media relations.

Knowledge Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Show basic understanding of subject matter related to communications, mass media, film production, and TV projects;
  • Apply the subject matter critically and analytically in real situations;
  • Comprehend the political, social, legal, regulatory, environmental and technological impacts on media;
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the European and American environment of the media industry;
  • Have a foundation in science and liberal studies as delivered through the General Education program;
  • Integrate the knowledge acquired in the program to analyze media, film and TV;
  • Develop practical skills for a  film project; and
  • Pursue postgraduate studies or professional qualifications in the field of media, film and TV.

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee Not specified Start date October 2015 Duration full-time 48 months Languages Take an IELTS test

  • English

Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

General Education - 25 credits

All students must complete the SUNY general education requirements. Course

  • Composition I
  • Composition II
  • History of Ideas in Science and Maths
  • Social Science course
  • Western Civilization course
  • US History course
  • Other World Civilizations course
  • Computer Applications I

New York College Concentration Prerequisites – 45 creditsCourse

  • History of Cinema
  • Story Analysis and the Art of Scriptwriting
  • Fundamentals of Directing
  • Pre-production/ Production for Film/TV
  • Introduction to Film
  • Editing Documentary Film
  • Sound Theory and Design
  • Acting and Directing on a TV/Film Set
  • Directing Actors
  • Directing Photography and Camera
  • Theories of Human Communication
  • Advanced Speech Communication
  • Public Relations
  • History of Mass Media
  • Principles of Marketing

Foreign Language(s) – 2 to 8 credits

Electives: 18-24 credits(either or both NYC and ESC courses)

Empire State College Concentration Courses - 32 creditsCourse

  • Communications Analysis
  • Communications Decisions
  • Mass Communications and Society
  • Cinematography: Visualization & Exposure
  • Building a Story
  • Advanced Writing and Research

Choose 3 of the following courses:

  • Consumer Behavior (prereq. Psychology of Adjustment)
  • Marketing and Sales Promotion
  • Information Gathering and Reporting
  • Advanced Public Relations
  • Contemporary Film and Film makers


English Language Requirements

IELTS band : 6

To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to take an IELTS test. More About IELTS


The admissions process involves a comprehensive review of your academic background, test scores, application essay, recommendations, and activities both in school and in your community.
All candidates for undergraduate admission must submit the following:

  • Application for Admission to Undergraduate Study
  • Personal statement/essay
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official transcripts of all college work, including non-credit course work, if any, and for transfer students.
  • International students should consult the International Students section.

English Language Requirement

Students are required to have a good standard of English before starting any program. For students whose native language is not English, NYC requires a minimum of TOEFL score of 197 (computer based test), IELTS 6.0, or a recognized equivalent.

All non-native English speakers who do not possess any of the above-mentioned certificates, will be required to take an English language placement test, which is offered at NYC free of charge.

Students that have attained Cambridge Proficiency or TOEFL score of 197 or higher are exempt from the placement test and may enroll full-time.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

Related Scholarships*

  • Academic Excellence Scholarship

    "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

  • Alumni Study Travel Fund

    Scholarships for students who are already attending the University of Reading.

  • Amsterdam Merit Scholarships

    The University of Amsterdam aims to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. Outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.

* The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than New York College.




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