International Communication and Media

Professionele bachelor (Engels)

Locatie: Mechelen -Campus De Ham

PREPARE YOURSELF FOR A LIFE FULL OF INTERNATIONAL ADVENTURE

In this programme you will learn to navigate the field of international communication and media with confidence. You will study topics such as intercultural communication, psychology, globalisation, international marketing, international media, innovations & communication,among others. During Expert Classes you will be introduced to the future of communication technology and become immersed in the world of brands and media. We value the practical component of the field too, so graphic design, video editing, and producing web stories are part of the curriculum.

You feel at ease speaking English? Check here if you meet the language conditions to enroll in this bachelor’s programme.

Do you have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in marketing, communication or journalism? Take our one-year programme in International Communication and Media and graduate as a full-blown international communication expert. Do you have another diploma? Contact our study counseller Lieven Van Hoe.

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Ann Van Damme
Programme Manager
Lieven Van Hoe
Study counsellor

Opbouw

  • New and unique in Flanders!
  • Internship
  • Personal coaching
  • Go international
  • New and unique in Flanders!

    New and unique in Flanders!

    International advantage

    International Communication and Media gives you the advantage of studying in an international environment. This programme is three years long and full of international and intercultural experiences. In the first year you will work in international teams; in the second year you will participate in the Erasmus exchange programme; in your third year you will complete a rewarding internship abroad. All three phases prepare you for a successful international career.

    Make friends from around the world

    You will be studying with people from all over the world, giving you the opportunity to build an international network. For the rest of your life, you will be visiting friends in every corner of the globe.

    Also available in Dutch 

    Are you interested in Communication and Media but unsure if you can complete the course in English? No worries, we also have a Dutch taught programme. You can make the switch from English to Dutch any time.

  • Internship

    Internship

    Practice makes perfect! You complete an internship abroad in an organization or agency; international students can do their internship in an international organization located in Belgium. 

    Most internships run between February and June. And then there’s Summer School. Find that extra sweat during summer and see your experience grow.

  • Personal coaching

    Personal coaching

    Personal coaching is important. Lieven, our student coach, is ready to take all of your questions. As well for study advice, your personal study programme, as personal issues, Lieven will take his time to help you.

    Already a bachelor or master and thinking about exemptions? Or do you just want more information about your track? Contact Lieven Van Hoe today!

  • Go international

    Go international

    First phase 

    Participate in international conferences, fairs and communication projects.

    Second phase 

    You study for one semester at one of our European partner colleges throughout the exchange programme.

    Third phase

    You complete an internship abroad. Choose your continent yourself: Europe, Asia, America, Africa, and Oceania. In Belgium, there are also many opportunities at international companies and agencies.

Vakken

  • Phase 1
  • Phase 2
  • Phase 3
  • Phase 1

    Phase 1

    Strategy & Planning

    • Communication Theory (6 ECTS)
    • Globalisation & International Marketing (3 ECTS)
    • Regional and Citymarketing (3 ECTS)

    International Business & Society

    • World Economics (3 ECTS)
    • Psychology (3 ECTS)
    • Innovation & Communication (3 ECTS)
    • Intercultural Communication (3 ECTS)

    Concept & Creation

    • Visual Design (3 ECTS)
    • Digital Lab  (5 ECTS)
    • Video (3 ECTS)

    Labs

    • Introduction to ICM (6 ECTS)
    • Belgium, Crossroads of ... (3 ECTS)
    • Inspiration Lab (7 ECTS)

    @Work

    Electives (3 ECTS)

    • Electives | Language courses
      • Spanish, French or other foreign language  
    • Electives | Package international profiling
      • International Project 2 
      • Survival Dutch 
      • Short Summer Internship  
    • Package personal profiling
      • Writing and presenting skills 
      • Public Speaking 
      • Mediatraining 
      • Media and diversity

    Take a look in the programme guide for more details.

  • Phase 2

    Phase 2

    Strategy & Planning

    • Communication Strategy (3 ECTS)
    • Online Tools (3 ECTS)

    International Business & Society

    • Research Methods (4 ECTS)
    • International Media (3 ECTS)

    Concept & Creation

    • Mobile and Social Media storytelling (3 ECTS)
    • Graphic Design Print & Web (3 ECTS)

    Communication skills

    • Copywriting (3 ECTS)

    Labs

    • Communication Challenge (6 ECTS)

    Study Exchange (29 ECTS)

    Electives (3 ECTS)

    Electives | Language courses

    • Spanish, French or other foreign language 

    Electives | Package international profiling

    • International Project 2 
    • Survival Dutch 

    Package personal profiling

    • Media and diversity 

    Take a look in the programme guide for more details.

  • Phase 3

    Phase 3

    Strategy & Planning

    • Expert Classes: the future of communication technology (3 ECTS)
    • Expert Classes Communication and Entrepreneurship (3 ECTS)

    Business & Society

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

    Concept & Creation

    • Expert skills: Graphic Design (3 ECTS)
    • Expert skills: Media (3 ECTS)

    Labs

    • International Pitch (6 ECTS)

    @ Work

    • International Internship (30 ECTS)

    Communication skills

    • Writing and presentation skills (3 ECTS)

    Be an international professional

    • Writing & Presentation: Expert Skills (3 ECTS)

    Study Exchange and Internship

    • Internship XL - International Communication (30 ECTS)

    Electives (3 ECTS)

    Package International Profiling

    • Survival Dutch 
    • Intercultural Communcation 
    • Introduction on the Regional Focus Europe 
    • Introduction on the Regional Focus North America 
    • Frans 
    • Engels 5 

    Package personal profiling

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

    Take a look in the programme guide for more details.

Waarom kiezen voor International Communication and Media?

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Expert Classes

Ready for real communication & business challenges? Get insights from the best experts in the trade and work on real assignments for international companies in our ‘Expert Classes’.

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Internship XL

Practice makes perfect. That’s why we have upgraded our internship to 15 full-blown weeks. Your chances of getting that exciting, international career get a well-deserved boost.

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Go international

Not only your internship can have that international flavour. Your lessons will be in English too and you’ll have many opportunities to go abroad. Thinking of networking in Barcelona, Edinburgh or London? Join in!

Na je studie

  • Ready for the job?
  • Extra study
  • Ready for the job?

    Ready for the job?

    Thanks to our hands-on masterclasses, real projects and your internship, you will quickly establish a professional network.

    You get the latest in trends and insights to make you futureproof. Ready for the job!

    Which jobs are waiting for you?

    Well, let’s ask our former students. These are some jobs they have now (results from our alumni-survey): PR-executive, junior account, project manager, commercial advisor, consultant, copywriter, content ninja, digital planner, e-commerce manager, concept creator, visual creative.

    As well as international communication manager, media planner, strategic planner, research assistant, sales representative, social media manager, … and obviously you can complete this list yourself.

  • Extra study

    Extra study

    Extra bachelor in 1 year

    • Journalism
    • Media & Entertainment Business

    Postgraduate

    • Belgian Advertising School

    Master

    • Communication Science

Kom kennismaken

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