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English - Technical Communication

University of Central Florida

M.A. Online
12 months
Duration
25036 USD/year
25036 USD/year
11804 USD/year
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About

The English - Technical Communication program of University of Central Florida is completely online and provides students with theoretical and applied skills in such areas as technical writing, visual design, usability, ethics, stylistics, computer documentation, international communication, and the rhetoric of science.

Overview

Students in the English - Technical Communication program of University of Central Florida come from a variety of educational backgrounds such as Psychology, Computer Science, and English. The program’s faculty members have won prestigious awards, are well published in the field, and have considerable experience in teaching online courses.

Our graduates hold a variety of jobs in the central Florida region; they have found work as technical writers, technical editors, information designers, web designers, corporate trainers, consultants, information developers, educators, documentation specialists, or have other communication-related jobs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Production and Publication Methods 
  • Technical Editing 
  • Technical Writing, Theory and Practice
  • Methods of Bibliography and Research 
  • The Rhetorics of Public Debate
  • Rhetoric of Science 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • One official transcript (in a sealed envelope) from each college/university attended.
  • Official, competitive GRE score taken within the last five years.
  • Two letters of recommendation from faculty members or others familiar with applicant’s academic potential.
  • One year of a foreign language at the university level (may be taken while in graduate residence).
  • A one to two page goal statement addressing the applicant’s reasons for pursuing graduate study in English.
  • A professional writing sample of approximately ten pages (or an equivalent amount of web-based work), with a cover memo of no more than one page that explains why you chose to submit this particular sample.
  • TOEFL scores.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25036 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12518 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    25036 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12518 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    11804 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5902 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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