MPhil/MRes/PhD On Campus

Media, Languages and Cultures

The University Of Nottingham Malaysia

12 months
9263 EUR/year
7894 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Media, Languages and Cultures from The University Of Nottingham Malaysia offers research degrees that are interdisciplinary that broadly covers the fields of media, communications and culture.  


Media, Languages and Cultures from The University Of Nottingham Malaysia is focusing on media democracy, media reform, Southeast Asian cinema, youth and new media, internet governance, civil society, creative industries, digital media, and film. Other areas of expertise include music, food culture and identity, migration, cross-cultural and intercultural issues, and multiculturalism and sociology.

In a globalized world where constantly evolving technology becomes the basis and medium of socio-cultural and political communication, the school’s research degrees tap into a much-needed understanding of our common urban modern world, providing a critical understanding of the inner workings and meanings of objects, media and everyday cultural artefacts that we take for granted.


Our PhD graduates have gone on to work as academics in higher education and the civil service, research institutes and NGOs while the MRes is a path to further study or work in research institutes and the fields of film, media and communications.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • comparative literature, Japanese literature, literary translation
  • digital cultures, youth and social networks
  • food, identity and transnationalism
  • international information flows – questions of imbalance, cultural and media imperialism and dependency
  • media and human rights – these include communication rights, media and gender relations, and media and minority groups
  • performing arts: music, drama, performance, applied creative practices

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


300 alternative credits
  • MPhil - 180 credits
  • PhD -120 cedits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • At least a second class honours degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant discipline. Non-UK qualifications will be assessed against this standard.
  • If deemed necessary, applicants may also be required to attend an interview.
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9263 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9263 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7894 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7894 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • Malaysian fee: RM36,600 per year
  • International fee: RM42,950 per year

Living costs for Kuala Lumpur

2210 - 3815 MYR /month
Living costs

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


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.

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