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 of Arts in Digital Media (Top Up)

Raffles Singapore
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 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's Degree In Sport, Event And Media Management

EMBA Europäische Medien- und Business-Akademie
Campus Full time 6 semesters October 2018 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 Communication and Media Studies

Franklin University Switzerland
Campus Full time 4 years August 2018 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.... [-]


B.A. in Journalism and Communications

Anglo-American University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 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.... [-]


Film and Media

American University
Campus Full time September 2018 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.... [-]


BA in Creative Business

NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2018 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).... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Creative Media Design

Stamford International University
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years July 2019 Thailand Bangkok

A designer's point of distinction comes from an innate understanding of the industry’s needs coupled with a strong skills-set. Stamford’s Bachelor of Creative Media Design empowers and prepares you for the industry. Be at the cutting edge of design innovation and thrive in your chosen career. [+]

At Stamford, our Creative Media Design program is where creative talent is cultivated, nourished and nurtured.

Your passion – Design & Creativity What is your ultimate goal? Be an award-winning designer? Be at world-famous design firms? Be a freelance designer? Be able to work around the world? Be the owner of your own design house? Our mission – Unlock your potential The formula for success Cultivate and nourish your creative talent Core and multidisciplinary design knowledge Presentation, negotiation and selling skills Communicate in English Passion, a positive can-do attitude, great aptitude and strong team working skills Creative Media Design – Industry Relevant Skills

A designer's point of distinction comes from an innate understanding of the industry’s needs coupled with a strong skills-set. Stamford’s Bachelor of Creative Media Design empowers and prepares you for the industry. Be at the cutting edge of design innovation and thrive in your chosen career.... [-]


BACHELOR OF ARTS IN MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION (BA-MC)

The International University in Geneva
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 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 MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION (BA-MC)

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 MEDIA COMMUNICATION

Learning in a dynamic environment in Switzerland with a multicultural student body and faculty from academia and the media industry Exploring media and communication trends and issues with the latest media tools and concepts Exposure to the role of media and communication 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. ... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Media, Culture, and Creativity

Centennial College
Campus Full time September 2018 Hong Kong

The “Media, Culture and Creativity” Major puts emphasis on the study of media, cultural and creative industries in their historical, political, economic and social context. [+]

The “Media, Culture and Creativity” Major puts emphasis on the study of media, cultural and creative industries in their historical, political, economic and social context. We analyze the cultural forms created and disseminated by a wide range of media and creative industries, and the ways in which they resonate in everyday life, on the local, regional and international level. We examine the broader system of production, distribution, consumption, and regulation of the main cultural and creative industries including but not limited to online and electronic media, print media and publishing, film and video, multimedia and digital entertainment, visual arts, fashion, and advertising.... [-]


Theatre: Film and Television

Louisiana State University
Campus Full time September 2018 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.)... [-]


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 Mass Communication - Multimedia Journalism

Oklahoma City University
Campus Full time 36 hours Open Enrollment USA Oklahoma City

Coursework emphasizes understanding the theoretical foundation for the principles and practices of the media, and stimulating an awareness of the ethical responsibilities of working in them. It also strives to give students a high skill level in all forms of communications. The Department of Mass Communications prides itself on offering students “real world” experiences in the media through professional internships and hands-on training on campus with the Student Publications staff and OCU-TV Channel 22. The department has a 100% job placement rate for its graduates. Mass Communications alumni and student interns are working in media-related fields around the world. [+]

Welcome to the Department of Mass Communications

The Department of Mass Communications provides students with an understanding of our constantly changing society, and the ability to interpret those changes for clients, readers and viewers.

Coursework emphasizes understanding the theoretical foundation for the principles and practices of the media, and stimulating an awareness of the ethical responsibilities of working in them.

It also strives to give students a high skill level in all forms of communications.

The Department of Mass Communications prides itself on offering students “real world” experiences in the media through professional internships and hands-on training on campus with the Student Publications staff and OCU-TV Channel 22. The department has a 100% job placement rate for its graduates. Mass Communications alumni and student interns are working in media-related fields around the world.... [-]


Ba Media And Event Management

HMKW Hochschule für Medien, Kommunikation und Wirtschaft
Campus Full time 6 - 8 semesters October 2018 Germany Berlin Cologne Frankfurt + 2 more

The media sector is undergoing rapid change. Media formats and technologies continue to evolve constantly and at ever shorter intervals. Also the publicly effective production is gaining in importance. Progressive medialization and "eventing" characterize our society. [+]

The media sector is undergoing rapid change. Media formats and technologies continue to evolve constantly and at ever shorter intervals. Also the publicly effective production is gaining in importance. Progressive medialization and "eventing" characterize our society.

Study content and teaching

At the Department of Business, HMK has developed a course of studies that responds to these trends. Media and event managers form the interface between artists and creatives as well as companies and must be dynamic and adaptable.

The course provides the core competences required for the successful management of modern media formats. In addition to the general fundamentals of media economics and business management, the sector-specific theories and techniques are also taught here, which enable entrepreneurial decision-making and innovative action in the media and event industry.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Digital Media

Messiah College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Mechanicsburg

Kick your creative energy and storytelling talents into high gear by pursuing a digital media degree at Messiah College, one of the top private Christian colleges in the U.S. [+]

Digital Media at Messiah College

Kick your creative energy and storytelling talents into high gear by pursuing a digital media degree at Messiah College, one of the top private Christian colleges in the U.S.

Digital media is an emerging field, and the multimedia communication skills you’ll develop through our core courses for this major will prepare you to meet the growing demand for digital media specialists in a wide variety of fields.

Digital media major distinctives

As a Digital Media major at Messiah College, you’ll be able to:

Focus on a particular area of digital media that is of interest to you. Take plenty of interesting electives or additional digital media courses. Take part in a collaborative digital media project in your senior year. Prepare for a career as a Web, graphic, sound or game designer; video editor; mobile application or game programmer; or minister of worship. Study in one of the 40 study abroad locations offered by Messiah College. Sharpen your skills in our studios dedicated to digital art, digital video and digital audio, and work in the new Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts which has state-of-the-art digital equipment as well as two iMac labs dedicated to theater and music technology. Practice your skills in our new studio space which includes a green room, foley studio and fully equipped control room. Career options for digital media majors ... [-]

Advertising, Public Relations and Media, BA Hons

Middlesex University Mauritius
Campus Full time 3 years October 2018 Mauritius Vacoas-Phoenix

This dynamic BA Advertising, Public Relations, and Media Honours Degree is unique in that it will provide you with an excellent grounding in the key areas of both the advertising and public relations industries. Being the two most closely aligned areas of communication, and central to the operations of the creative industries, a degree in this subject will lead to many exciting career opportunities in the media. [+]

This dynamic BA Advertising, Public Relations, and Media Honours Degree is unique in that it will provide you with an excellent grounding in the key areas of both the advertising and public relations industries. Being the two most closely aligned areas of communication, and central to the operations of the creative industries, a degree in this subject will lead to many exciting career opportunities in the media.

The BA Advertising, Public Relations, and Media Degree blends media theory with the practices of specific industrial processes, from planning Public Relations and Advertising campaigns to critical reflections on the influence of these practices on industries, audiences, and the contemporary media. Our first-year students sit a module in which they gain real work experience of running an advertising campaign, and we emphasize core vocational skills alongside more traditional forms of academic training throughout the programme.... [-]