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There are a number of reasons why students choose to take a summer course. It can help to connect the gap between different stages of academic study, or students may take a course to gain additional qualifications or training.

What is a Summer Course in Media? This subject covers a vast amount of topics including film, social media, design, news, media technology, and media history. Some courses may focus on all of them generally, or focus on one in particular. A media course fits in with a lot of degree curriculums, such as graphic design, advertising, marketing, journalism, and photography. Students may choose to take this summer course to supplement their studies while shortening their total program duration.

Students who take a media summer course often have a better learning experience because the classes are usually smaller and more intimate. This class can help students decide which media focus they would like to find a career in.

The costs involved with taking a summer course can vary significantly from one place to the next. The location and reputation of the school are big factors as well as the length of the program. Students are encouraged to get in touch with the school to find out what specific financial obligations will be expected.

Taking a media course is a helpful step towards a number of degrees. Depending on the student’s area of interest, an individual may choose to further their media study in areas such as media communication, media technology, print and digital media, media engineering, and web media. Graduates with a bachelor’s or master’s degree may choose from careers in graphic design, animation, communication, advertising, or journalism.

You can start comparing media courses right now. Using our database, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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Summer School at Bauhaus University Weimar

At the start of this course we visit an art exhibition and research the accompanying media, such as catalogues, website, flyers etc. Based on your experience you develop ... [+]

»RE.ACTION – ARTISTIC DIALOGUES«

BE INSPIRING AND GET INSPIRED - SHARE YOUR KNOWLEDGE - AND GET NEW WORK DONE!

At the start of this course we visit an art exhibition and research the accompanying media, such as catalogues, website, flyers etc. Based on your experience you develop an artwork responding to the exhibition. You are free to choose your preferred media, such as drawing, typography, photography, installation etc., and are encouraged to blend them.

At the following step each work rotates to another student and acts thereupon as a starting point for his/her new artistic response. This rotation principle varies by a defined schedule during the 2-week-term regarding space, time, rhythm, media or team partners. We discuss how the results interdependent, what media qualities emerge, and how to create image documentation of the process that is adequate to the individual results.... [-]

Germany Weimar
August 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
Helsinki Summer School

Humour, media and power are intertwined in many different ways. Publicity of politics is more entertaining-oriented than before, and our entertainment deals with politics ... [+]

Humour and Power in Media Society

ORGANISER:

Department of Social Research, University of Helsinki

Related Degree Programmes:

Master’s Programme in Global Politics and Communication Politiikan ja viestinnän maisteriohjelma

DATES:

8.-24.8.2017

PRICES:

850-1400 EUR

CREDITS:

5 ECTS

COORDINATOR:

Joonas Koivukoski

Target students

The course is designed for Master’s degree students of social sciences, media and communication, journalism, cultural studies, politics, literature, arts, or sociology.

Synopsis

Humour, media and power are intertwined in many different ways. Publicity of politics is more entertaining-oriented than before, and our entertainment deals with politics more explicitly. This course explores how politicians, advertisers, activists, satirists, and we as audiences use humour to make sense of topical issues and our lives. The rising significance of promotional and popular culture, as well as humour scandals and TV satire, are explored in order to provide an overview of politics of humour.... [-]

Finland Helsinki
August 2019
Full-time
17 days
Campus
Helsinki Summer School

This course aims to provide multiple channels for learner-driven knowledge creation by using digital storytelling as a tool. The course participants will be engaged in au ... [+]

21st-century Digital Storytelling

ORGANISER:

CICERO Learning & Media Education Research Centre, University of Helsinki

Related Degree Programmes:

Varhaiskasvatus

DATES:

9.-18.8.2017

PRICES:

600-900 EUR Learn more

CREDITS:

6 ECTS

COORDINATOR:

Professor Hannele Niemi

Target students

The course is intended for Master’s and doctoral students from several disciplines (such as the social sciences, education, the humanities and the natural sciences). Participants should have some experience of digital technologies and/or an interest to integrate the Internet and its services, and web-based environments for research and study purposes (e.g., for data collection, reflection, individual and collaborative work, etc.).... [-]

Finland Helsinki
August 2019
Full-time
10 days
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid

The Visual Storytelling Summer Program is a one-week workshop that starts on July 3rd. This course will help students to gain a deep understanding of visual language and ... [+]

The Visual Storytelling Summer Program is a one-week workshop that starts on July 3rd.

The term 'storytelling' is used in a narrow sense to refer specifically to oral storytelling and nowadays it refers also to narrative techniques in other media.

This course will help students to gain a deep understanding of visual language and learn how to develop a concept that can be told on different platforms. Students will be taught to prepare a brief, working on a live project and producing media content.

The Visual Storytelling Summer Program is aimed at those studying any discipline related to visual arts, communication and advertising.... [-]

Spain Madrid
July 2019
Full-time
1 week
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid

The Digital Strategy and Social Media Summer Course is divided into two parts, each one lasting two weeks. ... [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN SPANISH The Digital Strategy and Social Media Summer Course is divided into two parts, each one lasting two weeks.

Course Objectives: to acquire a deep understanding of the work carried out by a Strategic Planner and Social Media Manager. to learn to develop a social media strategy for any brand or institution. to learn to use the necessary tools to build a brand message in social networks and to monitor existing mentions and conversations. to delve into existing channels and to learn about regulations and professional deontology.

Social networks have turned into the place where brands interact with their target customers and represent a great opportunity to participate in the client’s life. Companies have therefore assimilated social media in their global communication strategy. A Social Media Manager is the spokesperson of a brand for the internet, and should be an experienced communication expert capable of building contents, dealing with communities. He should be proficient in social media and skilled at monitoring web reactions, through specific tools that allows him to examine information that he can pass on to Communication and Marketing managers. Programme: the Web 2.0 and social networks. How to design a social media strategy. Monitoring: analytics tools and reports. Social networks: Tuenti, Twitter, LinkedIn. User-generated content platforms: YouTube, Flickr. Corporate blogs. Brand content-generating, storytelling. SEO and SEM. Geolocation and mobility. Online reputation. How to measure ROI and ROR. Final project.... [-]

Spain Madrid
July 2019
Full-time
4 weeks
Campus
University of Pisa Summer & Winter Schools

Two weeks of education and workshop activities as well as networking, socialization, match making and relax. At the beginning of the first week will be presented the chal ... [+]

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Two weeks of education and workshop activities as well as networking, socialization, matchmaking and relax. At the beginning of the first week will be presented with the challenges launched by the companies involved in the program and on which the course participants will be called to work in groups of 4-5 people. At the end of the first week, the first draft of the project that the groups are carrying out will be presented. At the end of the second week, the final version of the projects will be presented. Digital Humanities Theoretical-practical lessons on the most advanced tools, technologies and methods of the digital humanities world.

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Italy Lucca
June 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
New College Group

Experience an amazing summer full of activities – and learn English! Students can expect a full daily programme of studying English, social activities and excursions, and ... [+]

Learn English & HAVE FUN!

Experience an amazing summer full of activities – and learn English! Students can expect a full daily programme of studying English, social activities and excursions, and fun and friendly staff – with plenty of opportunities to make new friends from all over the world. Now with exciting new locations available.

CHOOSE YOUR LOCATION: London

KEY FACTS

Theme: Explore London Ages: 12 to 17 Accommodation: Standard or ensuite residence Meal plan: Full board Location: Avery Hill Campus, University of Greenwich, London Dates: 30 June 2019 – 28 July 2019 Manchester

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Theme: Media & Technology Ages: 12 to 17 Accommodation: Single room with ensuite bathroom Meal plan: Full board Location: University of Salford, Manchester Dates: 30 June 2019 – 11 Aug 2019 York ... [-]
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June 2019
Full-time
Campus