The guiding principle of this programme is that successful media innovations are often not brand new, but rather, they build on existing, recognisable elements. These elements, or codes, are the building blocks that can be found in any media product. In this master, we shed light on these building blocks from different theoretical perspectives. And, once you understand the codes behind a media product, you can make new connections. This is how you arrive at new concepts that are innovative and future-oriented.
The programme has a unique, multidisciplinary approach. Not only will it train you to acquire analytical skills, teach you to look beyond the surface of digital media and distinguish crucial digital processes, but it will also teach you to transform analytical insights into the building blocks by means of which you can design tomorrow’s media products. During this programme, you will design and deliver several concepts.
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The master in Media Innovation is an international study programme with lecturers from across academic and commercial communities in the field of digital media. The programme has a unique, multidisciplinary approach. Not only will it train you to acquire analytical skills, teach you to look beyond the surface of digital media and distinguish crucial digital processes. But it will also teach you to transform analytical insights into the building blocks by means of which you can design tomorrow’s media products.
The master's programme Media Innovation covers 12 months. It comprises:
four themes (47 ECTS)
- Media theory
- Business models
- Media technology
- Research & communication studies
You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Book IELTS
Minimum required score:
The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).
If you want to apply to this master's programme, you should have a bachelor’s degree in the field of Business Administration, Media Studies, Communication Studies, ICT, or another media-related field. Eligible candidates will be invited for an interview.
Apart from educational background and language skills, criteria for admission are also personal qualities and motivation. Work experience in any field is preferred, though a study-related work experience (e.g. work placement) may be accepted as an alternative. Depending on your test results, work experience and the field of study of your first degree, an additional course may be required for admittance to the programme. Shortlisted candidates will be called for an intake interview.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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