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 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. ... [-]

BA Digital Media Arts

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2018 China Suzhou

The B.A. Digital Media Arts programme combines a suite of modules provided by the Departments of Communication Studies and Computer Science and Software Engineering, and the School of Film and Television Arts to provide students with practical skills in digital media production and enable them to produce content for the growing array of digital media platforms that are such a significant area of our contemporary media experience.

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Overview

The B.A. Digital Media Arts programme combines a suite of modules provided by the Departments of Communication Studies and Computer Science and Software Engineering, and the School of Film and Television Arts to provide students with practical skills in digital media production and enable them to produce content for the growing array of digital media platforms that are such a significant area of our contemporary media experience. This programme aims to equip students with the skills, knowledge, and understanding of digital media production, and a critical and theoretical grounding in film, digital media and communication studies contexts. Areas covered include digital film and video production, computer graphics, mobile media platforms and computer games design. With the curriculum delivered in English and drawing on X.J.T.L.U.’s international education model, graduates will be well equipped in both language, subject-specific skills, and critical abilities to go onto work in local, national and international creative media industries or to progress on to further specialist study.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Content Creation

Collarts - Study Music, Arts & Entertainment Courses With Collarts
Campus Full time January 2018 Australia South Melbourne Fitzroy Melbourne + 1 more

The Bachelor of Arts (Content Creation) is perfect for students who want to gain an in-depth understanding of content creation, and develop the practical skills to be employed as content designers and creators. [+]

If you dream of a career as an Interactive Media Manager, Social Media Manager, Videographer, Online Publisher, Media Producer, Content Marketer or Digital Project Manager this course is for you.

You will be taught and mentored by industry experts who are currently working as content producers, online media producers, media project managers and digital executives. You will undertake fundamental units in web design, videography, graphic design, photography and copywriting, alongside subjects in brand strategy and user experience. Students will work with real clients in a studio environment to develop industry relationships and their own portfolio of work.

Students will graduate with a well-rounded understanding of the content creation and marketing industries in Australia and overseas.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies

Franklin University Switzerland
Campus Full time 4 years August 2018 Switzerland Sorengo

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.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Creative Media Design

Stamford International University
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years July 2018 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 Design and Multimedia Arts

NABA - Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, Milano
Campus Full time 3 years October 2018 Italy Milan

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, recognized as the world’s capital of fashion, arts, 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 ... [-]

Bachelor's Degree In Sport, Event And Media Management

EMBA Europäische Medien- und Business-Akademie
Campus Full time 6 semesters April 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 & Media Business Media Management

Diploma University of Applied Sciences
Campus or Online Full time Part time 6 - 7 semesters October 2018 Germany Bad Sooden-Allendorf Aalen Baden-Baden Berlin Bochum Bonn Friedrichshafen Hamburg Hannover Heilbronn Kaiserslautern Kassel Leipzig Magdeburg Mainz Mannheim Munich Ostfildern Würzburg Regenstauf Nürnberg Wiesbaden Wuppertal Germany Online + 24 more

With the distance learning "Media Technology and Media Management" (interdisciplinary course guidance by appointment: medienwirtschaft@diploma.de) has the DIPLOMA University created a novel study design that meets the requirements of media professionals and media-using equally: The combination of business administration, sociology and journalism makes the graduates studying to media-rounders that are in high demand from media companies in the online, print, radio and television and film industry. [+]

With the Distance learning "Media Technology and Media Management" (Interdisciplinary course guidance by appointment: medienwirtschaft@diploma.de) has the DIPLOMA University created a novel study design that meets the requirements of media professionals and media-using equally: The combination of business administration, sociology and journalism makes the graduates studying for Media rounders who are in high demand from media companies in the online, print, radio and television and film industry.

Examples of practical work in the study also show the Workshhop with visit DRadio knowledge and Radio Workshop and Multimedia Workshop in Euro Europe (Strasbourg): www.diploma-aus-dem-europarat.de.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Film and Media Arts

Messiah College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Mechanicsburg

From classroom to clapboard, the film and media arts Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree program will immerse you in both the technical and creative aspects of the growing field of film and media arts. [+]

Film and Media Arts at Messiah College

From classroom to clapboard, the film and media arts Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree program will immerse you in both the technical and creative aspects of the growing field of film and media arts.

Messiah’s well-regarded film and media arts program provides significant opportunities for internships at all levels of media production, and prepares you for a career in production, screenwriting, directing, editing or cinematography.

Film and media arts major distinctives

As a film and media arts major at Messiah College, you'll be able to:

Acquire training in digital production and editing, 16 mm film production, cinematography, basic directing, screen writing, and advanced filmmaking techniques such as lighting and sound. Explore documentary making, basic special effects and topics in new and digital media. Our coursework is constantly updated to reflect new advancements in the film industry. Create your own films during your time as student with the potential to screen it at the College's annual Humanities Symposium; at "Splice," the annual juried student film festival; or even submit to local and national festivals for consideration. Utilize our new 1,740 square-foot media lab facility in Hostetter Chapel, which features and endless floor green screen (as well as several portable green screens); a control room; a Foley sound studio which includes a sound booth, Foley pits (for putting various materials inside and creating sounds), a large monitor, microphones, and a computer station with Pro-tools and audio mixing equipment; and new equipment - including HD cameras... [-]

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Media, Culture and Communication (Top-up)

Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)
Campus Part time 12 semesters August 2018 Singapore

The study of media, culture and communication is the exploration of the relationship between media, culture and society. In a media-saturated culture, developing a critical awareness of media is crucial to our understanding of contemporary society... [+]

The study of media, culture and communication is the exploration of the relationship between media, culture and society. In a media-saturated culture, developing a critical awareness of media is crucial to our understanding of contemporary society.

Objectives

The programme has the following general objectives:

Familiarise students with a range of theoretical and methodological approaches to the multidisciplinary field of media, cultural and communication studies; Provide students with the opportunity to develop specialist knowledge in specific subject areas within this field, whilst maintaining breadth of study across it; Develop students’ ability to undertake independent research in cultural studies and/or various aspects of the media; Develop a critical awareness of ethical issues with a communications/journalism context; Introduce students to a range of learning methods and methodological practices appropriate to the different subject areas; Develop in students a high level of communication skills in the presentation of critical and creative ideas; Offer students the opportunity to engage in practice to a specialist level in up to one area of media production/practice. Career Opportunities ... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Game and Interactive Media Design

Arkansas Tech University
Campus Full time 4 years August 2018 USA Russellville

The Game and Interactive Media Design degree introduces students to the cutting edge of visual communication arts and the latest in the interactive digital technology sciences. The program prepares students for work in the video game and entertainment industries as well as a broad range of fields requiring skills in animation, simulation, programming, web design, editing, mobile application development, interactive environment construction, and story formation. [+]

The Game and Interactive Media Design degree introduces students to the cutting edge of visual communication arts and the latest in the interactive digital technology sciences. The program prepares students for work in the video game and entertainment industries as well as a broad range of fields requiring skills in animation, simulation, programming, web design, editing, mobile application development, interactive environment construction, and story formation.

Curriculum

The matrix below is a sample plan for all coursework required for this program.

Freshman

Fall Spring ENGL 1013 Composition I1 3 ENGL 1023 Composition II1 3 Science with Lab1 4 Social Sciences1 3 MATH 1113 College Algebra 3 ART 1403 Two-Dimensional Design 3 ART 1001 Introduction to Art 1 ART 2213 Digital Skills for the Graphic Designer 3 ART 1303 Introduction to Drawing 3 COMS 1403 Orientation to Computing, Information, and Technology 3 COMS 1411 Computer and Information Science Lab 1 Total Hours 14 Total Hours 16 ... [-]

BA Honours in Contemporary Media Practice

University of Westminster - Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design
Campus Full time 3 years United Kingdom London

This unique course is built on our long tradition of teaching interdisciplinary media practice, working across moving image, photography and interactive media. Our approach combines the creative exploration of art school traditions with academic and professional excellence. We have extensive industry-level facilities and equipment, and to develop your skills and knowledge we use a variety of assessment methods, including practical projects, presentations, written work, research tasks and portfolios. [+]

This unique course is built on our long tradition of teaching interdisciplinary media practice, working across moving image, photography and interactive media. Our approach combines the creative exploration of art school traditions with academic and professional excellence. We have extensive industry-level facilities and equipment, and to develop your skills and knowledge we use a variety of assessment methods, including practical projects, presentations, written work, research tasks and portfolios.

The course sets high standards for professional achievement in specific media industry roles, and prepares you for the challenge of a multi-skilled portfolio career. You will also gain the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development. Graduates have a high employment rate across the media industries, including broadcast television; commercial photography and photojournalism; curating and film programming; film direction, production, editing and visual effects; fine art practice; and new media. Our graduates include Anand Tucker (director/producer), Aaqil Ahmed (commissioning editor, BBC), Ori Gersht (artist, filmmaker and photographer), Rafi Pitts (director), Martha Fiennes (director and artist), Zed Nelson (photographer) and many others.... [-]


Film and Media

International Accelerator
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Boston

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. [+]

BA in Film and Media Arts

Goals

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 the 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.

Admission to the program

Students apply to the University, upon admission, they may choose any major offered. ... [-]


BA in Applied Multimedia

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time Part time 4 years September 2018 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The programme is based on both theory and practice with emphasis given to the concepts and techniques necessary for the design and development of advanced multimedia applications. [+]

Duration (years): 4 Qualification Awarded: Bachelor of Arts in Applied Multimedia Level of Qualification: Bachelor Degree (1st Cycle) Language of Instruction: English (First and second year courses offered also in Greek) Mode of Study: Full-time or Part-time Minimum ECTS Credits: 240 Profile of the Programme

The programme aims to train students to become Multimedia specialists in the following employment fields:

Interface designers, web designers and developers Game designers and developers Animation, video and audio specialists Project managers in the multimedia industry

The programme is based on both theory and practice with emphasis given to the concepts and techniques necessary for the design and development of advanced multimedia applications.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communication (BA)

International University of the Caribbean
Campus Full time Part time 4 years September 2018 Jamaica Kingston + 1 more

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Media and Communication Arts offered by the International University of the Caribbean began in September 2007. Since its inception it has received growing traction among students interested in careers in media and communication. The programme is a general one and is designed to prepare students for work in the electronic as well as print media... [+]

Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communication (BA)

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Media and Communication Arts offered by the International University of the Caribbean began in September 2007. Since its inception it has received growing traction among students interested in careers in media and communication. The programme is a general one and is designed to prepare students for work in the electronic as well as print media.

Additionally, we are proud of our association with the Media Technology Institute, a division of the Cultural Production and Training Centre (CPTC). At this time, our enrolled students are at MTI/CPTC a minimum of one evening per week for the practical components of the degree. Practical courses include Introduction to Radio and Television Production.... [-]