BA Media and Communication Studies

The Bachelor programme Media and Communication Studies is offered by the Institute for Media and Communication Studies (Standard length of study: 6 semesters) The BA study programme may either be taken as a Mono (single-subject) Bachelor or in combination with a core subject as a 30 or 60 credit separate modular course.

Object of the Programme

Media and Communication Studies is a trans-disciplinary subject with a particular social science emphasis which takes in the conditions, structures, processes, content and effect of media communications, in particular mass media communication, from the perspective of a number of scientific disciplines as well as helping to shape the form of this communication. Included in this are all areas of direct public communication provided through media including communications in organisations as well as new forms of media via computer and communication on the internet.

After successful completion of studies the title “Bachelor of Arts (BA)” will be awarded.

You can download the English flyer here.

Contact persons

Person responsible for the programme Prof. Dr. Alexander Görke
Study programme coordinator Ansgar Koch, M.A.
Study programm advisor Ansgar Koch, M.A.
Responsibility at the Examination Office Janine Pfeiffer
Contact for the Examining Board Prof. Dr. Joachim Trebbe (board chairman)

New Information

 Please consult the German page.

Information regarding Studies

For more information regarding the study programme as well as study and examination regulations, degree completion phase and forms, please consult the German version of this page.

Requirements for Taking Exams

  Professors and private lecturers Post doctoral research fellows Research assistants (pre-doc) Visiting Lecturers
Proof of study achievements yes yes yes yes
Supervision of the BA Thesis yes  yes Yes, in so far as they are graduates of a subject-relevant degree and provided with an appreciation of an independent perspective towards tasks in courses and research. no
Second Supervision of the BA Thesis yes yes Yes, in so far as they are graduates of a subject-relevant degree and provided with an appreciation of an independent perspective towards tasks in courses and research. no