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24 Doctoral Programs in Journalism and Mass Communication 2020

Journalism refers to writing about current events for broadcast news on radio or television, or printed articles for newspapers and other publications. Journalists help stimulate and engage the general public and help inform readers and viewers of the world around them.

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Temple University Klein College of Media and Communication

Temple University’s Doctoral Program in Media and Communication connects a strong media core with intellectual work in the humanities and social sciences and helps you pr ... [+]

Doctoral Studies

Communication is a fascinating and diverse discipline that, when paired with media studies, includes a close examination of the relationships between people and media. Whether you’re interested in the cultural, economic, historical or social-psychological context—or some combination of them—you’ll immerse yourself in the humanities, sciences and other subject areas to earn an advanced, multidisciplinary degree in a dynamic and ever-evolving field.

Temple University’s Doctoral Program in Media and Communication connects a strong media core with intellectual work in the humanities and social sciences and helps you prepare for a career in academia or career paths in consulting, education, finance, government, industry, law, policy or research. As a media and communication doctoral student, you’ll work with mentors, participate in faculty research and scholarly publishing, and graduate with a strong foundation in theory and research methodologies covering several areas of interest, including... [-]

USA Philadelphia
August 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
7 years
Campus
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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Department of English

This scheme gives students from around the world the opportunity to study for a PhD in one of Hong Kong’s highly ranked universities. ... [+]

This scheme gives students from around the world the opportunity to study for a PhD in one of Hong Kong’s highly ranked universities. If you are interested in conducting cutting-edge research in one of the following areas, PolyU’s renowned Department of English is the place for you:

Language and Professional Communication Linguistics, English Language and Systemic Functional Linguistics Language Teaching and Learning Media and Communication Area Studies and Intercultural Communication

Key features of the Fellowship Scheme

Monthly stipend of HK$20,000 (approximately US$2,600) The annual conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$10,000 (approximately US$1,300) for 3 years Tuition scholarship and guaranteed hall accommodation in the first year for PolyU awardees The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) ... [-]
Hong Kong
September 2020
English (US)
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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European College for Liberal Studies

Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Communication Studies (60 credits) ... [+]

Our postgraduate programs, each with different program requirements, are based on and are fully compatible with the established European and American educational systems. The European guidelines for higher education are outlined in the Bologna agreements. Once a minimum number of credits has been earned, a request for graduation can be submitted. Postgraduate programs are advanced academic programs for college and university graduates, as well as for working professionals wishing to pursue a progressive career in the field of communication and liberal arts. The college’s truly global community provides ample opportunities for students to pursue academic topics of interest and research with an emphasis on globalization, communication, and higher education. Not all programs are offered at all campuses.... [-]

Spain Barcelona Belgium Brussels Madrid Switzerland Zürich Japan Tokyo Antwerp  + 6 More
November 2019
English (US)
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Corvinus University of Budapest, Faculty of Social Sciences and International Relations

Communication allows individuals and organizations to conceive, recognize and comprehend their own sociocultural environment. The sociocultural environment of human socia ... [+]

Ph.D. in Communication and Media Science

Duration of training in semesters: 8 academic semesters

Number of credits to be achieved in the frame of the program: 240 ECTS

Communication allows individuals and organizations to conceive, recognize and comprehend their own sociocultural environment. The sociocultural environment of human social-cultural existence consists in patterns in the utilization of symbols. Our program in English combines theories, methods, and paradigms of sociology, communication and media studies, cultural studies, social psychology, and historical social sciences. We put emphasis and strongly encourage critical, global and interdisciplinary works; thereby the School is planned to be part of the international network of knowledge production.... [-]

Hungary Budapest
September 2020
English (US)
Full-time
8 semesters
Campus
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UAEU United Arab Emirates University

The field of mass communication is expansive as it evolves at a fast clip with communication technologies at the same time that it reflects a symbiotic relationship with ... [+]

Overview

The field of mass communication is expansive as it evolves at a fast clip with communication technologies at the same time that it reflects a symbiotic relationship with older disciplines in the social sciences such as sociology, political science, psychology, history, and literature. This offers the Ph.D. student a broad spectrum of academic foci in which to pursue research interests. Accordingly, the coursework in the UAEU program provides opportunities to pursue the study of the effects of new communication technologies on culture (especially in the Arab and/or Islamic region), the role of communication in development, comparative media systems, as well as regulatory frameworks for different media systems. Students must develop a strong grasp of research methodologies to pursue independent study in the field.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Al Ain
August 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
Campus
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IUMW - International University of Malaya-Wales

The research in the PhD programme is an in-depth investigation of specific research issues related to a professional communication discipline with the aim of enhancing an ... [+]

At IUMW, our main business is providing you with quality and globally relevant education in Professional Communication. Our Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme is aimed prepare students for a career as an academic or a researcher in the public or private sector. It is a sign of expert knowledge, power, and limitless opportunities. Students are expected to have strong theoretical and research methodological foundations and be able to conduct their research fairly independently.

Our PhD programme also is designed to mold students into more than just an expert in their field. It is mean to nurture students into becoming the catalyst of human development for the betterment of mankind through groundbreaking ideas, analytical skills and the power of knowledge.... [-]

Malaysia Kuala Lumpur
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English (US)
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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University of Kent, School of Engineering and Digital Arts

The School conducts high-quality significant national and international research and offers excellent opportunities for graduate studies, successfully combining modern en ... [+]

There is particular strength in web design and development, including e-commerce, e-learning, e-health; and the group has substantial experience in interaction design (e.g, Usability and accessibility), social computing (e.g, Social networking, computer-mediated communication), mobile technology (e.g, iPhone), virtual worlds (e.g, Second Life) and video games. In the area of time-based media, the group has a substantial interest in digital film capture and editing, and manipulation on to fully animated 3D modelling techniques as used in games and feature films.

Study support Postgraduate resources Research students in Digital Media work in a dedicated, state-of-the-art studio, equipped with leading-edge MACs and PC workstations, running industry standard software. There is also a photographic studio and a production studio with green screen and motion capture facilities. The School is also equipped with a 3D body scanner – one of only two in the UK. Support As a postgraduate student, you are part of a thriving research community and receive support through a wide-ranging programme of individual supervision, specialised research seminars, general skills training programmes, and general departmental colloquia, usually with external speakers. We encourage you to attend and present your work at major conferences, as well as taking part in our internal conference and seminar programmes. Research areas ... [-]
United Kingdom Canterbury
January 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
Campus
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Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

The Doctorate in Communication, Languages and Information offered by the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana is an advanced research platform, of inter and transdisciplinary ... [+]

The Doctorate in Communication, Languages and Information offered by the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana is an advanced research platform, of inter and transdisciplinary nature, at the confluence of communication, languages and information.

Three areas of work feed the program: Communication, Languages and Interculturality; Information, Technology and Society and Sociohistorical Studies of Media, Communication and Languages.

It addresses problems of great complexity and social relevance, underlying a society highly mediated by technology and the deep imbrication of communication, languages and information with cultural diversity, from a critical and historical perspective. It offers a solid and diverse training in contemporary research methodologies in the social sciences. It contemplates the modality of doctoral thesis in investigation-creation.... [-]

Colombia Bogotá
January 2020
Spanish (Colombia)
Full-time
8 semesters
Campus
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SOAS University of London

Media and Film Studies at SOAS has an expanding programme of doctoral research with some thirty research students currently enrolled. Our research students work on an exc ... [+]

Mode of Attendance: Full-time or Part-time

Media and Film Studies at SOAS has an expanding programme of doctoral research with some thirty research students currently enrolled. Our research students work on an exceptionally wide range of topics, both theoretical and empirical, with about half coming from Africa, the Middle East and Asia, and half from Europe and North America.

The Centre puts emphasis on the acquisition of critical theoretical skills and in-depth regional, linguistic and cultural knowledge of media and film forms and practices.

The PhD in Media and Film Studies is a research degree, involving original research on some aspect of contemporary theoretical and global issues in media and film. Our approach to media and film studies involves a developed critique of Eurocentrism. Our speciality is the analysis of the film and media industries, their contents and their audiences in Asia, Africa, the Middle East and their diasporas, an approach equally well-suited to research on Latin American, East European and mainstream ‘Western' media.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 4 years
Campus
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University of Johannesburg

The Doctoral study programme comprises a thesis that makes an original contribution to the field of Audiovisual Communication on a topic selected in consultation with the ... [+]

The Doctoral study programme comprises a thesis that makes an original contribution to the field of Audiovisual Communication on a topic selected in consultation with the Departmental Chairperson. A maximum of four advanced seminars on relevant aspects of the topic of study and an oral examination (the equivalent of two papers each consisting of four modules) as prescribed in the General Regulation book are required. A research article that is suitable for publication in an academic journal is required.

Admission requirements

A Master’s Degree in Communication is required, with a minimum average of 65%. The general regulation with regard to the duration of the Master’s programme is also applicable in this instance. The closing date for applications for this Degree is 31 October of the preceding year for the first semester and 30 April of the same year for the second semester.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
English (US)
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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Faculty of Humanities, Charles University

The Doctoral program Semiotics and Communications Philosophy provides the demanding training necessary for qualified philosophical and semiotic research into communicatio ... [+]

The Doctoral program Semiotics and Communications Philosophy provides the demanding training necessary for qualified philosophical and semiotic research into communication, its evolution, changes and relationships with other social spheres. The field of study is interdisciplinary. The intent is to study communication strategies, their social assumptions, and their effects. The field is conceived theoretically but the graduate may also have access to practical processes because it helps to better understand the role of semiosis in the process of mass media communication. Students are encouraged to build on the traditional lines of exploration of both world and Czech semiotics and communication philosophy to acquire the latest theoretical knowledge and to develop them creatively.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague 5
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French,English (US)
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Online & Campus Combined
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Universidade da Coruña

The Doctoral Program in Information and Communication Technologies was given for the first time in 2000/2001, coinciding with the creation of the University Department wi ... [+]

Introduction

The Programme Doctorate in Information and Communication Technologies Was given for the first time in the course 2000/2001, coinciding with the creation of the University Department with the same name. The areas of knowledge of the Department are Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence and Telematics Engineering, which determine the basic contents of the program. Since its inception, the doctoral program has been oriented to research in these subject areas, with a large number of applications, surpassing demand year after year to the places offered.

The development of the call by an "Information Society" and by others "Knowledge Society", has made the computer and telecommunications sector one of the most active, with the highest growth and specific weight on the indicators Macroeconomic indicators of all advanced countries.... [-]

Spain A Coruña Ferrol
September 2020
Spanish
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
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University of Nicosia

With strengths across the fields of Media and Communication, the Department of Communications offers aspirant researchers and accomplished professionals a strong platform ... [+]

Duration (years): 3 Qualification Awarded: Media and Communication (PhD, 3 years) Level of Qualification: 3rd Cycle ( Doctorate) The language of Instruction: The programme is offered in both English and Greek. Mode of Study: Full time / Part-time Minimum ECTS Credits: 180 Profile of the Programme

With strengths across the fields of Media and Communication, the Department of Communications offers aspirant researchers and accomplished professionals a strong platform to develop both their academic interests and their career. The Department aims to provide an inspiring and vibrant environment for postgraduate research, to support the development of research and presentation skills, and to respond to the academic needs of our students. We create opportunities for interdisciplinary interaction and we pride ourselves on helping our students to extend their professional networks by organizing conferences, seminars, and events that aim to establish close links with the media industry and the local and international academic community. The members of the Department of Communications are actively engaged in challenging projects and publications, and in a broad range of extracurricular activities such as: creative media projects, organisation of media-related festivals and other cultural events; professional training and consultancies in a variety of fields such as Media Literacy and Education, Digital Media and Learning, Film Policy, Community Media, Transmedia and Digital Storytelling and Social Media Management.... [-]

Cyprus Nicosia
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English (US),Greek
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
Campus
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Pan-European University

Faculty of Mass Media operates on the market since 2007 by which it has extended the education in the field of Studies in Mass Media. ... [+]

Faculty of Mass Media operates on the market since 2007 by which it has extended the education in the field of Studies in Mass Media.

The main goal of the faculty is focused on the development and education of media and marketing professionals, offers them quality theoretical knowledge, as well as a possibility to attain practical skills that may be later creatively applied in printing, online, multimedia and advertising.

The combination of the significant pedagogues – skilled educationalists and theoreticians together with a well-known and recognized professionals from practice (journalists, various managers from the field of advertising and communication and PR agencies) is the guarantee of the modern education in the attractive fields of media communication and journalism.... [-]

Slovakia Bratislava
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English (US)
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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Harbin Engineering University (HEU)

This Communication and Information System discipline is a site conferring Doctor degree. More than 200 papers are published and over 50 of them were indexed by SCI、EI and ... [+]

Doctor Degree in Communication and Information System

This Communication and Information System discipline is a site conferring Master and Doctor degree.There are 20 professors and 9 associate professors, 5 doctor tutors and 24 master tutors. The discipline was granted the right of conferring M.Eng in 1989 and D.Eng in 1996. This discipline has taken the lead in a super-wide band information system, ranked first-class in modern communication and information system in north-east China. Since its first enrollment, many innovative and excellent intellects are cultivated for economy construction and national defense modernization. Now there are more than 300 MEng students in studying. More than 200 papers are published and over 50 of them were indexed by SCI、EI and ISTP; 55 projects of national and ministry level and 26 projects of industry sectors are undertaken. 2 projects are conferred second-class award of Heilongjiang province technology progress, 1 project is conferred third class award. Labs for teaching and researching are super-wide information system lab, communication system lab center, virtual lab, which are cost 800,000yuan RMB. The discipline opened 17-degree courses and required major courses for MEng and D.Eng candidates.... [-]

China Harbin
September 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Campus
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