Mass Communication (Master's by Research)

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About Courses

This programme began in 1996, as a twinning programme with Ohio University. It was approved as an UiTM programme by the Education Ministry in 1998. Students can enter the Master`s programme on a full-time or part-time basis. However, all classes are being conducted in the evening to make the programme more accessible to the public or to attract more potential students.

This programme will take about one (1) to three (3) years for full-time students and one-in-a half (1 1/2) to (5) years for part-timers. 
Students will have to work on a thesis but can attend a minimum auditing courses (no fee imposed). Students need to consult lecturers (thesis supervisors) on an occasional basis.

Mode of Program

Full Time/ Part Time

Duration of Study

  • Full Time : 2-6 Semesters

Entry Requirements

  • Academic Qualification
    • Applicant must have a Bachelor’s Degree with Honours in a relevant field of study from a university that is recognized by the University Senate and the Malaysian government.
  • English Language Proficiency
    • a TOEFL certificate with a score of at least
    • 550 for (paper based), or
    • 213 (computer based), or
    • 79-80 (IBT), or
    • an IELTS certificate with at least Band 6.0

 *Any other English language certificates other than TOEFL and IELTS are NOT accepted by the university.



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