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BACommunication and Media Science

Tuition fee €2,500 per semester

Please note that the tuition fees for the academic year 2024/2025 will be annonced a bit later. You can expect a small increase in price, please consider your application accordingly

Application fee €150 one-time
Registration fee €100 one-time
More information

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Overview

The aim of this programme, recognised by Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR), is to train communications professionals who understand the full spectrum of the media market, with special emphasis on the principles and practices of news and programming and the tools of digital communications in the functioning and institutional systems of both the private sector and public administration. Graduates will not only possess the most advanced theoretical knowledge with respect to new media (web 2.0), e-communications, and digitization but will also able to apply those skills to their respective work situations.

Our Communication and Media Science graduates will be able to:

• Understand and use all elements of social media, e-communication and digitalization,
• Know and understand the operational mechanisms of social phenomena and their sub-systems examined by communication and media studies,
• Know the most important factors of the social, structural, economic and political processes determining the field of communications and media,
• Confidently manage print and digital literature resources, social science and media research databases and the tools for their operation and effectively process new knowledge in their field.

Programme structure

Basic knowledge of the social sciences: Basic legal and administrative knowledge, economics, European history and culture, political science, stylistics and creative writing

Professional knowledge: Communication theory, semiotics and visual communication, inter-cultural communication, communication and media law, media, media economics, media and politics, network communication, marketing communication, PR and reputation management, globalization and multiculturalism, news and programming, integrated organizational communication, international digital communication, international negotiation techniques

In addition to the above, it is also possible to acquire a high level of professional language skills throughout the course of this program.

Our BA Communications and Media Science academic programme became the first academic programme in Central and Eastern Europe to be recognised by the CIPR, recognising the quality of the content and the delivery.

Career opportunities

Our graduates will be able to work in positions ranging from the PR and communication departments of multinational companies to communication specialists of government agencies, as journalists and experts in online and print media, as well as radio and TV editors and broadcasters. Employers looking for professionals in the labour market are happy to choose our graduates because they have useful, practical skills in addition to theoretical knowledge. Our graduates can also stand on their own in the areas of public information, information analysis and planning and event management.

Current and prospective students of the BA Communications and Media Science programme of BBU FIMB, regardless whether they study in Hungarian or in English, can refer to this quality seal when applying for jobs in the field of communications and media worldwide, as an evidence of studying in a programme meeting the expectations of the profession and industry.

Our students and graduates can become individual members of CIPR (subject to application fees / grades) and have access to a variety of benefits: professional materials, trainings, certification programmes, networking opportunities and professional events.

Apply now! Fall semester 2023
Application period has ended
Apply now! Fall semester 2024
Application deadline
31 May 2024, 23:59:59
Central European Time
Apply now! Spring semester 2024
Application deadline
15 Dec 2023, 23:59:59
Central European Time

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2023
Application period has ended
Apply now! Fall semester 2024
Application deadline
31 May 2024, 23:59:59
Central European Time
Apply now! Spring semester 2024
Application deadline
15 Dec 2023, 23:59:59
Central European Time

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States