College of Arts and Sciences

Global Media

Create Your Career in the Creative Industries

Global Media offers a vast array of career opportunities in the fields of media, entertainment, and creative industries in the knowledge economy. Students have a multitude of options to develop their interests, skills and talents in a variety of areas. 

The Global Media program combines theory with practice, global learning with problem-solving and opportunities with challenges. You will learn to think, reflect and produce creatively and analytically. The program emphasizes writing, visual thinking and speech communication/presentation, as well as portfolio development and global perspectives in studying media.

Required Study Abroad

You are required to spend two full-time semesters abroad taking courses in your chosen concentration with the approval of the department chair. You may spend each of the two semesters in two different universities in the same country or in two different universities in two different countries, provided you have processed your applications through The College of Global Studies and the Office of Study Away at Arcadia.


Concentrations are available in Cultural Studies, Digital Gaming Studies, Digital Media, Fashion Studies, Film Production, Media Industries, Media Production, New Media Journalism, Sound and Music, Visual Cultures, Visual Journalism, and World Cinema.


Global Media Degree Requirements

This degree program requires one year of study abroad in one of the universities listed below. You must work with your adviser and the department chair to prepare a plan of studying abroad in one of the specialized areas to complete the Global Media degrees.


Recommended Universities

The following programs are recommended for the respective concentrations in Global Media. Pending approval from your adviser and the department chair, you could potentially participate at any of Arcadia's approved student abroad programs. For more information on universities and locations, visit the Office of Study Away.

United Kingdom
  • City University
  • Arcadia in London
  • University of Westminster
  • London College of Fashion
  • Goldsmiths
  • Edinburgh Napier University
  • Bond University
  • Griffith University
  • University of Technology Sydney