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Communication Studies and Information Management Technologies

Bachelor's studies (university) @ Kaunas University of Technology
31 Jul Application deadline
1 Sep Start date
3 years Study duration full-time
2627€ Tuition fee for Eu citizens

Programme overview

We live in the golden age of information. Every day, we are bombarded with hundred times more information than ever before. We communicate using high-end technologies: visual, audio and written.

Naturally, with the exponential growth of the field, the job market needs professionals who can solve the challenges and possess the skills and competences to manage the complex world of communications.

Bachelor in Communication Studies and Information Management Technologies at KTU will prepare you to work in multicultural business, government, or public sector organisations. You will be able to create and manage quality content using the latest technology.

This is the first 3 years’ bachelors programme in Lithuania, which is run in conjunction with the University of Twente (Netherlands). In this programme, you will have the opportunity to study at the University of Twente for one semester and obtain a certificate attesting to this.

  • Unique communications study programme as much of the focus is 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 and textual interfaces
  • Project-based study model, during which students solve real-life challenges
  • Opportunity to go for a semester to study in one of the most innovative universities of Europe: the University of Twente in the Netherlands
  • Communication experts, international lecturers (from the University of Twente, University of Bologna, University of Turin) and practitioners among the teachers

Funding opportunities

All international students automatically become candidates to receive the Scholarship for International Students, which is assigned for first-year Bachelor or Master students with strong academic records and motivation.

The residents of European Union countries and the global citizens of Lithuanian origin can apply for state-funded study places. This means that all the applicants, who fall into one of the aforementioned categories, will participate in the general admission’s competition for state-funded study places and get the chance to study free of charge, depending on their admission score.

Campus life

The main KTU Campus is within walking distance from the city centre. In the campus, university sports halls and courts, dormitories, shops and recreational areas are all nearby. KTU boasts the active student community, with 6 art societies and over 20 students’ organisations. Our students can choose from 100 weekly sports classes, and join one of 20 sports teams. All of this is free of charge.

Over 40 thousand students study in Kaunas, and of these, around 10% are international students. Lush parks, lively squares, cosy cafes and buzzing cultural life make Kaunas attractive not only as a travel destination but also as a place to live. In 2022, Kaunas will become a European Capital of Culture.

Programme structure

Lecturers-practitioners

Modules are taught by KTU lecturers and communication experts, together with international lecturers (University of Twente, University of Bologna, University of Turin) and practitioners (Barclays, Lithuanian Public Relations Specialists’ Union, managers of organisations and departments of public relations, communication or mediation, Toastmasters, actors of the National Kaunas drama theatre, Motionlab, and others).
Studies provide the opportunity to develop practical and international skills of communication.

From an idea to a product

Graduates will have the opportunity to apply the acquired skills and knowledge of communication in practice by working on real interdisciplinary projects relevant to the society and market.

Starting the second semester and until the fourth semester, every semester includes a Product Development Project, during which students apply their knowledge practically and work with various organisations of business and public sector, and work in teams to develop their goals from an idea to a product.

The innovator of science and business “MoVe-In: From an idea to product’s introduction to the market” is adapted to the study process. During the Product Development Project students gain the competences of both their chosen field and entrepreneurship, create innovative products, learn to take initiative and react to the demands of the market and society. Science and business partners actively engage in the process of the development of products for business, public sector and science.

High-on-demand and promising speciality, high salaries in the market

According to the statistical data of the last few years, the salary of a communication and ICT specialist remains as one of the highest in Lithuania. World Bank states that now and in the future a successful employee will have cognitive skills (thinking, social and communicational) and will be able to apply information and communication technologies in their career.

Graduates of Communication studies in KTU, having a unique set of communication, technological and language skills, will be fully prepared to work in areas such as internal communication departments of an organisation, application of new media and information tools, and creation of information management products.

Graduates will be able to take the position of a risk and crisis communication and mediator specialist, work in public relations agencies, media planning and advertisement agencies, creative industry, state-owned companies

Admission Requirements

Proficiency in English Language requirements:

IELTS ≥5.5, TOEFL ≥75, CEFR ≥B1, or equivalent:

If you do not currently hold any English proficiency certificate, the English test can also be conducted by KTU during the admission process.

Eligibility:

Minimum average grade (CGPA) > 60 % in each entry subject.

High school certificate

Maximum 3 years after high school graduation is eligible.

Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.

The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Russian.

The documents must be legalised (Apostille) by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country where the documents were issued. This requirement does not apply for the documents issued in the EU and Belarus, Ukraine.

Autumn Intake Deadline

2022-07-31

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Sally Sakandelidze
Georgia
Communications was a subject that I really wanted to explore, and information technologies have a huge impact on everything in the 21st century. When I first checked this study programme, I thought that this is a win-win - best choice for me!