The program offers two tracks – academic track and professional track. The academic track prepares leaners/students for a successful career in both teaching and research, with an aim to contribute to academic advancement in related fields. On the other hand, the professional track prepares students for a successful career in media or communication industry, with a goal to create a new generation of professionals who can enhance their professional works or business practices through research.
The curriculum consists of 6 required courses, 2 elective courses, a professional project (only for professional track students), and 20 or 36 dissertation credits.
|Pre-Requisite Courses||2 courses (no credit)||2 courses (no credit)|
|Required Courses||6 courses (18 credits)||6 courses (18 credits)|
|Elective Courses||2 courses (6 credits)||2 courses (6 credits)|
|Qualifying Exam||After completion of course works||After completion of course works|
|Dissertation||36 credits||20 credits|
|Professional Project||–||16 credits|
|Total||60 credits||60 credits|