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1 year
Full time/part time
Master's degree
On campus
01 September 2021
Application deadline: 15 May for EEA students; 15 April for non-EEA students
11,800 EUR

Program description

Media & Business

The digital revolution and globalization have transformed the media business and other industries. New business models have been developed and new products and services have emerged.

This Master programme is specifically designed for students with an international outlook and an entrepreurial mindset. You will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to meet the multiple challenges of today’s media and communication professions. The programme features a practice-based approach through real world cases, guest lectures and seminars with media professionals and business people, and research collaborations with a wide range of media companies and other businesses.

Admission requirements

You are eligible for the master programmes Media & Business if you meet the following requirements:

  • You hold a university Bachelor's degree in the social sciences or the humanities. Applicants for Media & Business with a BSc in Business Administration are also admissible;
  • You have basic knowledge of the field of media and communication and social scientific research methods;
  • You have a sufficient level of English proficiency

For more information about admission requirements, please refer to the institute website.

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Program content

The Media & Business programme explores these developments and ways in which media firms and other companies adapt to altering business conditions and new modes of communication and business.

Students will use state-of-the-art theory and by working on real cases for companies you will learn to trace and analyse the fast paced technological and organizational changes in the media business.

By exploring the impact of new media technologies on existent business models as well as their innovative potential you will stand out amongst your peers in the labour market.

You will be up for jobs such as media analyst, communications adviser, marketer, media planner, product/brand manager, and policy maker.


The full tuition price for local/EU students is 2,168 EUR. The price for International/Non-EU students is 11,800 EUR.

Impact of Brexit on tuition fees for British nationals studying in the Netherlands now or in the future: Until the end of the transition period (until 31 December 2020), there will be no changes to tuition fees or student finance for British nationals studying in the Netherlands.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the institute website for more information.

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About this institute

Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication

Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication

The Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication (ESHCC) is one of the schools of the Erasmus University Rotterdam. ESHCC hosts the departments of History, Arts and Culture Studies, and Media & Communication. ESHCC offers high-quality education, based on academic...

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Giuliander Carpes
Several factors contributed to my decision to choose the master Media & Business – and most of them were related to a specific career path. First of all, after spending almost 10 years producing news content as a journalist in Brazil, I realized it wat time to understand better the transformations my profession and many others in the media secto...
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Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication

Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 Rotterdam

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