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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Communication

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Program Duration

24 monthsProgram duration

Main Subject Area

Communication and Media StudiesMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Communication and Media Studies

Study Level

PHD

The Ph.D. in Communication is designed to provide students with advanced scholarly training in the communication discipline that will enable them to contribute to the academic profession of communication with the knowledge and research skills to produce high quality original scholarship. Learning Outcomes Demonstrate intensive knowledge in communication theory, research methods, and two additional competency areas. Demonstrate the ability to integrate the knowledge and research skills assessed through competency examinations to produce an original piece of scholarship in the form of a doctoral dissertation. Demonstrate competence as a communication educator with a broad-based knowledge of the academic field of communication.

Program overview

Main Subject

Communication and Media Studies

Study Level

PHD

The Ph.D. in Communication is designed to provide students with advanced scholarly training in the communication discipline that will enable them to contribute to the academic profession of communication with the knowledge and research skills to produce high quality original scholarship. Learning Outcomes Demonstrate intensive knowledge in communication theory, research methods, and two additional competency areas. Demonstrate the ability to integrate the knowledge and research skills assessed through competency examinations to produce an original piece of scholarship in the form of a doctoral dissertation. Demonstrate competence as a communication educator with a broad-based knowledge of the academic field of communication.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

6+

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