Master of Arts (MA) in Journalism and Mass Communication in Asia

Best Masters of Arts (M.A) in Journalism and Mass Communication in Asia 2018

Journalism and Mass Communication

An MA is a master’s degree awarded to students that have completed a program studying humanities or fine arts subjects such as history, communications, philosophy, theology or English. A Master of Arts degree typically requires coursework, research and written examinations.

Journalism is a satisfying career that combines the thrill of covering the news story with the satisfaction of a way of life of public duty. Degree programs are composed to provide graduates trained to analyze and figure out the complex events of our times as well as raise journalistic norms in all media.

Asia is the world's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the eastern and northern hemispheres. It covers 8.7% of the Earth's total surface area and comprises 30% of its land area.

MA in Journalism and Mass Communication in Asia

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Full-time MA in Digital Management

Hyper Island
Campus Full time 24  January 2019 United Kingdom Manchester London Singapore Sweden Stockholm USA New York UK Online + 7 more

Hyper Island’s MA in Digital Management program offers an immersive learning experience delivered by innovative digital leaders and pioneers. The programme combines a broad range of topics, including digital technology, business transformation, strategy, service design and research methods with real-world application, developing the leaders of the future. [+]

Hyper Island’s MA in Digital Management program offers an immersive learning experience delivered by innovative digital leaders and pioneers. The programme combines a broad range of topics, including digital technology, business transformation, strategy, service design and research methods with real-world application, developing the leaders of the future.

The Digital Management is a Masters-level leadership program, designed in partnership with the industry and accredited by Teesside University. It is designed to prepare you for a leading role in the media, creative, and digital industries. This post-graduate program gives you an insight into the thought processes that drive some of the world’s most successful and innovative companies.... [-]


MA in New Media

Kadir Has University
Campus Full time 1 - 2  September 2018 Turkey Istanbul

The aim of the "New Media Program" which was launched in 2009 as the first of its kinds in Turkey by the Faculty of Communication at Kadir Has University, is to provide a practical knowledge and experience on media, culture and communications industry. [+]

MA in New Media

The aim of the "New Media Program" which was launched in 2009 as the first of its kinds in Turkey by the Faculty of Communication at Kadir Has University, is to provide a practical knowledge and experience on media, culture and communications industry. It targets professionals who wish to follow and adopt the latest developments in media and communication technologies to their profession.

New communication environments like the Internet, GSM systems, online journalism have led to the social, cultural, political and economic changes both in Turkey and all around the world. Following these developments, new specialties have occurred in this newly formed communications environment. The aim of this program is to train the communications and media practitioners of the 21st century according to a chosen area of expertise.... [-]


Mass Media Translation MA

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time Part time 18 - 30  September 2018 China Suzhou + 1 more

The MA Mass Media Translation programme is designed to cater to the needs of both practitioners and those aspiring to pursue research in translation studies. The theoretical modules are intended to lay a stepping stone for those who wish to conduct further research in translation studies, or who are committed to a career in the discipline, whilst the practical modules aim to help students strengthen their skills in critical thinking, develop their bilingual and bicultural sensibilities and improve their translation, linguistics and bilingual media communication skills. [+]

Overview

The MA Mass Media Translation programme is designed to cater to the needs of both practitioners and those aspiring to pursue research in translation studies. The theoretical modules are intended to lay a stepping stone for those who wish to conduct further research in translation studies, or who are committed to a career in the discipline, whilst the practical modules aim to help students strengthen their skills in critical thinking, develop their bilingual and bicultural sensibilities and improve their translation, linguistics and bilingual media communication skills.

Unique selling points

The first MA in Mainland China specialised in bilingual media communication and translation training. A wide range of theoretical and practical modules to choose from. Taught by academic staff members of the translation and media and communication studies programmes, as well as other experts in the field. ... [-]

Master of Arts in Communication Studies

European College for Liberal Studies
Campus Full time Part time 9 - 12  September 2018 Spain Barcelona Belgium Brussels Madrid Switzerland Zürich Japan Tokyo Antwerp + 9 more

MA - Master of Arts in Communication Studies (60 credits) [+]

Our graduate programs, each with different program requirements, are based on and are fully compatible with the established European and American educational systems. The European guidelines for higher education are outlined in the Bologna agreements. Once a minimum number of credits has been earned, a request for graduation can be submitted. Not all programs are offered at all campuses. Refer to the program schedule for further details.

Courses

Graduate courses are divided into core courses and specialization courses. Electives can be chosen from any of the scheduled courses offered at the graduate level. Specialization courses are scheduled based on enrollments and may not be available at all campuses. Specialization courses scheduled are available to all students also as electives. Refer to the program schedule for further details. Refer to the course overview for the list of available courses. Students are recommended to complete courses and earn credits at the highest level possible.... [-]


Master of Arts in Technologies of Learning and Communication

European University Cyprus
Online Campus Full time 18  September 2018 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The Master of Arts program in ‘Technologies of Learning and Communication’ is geared to prepare educators and administrators in the field to acquire expert knowledge and training in new technologies in Learning and Communication. It seeks to nurture the skills and in depth understanding of this fast changing field to allow candidates to explore and implement contemporary learning methods, tools and contexts and promote the utilization of new technologies in teaching and learning. [+]

The Master of Arts program in ‘Technologies of Learning and Communication’ is geared to prepare educators and administrators in the field to acquire expert knowledge and training in new technologies in Learning and Communication. It seeks to nurture the skills and in-depth understanding of this fast-changing field to allow candidates to explore and implement contemporary learning methods, tools and contexts and promote the utilization of new technologies in teaching and learning.

Employment Opportunities

Educators and Administrators will be able to employ their new skills and expertise in the context of public and private education and/or undertake further research in the field.... [-]


MA in Communication

Yasar University
Campus Full time September 2018 Turkey Izmir

The Master’s Programme has been designed to take into account the communication processes needed by today’s leading institutions and also necessary in society. The programme supports interdisciplinary working and offers core courses in subjects including public relations, advertising, cinema, television, visual media and journalism. The programme is flexible, in so far as it can be tailor-made from a wide range of available courses, to suit the academic or vocational needs of the student. The degree programme is shared between three departments within the Faculty of Communication. Courses are chosen in relation to the student’s dissertation subject. The programme gives students the opportunity to specialise in both core communication topics and individual professional subjects. The Master programme requires a thesis and the language of instruction is Turkish. Students also have the opportunity to benefit from the Erasmus Programme and study for a semester in one of the leading universities in a range of European countries. The programme also offers student scholarship opportunities, which are announced on an annual basis by the Executive Board of the Institute of Social Sciences. [+]

Tuition: English/Turkish

The Master’s Programme has been designed to take into account the communication processes needed by today’s leading institutions and also necessary in society. The programme supports interdisciplinary working and offers core courses in subjects including public relations, advertising, cinema, television, visual media and journalism. The programme is flexible, in so far as it can be tailor-made from a wide range of available courses, to suit the academic or vocational needs of the student. The degree programme is shared between three departments within the Faculty of Communication. Courses are chosen in relation to the student’s dissertation subject. The programme gives students the opportunity to specialise in both core communication topics and individual professional subjects. The Master programme requires a thesis and the language of instruction is Turkish. Students also have the opportunity to benefit from the Erasmus Programme and study for a semester in one of the leading universities in a range of European countries. The programme also offers student scholarship opportunities, which are announced on an annual basis by the Executive Board of the Institute of Social Sciences.... [-]


Master of Arts in Professional Communication

IUMW - International University of Malaya-Wales
Campus Full time October 2018 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

The programme is designed to mould students into more than just an expert in their field. It is mean to nurture students into becoming the catalyst of human development for the betterment of mankind through groundbreaking ideas, analytical skills and the power of knowledge. [+]

At IUMW, our main business is providing you with quality and globally relevant education in Professional Communication. Our Master of Arts (Professional Communication) programme has been tailored to empower our students with analytical and synthesising skills of up to date practices in the communication and media industry that includes social media, integrated marketing communication, media convergence and digital culture.

Your educational journey has been meticulously designed to unlock full potential towards pursuing professional certification and postgraduate studies. All these and much more in unique education package inclusive of a vibrant university life in the heart of Kuala Lumpur.... [-]


M.A. in Design Practices: Specialisation - Visual Communication

Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology
Campus Full time July 2018 India Bengaluru

The MA in Visual Communication Design will enable such a graduate to integrate existing models of thinking and making with emerging technologies and methods in the field of visual communication. The course will equip young graduates with agile professional abilities, become meaningfully resourceful, artistically inclined and process-oriented in the field of visual communication. [+]

M.A. in Professional Practice in Visual Communication Design

Young graduates of applied art, commercial art, graphic design and visual communication design often feel the need to step out of the daily demands of the profession to engage in new learning, to experiment and enhance their creative capabilities and to sharpen their thinking and making skills so as to transform their abilities and become proficient practitioners. The specialization in Visual Communication will enable such a graduate to integrate existing models of thinking and making with emerging technologies and methods in the field of visual communication. The course will equip young graduates with agile professional abilities, become meaningfully resourceful, artistically inclined and process-oriented in the field of visual communication.Study of the nature of visual information processing and comprehension forms the basis of this course. Students intersect their learning with six key domains of visual communication design: aesthetic, functional, historical, symbolic, perceptual, and cultural. The discipline of Visual Communication focuses on providing core competency in developing visual literacy, visual thinking, visual perception, imaging, and representation. Design processes, research methods, history and theories of design form the building blocks for developing comprehensive and successful branding strategies and creative communication material.The curriculum approaches visual communication through theoretical frameworks that not only inform and enhance the practice but also encourage the students to question the norms and scale traditional boundaries. The course will provide a platform to use design thinking to break rules, to express unique ideas, to question norms, and, to explore and experiment with... [-]


MA in Digital Media and Communications

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

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. [+]

Concentrations: 1. Journalism and Social Media Publishing, 2. Public Relations and Advertising in Networked Society, 3. Sports Media and Communications Duration (years): 1.5 years Qualification Awarded: Master of Arts in Digital Media and Communications Level of Qualification: Master Degree (2nd Cycle) Language of Instruction: English Mode of Study: Full-time or Part-time Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Programme

The programme 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. The programme consists of core courses, specialisation requirements and electives. Students are required to attend lectures and seminars and engage in individual as well as group-based learning activities.... [-]


Master of Arts ( Journalism & Mass Communication)

Sharda University
Campus Full time July 2018 India Greater Noida

This program offers a specialization in Mass Communication to the students coming from various disciplines. This course provides conceptual tools to the students for understanding critically how society is mediated by the media world. This course gives comprehensive training in both technical skills and critical analysis of the media spectrum. The course stimulates the students to become feature film directors, documentary filmmakers, television producers, PROs, advertising creative heads in future. [+]

This program offers a specialization in Mass Communication to the students coming from various disciplines. This course provides conceptual tools to the students for understanding critically how society is mediated by the media world. This course gives comprehensive training in both technical skills and critical analysis of the media spectrum. The course stimulates the students to become feature film directors, documentary filmmakers, television producers, PROs, advertising creative heads in future.

Career and Placement

Below are some of the specializations that you can aspire to become after pursuing BA (Journalism & Mass Comm.) from Sharda:

Journalist: Reporter & Sub Editor for Print, Broadcast and Online Media Copywriter Media Planner Brand Manager Event Manager Media Marketing Professional Media Response Professional Layout and Graphic Designer/Animator TV Producer News Anchor Sound Editor Radio Jockey Music Manager Photo Journalist Web Designer Content Editor PR Professional Corporate Communication DTP Publisher Film Maker- Director, Producer, Editor, Cinematographer Script Writer ... [-]

MA in Creative Media Practice

University Of The West Of Scotland Programmes in Cyprus
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2018 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

This Masters programme is aimed at graduates from various disciplines and industry professionals wishing to broaden their skills in film, digital, media, photography, writing, and performance. [+]

This Masters programme is aimed at graduates from various disciplines and industry professionals wishing to broaden their skills in film, digital, media, photography, writing, and performance. Delivered by expert practitioners, MA Creative Media Practice equips you for a creative media career, offering network contacts, an impressive portfolio, and essential practical skills.

This unique programme will help you explore and consolidate your creative identity, working with others from diverse creative backgrounds to nurture your creative potential and create new opportunities to help sustain your career.

Informed by research excellence and expert professional practice, the programme will bring out your creative potential while providing the critical focus essential to respond flexibly to new opportunities and sustain your career.... [-]


MA Foreign Language of Professional Communication & Specialised Translation

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia
Campus Full time September 2018 Russia Moscow

The programme "Foreign Language of Professional Communication and Specialised Translation" is designed to provide students with theoretical and practical knowledge and skills, which can be used [+]

Master in Foreign Language of Professional Communication and Specialised Translation

The programme "Foreign Language of Professional Communication and Specialised Translation" is designed to provide students with a theoretical and practical knowledge and skills, which can be used for communication in professional settings, translation and interpreting, as well as for teachers and professionals in Economics, Management and Business.

The programme is a great opportunity for students to acquire useful skills of oral and written communication in business and professional environment, including computer-based translation of business documents, economic and financial texts full of professional terms.... [-]


MA in Political Science

Tel Aviv University - International Office
Campus Full time October 2018 Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo

The program provides students with advanced knowledge, understanding, and tools of analysis in a world characterized by growing fusion between politics and communication. The program provides a broad, comparative, perspective of the challenges of leaders in the communicative age, and their relations with voters' expectations throughout their term and especially during election times. [+]

About

In the complex world of contemporary politics, it is necessary to understand not just theories of politics and communication, but also the fusion of those theories and their practical applications. This is especially true in democratic states, where leaders have to orchestrate “permanent campaigns” in order to maintain the sympathy of the public in a reality full of global and local challenges. The one-year M.A. Political Science & Political Communication program explores these themes and more, offering students the opportunity to advance their knowledge and understanding of the practical dimensions of politics.

This excellent English-taught graduate program provides students with a deep and comprehensive knowledge of the dynamics and complexities of politics in the global age. Students come from all over the world and are encouraged to take up internships and other extra-curricular activities during an exciting year stay in Israel. The Political Science Department stands out in the study of political theories, political leadership, political communication, electoral systems and behavior and is the home of the Israel National Election Studies.... [-]


MA in Information and Communication Engineering

Nanjing University Of Posts And Telecommunications
Campus Full time September 2018 China Nanjing

MA in Information and Communication Engineering [+]

The Requirements of Educational Background

For those who pursue a bachelor's degree, the applicant must have a high school diploma, excellent performance during high school period, and good health. In principle, not older than 25 years of age.

For those who pursue a master's degree, the applicant must have a related bachelor degree, excellent performance during undergraduate study, and good health. In principle, not older than 35 years of age.

For those who pursue a doctor's degree, the applicant must have a related master degree, excellent performance during graduate study, and good health. In principle, not older than 40 years of age. The Language Requirements

Undergraduate and graduate admission should meet requirements of IELTS or TOEFL. If the applicant has no corresponding certificate, he/she can participate in language training, and could start the professional learning phase after passing the training.... [-]


MA in Communications and Art Management

International University in Moscow IUM
Campus Full time Part time 4 - 5  September 2018 Russia Moscow + 1 more

New Advanced program is focused on specific fields of art business and integration of the state-of-the-art approaches to education with standards and demands of business. [+]

MA in Communications and Art Management

New Advanced program is focused on specific fields of art business and integration of the state-of-the-art approaches to education with standards and demands of business. Priority is given to IT and various forms of edutainment.

The program was developed in mid 90-s and didn’t have analogs in Russia. The lack of specialists in rapidly growing entertainment business determines constant demand of skilled managers. The program combines business and management disciplines with the development of special skills in communications, PR, and arts. The program is unique as it has a weighted balance of contact hours, run by leading Russian and international experts, and real project work in art business (communication agencies, TV companies, theatres, orchestras, festivals and contests, sports events, etc). The innovative study is based on the following:... [-]