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Communication and Media Studies

Franklin University Switzerland
Program overview
Bachelor's degree
Start dates
Spring 2021 
Fall 2020 
Communication and Media Studies

Program description

Communication and Media Studies

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 global level.

At the theoretical level, students will learn:

  • Theories of interpersonal communication
  • Mass communication
  • Intercultural communication
  • International media systems and issues
  • 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
  • Media literacy

Students who have completed a major in Communication and Media Studies will be prepared to begin at an entry level in the professions of media industries, human resources, public relations and advocacy, marketing and advertising, and consulting. The program will also prepare students to move on to a graduate program in Communication and Media Studies, which will help continue their professional development in such areas as a media and public relations, marketing, media research, and organizational consulting.

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Franklin University Switzerland

Franklin University Switzerland

Founded in 1969, Franklin University Switzerland is a private, independent university that is located on a hillside in the beautiful city of Lugano. The university offers an innovative approach to liberal arts education and places an emphasis on experiential learning...

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Why study at Franklin University Switzerland

Switzerland ranked #2 study abroad country

Switzerland has been ranked the #2 study abroad country in Europe (and #4 in the world) for 2020! If you want to experience the beauty of the Swiss Alps, explore beautiful towns, and sample world-renowned cuisine, Switzerland is a great study abroad option.

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Franklin University Switzerland

Via Ponte Tresa 29
6924 Sorengo (Lugano)

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