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BAScienze della comunicazione / Communication Sciences

University of Siena
Italy, Siena
Department of Social, Political and Cognitive Sciences Italy, Siena, Palazzo San Niccolò - via Roma, 56 - 53100
Tuition fee

The tuition fee is calculated according to the country of origin and ranges from a minimum of € 756 to a maximum of € 2406 (per year). You can calculate the amount to be paid per year at this link.

Application fee €30 per programme

You will receive an e-mail with the payment instructions.

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Network society, big data, digital culture, information society, creative and cultural industries, media and public sphere: professionals in the new knowledge economy are required to have a historical and theoretical understanding of its structure and development, as well as a critical approach to cultural and creative processes and practices, to its management problems and to its political and social consequences. The course fosters this knowledge through training in critical thinking and research, combining it with communication practices and techniques (journalism, social media, advertising, information technology, web content management).

Programme structure

The three-year degree course in Communication Sciences is taught in Italian.

Class MIUR: L-20 Class of degrees in Communication Sciences
Duration in years: 3
Training credits: 180

Career opportunities

The skills acquired will enable the students to understand the relationship between society and the media with a critical perspective relevant to:

journalism (print, radio, television, online) corporate communication (advertising and marketing) political, public and institutional communication, ICT (including applications for mobile devices).

All these professional fields increasingly need specific skills not only in concrete application practices but also in methods of analysis and textual criticism, essential for the correct design of the message and for the success of communication in both the public and private sectors. Graduates in Communication Sciences will be able to use their multidisciplinary experience to intervene professionally in various social, economic and technological sectors of the media and to manage with competence and effectiveness the social and cultural impact of media discourse.

This is a partial example of the possible employment opportunities offered by the course:

Experts in the transfer and processing of information, Marketing experts, Advertising and public relations experts, Experts in cultural services, Experts in public relations, Experts in the organisation of trade fairs, conferences and cultural events, Journalism and multimedia communication, interaction designers.

Apply now! First intake - Academic year 2020/21
Application deadline
Jan 15, 2020 23:59
Europe/Rome time
Studies commence
Sep 28, 2020
Apply now! Second intake - Academic year 2020/21
Application start
Feb 1, 2020
Application deadline
Apr 28, 2020 23:59
Europe/Rome time
Studies commence
Sep 28, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States