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Media Studies


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Stay tuned to changes in the media. Track developments in the sector, explore its pervasive impact and clout, and launch a top-flight career in a professional field or research.

Erasmus University is a top-rated university with a strong international outlook in a modern, cosmopolitan city. Our master Media Studies focuses on a vital and rewarding field of study, that will help you understand contemporary global society, and successfully, and jump-start a career.

In this programme, you explore the internationalisation of media and communications, and learn to understand the role of cultural, conomic and political developments in this transformation. You are trained to grasp and respond to complex problems in media, business, culture and society, and go on to a career in research or in any of a number of fields in the public or private sector such as management, marketing, public relations, journalism or consultancy.

Master in Media studies offers the following specialisations:

  • Digitalisation, Surveillance & Societies
  • Media and Business
  • Media and Creative Industries
  • Media, Culture and Society




Master of Arts


1 year

ECTS credits



Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2023/2024

€ 2,314


Application requirements

Academic writing, analytical skills and international background.

You hold a university Bachelor's degree in the social sciences or the humanities. Applicants for Media & Business with a BSc in Business Administration are also admissible.

You have basic knowledge of the field of media and communication and social scientific research methods.

To be admitted, you must satisfy the following requirements: * TOEFL ( (Test of English as a Foreign Language) with a minimum overall score of 100 in the internet based test, 250 in the computer-based test or 600 in the paper test. * IELTS (International English Language Testing System) with a minimum score of 7.0 ( * CAE (Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English): grade B * CPE (Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English): grade A or B If you have not yet

Check when you can start and what you have to pay!

Tuition fees  
€ 2,314
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Tuition fees  
€ 2,530
€ 18,800
€ 12,700
Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '24 15 May '24 15 Apr '24
1 Sep '24 15 Apr '24 15 Apr '24


You can check if you're eligible for scholarships that apply to this course.

Orange Knowledge Programma (OKP)

The Orange Knowledge Programme aims to contribute to a society's sustainable and inclusive development. Its scholarships are open to mid-career professionals in specific countries.


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