MASTER’S IN STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION AND GOVERNANCE

OVERVIEW

The program is aimed at experienced communication professionals working in the governmental and non-governmental sectors and business organizations across a wide range of industries where communication is considered as the critical competency to advance an organization’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 an integral view of strategic communication management and the role of leadership in order to achieve meaningful, purposeful, and ethical relations between individuals, organizations, in the national and global contexts.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

To accommodate international students, the program combines several intensive executive-education weeks in Latvia as well as allows remote learning through online seminars and exercises. Industry internships with the university's partners or at student-determined organizations/businesses are an integral part of the program.

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      LNB  Baltijas mediju centrs  Latvijas interneta asociācija   n

FAST FACTS

Language: English
Accreditation: Until September 9, 2027
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.

TUITION FEES 2022./2023. ACAD.Y.

Tuition fees: EU, EEA, Swiss Confederation - 1924 EUR per academic year (full-program 3848 EUR). Non-EU, Non-EEA 2810 EUR per academic year (full-program 5620 EUR)

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
NUMBER OF SUPPORTED STUDY PLACES IN 2021./2022. ACAD.Y.

EU, EEA, Swiss Confederation - 14

Non-EU, Non-EEA - 2

For students from Belarus - 2

LECTURE SCHEDULE

Lectures take place every Friday from 2 pm and every Saturday from 9.45 am (Easter European Time).

APPLICATION DEADLINES 2021

Non-EU, Non-EEA applicants:  May 31 (Five SCHOLARSHIPS that cover tuition fees are available to non-EU, non-EEA students for this program).

EU/ EEA/ Swiss Confederation applicants: AUGUST 20 (students are eligible to apply for Latvian state-funded study placements).

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