Understanding that industry and geographic factors should influence the content of the curriculum instead of a standardized one-fits-all design program
- Communication skills (funnily enough!) …
- Creative thinking.
- Research, analysis, and presentation skills.
- General IT skills.
- The ability to work well both independently and in a team.
- Critical evaluation.
- Understanding a range of communication processes.
This will already give you an idea of how programs vary – an MA in Communication is likely to be related to the artsier side of fields such as media and journalism, while an MSc is typically more focused on the theoretical and research aspects of modern communication.