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MScCommunication Studies: New Media and Society in Europe

Tuition fee €2,950.00 per year

The amount of the tuition fee depends on the number of credits you take. Indicated here is the price for 60 credits per year.

Application fee €50.00 one-time

In line with the Teaching and Examination Regulations, students who have not obtained a Flemish degree will need to pay an application fee of 50 euro for each application. The university makes NO exceptions for scholarship students or for students who meet the programme’s academic requirements.

Enrolled students will pay the tuition fee minus the application fee of their specific programme. This means that if you enrol after a positive application, the tuition fee will be reduced with the application fee. Paying multiple application fees will not automatically reduce your tuition fee.

Please note that additional costs for the bank transfer are the sole responsibility of the applicant.

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This English language programme focuses on the rapidly changing field of media and communication in a European context. The programme takes an interdisciplinary approach and allows students to concentrate on business, policy and/or user aspects of new media.

This Master offers

* A high-level education by leading scholars in the field of information and communication technologies, new media and European media * An integrated programme and interdisciplinary approach to new media and society in Europe * Teaching in small groups using interactive teaching methods, stimulating individual participation * A wide variety of specialised courses * Excellent guidance in writing your master thesis by leading scholars in a variety of subject fields * The possibility of writing your thesis in one of the following four languages: English, Dutch, French or German (the last three only on approval) * Close collaboration with researchers from the centre for Studies on Media, Information and Telecommunication (SMIT) and the Institute for European Studies (IES)

Programme structure

The programme consists of two semesters. It comprises one set of compulsory courses and one set of optional courses. The optional courses allow students to focus on three specific fields: business and markets, policy and governance, user aspects of new media and society in Europe. Instead of choosing from the optional courses, students can decide to do an internship.

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Application start
Sep 1, 2018
Application deadline
Sep 1, 2018 23:59
Europe/Vilnius time

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States