Doctor of Philosophy in Media and Communication

RMIT University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level:
CRICOS: 00122A

This Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) research degree will provide the framework, the focus and the discipline necessary to conduct speculative inquiry in the field of media and communication. RMIT places high value on research in this field. It is committed to producing knowledge that is socially, academically, professionally and industry relevant. Researchers and postgraduates in this field are involved in a diverse number of projects funded by the Australian Research Council, philanthropic and commercial bodies. Key researchers are drawn from a variety of research backgrounds.

Structure

You will complete this program under academic supervision. You are required to complete the online modules: Research integrity, Copyright and intellectual property.

Subjects

  • Media and Communication

Standard entry requirements

  • A bachelor degree requiring at least four years of full-time study in a relevant discipline awarded with honours. The degree should include a research component comprised of a thesis, other research projects or research methodology courses that constitute at least 25% of a full-time academic year (or part-time equivalent). The applicant must have achieved at least a distinction average in the final year
  • Or A master degree that includes a research component comprised of at least 25% of a full-time academic year (or part-time equivalent) with an overall distinction average or a master degree without a research component with at least a high distinction average
  • Or Evidence of appropriate academic qualifications and/or experience that satisfies the Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research Training and Development or nominee that the applicant has developed knowledge of the field of study or cognate field and the potential for research sufficient to undertake the proposed program.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne City International: $100,800 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

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