BA Communication and Media Science


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Because all is communication and communication is in all.

Have you ever thought about the powerful impact communications has on the world? If you want to develop the skills to influence and inform others using verbal, non-verbal and visual techniques across different kinds of media, Communication and Media Science is for you!

Our Bachelor in Communication and Media Science will provide you with competitive knowledge in communication, marketing, public relations and media. You will dive deeper into a variety of modules. There is a strong practical emphasis embedded into the programme. Students find studying communications enjoyable, interesting and highly relevant to the workplace and everyday lives. You have the opportunity to gain professional experience by undertaking a short internship in your second year.

You will study the foundations of communications and social sciences, such as sociology, political science and philosophy before you steadily extend your knowledge to marketing psychology, digital marketing, semiotics and media economics.

You will acquire strategic communication skills and a fundamental understanding of digital public life and organisational communication.

The strong emphasis on soft skill development, interpersonal skills and applied communications theory will mould you into a competitive graduate, ready for a vast array of roles in the international labour market.

Our programme is student-centred and project-oriented delivering the optimal blend of knowledge and experience.

Programme Information

ECTS: 180
Duration: 6 semesters (3 years)
Teaching hours: approx. 12 -16 hours/week
Includes internship: Compulsory (80 hours)
Start date: 12 September 2022

Tuition fees (EEA): 590 000 HUF (≈ € 1 750*) per semester
Total tuition fees (EEA): 3 540 000 HUF (≈ €10 500*)
Tuition fees (Non-EEA): € 2 900 per semester
Total tuition fees (Non-EEA): € 17 400

*Fees conversion amount may vary due to exchange rates.

The tuition fees may change, check back to the page for updates.


Programme Specification

What you will study
Core Modules*

Year 1

  1. The Realm of Communication
  2. Strategic Communication
  3. Culture and Communication
  4. Social Science Research Methods 

 

Year 2

  1. Communication and Cognition
  2. Media Communication
  3. Visual and Virtual Communication
  4. Psycholinguistics

 

Year 3

  1. Business Negotiation
  2. Intercultural Communication
  3. PR and Marketing Communication
  4. Press Photography, Documentary and Campaign Film Making 

* The above is not an exhaustive list. Corvinus University of Budapest reserves the right to change modules.

Application Requirements 

  • A completed secondary education (you will need to receive the final certificate and a full transcript until 12 July 2021 the latest and send them to us)
  • Take part in a preliminary interview
  • Minimum B2 knowledge in English, proven by a certificate
  • A valid passport

Hungarian citizens can only apply trough felvi.hu.

For Hungarian citizens, find the application requirements and process here:

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Preparatory Programme

If you do not meet the requirements, you can apply for our preparatory programme.

Note: there are three ways to apply to Corvinus as an international student:

  1. Self-funded route (all applicants)
  2. Stipendium Hungaricum route – non-EU applicants only, further restrictions apply
  3. Diaspora scholarship route - non-EU nationals with Hungarian heritage only, further restrictions apply

Dear Applicant!

You need to prepare for the future. This requires skills and knowledge that offer opportunities for development. Today, according to all domestic and international analysts, the most important labour market skill is communication. Communication is therefore the key to the future, both professionally and privately. In our training, we put this key in your hands: you can acquire interpersonal, organizational and media communication skills that will open the doors to you, both online and offline. Join us and discover together how you can become a professional, successful and effective communicator!

Dr. Tamás Bokor
Programme Director,
Communication and Media Science BA

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Accreditations and Rankings

#401-500 Times Higher Education Ranking By Subject

In Social Sciences Studies for 2021.

What our students think

Ana Cuesta Lopez
5th semester
Colombia

“Studying Communication and Media Science at Corvinus has opened my eyes to a world of opportunities. I enjoy each of the modules offered and take the most out of the challenges that come along my training. The programme is quite practical, especially in the last 3 semesters – expect multiple big projects, an internship and plenty of new knowledge to obtain. Best part is that the programme covers all fields of communication, which means that you will have a variety of options to choose from if you would like to obtain a master’s degree.”

Career Opportunities

Our students are able to find work as Media Specialists, PR and Marketing Experts and as Digital & Social Media Managers.

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