• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
This Communication Studies and Information Management Technologies study programme from Kaunas University of Technology combines communication and technological sciences and prepares communication specialists who are able and keen to work in multicultural environment in business, government or public sector.
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Overview

The study curriculum developed by Kaunas University of Technology  is built upon project-based activities and real issues’ solving. Practitioners and lecturers from abroad often participate in the study process. 

An important part of this programme is technologies, “human touch in high tech environment”, which enable students of social studies to analyse, create, and manage content. 

Communication Studies and Information Management Technologies is the first Bachelor’s programme in Lithuania which lasts 3 years and is implemented together with the University of Twente (Netherlands). Students have a possibility to study in the University of Twente for one semester.

Studies connecting social and technological sciences

Graduates will have achieved skills of communication and analysis, be able to create effective communicative content, be knowledgeable of the newest information and communication technology (ICT), which they creatively apply during the processes of communication as well as for personal and work purposes.

This study programme is unique due to much of the focus being given to the technological tools of communication: systems of content management, website management, communication analysis, quantitative and qualitative IT tools, tools of social media data management, visual (photography, illustration, video) and textual interfaces, dynamics, online publication of information (textual and visual) based on the latest UX (user experience) research, and for the purposes of developing practical skills and entrepreneurship.

The study programme largely relies on a project-based education process, during which students develop the idea from a concept to a product.

Career opportunities

Student’s competences

Information management competences; Competences of development of textual/audio-visual content; Competences of ICT application; Media literacy.

Student’s skills:

  • Able to manage information in a targeted manner using IC technologies;
  • Able to apply theory and methods of communication;
  • Able to critically analyse and create information (content), select the instruments corresponding to the audience’s needs.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Communication Theories
  • Informatics 
  • Mathematics
  • Organizational Communication
  • Academic and Technical Communication in English (Level C1)
  • Political communication in the media
  • Risk and Crisis Communication
  • Statistics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    75

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • a senior high school diploma with a good average grade (min. CGPA >60 %),
  • maximum 3 years after high school graduation is eligible,
  • minimum average grade (CGPA) > 60 % in each entry subject: final exams of Mathematics,
  • online motivation interview (via Skype)
  • At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2900 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1669 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1669 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Kaunas

  • 428 - 740 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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