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Media degrees abroad

Media is an exciting and constantly evolving sector that impacts nearly all aspects of our lives, covering everything from television and cinema to social media and blogs. By studying media or media studies abroad you’ll examine how it influences and reflects society, as well as gaining creative and practical skills for a career in the industry.

Media is a broad subject that can cover a huge number of areas including journalism, communication, broadcast, marketing, PR, advertising and many more. It’s possible to study a degree that focuses on each of these specific subjects, or you can study a joint honors program like communication and media or film and media.

You can study media all over the world, and choosing to attend a university abroad means you’ll get to choose from the best programs. You will also get a unique perspective on how the media works in another country that could give you an advantage when you look to start your career.

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Media program structure

You can study media at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, with some universities offering doctorate degrees in certain fields. At bachelor’s level, you will study over three or four years to earn a BA, or if you go to a US liberal arts college you’ll study media as a major or minor subject.

At master’s level you are able to study media as a stand-alone subject, and it is usually offered as an MA. Some universities offer research based master’s programs you can study, known as an MRes (master of research). Most master’s programs will take one or two years to complete, and a PhD can take up to six years of study.

Some programs let you add an extra year that you can spend working in industry gaining valuable experience. Most modules will be delivered through lectures, small group seminars, workshops and practical production sessions. Common assessment methods include essays, oral presentations, portfolios and exams.

The exact program structure and content of each media or media studies program will be unique to each university, but there are some common subjects and modules you can expect to study, including:

  • International journalism
  • Visual media
  • Filmmaking
  • Production studies (TV and radio)
  • Understanding audiences
  • Public relations
  • Media ethics
  • Mobile media cultures
  • Online storytelling

Types of media degrees

Media study abroad programs

Media undergraduate programs

Bachelor's in media

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    Art: Media: and Design: Studio Art - BFA DePaul University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    43,665 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 43,665 USD

    Start date
    September
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    Arts, Media and Culture - BA Trinity Western University, Canada

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    16,822 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 22,800 CAD

    Start date
    September, January
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    Cultural Studies: Film & Media - BA/BA (Hons) Trent University, Canada

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    19,324 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 26,191 CAD

    Start date
    January, May
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    Fashion Design, Merchandising, and Media: Merchandising, Marketing, and Retail - BA Florence University of the Arts, Italy

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    7,386 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 6,825 EUR

    Start date
    May, August, January
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    Communication and Media - BA (Hons) (with foundation) Bournemouth University, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    20,572 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,250 GBP

    Start date
    September
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Associate in media

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    Journalism/Media Studies: Advertising/Public Relations - AA College of Southern Nevada, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    11,048 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 11,048 USD

    Start date
    June, August, January
    Show program overview about Journalism/Media Studies: Advertising/Public Relations
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    Media and Languages - AA Riverside City College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    10,440 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 10,440 USD

    Start date
    June, August, February
    Show program overview about Media and Languages

Diploma in media

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    Acting for Media - OCDip George Brown College, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    14,201 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 19,248 CAD

    Start date
    January, September
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    Digital Communications and Media - Dip Lethbridge College, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    11,067 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 15,000 CAD

    Start date
    September
    Show program overview about Digital Communications and Media
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    Makeup for Media and Creative Arts - Dip Sheridan College, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    14,392 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 19,507 CAD

    Start date
    September, January
    Show program overview about Makeup for Media and Creative Arts

Certificate in media

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    Media and Communications (Foundation) - Cert Bournemouth University International College, UK

    Program type
    Undergraduate certificate
    Duration
    10 months
    Annual tuition fee
    18,698 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 14,770 GBP

    Start date
    September
    Show program overview about Media and Communications Foundation Certificate

Pathway in media

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    Art: Design and Media - UGP Nottingham Trent International College (at Nottingham Trent University), UK

    Program type
    Undergraduate pathway
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    21,901 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 17,300 GBP

    Start date
    May, September, January, February
    Show program overview about Art, Design and Media
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    Art: Design and Media: Foundation Certificate - FD University of Brighton International College, UK

    Program type
    Undergraduate pathway
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    22,585 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 17,840 GBP

    Start date
    September, January, May
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    Business, Media and Social Sciences - FD University of Sussex, UK

    Program type
    Undergraduate pathway
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    23,610 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 18,650 GBP

    Start date
    September, November, January
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    Humanities, Creative Arts and Media - FD University of York International Pathway College, UK

    Program type
    Undergraduate pathway
    Duration
    8 months
    Annual tuition fee
    25,661 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 20,270 GBP

    Start date
    September, January
    Show program overview about Humanities, Creative Arts and Media, Foundation Certificate
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    International Foundation Year: Art, Media & Architecture - UGP University of Huddersfield, UK

    Program type
    Undergraduate pathway
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    17,343 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,700 GBP

    Start date
    October, November, January
    Show program overview about International Foundation Year in Art, Media & Architecture

Media graduate programs

Master's in media

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    Arts (Thesis): Media and Communication - MA (Thesis) University of Canterbury, New Zealand

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    19,548 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 32,000 NZD

    Start date
    May, June, July, August, September, October, November, January, February, March, April
    Show program overview about Arts (Thesis): Media and Communication
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    Climate Change: Policy, Media and Society - MSc (with foundation) Dublin City University, Ireland

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    20 months
    Annual tuition fee
    17,858 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,500 EUR

    Start date
    September
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    Communication and Media: Organizational Communication - MA DePaul University, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    19,344 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 19,344 USD

    Start date
    September, January, March
    Show program overview about Communication and Media: Organizational Communication
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    Communication and Media Studies - MA University of Calgary, Canada

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    4,780 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 6,479 CAD

    Start date
    September
    Show program overview about Communication and Media Studies - MA - Thesis
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    Electrical Engineering: Art, Media and Eng (Tempe Campus) - MSc Arizona State University (in partnership with Kaplan International), USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    26,460 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 26,460 USD

    Start date
    August, January
    Show program overview about Electrical Engineering (Art, Media and Eng), MS

Doctorate in media

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    Games Studies, Games: Media, Culture and Society - PhD Abertay University, UK

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    18,673 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 14,750 GBP

    Start date
    June, October, February
    Show program overview about Games Studies, Games – Media, Culture and Society
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    Media and Communication - PhD University of Canterbury, New Zealand

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    4,336 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 7,099 NZD

    Start date
    May, June, July, August, September, October, November, January, February, March, April
    Show program overview about Media and Communication
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    Media and Communications - PhD University of Nicosia, Cyprus

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    16,234 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 15,000 EUR

    Start date
    June, September, February
    Show program overview about Media and Communications (PhD, 3 Years)
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    Media & Communication - PhD RMIT University, Australia

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    22,493 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 34,560 AUD

    Start date
    July, February
    Show program overview about PhD (Media & Communication)

Diploma in media

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    English and New Media Studies - PGDip Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

    Program type
    Postgraduate diploma
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    20,800 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 34,050 NZD

    Start date
    July, February
    Show program overview about English and New Media Studies

Certificate in media

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    Media and Digital Literacy - PGCert Western Washington University, USA

    Program type
    Postgraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    26,574 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 26,574 USD

    Start date
    January, September
    Show program overview about Media and Digital Literacy
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    English with Drama and Media Studies - PGCE Ulster University, UK

    Program type
    Postgraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    20,660 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,320 GBP

    Start date
    September
    Show program overview about PGCE English with Drama and Media Studies - Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) (Coleraine campus)

Pathway in media

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    Art: Design and Media: Pre-Master’s - PGP University of Brighton International College, UK

    Program type
    Postgraduate pathway
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    23,218 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 18,340 GBP

    Start date
    July, September, January, May
    Show program overview about Art, Design and Media, Pre-Master’s
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    Business, Media and Social Sciences, Pre Masters - PGP University of Sussex, UK

    Program type
    Postgraduate pathway
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    23,420 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 18,500 GBP

    Start date
    September, November, January, April
    Show program overview about Business, Media and Social Sciences - Pre Masters
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    Education, Media and Social Sciences - PGP University of York International Pathway College, UK

    Program type
    Postgraduate pathway
    Duration
    8 months
    Annual tuition fee
    28,383 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 22,420 GBP

    Start date
    September, January
    Show program overview about Education, Media and Social Sciences, Pre-Master's
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    Media and Communications (Pre-Master’s) - PGP Bournemouth University International College, UK

    Program type
    Postgraduate pathway
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    19,787 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 15,630 GBP

    Start date
    September
    Show program overview about Media and Communications, Pre-Master’s

Future media careers

There are a huge number of areas you can work in as a media graduate. Although most students will look to start a career in a media industry, the skills you’ll learn will be transferable to many different sectors.

Some of the most popular careers for media studies graduate include:

  • Broadcast journalist
  • Media researcher
  • Advertising media buyer
  • Public relations officer
  • Social media manager
  • Media producer (TV, film, video etc)
  • Presenter
  • Copywriter

If your program offers internships, use this opportunity to get experience in the industry and to make some useful connections. If you’re unsure exactly what you want to do after graduation, use the university’s career services for advice and guidance.