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Media & Communications Online - Bachelor's, Master's, Doctor Ph.D. Degree.

 

Faculty of Arts & Humanities via distance learning

 

Faculty of Arts & Humanities

 

 

Media & Communications via distance learning

 

This program of media and communications studies the means and effects on society of various forms of media, as well as the way that they can be used to communicate different messages. It shows how to craft messages depending on the media, and how to reach audiences. It presents an interdisciplinary study that integrates journalism, broadcasting, marketing, public relations and other forms of mass communication with the technological platforms and advances of a continuously evolving media.

 

Academic Supervisor : Isabel del Rio Villar
More information about this academic supervisor at Bircham University Human Network. More info...

 

Media & Communications Online via distance learning

Specialist, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctor - Media & Communications.

 

This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctor) Degree Programs. This academic program is designed at the postgraduate level (Master’s or Doctoral). This module may also be adapted to complete the course requirements of Specialist, Expert Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree. A further option is the enrollment into each of the courses listed within this specialization module. This module may be combined or completed with other modules from this faculty. For example: Audiovisual Communication - Film Direction & Production - Journalism - Mass Communication Management - Organizational Communication - Social Media Management .

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Media & Communications Online
Tuition Fee: 1.050 Euros (1.350 US$) ... 1.470 Euros (1.890 US$).
Specialist - Expert Diploma Online: 15 ... 21 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Media & Communications via distance learning = 45 Academic credits - Select 5 courses for the online diploma of Specialist or 7 courses for the Expert Diploma from the total of courses from the specialization module.

 

Bachelor's Degree - Media & Communications Online
Tuition Fee: Min. 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) ... Max. 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
Bachelor's Degree Online: 130 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Media & Communications via distance learning = 45 Academic credits + 60 credits in General Education (may be transferred from previous education and professional experience) + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Media & Communications.

 

Master's Degree - Media & Communications Online
Tuition Fee: Min. 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) ... Max. 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online: 36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Media & Communications via distance learning = 45 Academic credits + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Media & Communications. + 13 Academic credits (Research methodology and final project or thesis. More info...).

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Media & Communications Online
Tuition Fee: Min. 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... Max. 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online: 45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Media & Communications via distance learning = 45 Academic credits + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Media & Communications. + 18 Academic credits (Research methodology and final project or thesis. More info...).

 

 

Payment plans are available upon request up to 36 monthly installments. More info...

 

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Media & Communications Online

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):


1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credits (30 hours of study).
You may study any subject as an independent online continuing education course. More info...

 

The Communication Process
This course introduces the processes that govern message delivery and reception. It covers intrapersonal and interpersonal communication, non-verbal communication, language and verbal interaction, group communication, and conflict management. It considers the impact of context, situation, perception, culture, medium, and message on communication.
Academic Supervisor: Eduardo Cano Camarero

Media Influence
This course describes and evaluates various strategies that attempt to explain individuals' and groups' reaction to media. It explores the theories of media influence and public attitude change. It explains what it means (politically, economically, culturally, and morally) to live in a culture in which a major portion of information comes to the citizen through multiple channels of mass communication.
Academic Supervisor: Eduardo Cano Camarero

Consumer Behavior
This course focuses on the major theories needed to understand consumer behavior, such as evoked set, brand loyalty, brand learning and memory, motivation, attitudes and attitude change, perception of innovations, product meaning, lifestyle and personality differences, culture and social class, and family buying influences.
Academic Supervisor: Isabel del Rio Villar

Marketing & Communication
This course examines the concepts and techniques involved in the planning, pricing, promoting, and distribution of goods and services. It provides an analysis of marketing opportunities and threats, researching and selecting target markets, developing and comparing marketing strategies, and consumer marketing versus business-to-business marketing. It deals with the communication process related to marketing problems and the promotional mix. It is specifically applied to the areas of advertising, consumer and trade sales promotion, publicity, public relations and sponsorships, personal selling, and sales management.
Academic Supervisor: Isabel del Rio Villar

Mass Communication
This course examines the historical and contemporary theories of mass media and communication. It addresses the nature, functions, and responsibilities of the mass communication industries in a global environment and emphasizes on media's roles in society. It also explores mass media organizations policies, legal, ethical, and censorship concerns.
Academic Supervisor: Fernando Fernández Sánchez

Media & Communications
This course of media and communications blends mass communication with media platforms and technological breakthroughs to determine the best mode of message delivery. It explores the integration of media communication outlets and the best ways to store and deliver information or data.
Academic Supervisor: Isabel del Rio Villar

Broadcasting
This course discusses the role and effects of broadcasting, in other terms the radio and the television industry. It emphasizes topics such as historical development, media regulations, terminology, and programming. It reviews modern communication technologies, including interactive TV, digital media, Internet, and other computer-based broadcasting technologies.
Academic Supervisor: William Martin Olsen

Mass Media Planning
This course instructs in media-buying decisions, including media reach and frequency assessment, impact strategy, and media and format selections. It deals with the problems, techniques, and strategy of buying advertising space and time effectively and economically in newspapers, magazines, radio, television, and outdoor media. It also shows how good media plans are constructed and executed.
Academic Supervisor: Lorena Cano Camarero

Positioning Strategies
This course defines competition, analyzes competition’s position, strategies, and tactics; and develop competitive strategies and actions to secure and increase market penetration. It examines positioning, competitive analysis, tactics, and strategies.
Academic Supervisor: William Martin Olsen

Advertising & Public Relations
This course examines the theory and practice of advertising and public relations and their functions within the marketing strategy. It provides a detailed examination of the communicative process, and describes the tools used in effective communication to solve, implement, and evaluate communication problems with the aid of advertising and public relations. It explains the role of advertising and public relations in integrated marketing communications, in consumer behavior, and in media and creative planning.
Academic Supervisor: Isabel del Rio Villar

Multimedia Communications
This course provides an appreciation for using the Web and other multimedia for effective communication. It examines both the technology and the principles underlying the use of multimedia resources to enhance the communication process. It explains the business use and development procedures involved in incorporating multimedia into communications.
Academic Supervisor: Ricardo Miralles Damm

Audiovisual Communication
This course addresses ongoing changes in audiovisual communications and new developments in mass communications theory. It explores the key elements of audiovisual messages creation and production with current examples from broadcasting, television, film, Internet, and multimedia.
Academic Supervisor: Ricardo Miralles Damm

Social Media Management
This course of social media management focuses on the process of managing the company or brand online presence on social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter by creating, publishing, and analyzing the content posted. In addition, social media management includes engaging and interacting with social media users. A social media manager is responsible for being the brand on social media, and for its online growth and success.
Academic Supervisor: Thiyagu Nagaraj

Advertising Media Management
This course reviews a full media plan, including the execution and control of effective advertising media programs. It analyzes the characteristics of media and audience and their evaluation, sources of analytical media data, media planning techniques, as well as buying and selling process.
Academic Supervisor: William Martin Olsen

Communication Effectiveness
This course covers research procedures and theories designed to determine the effectiveness of mass communication processes; taking into account clients, media, and agencies. It covers research before and after the communication runs, and evaluates the levels of persuasion achieved. A good research helps design an effective communication to develop brand awareness, image, distinctiveness, encourage buying behavior, and/or reinforce satisfaction.
Academic Supervisor: William Martin Olsen

 

 

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Media & Communications Online via distance learning

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Admission requirements - Media & Communications

Specialist - Expert Diploma, Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, Doctor Ph.D. Degree.

 

For official admission status at Bircham distance education university; you need to send in a filled out, dated, and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from the website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to our address. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in a PDF Format. More info...

 

Bircham International University issues an admission certificate after receiving your complete application for admission. This document will show the amount of credits transferred and validated from previous education and experience, and the amount of credits required to complete the distance learning degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission. More info...

 

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METHOD OF INSTRUCTION: Distance Learning Higher Education

 

This distance learning education program is completed by a traditional correspondence instruction method. Once you sign up for the course, Bircham International University will send you (to your mailing address) the suggested textbooks. After reading the book, you will be asked to write a 20 to 35 pages report that reflect your understanding of the book. This report is equivalent to the exam and can be submitted by email or mail. Bircham International University will evaluate your written work. If passed, BIU will issue the corresponding diploma. For more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring, and evaluation, please read our distance learning education study guide. More info...

 

Students enrolling into this distance education program should be aware that:
1. Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials for successful completion of this program of study.
2. Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of this program of study.
3. Capacity: Any impediment, physical or psychological, to read a book and write a report must be communicated to Bircham International University prior to enrollment into this distance learning program.
4. Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this distance education program.
5. Language: Book reading and report writing in other language than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in any distance learning program.
6. Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs or religion.
7. Age: Check the admission requirements for each distance education degree program. More info...

 

Duration - Media & Communications Online via distance learning

For a program of 21 credits, the estimated time for completion is 21 weeks. For 45 credits, the estimated time for completion will be 45 weeks, and so on. Calculations are approximate. The length of each distance learning degree program is calculated based on an average of 15 hours of learning per week. It also depends on the number of validated credits from previous knowledge and the level of commitment to the studies. More info...

 

All information related to the distance learning degree programs is in English, although you may, upon request and approval, submit the required assignments in other languages.

 

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Faculty of Arts & Humanities via distance learning

Media & Communications Online

Specialist - Expert Diploma, Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, Doctor Ph.D. Degree.