Media and Communication

Study mode:Part-time Languages: English Duration:12 months
Local:$ 36.3k / 1 Academic year(s) Foreign:$ 36.3k / 1 Academic year(s)  
StudyQA ranking:340

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The Master of Arts in Media and Communication (MA-MC) is designed for students interested in pursuing careers in communications. The MA-MC provides a comprehensive introduction to todays issues and challenges in media and communications: what is the role of the communications manager? How is new media re-shaping the media landscape? How can organizations and individuals communicate effectively in a global and multicultural environment?

KEY BENEFITS OF THE MASTER OF ARTS IN MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION

* An overview of the dominant theories of media and communications;
* Practical skills in managing communications in organizations and companies;
* Insight into the latest developments in media tools and related-business areas;
* Exposure to how global organizations communicate strategically and evaluate their initiatives;
* Switzerland is a dynamic and multicultural learning environment.

Quarter 1

* Introduction to Finance (Foundation)
* Marketing Management
* Communication Management
* Communication and Media Theory (Foundation)

Quarter 2

* Cross-cultural Negotiations
* Leadership and Organizational Behavior
* Media Industry: Strategies and Influence
* Digital Media Management

Quarter 3

* International Marketing
* Intercultural Communication
* Communication Research and Planning
* Interpersonal and Presentation Skills

Quarter 4

* Media and Communication (Capstone Course)
* Ethics, Strategy and Social Responsibility

The International University in Geneva welcomes applications from graduate candidates who wish to continue their studies directly following the completion of their undergraduate degree, or following a period of acquired work experience. There is no minimum work experience requirement for the Post Graduate Program but all applicants must hold an undergraduate degree from a recognized university. Applicants are selected based on previous academic excellence, intellectual ability, capacity for academic achievement, international outlook and interpersonal qualifications that suggest strong leadership potential. We hope that the information provided on this site is helpful to prepare candidates prepare a successful application.Admission requirementsStudents applying to the IUG graduate program must submit the following: * A completed application form (should include your Motivation letter); * Official Undergraduate Transcript in English (Minimum GPA recommended 2.7 or above on the scale of 0-4); * Official Undergraduate Diploma in English; * Non-refundable application fee of CHF 150.- or 120.- or USD 140.- * English proficiency test: either TOEFL (min score 80), IELTS (min score 6.0) or Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE). IUG institutional code number is 0130; * Curriculum Vitae stating any relevant professional work experience; * Letter of reference from an employer or a professor; * Copy of valid passport; * Two passport size photos. English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6 TOEFL iBT® test: 80
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