PhD (Communication) - MAS

 

OVERVIEW

The research mode for Doctor of Philosophy cater to students who possess a strong theoretical background and wish to undertake independent research. Candidates will complete their theses by working under the supervision of one or more faculty members. Doctoral candidates are required to present their proposal within one year of their registration date.

Research Thrust Areas:

Communication

  • Communication
  • Communication Campaign Planning
  • Health Communication
  • Development Communication
  • Visual Communication
  • International Communication
  • Environmental Communication
  • Sustainability Communication

Journalism

  • Journalism
  • Environmental Journalism
  • Online Journalism
  • Print Journalism
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Photo-journalism

Public Relations

  • Public Relations
  • International Public Relations
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Corporate Communication
  • Public Relations and New Media
  • Public Relations and Environment
  • Public Relations and Health

Advertising

  • Advertising Management
  • International Advertising
  • Integrated Marketing Communication
  • Advertising Strategy
  • Media Management
  • Advertising Campaign
  • Advertising Production
  • Graphics Production

Film and Broadcasting

  • Film and Broadcasting
  • Broadcasting and Telecommunications
  • Screen Studies
  • Broadcast Management
  • Audio/Radio Studies
  • Television Studies
  • Film Studies

Media & Cultural Studies

  • Media Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • Language and Communication
  • Communication and Technology
  • Audience Studies
  • Political Communication
  • Media Literacy
  • Media and Gender

Human Communication

  • Speech Communication
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Group Communication

Expertise available in the following School:
School of Communication
http://communication.usm.my

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants should possess the following:

  • A Masters or Bachelors (First Class Honours or CGPA >3.67/4) degree in a related area.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

(Applicable for International Applicants Only)

  • A minimum score of 550 in Paper- based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language); OR
  • A minimum score of 213 in Computer-based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) ; OR
  • A minimum score of 80 in Internet-based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) ; OR
  • A minimum score of 6.0 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System); or
  • English is the candidate's mother tongue or National Language; or
  • The candidate graduated from an Institution of Higher Learning in which the medium of insrtuction at Bachelor and Master level is English; or
  • English courses offered by British Council (The level of qualification and the relevant courses are to be identified by the University Postgraduate Studies Council); or
  • English courses offered by School of Language, Literacies and Translation (The level of qualification and the relevant courses are to be identified by the University Postgraduate Studies Council
  • Malaysian applicants should obtain a least a credit in Bahasa Malaysia at SPM level or its equivalent
  • Results must be attached with the application form.

DURATION

  • Full-time: Min 4 semesters / Max 10 semesters
  • Part-time: Min 6 semesters / Max 15 semesters

FEES

 

Malaysian (MYR)
Full Time/ Semester Part Time/ Semester
  • Registration Fee : 340.00
  • Tuition Fee (Semester) : 3,050.00
  • Thesis Evaluation Fee : 1,000.00
  • Convocation Fee : 120.00
  • Registration Fee : 340.00
  • Tuition Fee (Semester) : 2,515.00
  • Thesis Evaluation Fee: 1,000.00
  • Convocation Fee : 120.00

 

International (USD)
Full Time/ Semester Part Time/ Semester
  • Registration Fee : 227.50
  • Personal Bond : 475.00
  • Tuition Fee (Semester) : 1,150.00
  • Thesis Evaluation Fee: 375.00
  • Convocation Fee : 30.00
  • Registration Fee : 227.50
  • Personal Bond : 475.00
  • Tuition Fee (Semester) : 1,025.00
  • Thesis Evaluation Fee : 375.00
  • Convocation Fee : 30.00

** Fees are subject to change

 

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Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Penang, Malaysia
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xtel +604 653 2606 
xfax +604 653 2940 
xemel admission_ips@usm.my


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