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School of Academic/ Faculty

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Course Highlight/ Description

The Master of Communication offers a mixed mode of teaching and dissertation writing. It brings together conceptual, research, and practical approaches so as to prepare graduates to handle communication challenges in the current fast-changing environment. We employ pedagogical methods that put students at the center of learning. Upon graduation, students will be equipped with knowledge and problem solving skills highly useful in the media and communication industry at home and abroad.

Coursework
3 Core courses which make up 30% of the total grade, totaling 12 credits.

• Advanced Communication Theory (4 credits)

• Quantitative Research Methods for Communication (4 credits)

• Qualitative Research Methods for Communication (4 credits)

Dissertation (28 Credits)
Students are required to conduct a research in a communication-related field under the supervision of an academic staff and write a dissertation of 40,000 words.

Intakes

March, June, October

Course Duration

Full Time: 1.5-5 Years ; Part Time: 2.5-7 Years

Entry Requirement

• A Bachelor’s degree (Level 6, MQF) in a related field with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 or its equivalent qualification as accepted by the HEP Senate; or

• A Bachelor’s degree (Level 6, MQF) in a related field or its equivalent with at least a CGPA of 2.50 but not achieving CGPA 2.75 can be accepted subject to a systematic internal assessment; or

• A Bachelor’s degree (Level 6, MQF) in a related field or its equivalent with a CGPA below 2.50 can be accepted subject to a minimum of 5 years of work experience in the relevant field.