The Master in Visual Media offers an innovative combination of intensive, high-level training in the conceptual, creative, and managerial aspects of visual and multimedia communication. Whether you want to start your own company, become a consultant, or work within an existing organization, the program will help you develop the skills, creativity, and entrepreneurial mindset you will need to compete and thrive as a 21st century visual media professional.
This program aims to train multi-faceted professionals who possess the skills to conceptualize, create and manage all kinds of creative visual media projects from start to finish. Students will learn about the latest trends in visual media and put them into practice by working with images in multiple formats including video, photography and design, as well as multimedia, hybrid, and mixed media.
The program responds to an emerging need for communication professionals who possess strong foundations in creative content conceptualization and production, audiovisual storytelling, critical thinking, new media formats, strategic communication, and business management. Students will learn indispensable skills for working in visual media environments: understanding the communication and business needs of clients and developing and managing projects with an integrated vision of every step in the process from start to finish.
Drawing on IE’s internationally recognized excellence in business education, the Master in Visual Media offers a unique mix of academic and professional expertise, creative practice, and managerial training.
This program´s ground-breaking profile is based on a unique combination of factors:
IE´s School of Communication faculty is comprised of an international group of skilled instructors who are not just experts in their field. Their ability to deliver their academic expertise as well as their extensive practical experience in managing relations with different media, will make your time at IE a unique learning experience.
In addition to our full-time faculty, the program features a number of international visiting scholars and professionals from top academic partners, global media conglomerates, and renowned professional and scientific associations from the field of visual media communication.
The Master in Visual Media is an intensive, ten-month program divided into three periods that run from October to December, January to March and April to July. Students will be attending all class sessions at our IE campus in Madrid, with a number of MediaLab sessions at our campus in Segovia.
The program comprises 3 core modules and a final project covering the following subjects:
The Master in Visual Media welcomes graduates with backgrounds in different disciplines such as Design, Communication, Business, Advertising, Marketing, Fine Arts, Art History, Media, Humanities, Philosophy, etc.; students who are interested in developing their creative, intellectual, and managerial abilities to work in visual media creation and management.
Students on the Master program are a multi-cultural and talented group of people whose diversity adds considerable momentum to the learning process.
The program develops skills in audiovisual
content creation, narrative design, and multimedia storytelling, and allows
students to acquire knowledge about contemporary communication, the cultural
industries environment, new business models, and visual product management.
Using multimedia, hybrid and mixed formats based on video, photography, design, sound, performance and texts, the program will train professionals who can work independently as well as for companies and institutions -media companies, cultural institutions, advertising agencies, museums, music companies, universities, publishing houses, architecture studios, and all kind of companies or associations that need to communicate effectively in the new visual and digital world.
Obtaining your Master in Visual Media from IE is an investment in your future. Our graduates are exceptional people with exceptional skills, and are in great demand from companies, advertising agencies, and communication organizations around the world.
Cultural-creative industries are growing worldwide, and the sector of visual media communication for digital media is proving to be particularly dynamic.
Being part of the IE Community is about much more than just being an alumnus; it's about being a part of a global network of people who share a common set of goals and ethical values. At IE, you will build up a network of contacts with your classmates, professors, and associations and clubs, and you will benefit from the corporate relationships that IE has fostered over the years.
We seek dynamic, motivated, creative candidates with excellent academic and professional backgrounds who also offer the kind of interpersonal skills that will benefit the program.
Admission is granted on a rolling basis and although early application is recommended, there is no deadline for applications for a particular intake. Admission is valid for two years.
For more information about the program or the admissions process, please contact:
IE School of Communication
Our rigorous selection process is geared towards selecting those candidates that demonstrate the highest potential. The process is divided into three steps:
The admissions process is a rolling process and as such there is no deadline for application for a particular intake. More on the Admissions Process in our Detailed Information.
More on the Admissions Process in our Detailed Information.
To be considered for admission, a candidate must submit the following with thier application:
Candidates pay a non-refundable application fee of 125€ to cover administrative costs.
The tuition fees for the Master in Visual Media for the October 2013 intake total €19,200, including a €1,200 contribution to the IE Foundation.
Admission is valid for two years, allowing the successful applicant up to two years to reserve a place on an intake, thus allowing students to plan their experience. To reserve a place on the Master in Visual Media, intake students are required to make a deposit of €4,000 + the contribution to the IE Foundation (€1,200).
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