International Communication and Media Short Programme

International Communication and Media Short Programme (English)

Location: Mechelen -Campus De Ham

Do you want to become an international communication manager? And do you have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in marketing, communication or journalism? Then we have great news!

Take our new one-year course in International Communication & Media and graduate as a full-blown international communication expert.

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  • Practice makes perfect
  • Internship
  • Admission requirements
  • Specific diploma requirements
  • Practice makes perfect

    Practice makes perfect

    In this short programme, you will take all of the courses in English, together with a group of international students.

    You will be taught by our own lecturers as well as by international professionals. An excellent opportunity to build up an international network.

  • Internship


    Acquire a detailed understanding of the communication specialist’s profession. Prove that your communication plans work in a final project with an (international) business partner. Go international for your internship! Peru, New York, Shanghai, South Africa, New Zealand, ... Where do you want to study?

  • Admission requirements

    Admission requirements

    An overview of the admission requirements for our English bachelor programmes you can find here.

  • Specific diploma requirements

    Specific diploma requirements

    In addition to the general admission requirements for an English bachelor programmes, these are the specific diploma requirements for the abbreviated/one year degree
    Additional evaluation by study counsellor based on Earlier Obtained Qualifications (EOQ) for students with a Bachelor’s OR Master’s degree in:

    • Ba/Ma in Strategy and planning in Communication
    • Ba/Ma in Business and Society
    • Ba/Ma in Creation
    • Ba/Ma in Communication skills.

    Additional evaluation by study counsellor based on Earlier Obtained Qualifications (EOQ) and Earlier Obtained Credits (EOC) for students with at least 120 ECTS-credits (exempted EOQ), proving experience/expertise/competence in:

    • Strategy and planning in Communication
    • Business and Society


  • Courses
  • Courses


    Semester 1

    Strategy & Planning

    • Expert Classes Communication & entrepreneurship (3 ECTS)
    • Expert Classes The Future of Communication Technology (3 ECTS)

    Concept & Creation

    • Graphic Design Print & Web (3 ECTS)
    • Expert Skills Graphic Design (3 ECTS)
    • Expert Skills Media (3 ECTS)

    Business & Society

    • Test Bench New Technology (3 ECTS)
    • Digital Media Management (3 ECTS)
    • International Media (3 ECTS)

    Communication Skills

    • Expert Skills: Writing & Presentation (3 ECTS)


    • International Pitch (6 ECTS)

    Choose 1 of 3 ECTS

    Package International Profiling

    • Survival Dutch 
    • French 5 
    • English 5
    • Spanish 5
    • Introduction to the Regional Focus Europe 
    • Introduction to the Regional Focus North-America

    Package Personal Profiling

    • Media & Diversity 
    • Ethical managerial problem-solving
    • Regional and City Marketing 
    • Intercultural Communication 

    @ work

    • International Internship (30 ECTS)

    Take a look in the programme guide for more details.

    Facilities and student support

    A team of professionals gives advice, guides, helps and assists students. In addition to training courses, Thomas More offers a whole range of student facilities. Discover how we can help you.

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