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MScCommunication Studies: New Media and Society in Europe

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The Master of Communication Studies is a one-year (60 ECTS) academic master with a focus on New Media and Society in Europe. This unique English language programme focuses on the rapidly changing field of media and communication in a European context. The programme takes an original interdisciplinary approach and allows students to concentrate on business, policy and/or user aspects of new media.

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This Master of Communication Studies gives you the unique opportunity to study in an environment with all European institutions right at hand. The European Union plays a crucial role in media and communication policies. It has tried to foster a single European market in media and services. Through several large programmes, it has stimulated innovation and the emergence of a European Information Society. The European Commission’s current Digital Agenda for Europe sets the framework for the coming years. In this master programme, you will gain an understanding of European policy and policymaking in the fields of media, innovation and the internet.

Career opportunities

Graduates of communication studies develop the necessary multidisciplinarity and flexibility to perfectly the current changing and demanding job market. You can opt for a variety of career paths, for instance in media companies working at the European level, European institutions or lobby organisations trying to influence Europe’s innovation and communication policies. The VUB helps you to take your first steps on the job market with workshops, networking events, job fairs, tips and tricks for interviews, and a dynamic Alumni network. All an ambitious student needs!

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