Master of Science in Communication

Best 56 MScs in Communication 2017/2018

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An MSc, or Master of Science, is an academic distinction bestowed upon those who effectively complete a predetermined set of coursework in what is often a science-based discipline. The MSc often enhances career opportunities as well as earning potential.

Communication courses are there to assist in building a unique skills set that will open up a wide variety of employment opportunities in the future. The skills honed by this program are highly sought after in the current job market, meaning students may choose from a variety of career fields.

Master of Science Program in Communication

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Master of Science in Communication

Fort Hays State University Graduate School
Campus Full time Part time 30 - 33  August 2018 USA Wichita + 1 more

Two graduate options are available in Communication, the Thesis option and the Research Report option. Students with inadequate background in the field of communication are [+]

Master of Science in Communication

 

Two graduate options are available in Communication, the Thesis option and the Research Report option. Students with inadequate background in the field of communication are required to take leveling undergraduate coursework which does not apply toward the hours necessary to complete the graduate program of study.

 

Thesis OptionStudents complete a minimum of 30 hours. All thesis candidates complete a 15-hour core as part of the program of study. Students are required to write a four-hour comprehensive examination after the completion of their coursework. Upon completion of the thesis, the students orally defend the thesis to their graduate committee.... [-]


Master in Political Marketing

Rome Business School
Campus or Online Part time 12  October 2017 Italy Rome

Join the most international business school in Europe! The Master’s Degree in Political Marketing is aimed at providing the knowledge and abilities necessary to effectively and professionally manage the communication and marketing processes that support political campaigns and activities. [+]

LAST SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE, APPLY NOW! Working in politics has never required as many professional competencies as in this historical period. Playing an active role in an electoral campaign on in the life of a party, but also writing about politics on a daily basis, are activities that, without specific training and without the mastery of the most up-to-date techniques, risk being unproductive.

The Master’s Degree in Political Marketing is aimed at providing the knowledge and abilities necessary to effectively and professionally manage the communication and marketing processes that support political campaigns and activities. Contents Political-Electoral Marketing Strategy Market research for politics Segmentation, targeting and positioning for politics Political-Electoral marketing mix Marketing 2.0 and 3.0 for politics Web and Social media for politics Web and Social Media campaign planning, implementation and control for politics Using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+ for political communication Political blogging Emailing techniques Public speaking Verbal and Non-verbal communication Feedback effectiveness Active listening Steps for an effective public presentation Political Press Office Political journalism The Press Office The planning of activities Implementing actions and monitoring results. Organising events Choice and ideation of the most suitable event in order to reach objectives Project definition Budget definition through the evaluation of economic aspects Promotion: online through social media and offline through traditional media Practical organization of the event. The electoral system and its specificity Plurality systems Majority systems Proportional systems Mixed systems Leadership for politics Interpersonal influence Leadership styles The techniques Spin Doctoring Role and activity evolution Strategies... [-]

MSc in Corporate Communication

USI Università della Svizzera italiana
Campus Full time September 2017 Switzerland Lugano

Master degree in Corporate Communication develops analytical and decision-making abilities for corporate communication, grounded in a sound knowledge of organization, business economics and management. [+]

Goals and Contents

Corporate communication plays today a key role in the management of organizations, by helping them project who they are and what they do and by participating in the decision making process. In charge of managing relationships with the organization's stakeholders, corporate communication contributes to enhance the quality of corporate and business decisions. It also steers the organizational identity processes at the heart of corporate branding. It therefore contributes to the management of the organization's reputation capital, a key factor influencing the ability of an organization to attract strategic resources. In this it is a strategic partner of other corporate functions: for instance in managing relationships with investors, it interacts with financial managers; in dealing with public authorities and regulators, it collaborates with legal services; in addressing issues of identity and corporate culture, it partners with human resources specialists; in communicating with customers, it collaborates with marketers, etc. Corporate communication specialists therefore need to acquire solid general management skills in order to carry out their roles effectively.... [-]


Master of Science in Global Communication

INSEEC London
Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom London

Opened to people from various backgrounds (e.g. marketing, literature, economics,law, languages...), the Master in Global Communication offers both a broad-based education and the [+]

Master of Science in Global Communication

Opened to people from various backgrounds (e.g. marketing, literature, economics,law, languages...), the Master in Global Communication offers both a broad-based education and the opportunity to specialize in Communication. The classes and projects also give students the opportunity to improve their English language skills in the classroom and in the vibrant city of London, reknowned for its dynamism and innovation in the field of communication. The program prepares students for many strategic or operational positions in agencies and companies.

Core Courses

Consumer Psychology and Persuasion Strategies Brand Management Psycho-sociology, Communication Semiotics and Brand Semiology Marketing Research & Studies Management Control Applied to Marketing & Communication International Marketing Business Management & Strategy Sponsorship & Patronage Buzz Marketing Crisis Management & Communication E-Advertising Press Relations & Public Relations Media Planning Methodology of Agency Recommendation Design Strategies ... [-]

Master of Science in International Business Negotiation

IESEG School of Management Lille - Paris
Campus Full time September 2017 France Paris

Join our MSc in International Business Negotiation: a one-year program completely taught in English at one of the top business schools in France on our Paris campus. [+]

Master of Science Programs in Communication. IÉSEG’s MSc in International Business Negotiation aims to educate effective, versatile and ethical managers, with strong negotiation skills to work in an international context. It offers participants the opportunity to understand all elements of a negotiation process, and to fully engage in an interdisciplinary analyses of negotiation in a global environment. Participants learn about their own negotiation style and master the art of communication and relational skills, which are both of key importance for constructive negotiation processes. They also develop the ability to effectively drive change, generate creative solutions, and to engage with divergent perspectives. Furthermore, students will gain an understanding of how to apply these negotiation skills to specific international business contexts such as sales management, human resources and dispute resolution. The content and program is appropriate for students with diverse backgrounds: business, management, finance, commerce, engineering, law, political science, economics, human resources, medicine, psychology, and social work. Our graduate’s profile is characterized by managers and leaders that are: ethical, self-confident, and creative; skilled in transformational leadership and relationship management; effective in diverse contexts; and who take an international perspective. Career opportunities for graduates may be found in various fields: In business: international business manager, sales and purchasing agent, key account manager, project manager, change manager, contract manager, etc. In human resources: HR manager, internal mediator, industrial relations negotiator, social dialogue expert, psycho-social risk consultant, etc. In conflict prevention and resolution: transaction lawyer and in-house legal counsel, mediator, government consultant, NGO manager, international... [-]

MSc Computer Networks with Communications

University of Westminster - Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus Full time United Kingdom London

The MSc in Computer Networks with Communications aims to produce postgraduates with an advanced understanding of computer networks with hands-on experience of the planning, implementation and maintenance of such systems. The course aims to prepare a student with specialist knowledge and skillset in key areas such as network design, storage area networks, optical networking, network simulation, network redundancy and reliability. [+]

Businesses today are heavily reliant on computer networks in their daily operations. It is important to ensure that such networks are well designed, optimised, secured and tested for maximum uptime and ease of management. There are excellent opportunities for network engineers with such skills and experience. The MSc in Computer Networks with Communications aims to produce postgraduates with an advanced understanding of computer networks with hands-on experience of the planning, implementation and maintenance of such systems. The course aims to prepare a student with specialist knowledge and skillset in key areas such as network design, storage area networks, optical networking, network simulation, network redundancy and reliability. Students will be able to review commonly used network simulators, commercial and academic, their common and specific purposes and architectures. The course will enable the student to apply a holistic understanding of networks and their applications in solving real world problems. It will also enables them to develop the ability to critically evaluate and integrate devices and components used for high speed fibre optical communication system, develop the ability to model the behaviour of modern day network systems to design and critically evaluate such systems at all levels of the OSI model. Course structure Each MSc course consists of three learning modules (40 credits each) plus an individual project (60 credits). Each learning module consists of a short course of lectures and initial hands-on experience. This is followed by a period of independent study supported by a series of tutorials. During this time you... [-]

Master's Degree Programme in Digital Marketing and Corporate Communication (DMCC)

Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics
Campus Full time August 2018 Finland Jyväskylä

The Master’s Programme in Digital Marketing and Corporate Communication at the Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics (JSBE) educates professionals of digital marketing and corporate communications for the needs of both nonprofit sector and private sector. We combine the most relevant aspects of digital business, marketing, and corporate communications with the latest academic research conducted in the field. [+]

Master of Science Programs in Communication. Study objectives Every marketing and communications expert nowadays needs knowledge on the digital environment and the channels that really make an impact on the chosen target groups. If you are interested in developing your knowledge and skills a bit further, this programme is for you. The unique combination of marketing and corporate communication makes this programme forerunner in the education landscape. The Master’s Programme in Digital Marketing and Corporate Communication at the Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics (JSBE) educates professionals of digital marketing and corporate communications for the needs of both nonprofit sector and private sector. We combine the most relevant aspects of digital business, marketing, and corporate communications with the latest academic research conducted in the field. Graduation from the programme gives in-depth knowledge and skills to plan and execute strategic and tactical activities in managerial and expert positions related to marketing, sales, and corporate communication in today’s digitalized society. The programme is being taught by academics working in the Digital Marketing and Communication research group at JSBE and both national and international practitioners. Finland is among the leading countries in the world in terms of how organizations and inhabitants use information and communications technology (ICT). For example, almost everyone in Finland uses online banking and owns a smartphone. We also have the lowest mobile data prices in the whole world. Recently Finland was ranked 1st in how well it embraces information technology ahead of Singapore and Sweden. Thus, studying digital... [-]

Master of Science in Communication

University of Gothenburg, Department of applied IT
Campus Full time September 2017 Sweden Gothenburg

In this programme you will study all aspects of communication and acquire an advanced understanding of communication issues in various contexts and advanced knowledge... [+]

Master in Communication, 120 credits

 

Communication is essential to human beings. Human life and social organization depends on it. In this programme you will study all aspects of communication and acquire an advanced understanding of communication issues in various contexts and advanced knowledge about theories and methods useful in studies of communication in its context.

How do factors such as purpose, roles, medium, instrument and environment affect communication? You will study communication in classical and modern organizational theories which will increase your understanding of how different activities influence communication within an organization.

You will also study the role of communication within different professional fields and the various professional demands on written and oral communication as well as the use of pictures in communication in business life, mass media, education etc. You will learn about the communicative practice of leaders and the characteristics of successful organizing and get an enhanced comprehension of the relationship between leadership and communication with a special emphasis on the politics of everyday life in organizations.... [-]


MSc Marketing Communications

Birkbeck, University of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  October 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This programme explores and investigates the marketing communications business, how marketing communications work, how to plan a marketing communications campaign, and ethical considerations when implementing marketing communications in practice. [+]

Master of Science Programs in Communication. Marketing communications are messages and related media used to communicate with a market. This programme explores and investigates the marketing communications business, how marketing communications work, how to plan a marketing communications campaign, and ethical considerations when implementing marketing communications in practice. You will demonstrate a critical understanding and appreciation of marketing communications issues and how marketers define and solve problems, and will gain an appreciation of how the marketing communications function relates to other business functions. Based in the School of Business, Economics and Informatics, the Department of Management is an internationally recognised centre of excellence in teaching, research and consultancy in the broad field of management. Our academic staff are active researchers as well as enthusiastic teachers, and regularly publish cutting-edge articles in the world's leading journals. We have particular research strengths in international business and strategy, the management of innovation and entrepreneurship, human resource management, corporate governance, sport management and marketing, as well as financial management and accounting. We offer students of all ages and backgrounds a chance to study either part-time or full-time in our department and to gain an internationally recognised University of London qualification. Why study this course at Birkbeck? - Gain insights into marketing communications theory and practice in a range of industries and organisations, so you can identify appropriate practical tools. - Understand the processes and requirements underpinning organisational decision-making, enabling you to contribute to marketing communications management. - Appreciate how marketeres formulate and implement marketing... [-]

Master in Brand Management and Marketing Communication

University of Southern Denmark
Campus Full time September 2017 Denmark Odense

The focus area of the profile is marketing communication process from the corporate to the brand level using advanced, socio-cultural theoretical... [+]

Master in Economics and Business Administration - Brand Management and Marketing Communication (MSc) The focus area of the profile is marketing communication process from the corporate to the brand level using advanced, socio-cultural theoretical perspectives on consumer markets. Students on this profile will have greater knowledge within the subjects that are relevant for this and the competencies to analyse the fundamental social and cultural principles and logics underlying contemporary communication and branding challenges, using advanced ethnographic methods. The student will gain competencies in performing Brand Management at both strategic and tactical level.Finally, the student will gain competencies in analyzing contemporary relationships between marketing communications and branding, the corporation and consumer markets as well as applying contemporary principles of cultural brand management and ethnographic market research methods.... [-]

MSc in Digital Marketing and Communication

Rennes School of Business
Campus Full time 16  September 2017 France Rennes

This programme is designed to examine the principles and process of advertising, digital marketing and marketing communications, with emphasis on the planning, implementation and evaluation of advertising, marketing communications and digital marketing strategies. This is a 16-months programme including 8 months taught courses + 4 months internship (minimum)+ graduating project. [+]

MSc in Communication and Digital Marketing

Emphasis will be given to the regional and global dynamics that influence the strategic and creative direction of promotional campaigns. The programme will also engage students to challenge the impact of new technologies on promotional and media related issues. Overall students will gain the necessary strategic competencies and soft skills in order to assess and evaluate current and future trends that are challenging the theory and function of international communications and digital marketing.

Programme entirely taught in English 

 

Main Courses:

INTERNATIONAL MARKETING COMMUNICATION AND ADVERTISING STRATEGY... [-]


M.Sc in International Business Communications

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)
Campus Full time Part time 16 - 60  January 2018 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

The Master of Science in International Business Communication focuses on business and corporate communication in multinational business environments. [+]

M.Sc. in International Business Communications The Master of Science in International Business Communication focuses on business and corporate communication in multinational business environments. The interface of communication is between corporate communication, language and management. This programme is specifically designed to provide a broad and extensive knowledge of international and intercultural communication. The students will focus on how culture affects communication. Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate; OR Bachelor’s degree or equivalent but for CGPA below 2.50; can be accepted provided that the candidates must have 5 years working experience in relevant field. Graduates of equivalent qualifications who have several years of relevant industry experience. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above or TOEFL 550 or above. Who should attend This programme is ideal for executives, managers and professionals who wish to become effective communication managers in today’s complex global environment. Our programme provides students with the opportunity to study various aspects of business and corporate communication knowledge, theories, techniques , media technologies and skills. Career paths for MIBC graduates include corporate communications, marketing communications, management consulting, public relations and advertising in international business environments. The Benefits of This Programme On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to : Develop skills to be employed in an advisory or practical managerial capacity in international communications Manage business and corporate communication in multinational business... [-]

Master in Corporate and Marketing Communications (MSc)

Middlesex University London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  October 2017 United Kingdom UK Online London + 2 more

Across multiple sectors the utilisation of multi-channel communication strategies is growing and with this so is demand for professionals with expertise in this exciting field. Reflecting this need for a more corporate perspective and strategic approach to communications this course, developed with industry experts, is designed for new graduates with a background in marketing, media, management and social sciences, and practitioners seeking career development. The course also has a strong emphasis on the application of theory to practice through activities such real-life case studies, problem-solving exercises and a residential week with industry professionals [+]

Master of Science Programs in Communication. The importance of marketing communication in delivering clear, consistent and competitive messages about an organisation and its products is crucial to organisational success. Rather than seeing marketing communications as creating favourable brand images merely in the eyes of consumers, the field has witnessed a renewed focus on the effects of communication on the multiple stakeholders organisations address, including their employees and the media. Why study MSc Corporate and Marketing Communications at Middlesex University? Across multiple sectors the utilisation of multi-channel communication strategies is growing and with this so is demand for professionals with expertise in this exciting field. Reflecting this need for a more corporate perspective and strategic approach to communications this course, developed with industry experts, is designed for new graduates with a background in marketing, media, management and social sciences, and practitioners seeking career development. The course also has a strong emphasis on the application of theory to practice through activities such real-life case studies, problem-solving exercises and a residential week with industry professionals The course focuses on three strands key to the field; ‘Strategic Analysis and Thinking’ enhances understanding of markets, and the application of critical and analytic methods in solving communications problems; ‘Execution’ develops skills around writing and presenting communications plans and advertising briefs; and ‘Tools, Media and Settings’ contextualises the use of both traditional and innovative modes of communication in different settings, whether social, national or global. Course Highlights Covers fundamentally important subjects such as media strategy and consumer... [-]

MSc Media and Communications

Brunel University: College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences
Campus Full time September 2017 United Kingdom Uxbridge

This well-established postgraduate course is taught as an intensive year-long programme and offers students an interdisciplinary approach to the study of new media and communications practices. [+]

About the course This well-established postgraduate course is taught as an intensive year-long programme and offers students an interdisciplinary approach to the study of new media and communications practices. It aims to explore: How does the media shape culture and society? What role does the media play in people's lives? Is the media creating a global culture? Are audiences now producers? Do social networking sites influence personal communication? Are young people disconnected from traditional politics? The Media and Communications course focuses on the rapid changes in global media and communications and their social and cultural consequences within an international context. Students have the opportunity to meet professionals working in the broadcast, advertising and marketing industries and we also organise field trips (e.g. to the BBC TV Centre). The Master’s course combines theoretical and empirical study of the media including issues of media audiences together with the study of developments in information and communication technologies. The department scored highly in the 2008 RAE exercise with a rating that made it the top department of its size in the UK. We have a long tradition of research in Sociology and Communications and all of our staff are research active. Aims The course will meet the needs of advanced students with backgrounds in media, sociology and other relevant disciplines. The course is also perfectly suited for professionals in the communications/broadcast industry seeking to gain a more sociologically informed understanding of those industries. Special Features This postgraduate course is taught by leading academics in... [-]

MSc in Communications and Multimedia Engineering

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg FAU
Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Nürnberg

Communications and Multimedia Engineering [+]

Master of Science Programs in Communication. Contents of the degree programme Digital/Mobile Communications Digital/Statistical/Speech and Audio Signal Processing Channel Coding Image and Video Compression Research Internship Information Theory Non-Technical Electives Technical Electives Soft Skills, Languages Master’s thesis Occupational fields Research and development for international and internationally orientated companies;new high-tech technologiesScientific research and teaching International Semester(s) abroad (only available in German) Partner universities of the Faculty of Engineering Qualification requirements Relevant Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) with above-average success Language requirements Good English proficiency required, e.g. Unicert II, 79 points in TOEFL iBT Student Services fee The contribution of students currently amounts to 42 Euro per semester. An additional charge of 70 Euro covers the mandatory basic “semester ticket”, a transit pass that provides students with unlimited access to public transportation in the metropolitan region Nürnberg from 7pm to 6am weekdays and around the clock on weekends (for an optional charge the pass can be valid around the clock every day). [-]