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MSc in Communication: Media Management

Università della Svizzera italiana
Length: 2 years
Study pace: Full time
Education level: Master's degree
Scholarships available: Yes
Location: Lugano
Language: English

Program description

Program description

Get a Jump Start into the Media and Communication Industry

This Master in Media Management programme gives the chance to study fundamental aspects how media companies operate and to deepen the understanding of the managerial activities of such companies (economical structures, politics of the field, research, creation and building of products and services, legal management, etc,).

The study programme involves also an analysis of the production and diffusion processes of editorial content of different kinds: newspapers, books, TV and radio programs, films, online contents.

The goal of the Master is to train professionals who, based on the acquired knowledge about the characteristics of the media, can fulfill project, coordination, and control tasks of production and distribution processes within publishing, broadcasting, audiovisual and electronic companies.

Admission requirements

This program is open to all students who obtained a Bachelor degree at an acknowledged university in communication, human and social sciences.

Students who come from a university of Applied sciences can be admitted in the Master with an additional study plan that can range between 30 and 60 ECTS


For the academic year 2018/2019, the Foundation for the Lugano Faculties of the Università della Svizzera italiana will award a total of 60 one-off study grants of the amount of CHF 4'000 each. The merit-based grants are given to the students admitted to the first year of a USI Master programme starting in September 2018.

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Università della Svizzera italiana

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USI Università della Svizzera italiana is a member of the Swiss university system and the only Italian-speaking university in Switzerland. It is a multi-lingual university with courses taught in Italian and English and it has a strong international orientation. USI’s...

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Università della Svizzera italiana

Via Giuseppe Buffi 13,
6900 Lugano

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