By completing the programme, students of POLINN will be able to understand and analyse the relationship between policy makers, market mechanisms and the users considering the cultural dimension of the field of digital communication. This includes the delivery of profound policy analysis, advice and recommendations for future policy developments, critical market analysis and a socially grounded contextualization of current developments and debates on digital communication in a globalized world. Students of this track will study at Paris Lodron University of Salzburg and at Vrije Universiteit Brussel.
Students will spend the first semester at the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg.
Please have a look at the Programme Overview page for further information on the Semester 1.
|Module 3: Digital Communication, Policy and Innovation in Europe I||ECTS|
|User and Innovation in Digital Media||6|
|European Media Markets||6|
|Specialised Lecture on Culture and Public Sphere (students choose one of the following courses)||6|
|Open Science: Policy and Practices|
|Media, Culture & Globalisation Theories|
|European Public Sphere|
|Journalism Practice in Europe|
|DCLead Autumn School II||5|
Participants of the Master in Digital Communication Leadership start their third semester by attending the Summer School II in Salzburg, Austria. In their third semester, students must also present the concepts of their master thesis to a panel of experts and to fellow students. After the summer symposium, the participants complete the chosen track. Please find in the following table the modules and the courses of this semester.
|Module 4: Digital Communication, Policy and Innovation in Europe II|
|Critical Issues in Media Economics||6|
|Digital Methods and Innovation||6|
|Specialised Lecture on Policy (choose 1 of the following)||6|
|European Media and Communication Policies|
|Internet Censorship, Control and Governance|
|Specialiased Lecture on Digital Communication (choose 1 of the following)||6|
|Data, Privacy and Society|
|Media Literacy and Digital Inclusion|
|Module 5: Elective Subjects I||2|
|Module 6: Elective Subjects II *||13|
In the fourth semester, the students work on their master thesis (30 ECTS).
Please have a look at the Programme Overview page for further information on Semester 4.