M.Phil Communication Studies (Research Track)

Program Structure

The M.Phil Communication Studies (Research Track) program is designed to empower the students with a comprehensive understanding of media and communication research necessary for studying and analysing the process of communication; taking into account the production and consumption ends, and effects of media effects in cultural, economic and political context. The courses are planned in a manner, which would strengthen the critical evaluation abilities of the scholars, equipping them with the tools and techniques of development of research projects, data collection, data management, statistical analysis, data interpretation and presentation. It would also provide them the understanding of philosophy of social science to verify or develop communication theories while doing research projects, utilizing different paradigms and approaches.

Duration

2 Years

Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must have completed minimum 16 years of education (130 Credit Hours) in the Media Studies subject with at least 45% marks. The applicant must have acquired the requisite academic qualification on or before the admission closing date.

Scheme of Studies

Semester-1
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
MC-501 MC-Mphil Complusory Courses Approaches to Mass Communication Studies-I 3-0
MC-503 MC-Mphil Complusory Courses Communication Research Methods-1 3-0
MC-510 MC-Mphil Optional Courses Philosophy of Social Sciences 3-0
MC-511 MC-Mphil Optional Courses Media , culture and society 3-0
Semester-2
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
MC-504 MC-Mphil Complusory Courses Communication Research Methods-2 3-0
MC-502 MC-Mphil Complusory Courses Approaches to Mass Communication Studies-II 3-0
MC-505 MC-Mphil Complusory Courses M.phil Seminar 0-3
MC-512 MC-Mphil Optional Courses Global Communication 3-0
Semester-3
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
MC-539 MC-Mpil General Courses M.Phil Thesis/Project 0-3
Semester-4
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
MC-540 MC-Mpil General Courses M.Phil Thesis/Project 0-3

Degree Completion Requirements

For awarding of M.Phil Communication Studies (Research Track) degree, a candidate will first have to complete 24 Credit Hours of course work, and then, he/she has to submit a 6 Credit Hour Thesis Project.