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Journalism and Media Research and Theory

University of Texas at Austin

24 months
Duration
18816 USD/year
18816 USD/year
9996 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The MA Journalism and Media Research and Theory program at the University of Texas at Austin is a degree designed to provide students with additional depth in media and journalism studies. They can gain additional methodological expertise alongside knowledge of journalism and theory, which can help them to move toward doctoral degrees or a variety of analytic careers with media organizations. 

Overview

Features

Methodological preparation in this Journalism and Media Research and Theory program at the University of Texas at Austin includes opportunities to acquire skills to undertake qualitative and quantitative work, including working with ‘big data’ generated by Internet platforms and sites, as well as qualitative data often used by organizations ranging from the medical field to politics to survey researchers.

The wide array of courses we offer allows students to specialize in fields including media policy, journalism studies, global media, Internet information systems, media engagement, and many more. Our faculty are highly international, with extensive experience working with and conducting research on the press, media and information systems around the world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods
  • Mass Communication Theory
  • Advanced Social Science Research Methods
  • Journalism and Media
  • Thesis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the online application at ApplyTexas
  • Résumé
  • A 500-word minimum statement of your intended career goals.
  • Writing samples are optional for master's applicants but are strongly encouraged. Master's applicants typically submit a research paper (R&T tracks) or three to five published articles (professional and tracks).
  • Visual storytelling portfolio. Students interested in visual storytelling are strongly encouraged to submit a sample of their work.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18816 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9408 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    18816 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9408 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9996 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4998 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Austin

1243 - 2304 USD /month
Living costs

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

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.

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