Business Communication and Digital Media

Course Information
  • Subject: Communications, Media
  • Level: Master
  • Type of Degree: MSc
  • Cost: EUR 1,951 2015/16

Course description

Business Communication and Digital Media is an English-taught specialisation of the one-year Master's programme in Communication and Information Sciences.

You will focus on communication issues in the area of business communications. You will research how people communicate with one another using a variety of means, and how they process information through language, pictures, sound and computers. For example, you will acquire knowledge about pitfalls and misunderstandings when exchanging information, negotiating or managing conflicts in business settings, and the principles of marketing communications. The emphasis lies on the effects of digital communication on our society and culture. The program in Business Communication and Digital Media enables you to study the consequences/implications of media selection for effective communication transaction.

Careers Prospects

After completing a Master's program with a specialization in Business Communication and Digital Media, you will be able to enter the education, research or business market. You will be able to analyze internal and external communications and to act as a consultant on these matters. You will also be able to give advice about communication tools within organizations. You can pursue an international career in various national or multinational organizations. After the Master's specialization, you can specialize further, as an academic researcher.

Graduates with a specialization in BDM may find positions such as:

  • Web editor
  • Marketing Officer
  • Communications Officer
  • New Media project manager
  • Head of PR and Communications


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