Media & Communications

Media & Communications

With the rising diversity and creativity of the media and communication industry, degrees in the field of media and communication studies are also becoming increasingly common. Media and Communication include the history and impact of various types of media on culture as well as the way they can be used to convey different messages. These courses draw on elements from social sciences and humanities, but mass media and communication studies remain the central focus. Students are exposed to a number of theories and studies that examine the role of the media in culture and can discuss the effect of the media on feminism, conflict, race, crime, body image, politics and sport. The methods used to produce films, documentaries, electronic media, radio technology and video games are also covered in media and communications degrees. Courses focus on reinforcing verbal and written communication skills and introducing students to various digital media concepts and theories. Students learn various skills of information management and distribution techniques and methods and acquiring essential skills for success in this field will build a path for a successful career in the Information Age, including writing, reasoning, problem solving, ethics and independent research. It will also introduce students to all the various ways in which people distribute and absorb information, so that they can not only understand the media, but also shape and guide it into the future. Graduates with a Media and Communications degree can work in various fields including public relations, broadcasting, journalism, writing, and filmmaking.

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Public Relations

Public relations is the science of communication that deals with providing a particular audience with knowledge from an agency or public figure. PR practitioners advertise their clients' products, services or photos, including public figures, business and industrial companies, governmental bodies or non-profit organizations. By writing and circulating news releases or organizing and conducting press conferences to gain attention, they work closely with mass media practitioners. A degree in public relations equips you with strong communication and promotional skills needed to manage the reputation of important clients and influence the opinion of media. Graduates in Public Relations can find opportunities to work as: advertising account executive, advertising copywriter, event manager, marketing executive, media researcher, public affairs consultant and many more.
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Journalism

Journalism is the practice of collecting data on events, problems and developments and presenting them to large audiences as news. The data is supplied through various mass media, including print, broadcast and the online world. While you study journalism, you can learn how to work in a newsroom, how to identify sources and how to deliver facts to the public, using different platforms and concentrating on various subjects and target audiences for both print and online journalism. You will also have chances and plenty of realistic project work to complete work experience. Career options for graduates in Journalism include: reporter, technical journalist, publisher, content creator, news presenter, freelancers, media managers, book editors and so on.
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Communications

Communications is the analysis of the laws, signs and social structures used to transmit and receive messages is. On behalf of brands and organizations who want to get heard, the Communications degree program will give you the tools and information required to manage existing and emerging platforms. The field of communication intersects with psychology, sociology, linguistics and politics as well. A Communication degree focuses on effective communication through a variety of means including print, web, social media, mass media, and spoken word. Communication degree touches a variety of relatable and enjoyable subjects such as news journalism, entertainment production, marketing, event planning and others that revolve around transmitting, sharing or exchanging ideas. Graduates in Communication can work as: meeting/event planner, media planner, social media manager, business reporter, human resource specialist, brand manager, sales representative, and others.
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Media Management

Media management is a business administration field that deals with coordinating and managing media professionals' teams, multiple platforms and technology of mass communication, media and entertainment productions, and more. In general, media management courses focus on the study of general methods of management, the functioning of various media styles, communication and competitive techniques, marketing models, corporate responsibility, intellectual property law, and more. Media managers use organizational skills, marketing techniques, media economic awareness, and the knowledge of various software technologies in media production. Graduates in Media management degree can work in various work fields such as marketing, advertising, public relations, publishing and others. You can get job options such as: marketing manager, media specialist, advertising manager, public relations director, communication specialist and so on.
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Media Studies & Mass Media

Media Studies teaches students about media channels, concentrating on mass media and its history, material, and social effects. Media studies focuses on theoretical and cultural approach to communication sciences, mass communication, and communication studies. Media studies also uses principles and approaches from other areas, such as sociology, anthropology, psychology, politics, economics, or philosophy. Mass media refers to the applied study of various methods and technologies used by large audiences to promote the exchange of information. Students learn about traditional and modern mass media. Mass media studies emphasizes on topics such as mass media history and its social effects, with an in-depth understanding of communication theory and an empirical approach to new media growth. Graduates in Media studies and mass media can work as: journalist, media planner, broadcast producer, market researcher, social media manager, public relations consultant, copywriter, and so on.
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Media Marketing

Media marketing degree teaches strategies and techniques used by businesses through various media or method to sell their products, services and brands. Social networking, search engines, e-mail, blogs, pamphlets, audio networks and video networks are some of the most common media outlets. The main advantage of media marketing is that monitoring the effects of the campaigns is simpler. Although it is easier to track down the effects of the campaign, creating content that stands out from the crowd, attracting funds, and creating a trustworthy brand image are some of the challenges. Graduates in Media marketing can develop their career as a: public relations specialist, content writer, public relations managers, market research analyst, advertising, promotions and marketing managers and so on.
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Film Photography & Media

Film, photography and media degree teaches students about the historical, conceptual and critical aspects of films and the art of taking and editing digital and analog images. Students of Film, Photography & Media degrees will study topics such as Commercial Photography, Photojournalism, Film Interpretation, the History of Media, and more. Film degrees explore the complex relationship between film and television, the fascinating progress of the film industry, what are the main steps of film production as well as filming techniques, tricks, and ways of interacting and communicating ideas to the audience. Photography degree programs are the first step for professional photographers to explore digital and analog photography and ways to express powerful messages by capturing static moments. While a Media degree explores ways to combine film and photography with other visual tools such as digital integration. Graduates in Film, Photography and Media can work as: broadcast presenter, film director, film/video editor, production designer, television camera operator, television/film/video producer and many more.
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Translation & Interpreting

Translation and interpreting involves converting written or spoken text from one language to another. Interpretation refers to oral translation or by sign language, while translation deals with written materials. Professionals in the field have advanced knowledge of the languages used, but the topic of translation must also be fully understood. Different records are used by translators, including literary texts, online copies, records, legal articles, instructional guides, brochures and more. In various settings, such as international conferences and gatherings, corporate meetings, video lectures, or criminal justice hearings, interpreters facilitate contact. Interpreting and translation relates to disciplines such as language studies, linguistics, comparative literature and cultural studies. Graduates in Translation and Interpreting can work as: medical interpreter, sign language interpreter, literary translator, document translator, legal or judicial interpreters or translators, and more.
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