M.Phil in Media and Communication Studies

This is one of the most prestigious programs of the Faculty of Media and Communication Studies (FMCS) supervised by nationally and internationally reputed teaching faculties. This team is led by Prof. Dr. Mian Hanan Ahmad who is Ph.D. (Communication and Culture) from York University, Canada. He is assisted by other foreign qualified faculty members.

Faculty of Media and Communication Studies of the University of Central Punjab is the only Private Sector University to have NOC from HEC for its M.Phil. Program in Media and Communication Studies. Students here are well equipped with all required abilities to enter in the expanding field of media.

Outline

Specialization

  • Thesis Based
  • Project Based

This program comprises two years and is divided into two parts, coursework and Thesis/Project. Course work is spread over a period of two semesters carrying a weight of 24 credit hours. After the completion of course work, the students will go for Thesis/Project carrying a weight of 12 Credit Hours.

Road Map

Courses (24 Cr. Hrs.)

  • Sr. No. Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
  • 1Approaches to Mass Communication Studies-1MC54033
  • 2Communication Research Methods-1MC54133
  • 3International CommunicationMC54233
  • 4Philosophy of Social SciencesMC57033
  • 5Approaches to Mass Communication-IIMC54333
  • 6Communication Research-IIMC54433
  • 7M.Phil. SeminarMC50033
  • 8Public Relations & Advertising PracticumMC57133
  • 9Visual CommunicationMC54533
  • 10Research MethodsMC50133
  • 11Writing Techniques (Radio & TV With Project)MC52033
  • 12Production Techniques (Radio & TV with Project)MC52133
  • 13Film & Theater Studies (With Project)MC56033
  • 14Tools and Skills of ProductionMC52233
  • 15Research DebatesMC50233
  • 16Managing InformationMC54633
  • 17Tools and Skills of Social Sciences ResearchMC57233
  • 18Dissertation Writing WorkshopMC50333
  • 19Research PracticumMC50433
  • 20Media, Politics & Reporting ElectionsMC53033

Research Thesis

  • Sr. No. Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
  • 1Research ThesisMC69166
  • 2Thesis ContinuationMC69211

Admission Criteria

Master’s or BS (4-Years) Degree preferably in Mass Communication / Journalism or equivalent degree of Social Sciences and Humanities may also be considered on case to case basis from any recognized University with minimum 2.50 CGPA. The subject test and subsequent interviews will be arranged by the department for the selection of the candidates.

Prospects

The career prospects of this degree are to find a secure position as lecturer or work as a researcher in the field of mass communication. Moreover, our graduates can work at managerial positions in media, public relation firms, advertising agencies and entrepreneurship.

Fee Structure

Mphil Media & Communication Studies (2 yrs, 4 semesters)

  • Sr. No. COURSE NAME ADMISSION FEE FEE PER CREDIT HOUR Total No. Of Credit Hours Total Fee
  • 1MPhil Media & Communication Studies25,0007,800302,59,000

Disclaimer

The above-mentioned fee structure is for illustration purpose only. UCP reserves the rights to make changes in the Fee Structure whenever deemed necessary or appropriate.

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