Mass Communication and Global Media

On the global market scene, an extremely innovative program, totally taught in English, a 10 months part time course which allows the acquisition of a specific and high profile training in the communication field, aimed at professionals who wish to rapidly advance their career in the international communication environment.

Executive Education  in Mass Communication and Global Media
1st edition 2013/14 academic year - Languages used for teaching: English 

Scientific Director: Prof. Giovanni Puglisi
Teaching coordinator: Dr. Mario Lubetkin

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Course objectives

The objective of the Executive Master in Mass Communication and Global Media is to provide a high profile specific training in international communication to professionals who want to capitalize their experience through a focused application of a managerial vision to the international constantly changing markets.

This specific study path of the Executive Master helps the creation of a network characterized by specialized figures through as lectures and specifically learning experiences aimed at creating and building professional relationships.

Target audience
The Executive Education in Mass Communication and Global Media is aimed at professionals with experience and/or professional consistency in the area of global communication and to graduates from any discipline, in Italy or abroad. It is required excellent knowledge of English language and of a second foreign language.

Candidates will be evaluated strictly focusing on inclinations and personal attitudes and academic/work background.

Professional opportunities
This Executive Master course provides the necessary skills to build the following professional profiles:

  • International Advisor
  • International media relator
  • Media Analyst
  • International Press Office Operator

Academic programme
The study path, with a very high profile teaching body, both academically, from IULM University, and professionally, with officers directly coming from IPS, takes place over 10 months, on a part-time base, with classes during weekends, and features a combination of theoretical training and practical experience with laboratory activities and individual study sessions.

Teaching programme

  • Theories and Concepts in Media and Communications
  • Media and Globalization
  • Globalization, Conflict and Post-Totalitarianism
  • Media, Technology and Everyday Life
  • Gender and the Media Representation
  • Information, Communication and Knowledge Systems
  • Globalization and Democracy
  • Identity, Transnationalism and the Media
  • Globalization: Economy, Politics and Power
  • Contemporary Urbanism
  • Representation in the Age of Globalization
  • Global Media Industries
  • Multiculturalism, Nationalism and Citizenship
  • New Media Regulation
  • Representations, Institutions and Communities
  • International Media and the Global South
  • Contemporary Issues in Media and Communications Policy
  • Media and Communications Governance
  • Interpersonal Mediated Communication
  • The Urban Revolution
  • Convergence and Information Management

This Executive Education offers an interdisciplinary approach, with training activities divided into sections of lectures, case presentations, workshops and distance learning (telematics, at IULM University of Milan and at the Multi Media Center of the Food and Agriculture Organization - FAO).

There will be intermediate evaluation tests and a final project work, based on a real case study, with a topic agreed in advance with the teachers.The student is required to attend at least 80% of lessons.

At the end of the course, students will receive a Certificate of Executive Master of IULM University.

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Tuition Fee
EU Students: 5.500 € + Vat
Non-EU Students: 6.600 € + Vat

Tuition fee will be divided into three installments.

Application deadline: September 20th 2014
Start: October 2014

Lectures: part time course

IULM University, Milan
IPS - Multi Media Center of the Food and Agriculture Organization - c/o FAO, Roma

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To participate to the selection process a payment of a € 110 + Vat admission fee is required. This amount will be deductible from the first installment upon enrolment. No refund will be due if candidates should not proceed to enrolment or should they not pass the selection.

To apply to the Master, it is necessary to send (or fax) the following documentation to Scuola di Comunicazione IULM:

  • application form
  • a short motivation letter
  • a copy of the identity card or passport
  • a copy of the fiscal code
  • a copy of pre- enrolment fee payment receipt;
  • curriculum vitae

Address to send the documentation:
Scuola di Comunicazione IULM
c/o Università IULM
Via Carlo Bo 1, 20143 Milano
Fax: 02891412371

In case the Master course won’t start for any reason, the Master  Direction could decide to register the candidate in a waiting list in order to be admitted to the following edition.

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Admission fee: 110 € + Vat
IULM Management SRL
Via Carlo Bo, 1
20143 Milano
P.IVA 04475180966

Banca popolare di Sondrio - Ag. sede di Milano Via Santa Maria Fulcorina 1 - 20123 Milano

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Scuola di Comunicazione IULM
Master Executive in Mass Communication and Global Media,
Via Carlo Bo, 1- 20143 Milano
Tel: + (39) 02 891412311