Media Communications (MA)


The MA in Media Communications gives participants, either working professionals or recent graduates, unparalleled educational opportunities and exceptional access to global decision-makers.

91 percentDesigned for adaptability to each student’s academic aspirations and life interests, the program combines strong grounding in core subjects with critical thinking projects whose outcomes can apply to professional endeavors in top-tier institutions, businesses and NGOs.

The Media Core

Students who master the program’s key components, including international communications, media law, project and production management, research and theory are highly valued in today’s working world. The program core, half of the MA, is taught by experts in the field thereby helping students gain the needed confidence and applicable media skills.

The Electives

The remaining half of the program encourages students to develop projects and thereby build their expertise in a variety of ways. Participants focus on media production (interactive, documentary, journalism), marketing and branding strategies or media management. Research topics can include human rights, biotrade, media technologies and the environment. Such opportunities normally involve key global decision-makers located in Geneva’s international community. Cross-curricular interactions between Media Communications and other disciplines (International Relations or Business) are encouraged.

Networking and Connections

Media students are provided multiple possibilities to generate qualitative professional relationships during their program. They develop a useful network with professors and other practicing professionals as they prepare to progress within the global Media community. In addition, the department schedules a relevant series of lectures, workshops and conferences, allowing students to access experts in media and related fields. Program participants may expand their perspective through international travel and study within Webster University’s network of campuses.


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