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Interactive and Virtual Digital Communication

University of North Texas

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
17172 USD/year
1800 USD/year
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About

During this period of dynamic change in traditional print and broadcast media, it is absolutely essential that anyone interested in pursuing a career in media have a fundamental grasp of how the Internet, social media and technology are changing the way we gather, report, write and distribute news and information.

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Overview

Program objectives:

  • Provide a solid foundation on the current trends in communicating news and information in today’s world.
  • Provide a theoretical and practical framework to assess how interactive and digital media, e.g. web sites, blogs, social media, mobile media, is impacting current business models for media and most companies today.
  • Help students understand how to best use technology and digital media to better reach news and existing readers, viewers, consumers and customers.
  • Update knowledge and skills related to digital media to take on a more active role in business and industry.
This 30-hour interdisciplinary studies master’s concentration provides students written, visual and technical competencies required to successfully communicate in the modern online and information-oriented environments.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Visual Journalism
  • Case Problems in Public Relations
  • Quantitative Research
  • Qualitative Research
  • Professional Internship
  • Advanced Problems in Journalism
  • Advanced Problems in Journalism

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission requirements:

  • A completed Graduate School application form.
  • Complete transcripts from all colleges attended.
  • A non-refundable application fee.
  • A current resume or curriculum vitae.
  • Two letters of recommendation.

Tuition Fee

  • National

    17172 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8586 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    1800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 900 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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