M.A. Public Relations and Digital Marketing enables to work professionally in a broad range of new communication fields, which emerge through the digital transformation process of our society and culture. The dynamic progress of media technology has led to a fundamental change of the knowledge and skills which is necessary to compete especially in communication- and media-oriented job markets and professional environments.
New areas of interplay between public relations, corporate communication and marketing arise, whose professions often don’t have any names yet: social media editor, influencer, YouTuber, Instagrammer, etc. The study program prepares you exactly for these vocations of the future, with a special focus on application-oriented research and professional usage of digital communication techniques in so called social media, embedded into integrated marketing and corporate communication strategies.
General Modules: Optional subjects e.g. Media Law, Media Asset Management, Media Production, Intercultural Management, Media Psychology
Specific Modules e.g.: Methodology subjects (e.g. Market Research, Consumer Behavior, Decision Making and Behavioral Finance), subjects on Public Relations (e.g. PR Theories & Models, Strategic Communication, PR Labs about guerilla campaigning and viral communication), subjects on Digital Marketing (e.g. Online Marketing Communication, Classical Marketing Communication)
At HMKW Berlin the M.A. Public Relations and Digital Marketing program is taught in English. The same master program can be studied at HMKW Cologne (Köln) in German language.
*Approval: The course is subject to approval by the Berlin Senate.