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BScNew Media Language

Kaunas University of Technology
Lithuania, Kaunas
Faculty of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities
Tuition fee €2,954 per year

*KTU offers partial tuition fee waivers for the candidates with outstanding results

Application fee €100 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.

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This study programme focuses on languages and their application in various media. Studying New Media Language, you will learn how to use language in blogs and social networks, will pick up skills and knowledge of language application for audio-visual arts, software, websites, video games.

This programme is designed for those who would like to learn to “play” with language, to master the subtleties of electronic communication, to analyse the “grammar” of visual design and to get good command over foreign languages. During their studies, the New Media Language students learn at least one additional language and can choose minor studies in the chosen field.

KTU’s BSc New Media Language is a Joint Program of the Applied European Languages (AEL) network, which means that the students can spend two years of their studies in Spain, France or other countries at the network universities.

The graduates of New Media Language can seek a career in any organisation, carrying out projects in communications, public relations, publishing, marketing, advertising, media design, translation areas.

• 24 ECTS in IT subjects to provide the graduates with skills specific to the field
• BA+ competences and the possibility to choose minor studies in the chosen study field
• Native French, German, Russian, Italian, Spanish or Swedish speakers will teach you your second/third language

Top reasons to study at KTU:

1. Students can master second and/or third foreign language choosing from French, German, Russian, Italian, Spanish or Swedish, taught by native speakers.

2. Interdisciplinary programme is focused on languages and application of various medias: blogs, social websites, visual art, software, websites, video games, etc.

3. The study programme schedules 18 ECTS in IT subjects to consolidate skills of working in and with the web and other media.

Programme structure

You will have knowledge of linguistic issues and will learn another foreign language
Public speaking
Grammar, phonology, lexicology, semantics
Text, discourse, functional style

You will understand new media theories and be able to create audio-visual material
Introduction to hypertext
Multimedia elements
Studies of audio-visual culture

You will be able to develop creative, academic, technical and professional texts of various genres and prepare them for publication
Creative, academic and technical writing
Writing for the media

You can choose the following minor studies
European Union studies
Political sciences

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.

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 2024/25
Application deadline
30 Jun 2024, 23:59:59
Eastern European Time
Studies commence
1 Sept 2024

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2024/25
Application deadline
30 Jun 2024, 23:59:59
Eastern European Time
Studies commence
1 Sept 2024

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States