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Media Theory and Research

Southern Illinois University

M.A.
24 months
Duration
35213 USD/year
14085 USD/year
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The Master of Arts in Media Theory and Research program offers a solid foundation in media research, methods, and theory, and prepares students for a variety of interests including research positions in media organizations, opinion research, commentary, teaching and doctoral studies.

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Overview

30 credits including a common core, research tools, emphasis area courses, and a 3-credit thesis.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Mass Media as Social Institutions
  • Foundations of Media Communication Theory
  • Masters Seminar
  • Critical Research Methods in Media Arts
  • Quantitative Reseach Methods in Mass Communication
  • Qualitative Research Methods

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
3 (recommended)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
100 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application (most documents below can be uploaded through the application site)
  • 3 Letters of Reference
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Statements: Personal, Biographical, Research·
  • A writing sample
  • GRE (Institutional Code = 1726 SIUC; Department Code = 4508 Mass Communications)
  • Transcripts (3.0 minimum gpa- originals must be sent via post)
  • International applicants should have excellent English speaking and writing skills. Those who have not taken significant advanced study in programs taught in English will have to take the TOEFL or IELTS. Minimum scores: TOEFL: IBT - 100, Computer - 250, Paper - 600. IELTS: 7.0

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35213 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35213 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    14085 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14085 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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