24 months
556 EUR/year
556 EUR/year
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The Department of Media and Communication Studies at the International Islamic University Islamabad offers a unique opportunity to combine innovative media and communication studies with involvement in joint research projects, engaging prominent media institutions and experts of national and international repute.


The Department of Media and Communication Studies at the International Islamic University Islamabad provides a unique blend of practical skills with critical analysis. The innovative type of education program aims at developing each student’s creative abilities.

The courses are designed to meet existing professional standards as well as exploring ways in which creative ideas and new technologies can be combined, enhanced and redefined. There are also courses aimed at media professionals and graduates seeking to build management carrier within the growing media and content industries.

Career prospects

  • Print & Electronic Media: editors, columnists, correspondents (at national and international level) news analysts, online news editors, anchors, program producers, photojournalists, proofreaders, reporters and freelance writers (newspapers, periodicals and magazines) and academicians.
  • Positions: In public relations departments (public and private sectors) federal and provincial information departments, news agencies, advertising agencies (copy-writers), business organizations, research institutions, media teaching institutions, consultants, NGOs and a host of other organizations.

Programme Structure

Specializations offered in this course include:

  • Print Media
  • Electronic Media Production
  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Communication Research and Theory
  • Organizational Management and Communication

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GMAT admission requirements GMAT

English requirements

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

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 16 Years Graduate Degree in (BS) (Mass Communication) or MA / M.Sc with CGPA 2.5/4.00 or 60% marks from Annual/Conventional System where CGPA is not calculated or 65% marks in the semester system examination, where CGPA is not mentioned on terminal degree/transcript.

International students:

  • Application fee (US $75); attach copy of deposit slip / challan or Bank Draft or Pay Order with application form favoring IIU Islamabad
  • Passport size photographs with blue background
  • Copy of Passport Residential Permit (Eqama), Overseas ID card, NOC of /o Foreign Affairs or Your Embassy in Pakistan
  • Three copies of duly filled government of Pakistani Permission form (Students’ Information Sheet)
  • Verified educational documents (all degree/certificates)
  • Valid Passport / Valid Study Visa
You need to apply through your embassy or send your application directly to Director (Acad) IIUI. You will be required to submit GMAT and TOEFL score.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    556 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 278 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    556 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 278 EUR per semester during 24 months.

PKR 58220

Living costs for Islamabad

36883 - 51236 PKR /month
Living costs

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


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