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Master of Philosophy (Communication) (By Research)

Offered by: Multimedia University (MMU)
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Course DurationFull Time : Min. 2 years , Max. 3 years / Part Time : Min. 3 years , Max. 5 years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time / Part Time
Fees3000/year
CampusCyberjaya
FacultyFaculty of Applied Communication (FAC)
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyMasters Degree Level
Field of StudyEngineering & Engineering Trades
Mode of StudyBy Research
Course Description

Master of Philosophy (Communication) is a new post-graduate research programme offered at the Faculty of Applied Communication, Multimedia University. This programme equips the students with advanced theoretical knowledge, and research skills in the various fields of communication (i.e. Corporate Communication, Strategic Communication, Media Studies, Digital Media Literacy, Advertising, Intercultural Communication, Public Relations etc.). Students enjoy a supportive, constructive and engaged supervision process offered by our experienced academics and researchers. With full access to specialised resources and excellent research facilities, they get to experience an incredible academic and research journey from attending research-intensive workshops and international conferences, and publishing research articles in international journals to winning research awards. Thus, this programme prepares a successful researcher, expert and/or next generation practitioners to fulfil the future needs of the profession in the field of communication.

Entry Requirements
  • A Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent, with a minimum CGPA of 2.75, as accepted by the University Senate; OR
  • A Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent, with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 and not meeting CGPA of 2.75, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment; OR
  • A Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent, not meeting CGPA of 2.50, can be acceptedsubject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in a relevant field; OR
  • Any other qualification which is of equivalent level as determined by the Senate of the University.
  • English Entry Requirement:
    • Minimum IELTS overall band score of 6.0 or its equivalent*
    • *The equivalency table is as below:
      English Competency CEFR High
      B1
      CEFR Low
      B2
      CEFR Mid
      B2
      CEFR High
      B2
      IELTS 5.0 5.5 6.0 6.5
      TOEFL iBT 42 46 60 79
      MUET Band 3 Band 3 Band 4 Band 4
      Pearson Test of English 47 51 59 63
      Cambridge Qualifications and Test 154 160 169 176
    • In addition to the above, any other qualification which is of equivalent level as determined by the Senate of the University.
    • The English language requirement is waived for the candidates who are natives of and/or have completed their Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees from countries that use English as the medium of instruction as well as the first language.
Intake MonthsThroughout the year

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.


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