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Master of Science

 

Introduction

The programme aims to equip candidates with knowledge of theories and applications relevant to the field of communication. This programme is designed to prepare candidates for employment in the media and communication industry. The Department offers five(5) areas of emphasis. These include (1) Development Communication; (2) Journalism; (3) Communication Technology; (4) Human Communication and (5) Organisational Communication. 


Entrance Requirements

Applicants must possess a Bachelor's degree in Communication or related fields from a recognised university with a minimum CGPA of 3.000.

 

English requirements

  • A minimum score of 550 in Paper-based Test TOEFL (Academic Version); or
  • A minimum score of 79-80 in Internet-based Test TOEFL (Academic Version); or
  • A minimum overall band score of 6.0 in IELTS (Academic Training); or
  • A minimal Level 109 in all components in CIEP from ELS Language Center.

 

Programme Requirements

Credit Requirements

Candidates pursuing this programme are required to complete a minimum of 6 credits of graduate-level coursework. 

List of Courses Credit
KOM5113 Communication Research Methods 3 credits
AND any other course(s) approved by the supervisory committee credit
TOTAL 6 credits

 

Additional Requirements

  • SPS5999 Master Research

The candidate is required to register for SPS5999 Master Research every semester throughout his/her candidature. This course details a research project, and at the end of the candidature, the candidate will submit a thesis. The thesis will then be sent for examination and a viva-voce will be held to determine the candidate's competence in the area of study. 

 

  • SPS5903 Seminar

The candidate is required to register for SPS5903 which is an oral presentation of the research proposal. This course should be taken when the candidate's research proposal has been approved by his/her supervisor. The course will be assessed and the candidate will be given either a Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory grade. 

Updated:: 09/08/2019 [jstham]

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FACULTY OF MODERN LANGUAGES AND COMMUNICATION
Universiti Putra Malaysia
43400 UPM Serdang
Selangor Darul Ehsan
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