MASTER’S IN STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION AND GOVERNANCE

OVERVIEW

The programme is aimed at experienced communication professionals working in governmental and non-governmental sector and business organizations across a wide range of industries where communication is considered as the critical competency to advance organisation’s goals and mission. Over the course of these studies, students will acquire a sharpened strategic mindset and will become prepared to work successfully as communication leaders and offer strategic counseling in communication to any organization. The program offers integral view on strategic communication management and role of leadership in order to achieve meaningful, purposeful and ethical relations between individuals, organisations, in national and global context.

WHY SHOULD YOU CHOOSE A MASTER'S IN STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION AND GOVERNANCE?
  • The programme integrates hands-on work experience, which can be gained through participation in problem-based student consultancy projects. It also utilises such innovative study methods as strategic games and simulations. This ensures that students can apply their theoretical knowledge in practice.
  • The current and interdisciplinary study content offers knowledge about the role of strategic communication in the context of strengthening national security. It highlights cognitive processes and decision making at an individual and group level. The governance courses within the curriculum will provide knowledge about modern and innovative government management practices.
  • International academic team and guest lecturers, which ensures multi-cultural study experience – vital in the communication sector.
CAREER

Graduates can work in public and private sector institutions and be responsible for planning strategic communication, branding, communication management or creating and managing integrated communication campaigns.

PARTNERS

Delfi  Re:baltica  ReDotMedia   Valmiera TV  Re:TV LNB  Baltijas mediju centrs  Latvijas interneta asociācija

FAST FACTS

Language: English
Duration: full-time 2 years (4 semesters)
ECTS: 120
Degree title: MASTER’S DEGREE IN SOCIAL SCIENCES
EQF: Level 7
Exchange opportunities: Available through Erasmus+ and Nordplus.

IMPORTANT

Tuition fees: EU, EEA, Swiss Confederation - 1924 EUR per academic year (full-programme 3848 EUR). Non-EU, Non-EEA 2406 EUR per academic year (full-programme 4812 EUR). 

Five SCHOLARSHIPS that cover tuition fees are available to non-EU students for this programme.

For further information, get in touch with International Office at international@va.lv.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Evidence of English language competence (e.g. TOEFL, IELTS).

Application deadline:

May 10 (full degree - Non-EU/ EEA)

June 30 (full-degree - EU/ EEA/ Swiss Confederation)

For further information, get in touch with International Office at international@va.lv.