Our MA in Communication and Media Studies will develop you into a communication and media expert.
You will hone essential soft skills (including presentation, persuasion and communication skills). You will also become a communications strategist and leader – capable of managing teams, projects, campaigns and organisations. Our graduates progress to careers in public relations (PR), media and marketing/communication roles in all kinds of organisations and sectors.
You will gain a deep understanding of interpersonal, social, strategic (planned) and new media communication, the managing of media and the planning of creative campaigns.
You will get acquainted with a variety of concepts and theories through our student-centred, project-based teaching methods – making your learning experience more impactful, interesting and practical.
Our experienced professors blend academic and professional expertise to provide you with the tools and understanding, necessary to go forward in your career as a communication expert. From psychology to digital publics, you will have a better grasp of how communication works and how to utilise your new skills to get the best possible outcomes!
Another unique benefit of studying Communications and Media in Budapest, at Corvinus, is the highly international environment and community. You will meet people from all over the world on your programme. Budapest also offers exceptional employment opportunities. Not only are there 150+ multinational companies with headquarters here, but the city is also a filmmaking hub. Plenty of Hollywood A-list actors and directors have shot films you’ve seen in Budapest!
This programme is the natural fit for students with an academic background in communications, media, PR or marketing. However, we accept graduates from an array of disciplines including liberal arts, economic sciences, law, IT, arts, art communication and social sciences fields (provided you meet the compulsory credit requirements stated below).
Duration: 4 semesters (2 years)
Teaching hours: 10-16 hours/week
Includes internship: Compulsory (? hours)
Start date: 12 September 2022
Tuition fees (EEA): 560 000 HUF (≈ € 1 600*) per semester
Total tuition fees (EEA): 2 240 000 HUF (≈ € 6 300*)
Tuition fees (Non-EEA): € 2 900 per semester
Total tuition fees (Non-EEA): € 11 600
*Fees conversion amount may vary due to exchange rates.
* The above is not an exhaustive list. Corvinus University of Budapest reserves the right to change modules.
There are two remarkable scholarship opportunities available to Non-EU international students:
Both scholarships entitle you to:
Eligibility requirements apply, so please click on “Scholarship opportunities” for more information.Scholarship opportunities
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:
In Hungary, there are legal pre-requisite credit requirements to study graduate programmes.
Please make sure you meet the minimum requirements for this programme before applying.
You will need a minimum of 30 ECTS constituted from any of the following areas:
Business and Management, Network Communication, Human Resources, Cultural Anthropology, Science of Culture, Communication, Marketing, Media Theory, Media Culture, Media Literacy, Work Psychology, Foundations of Interculture, Society of Arts, Philology, International Communication, Sociology, Social Psychology, Public Relations (PR)
Tip: to quickly calculate your credits in ECTS, divide learning hours by 30!
Learning hours should be formally described, but can be constituted of classroom hours, private study and assessment.
I am glad to welcome you to this information page about the Communication and Media Studies MA programme at the Corvinus University of Budapest! The University provides this two-years (four-semester) programme in English as well as in Hungarian. Communication and media are crucial in our contemporary world and will have a growing importance in the future. Thus, communication and media professionals will undoubtedly find a highly appreciated career and vocation within a short time after graduation. Our programme provides the necessary skills, knowledge, and experiences for that career path. I hope to see you soon in September as a Master’s student at our University.
Dr. Antal Szántay