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M.Sc. On Campus

Global Media and Cultures

Georgia Institute of Technology

12 months
Duration
1215 USD/credit 36450 USD/year
1215 USD/credit 36450 USD/year
586 USD/credit 17580 USD/year
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About

The interdisciplinary Master of Science in Global Media and Cultures (MS-GMC)  at Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is a joint degree from the School of Modern Languages and the School of Literature, Media, and Communication.

Overview

Key facts

The interdisciplinary Master of Science in Global Media and Cultures prepares students to pursue professional careers that require advanced training in communication and media as well as expertise in a particular linguistic region of the world. The curriculum provides a theoretical grounding in media and cultural studies, advanced training in a critical global language, and hands-on cross-cultural experience that prepares students for the professional world.

At Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) the MS-GMC is offered in six tracks: Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish. To graduate, students must complete 30 credit hours and demonstrate expertise in a specialized area of global media and culture through (1) targeted coursework in LMC and ML, (2) the defense of a professional portfolio, and (3) the completion of a culminating project (thesis, internship, or individual project).

Programme Structure

Courses included: 

  • Global Studies
  • Media Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • International Studies
  • Media and History
  • Global Media 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of Purpose (4000 characters)
  • Official Transcripts from B.A./B.S. degree
  • 2 Letters of recommendation (contact info)
  • Government issued ID
  • Cumulative GPA 3.0+
  • TOEFL score (international students)
  • Intermediate-mid level proficiency in the language of focus (ACTFL standards)
  • Language Proficiency Interview (post-submission, see below)
  • $75 application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1215 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    36450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1215 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    17580 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 586 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Atlanta

1213 - 2208 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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