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Technical Communication

North Carolina State University

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
28998 USD/year
11672 USD/year
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About

The Department of English offers a Master of Science in Technical Communication at North Carolina State University. 

Overview

The Department of English offers a Master of Science in Technical Communication at North Carolina State University. 

Roughly half of our students have undergraduate degrees in technical, natural and social sciences; the other half have humanities degrees. Many earned double majors or dual degrees that combined technical or scientific studies with humanities.

We prepare professional communicators for careers that bridge the relationships between people and technical systems: 

  • web design and development
  • software and hardware documentation
  • industrial training and development
  • medical communication
  • environmental and agricultural communication
  • technology transfer
  • organizational information management and human-computer interface design

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Theory and Research in Professional Writing
  • Rhetoric of Science and Technology
  • Advanced Technical Writing and Editing
  • Publication Management for Technical Communicators
  • Projects in Technical Communication
  • Usability Studies for Technical Communication
  • Science Writing for the Media
  • Organizational Communication
  • Crisis Communication
  • Computer Graphics
  • Design and Evaluation of Instructional Material
  • Advanced Typographical Systems

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

33 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)
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).
6.5 (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.
80 (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
    • Personal Statement
    • Three letters of recommendation
    • Transcripts
    • Interview/resume/essays
    • Test Scores
    • Proof of English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28998 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28998 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    11672 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11672 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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