|Study location||Belgium, Brussels, Etterbeek|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
A Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies.
The Admission Board will evaluate the applications on an individual basis and can obligate the applicant to complete an individual preparatory programme for students with an Academic BA in the Human and Social Sciences for up to *24 ECTS and up to 30 ECTS for students with an Academic BA in other discipline.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
If your documents are not in English, French or Dutch they have to be officially tranlsated (by a sworn translator) into one of these 3 languages
It is required that you send verified copies of the entry qualification documents directly to the university by postal mail. Important! Never send original documents by post!
Applications are accepted from the following territories (based on citizenship): European Union.
CAE: 176 overall
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
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.
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.
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!