M.A. Sport, Media and Communication Research (GERMAN)

The medialisation of society is a central trend of our times which is becoming increasingly important for the sporting world. The sport-related job market requires employees with sound knowledge of analysis and assessment of complex matters in sport. 

Target group

The medialisation of society is a central trend of our times which is becoming increasingly important for the sporting world. The sport-related job market requires employees with sound knowledge of analysis and assessment of complex matters in sport. 

Degree aim and content

The M.A. in Sport, Media and Communication Research enables the students to deal with complex questions in the field of sports media, to employ empirical and scientific methods in
doing so and to develop solutions for practical communication. They gain detailed knowledge in methods of empirical social research as well as in the areas of finding, processing and analysing data. 

Job perspectives

Graduates of the M.A. in Sport, Media and Communication Research are qualified for jobs in business and in university. Possible areas of employment are top management which requires
sound knowledge of media and communication science as well as methodology and research, Public Relations, radio and TV companies and management and media agencies. In addition,
potential employers are marketing agencies, commercial market research firms, sports article companies and academic research institutions. Completion of the M.A. in Sport, Media and
Communication Research entitles students to apply for a Ph.D. programme.

Please note even for this Master´s degree English language proficiency (working with publications, scientific papers, studies etc.) is required.  

Summary

Regular length of study
4 semesters

Qualification
Master of Arts (M.A.)

Workload (ECTS)
120 credit points

Commencement of studies
Winter semester

Number of places
30 per year

Language of instruction
German

Costs
Semester fee of appr. 260€ 

Application process

Module handbooks & other study documents

Further information

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