Dual Degree in Global Communication
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
Student, alumni and faculty work
Breaking down gender bias in media
For Marie Chantal Marauta, the dual degree in global communication offered the chance to get international experience while studying gender and media in depth.
Bridging the digital divide
USC Annenberg Professors François Bar and Hernán Galperin have spent years studying the digital divide and its implications in Los Angeles and around the world.
Merging global communications and PR
The Global Communication (MA) program prepared alumna Hannah Hunter to assess issues from different viewpoints, to talk across industries, and to approach public relations with nuance.
Redefining migrant representation
Serving as a public information intern at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Vienna, alumna Hannah Traussnigg works to dismantle negative stereotypes associated with refugees and migrants through social media strategies and awareness campaigns.
Understanding global creator culture
David Craig, clinical professor of communication and director of the global communication master's program, maps the rise of creator culture — an industry distinguished by cultural entrepreneurs harnessing social media.
Making big data work on a human level
Global communication student Jermaine Richards focuses on finding technological solutions to meet the needs of vulnerable populations.
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.