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BScNew Media Language

Kaunas University of Technology Lithuania, Kaunas
Faculty of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities
Tuition fee €2,800.00 per year

All citizens of the EU candidate countries (Iceland, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey) have special discounts.

Citizens of Belarus, Georgia, China, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Brazil may apply for special scholarships. More information on ktu.edu

Application fee €100.00 one-time

Payable within 2 weeks from the application submission by transferring it to the KTU bank account. Non-refundable. Bank details will be provided during application.

Course code 612Q10005
More information

ktu.edu/b/b-new-media-language 

Overview

The programme of New Media Language is designed for those, who want to learn to "play with language", to know know the secrets of electronic communication, to be able to analyse grammar of "visual design" and master a few foreign languages (French, German, Russian, Italian, Spanish or Swedish). Particularly, innovative solutions of language and design are integral part of the activities of contemporary public relations and marketing specialists.
Those, who are willing, can acquire a double Bachelor degree. In the second semester students are offered to choose a minor field study programme.

Guest speakers from Lancaster, Dundee, Corvinus of Budapest, Linkoping universities
Key words: linguistics, innovation, media, communication
Languages: French, German, Russian, Italian, Spanish, Swedish

1-2 semesters can be spent in partner university under Erasmus+ programme or bilateral agreement with credits transferred.

Programme structure

You will have a knolwegde of linguistic issues and will know English and the second foreign language:
Public Speaking
Language Studies (grammar, phonology, lexicology, semantics)
You will study all subjects in English language
In addition, you will study German, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian or Swedish language

You will be able to create creative, academic, technical and professional texts of various genres, edit and prepare them for publication:
Creative Writing
Academic Writing
Technical and Professional Writing and Editting
Writing for Medias
Text, Discourse, Functional Style
Studies of Audiovisual Culture

You will understand new media theories and be able to edit, convert and create audiovisual material for multimedia"
Elements of Media Culture
Introduction to Hypertext
Multimedia Elements
Preparation of Information and its Publication Online
Innovative Information Technologies
Introduction to New Media Theories

You will acquire one more qualification degree. You can choose the following minor studies:
Marketing
Translation
Psichology
European Union Studies
Philosophy of Culture
Political Sciences
Pedagogy
Business
Public Administration,
Human Resource Management

Career opportunities

Career opportunities
Graduates may seek a career worldwide in such fields where the proficiency of language in new media contexts as well as English and other foreign language skills are required.
The graduate can seek employment in business enterprises and organisations or establish and develop personal business in the fields:
• public relations;
• e-publishing;
• advertising;
• marketing;
• translation and editing, etc.

Internship
Students have opportunity to gain practical experience and enhance their career prospects with a 10-weeks industry internship in any business enterprise or organisation in the world.
In partnership with Synergium, Seriously, Alma Littera, portal ‘Kauno Žinios’, etc.

"Being a personnel specialist, I think that students, who graduate from Media Language studies, are competitive in the market and marketable, particularly in the areas of public relations and marketing, because we lack the graduates, able to think in a modern and innovative ways, who have encountered the latest media solutions." – AB "Volfas Engelman", Director of Personnel, Sandra Nezabitauskienė

Apply now! Fall semester 2017/18
Application deadline
Jul 30, 2017 23:59 (GMT)
Studies commence
Sep 30, 2017
Apply now! Spring semester 2016/17
Application deadline
Nov 30, 2016 23:59 (GMT)
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Feb 1, 2017