Bachelor of Arts Programs in Media

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The Bachelor of Arts degree is conferred by various institutions around the world following the completion of an undergraduate program of study. There are many fields available to study while pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree, which is essential for expanding opportunities for employment in a wide variety of industries.

One of the more sought-after degrees is the Bachelor of Arts in Media. What is a BA in Media? It is a degree program that provides students with specific knowledge relating to media and communication trends, tools and concepts, the role of media and communication, theories, and the practical application of media in the communications industry. Examples in coursework often include advertising, communication theory, corporate communications, crisis management, journalism, marketing, multimedia, New Media, and public relations.

The benefits of pursuing this degree are many. The program provides a wide range of skill sets that lead to opportunities for employment in a number of different industries. Additionally, much of the information can be used to enhance your interpersonal communication skills in a positive manner.

The job market for students who have earned degrees in this field is varied. Opportunities are offered in many different types of industries, many of which are experiencing significant and consistent growth.

Degree programs differ in cost from institution to institution, so it is incumbent upon the prospective student to perform thorough research on the cost of each potential program. While it can vary, a Bachelor of Arts in Media will typically take about three to four years to complete.

There are numerous career options available to students who have completed a degree in media. Examples include positions in PR, publishing, media, management, and advertising.

 

There are a number of international programs available online providing students with the opportunity to pursue a Bachelor of Arts in Media. Our database is a great place to start looking for the right program, as it is quite comprehensive. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice.

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Bachelor's Degree Scientific Visualization

Zurich University of the Arts
Campus Full time 6 semesters September 2019 Switzerland Zürich

The study in the Bachelor's degree in Scientific Visualization conveys the conceptual, creative and methodological foundations for the contemporary communication of scientific content: the appropriation of realistic-illusionistic presentation techniques, the use of different media such as interaction, e-learning, 3D animation and virtual reality and cooperation with science. [+]

The study in the Bachelor's degree in Scientific Visualization conveys the conceptual, creative and methodological foundations for the contemporary communication of scientific content: the appropriation of realistic-illusionistic presentation techniques, the use of different media such as interaction, e-learning, 3D animation and virtual reality and cooperation with science.

Career Options

Graduates with a bachelor's degree work at colleges and universities, in medical institutions, in museums or on archaeological excavations. They work for editorial offices, publishers or agencies or, as freelance illustrators, design visualizations in a scientific or popular scientific context.

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Bachelor of Arts: Media Studies

Cornerstone Institute
Online Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years January 2019 South Africa Cape Town + 2 more

The major in Media Studies is designed to help students develop the analytical, critical and creative communication skills required to engage meaningfully with a wide range of media. Building on a robust understanding of media’s political, economic, technological, social and historical contexts, each student will find his/her unique voice through real-world experiences provided by contact with industry professionals and practical projects. [+]

Registration Certificate No 2001/HE08/006. NQF 7; SAQA ID: 87406. (376 CREDITS)

The major in Media Studies is designed to help students develop the analytical, critical and creative communication skills required to engage meaningfully with a wide range of media. Building on a robust understanding of media’s political, economic, technological, social and historical contexts, each student will find his/her unique voice through real-world experiences provided by contact with industry professionals and practical projects.

Admission Requirements National Senior Certificate (NSC) with a bachelor’s pass or equivalent; Matriculation Certificate (with university exemption) or equivalent; Higher Certificate or an Advanced Certificate or Diploma in a cognate field. Alternative Admission Requirements National Senior Certificate or National Certificate Vocational with a diploma pass (or equivalent) combined with the results of the National Benchmark Test (NBT); Mature age of 23 and over during the first year of studies and a National Senior Certificate (or equivalent); The conditions of the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) policy for access and the results of the NBT are determining factors for admission. Contact the admissions office regarding RPL; Mature students (45 years or later) can be admitted, determined by the RPL conditions and the results of the NBT. Time Commitment Minimum three years; Maximum six years part-time; On campus and online; January and July intakes. ... [-]

Bachelor's degree in sport, event and media management

EMBA Europäische Medien- und Business-Akademie
Campus Full time 6 semesters April 2019 Germany Hamburg Berlin Düsseldorf + 2 more

The bachelor's degree in sports, event and media management offers insights into all industry-relevant areas: How does the world of media and communication work? What distinguishes the sports industry? How do I conceive, plan and organize successful events? What is the development of the media industry in the areas of film, television and TV production? What does a media manager do? [+]

Studied sports management, event and media management

Association directors and agency bosses know: Who wants to play in the first league, not only needs good coaches, he needs above all good managers. You have an overview and know how to be successful. With in-depth knowledge, high competence and strong persuasiveness, they unerringly lead a club, a brand or even a company to the top. The sports, event and media management study program at EMBA creates an excellent basis for a career in these booming segments.

Practical sports management studies

The bachelor's degree in sports, event and media management offers insights into all industry-relevant areas: How does the world of media and communication work? What distinguishes the sports industry? How do I conceive, plan and organize successful events? What is the development of the media industry in the areas of film, television and TV production? What does a media manager do?... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Digital Media (Top Up)

Raffles Singapore
Campus Full time 1 year August 2019 Singapore

This is a practice-based course which is informed by key theoretical considerations from the area discipline of digital media. It will prepare students for professional careers in the digital media sector within the media, design and communications industries. [+]

This is a practice-based course which is informed by key theoretical considerations from the area discipline of digital media. It will prepare students for professional careers in the digital media sector within the media, design and communications industries. As such, it aligns well with the ethos of the School of Media and Performing Arts, preparing students to become reflective and sustainable practitioners in the field of digital media design, research, production and professional practice. It takes a transmedia or cross-media approach: enabling students to become familiar with a range of critical and creative media tools and technologies to inform their practice and understanding. It will, therefore, be well placed to address the rapid developments concerning the impact of new media technologies and broader changes to the media and communications landscape.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies

Franklin University Switzerland
Campus Full time 4 years August 2019 Switzerland Sorengo Lugano + 1 more

The Communication and Media Studies program aims to cultivate understanding of the role of media in our society and the world, and the ability to facilitate effective communication at the local, global, and glocal level. [+]

Understand complex human communication processes

The Communication and Media Studies program aims to cultivate an understanding of the role of media in our society and the world, and the ability to facilitate effective communication at the local, global, and glocal level. At the theoretical level, students will learn theories of interpersonal communication; mass communication; intercultural communication; international media systems and issues; and the application of theories to various contexts/specific issues. At the practical level, students will develop effective information gathering and organizational skills; critical thinking and flexibility in making sense of information; effective writing skills; effective listening and speaking skills; a higher level of interpersonal and intercultural communication competence; and media literacy.... [-]


Theatre: Film and Television

Louisiana State University
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Baton Rouge

The Film & Television program, a partnership between L.S.U. and Baton Rouge Community College, is designed to provide students with the essential skills and knowledge not only to create and collaborate on and off stage, but on and off camera as well. The program is directly tied to the growing film industry in Louisiana, and its need for highly skilled artists, technicians, and administrative personnel.

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Theatre: Film and Television

The Film & Television program, a partnership between L.S.U. and Baton Rouge Community College, is designed to provide students with the essential skills and knowledge not only to create and collaborate on and off stage, but on and off camera as well. The program is directly tied to the growing film industry in Louisiana, and its need for highly skilled artists, technicians, and administrative personnel. The Film & Television concentration is one of the ONLY programs in the country to include hands-on courses in both production technology as well as acting for the camera and content creation. Graduates receive a B.A. in Theatre: Film/ TV Concentration. Students will develop a broad, comprehensive foundation in live theatre, electronic media, film production, and Acting for the Camera. Students choose their overall emphasis based on personal aspirations and interests (Film Performance, Film Production, Technology, Management.)... [-]


Film and Media

American University
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Washington

The Film and Media Arts Program BA provides undergraduate students with a professional skill set in photography, film, video, and digital media for successful careers in the media industry. Students can take advantage of Washington, DC internships at national media organizations, such as USA Today, National Geographic Television, and the Public Broadcasting System. Students are positioned on the forefront of social purpose filmmaking at nonprofits, NGOs and government agencies such as the World Wildlife Fund and Smithsonian Museum, and the National Park Service. [+]

The Film and Media Arts Program provides undergraduate students with a professional skill set in photography, film, video, and digital media for successful careers in the media industry. Students can take advantage of Washington, DC internships at national media organizations, such as USA Today, National Geographic Television, and the Public Broadcasting System. Students are positioned at the forefront of social purpose filmmaking at nonprofits, NGOs and government agencies such as the World Wildlife Fund and Smithsonian Museum, and the National Park Service.

Admission to the Program

Formal admission to the major requires a cumulative grade point average of 2.50 (on a 4.00 scale). Students should declare their major by the end of the sophomore year and no earlier than the end of the freshman year. Students who are unable to achieve a cumulative grade point average of 2.50 and declare a major in communication are not allowed to take courses in the school after they have completed 60 hours of undergraduate credit.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Creative Media Design

Stamford International University
Campus Full time 42 months March 2019 Thailand Bangkok

Stamford’s Bachelor of Arts in Creative Media Design (CMD) is designed and taught in collaboration with the Media Design School (MDS) – New Zealand’s globally recognized and most awarded tertiary provider for qualifications in digital and creative technology. [+]

Overview

Stamford’s Bachelor of Arts in Creative Media Design (CMD) is designed and taught in collaboration with the Media Design School (MDS) – New Zealand’s globally recognized and most awarded tertiary provider for qualifications in digital and creative technology.

CMD students develop expertise in photography, video production, drawing, packaging design, typography, advertising design, motion design, web development, interactive design, and 3D design. CMD graduates have the knowledge and abilities needed for advertising and communication in a variety of media, including highly in-demand fields like digital media.

Dual Award Program

The collaboration between the Media Design School (MDS) and Stamford International University means that on graduation, Creative Media Design students receive a certificate from MDS and a Bachelor’s degree from Stamford.... [-]


BACHELOR OF ARTS IN DIGITAL MEDIA (BA-DM)

The International University in Geneva
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 Switzerland Geneva

Prepare yourself for a truly global education at "the most international of Switzerland's university level institutions" (International Herald Tribune) with BRITISH and AMERICAN ACCREDITATION. Pursue a career in advertising, media and journalism in communication agencies, multinationals, governments and international organizations. [+]

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN DIGITAL MEDIA (BA-DM)

Prepare yourself for a truly global education at "the most international of Switzerland's university-level institutions" (International Herald Tribune) with BRITISH and AMERICAN ACCREDITATION. Pursue a career in advertising, media, and journalism in communication agencies, multinationals, governments and international organizations.

KEY BENEFITS OF THE BACHELOR OF ARTS IN DIGITAL MEDIA

Learning in a dynamic environment in Switzerland with a multicultural student body and faculty from academia and the media industry Exploring digital media trends and issues with the latest media tools and concepts Exposure to the role of digital media in the for-profits and non-for-profits environments Gaining an overview of the main communication theories combined with practical negotiation and communication skills for the modern international workplace. ... [-]

BA (Hons) in Communication and Mass Media

The British University in Egypt
Campus 4 years September 2019 Egypt Cairo

The Mission of the Programme is to promote cultural, economic, social and technological development by preparing a generation of fully equipped communication and media graduates. [+]

Mission

The Mission of the Programme is to promote cultural, economic, social and technological development by preparing a generation of fully equipped communication and media graduates.

Distinctive features of the programme

The Faculty of Communication and Mass Media is the first faculty in Egypt that provides film and media studies in one programme. Moreover, the Faculty has recruited many experts from the field who are responsible for the teaching or training process. Additionally, the programme is distinctive because it:

Offers comprehensive programmes of study that incorporate film, broadcasting, journalism, public relations and new media modules from a variety of sub-disciplines such as media and society, media and politics, film and media analysis, multimedia, and communication for development. Provides opportunities for training while studying through print publications, electronic portals, integrated newsroom, virtual and real studios and multimedia production studio. Equips graduates to be able to work in national, regional and international media. Qualifies students with new communication technologies skills, English and Arabic reporting skills, theoretical and practical knowledge and local and international media study perspectives. Provides UK and Egyptian validation. Programme aims ... [-]

Bachelor in Multimedia

California Lutheran University
Campus Full time USA Thousand Oaks Westlake Village Oxnard Los Angeles + 1 more

Multimedia majors are full of ideas, and they have the skills to make them reality. As a student, you will evolve creative concepts into practically applied works across multiple mediums, preparing you for the career of your choice. [+]

BA in Multimedia Multimedia majors are full of ideas, and they have the skills to make them reality. As a student, you will evolve creative concepts into practically applied works across multiple mediums, preparing you for the career of your choice.

So whether your future lies in web design, film, animation, digital music, graphic design, or video games, you'll be prepared to master the medium.

Programs

Offered as a major (B.A.) and a minor

Concentrations

Digital Gaming Graphic Design / Print High Definition Digital Cinema Interactivity, Web & Mobile Devices Visual Effects, Motion Graphics & Animation

Popular Minor Pairings

Art Computer Information Systems Computer Science Theatre Arts THE CURRICULUM ... [-]

BA in Creative Business

Breda University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2019 Netherlands Breda

The professional bachelor's programme Creative Business of NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences has the differentiation area International Media and Entertainment Management. [+]

The professional bachelor's programme Creative Business of NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences has the differentiation area International Media and Entertainment Management.

This English-taught professional bachelor's programme prepares you in 3 or 4 year's time for a career in the media and entertainment industry. This will train you to become a manager in creative concept development, production techniques and marketing in a variety of industries within media and entertainment.

Study Programme

In this study programme you will be taught everything about the use, structure and application of (mass) media such as television, radio, events, outdoor advertising, online marketing and data-based marketing. You will learn to develop market-oriented concepts, programmes and productions, using media techniques and information and communication technology (ICT).... [-]


BA in Media Production

Richmond The American International University in London
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years August 2021 United Kingdom Kensington Richmond + 1 more

Students pursuing the specialisation in Media Production within the BA degree in Communications will focus on the study of video production, photography, cinema and script writing. This programme will equip the students with industry knowledge of media production from the writing of a script to the implementation of a screenplay. [+]

Students pursuing the specialisation in Media Production within the BA degree in Communications will focus on the study of video production, photography, cinema and script writing. This programme will equip the students with industry knowledge of media production from the writing of a script to the implementation of a screenplay.

The aim of this programme is to prepare students to work within the technologically driven, globally connected and communication-based societies. This degree provides an interdisciplinary, multimedia approach to the study of communications through the study of theory and subsequent practice. During the first two years of the Communications degree, students take the same core courses across the three available disciplines. During the third and fourth year students then specialise in Media Production, whilst also having the opportunity to pursue an internship with leading global companies and institutions.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Media Design and Multimedia Arts

NABA - Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti
Campus Full time 3 years October 2019 Italy Milan Rome + 1 more

If the constant evolution of new media inspires you, and you want to be a part of it, consider N.A.B.A's BA in Media Design and Multimedia Arts. You'll learn to conceive and produce pieces using traditional media formats (TV and cinema), the latest digital animation techniques, and new forms of multimedia art. [+]

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN MEDIA DESIGN AND MULTIMEDIA ARTS

Specialization in Film Making

Specialization in Digital Animation

Specialization in Game Design

Our ‘Learning by Doing’ approach combines traditional visual disciplines with new digital technologies and synthesizes individual study with group project work. We establish numerous collaborations and projects with Italian and international companies and institutions to give students hands-on work opportunities to develop their critical thinking, conceptual problem solving, and practical artistic and design skills.

WHY N.A.B.A. To study in Milan and Rome, world capitals of Fashion, Culture, Art and Design To collaborate with over 1,000 companies, working on real-world projects and complementing your studies with unique internship opportunities. To obtain a multidisciplinary and multi-cultural learning experience, with a focus on direct experimentation. To learn from an outstanding faculty of inspiring industry professionals and mentors. To attend cutting-edge programs held both in Italian and English, that will give you an internationally recognized degree. To study in an award-winning academy, selected by leading publications such as Frame Publishers, Domus Magazine, and Business of Fashion, as one of the world's top schools for art and design. Program ... [-]

B.A. in Journalism and Communications

Anglo-American University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 Czech Republic Prague

This Journalism and Communications bachelor’s program emphasises media environments where technologies, languages, and cultures converge. Technologies that enable real time communications across national borders are changing the character of professional journalism. In the age of social media, journalism is seeing new challenges and new forms of complexity. [+]

B.A. in Journalism and Communications

This undergraduate journalism program uniquely combines an education in politics and culture studies with modern journalistic skills and practices. Students become specialists in media and news literacy, and they build proficiency in reporting and publicity on the platform of domestic and foreign policy, society, and culture.

This Journalism and Communications bachelor’s program emphasizes media environments where technologies, languages, and cultures converge. Technologies that enable real-time communications across national borders are changing the character of professional journalism. In the age of social media, journalism is seeing new challenges and new forms of complexity.... [-]