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Critical Media Studies
Master’s Programme

Critical Media Studies

2 years
Full-time programme
200 000 –
400 000 RUB/year
Tuition Fee in 2022
HSE Scholarships for International Applicants
Instruction in English
Critical Media Studies. Programme Introduction


During Studies

Career Opportunities


How to Apply

American professor Oliver Boyd-Barrett, author of the book Media Imperialism, one of the biggest studies of the contemporary media landscape, is among the international teachers recruited to deliver remote instruction at HSE University this year. His research interests include media, propaganda and international news agencies.
March 11, 2021
Dmitry Muraviev is a student of the Critical Media Studies Master’s Programme. One year ago he achieved the highest score in the HSE Olympiad «Highest League». Now Dmitry is ready to share a couple of lifehacks considering the preparation for those who would like to participate in the 2021 competition.
February 12, 2021
In September 2020, the American publishing house Taylor and Francis published a book “Strategic Communications in Russia: Public Relations and Advertising”, which was co-authored by the lecturers at  the Department of Integrated Communications.
October 07, 2020
Project team members described how the platform was made
July 22, 2020
This year HSE University is launching a new Master's programme in Critical Media Studies. HSE bulletin HSE Look has talked to Olga Baysha, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Communications, Media and Design, who was involved in creating the programme, about her path in academia, research interests, and teaching.
July 17, 2020
The 2020 conference of IAMCR, probably the largest event in media and communication studies worldwide, is preparing to take place exclusively online from 17 until 22 of July.
May 26, 2020
More than 30 students and recent graduates participated in the first CMS Winter School.
February 10, 2020
HSE University’s new Master’s Programme ‘Critical Media Studies’, offered by the Faculty of Communications, Media, and Design, is now accepting applications for fall 2020. Programme Academic Supervisor and HSE Assistant Professor Panos Kompatsiaris explains what kinds of courses and research opportunities await the programme’s first cohort, and what makes the programme unique.
November 06, 2019
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