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MACommunication and Media Studies

Eötvös Loránd University
Hungary, 1053 Budapest
Faculty of Humanities Hungary, Budapest
Tuition fee €2,200 per semester
Application fee €150 one-time

The application fee is non-refundable

Examination fee €100 one-time
More information

elte.hu/en/communication-and-media-ma 

Overview

Short description
The master’s degree prepares you for a high-level of intellectual activity and scientific careers. For those who want to work after completing their training, the media and communications industry offers a wide range of employment opportunities. The training also prepares you to continue your studies at the doctoral level.
Those who choose the specialization in communication and media studies will become professionals with a thorough social science background, who will orient themselves in the medialization processes that can be considered a crucial issue of contemporary social phenomena, research and teach them independently as lecturers or researchers.
The communication and media specialist specialization trains professionals with a social and humanities background and practical skills who work in various fields of the contemporary media and communication industry as leaders, editors, programmers, international project managers, communication experts, media consultants, specialist journalists.
This program is recommended to applicants who are interested in the social sciences, contemporary public life, society and culture, and the social and cultural role of the media and new technologies. Those who like to write and read a lot, who like to participate in teamwork, make their own productions.
Applicants for the Communication and Media Studies MA graduate in a field of study with two specializations (Media Cultural Journalism and Digital Business Communication) that enables them to enter some of the subfields in EU Nomenclature of Creative Industries (Books, Newspapers and magazines, Music, Performing arts, TV, Film, Radio, Video games, Visual arts, Architecture, Advertising).

Specializations:

The program includes two specializations:
1. Cultural Journalism Specialization
2. Digital Business Communication Specialization

Strength of program
If you are preparing for a career in social sciences or humanities, ELTE guarantees the scientific quality through the scientific training and performance of its lecturers, its international relations and the system of education based on personal consultations, which greatly supports scientific work. The simplest first step on the road to an international scientific career is ELTE Media.
On the other hand, if you see yourself as an online content developer, marketer or PR, cultural entrepreneur, employee of an international organization or start-up in five years, you can achieve this through practical courses and craft classes advertised for BA undergraduates and media specializations. Dozens of young former ELTE Media students teach in the media majors as lecturers, educating students as professionals in the creative industry.

Programme structure

Find the detailed structure of the program on the site of the Faculty:
www.btk.elte.hu/master-programmes

Career opportunities

Career opportunities
With an MA in Communication and Media Studies in English, graduates can work in a professional field defined by a convergent body of knowledge, skills and motivation in the creative industries, which, according to recent data, accounted for almost 5% of EU GDP, while the construction and it is the third most populous professional field in the EU after the hospitality industry.

Job examples
—University professor, media researcher
—In online or print magazines as a cultural journalist, reporter, editor, presenter
—In the press department of civil and state bodies
—In the PR and marketing departments of international companies
—a social media manager for multinational companies
—As a spokesperson, press relations officer

Apply now! September 2021/22
Application start
Feb 1, 2021
Application deadline
Apr 15, 2021 23:59:59
Europe/Budapest time
Studies commence
Sep 7, 2021
Apply now! September 2021/22
Application start
Apr 16, 2021
Application deadline
Jun 30, 2021 23:59:59
Europe/Budapest time
Studies commence
Sep 7, 2021

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! September 2021/22
Application start
Feb 1, 2021
Application deadline
Apr 15, 2021 23:59:59
Europe/Budapest time
Studies commence
Sep 7, 2021
Apply now! September 2021/22
Application start
Apr 16, 2021
Application deadline
Jun 30, 2021 23:59:59
Europe/Budapest time
Studies commence
Sep 7, 2021

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States