Dual Degree in Global Communication

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We prepare you to redefine the way the world communicates in two important global media capitals: Los Angeles and London.

You will learn to understand, interpret, assess and navigate the ever-changing world of politics, culture, communication, technology and economics with our expert faculty from USC Annenberg and The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

Spending your first year at LSE and your second year at USC Annenberg, you can take courses in communication, journalism, public relations and public diplomacy. While earning your MA in Global Communication and MSc in Global Media and Communications, you will build a research portfolio and an international network that position you at the forefront of professional opportunities across global media, technology, advertising and business. 

By the numbers

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school for studying communication and mediaIn 2021, QS World University Rankings named USC Annenberg among the foremost schools for studying communication and media. LSE came in at #3.
In 2021, <a href="https://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/university-subject-rankings/2021/communication-media-studies" target="_blank">QS World University Rankings</a> named USC Annenberg among the foremost schools for studying communication and media. LSE came in at #3.
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of our Class of 2020 employed within 12 months of graduationOur recent graduates have gone on to distinguished careers with employers such as DCG Communications, Pulse Advertising, The Kraft Heinz Company, and European Commission.
Our recent graduates have gone on to distinguished careers with employers such as DCG Communications, Pulse Advertising, The Kraft Heinz Company, and European Commission.
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countries are represented by our graduate student bodyOur master’s students hail from a diverse array of countries, including Argentina, Finland, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and South Korea.
Our master’s students hail from a diverse array of countries, including Argentina, Finland, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and South Korea.
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different languages are spoken by the people of Los AngelesThe complex, dynamic and culturally rich city of L.A. is home to people from more than 140 countries.
The complex, dynamic and culturally rich city of L.A. is home to people from more than 140 countries.
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Learn on the global scale

From its founding, the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) has aimed to be a laboratory of the social sciences, a place where ideas are developed, analyzed, evaluated and disseminated around the world. Few university institutions are as international as the LSE. With this unique, first-of-its-kind dual degree, you will explore global communications with London as your campus.