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Communication

University of Miami

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The doctoral Communication program from University of Miami is designed to provide students with the requisite foundation in theory as well as research skills for using communication to make positive change at the societal, community, and individual levels.

Overview

 The Communication program from University of Miami, allows learning across content and creative areas, methodological orientations, and platforms of expression for engaged scholarship and immersive experience, globally and locally. You will engage with communication theory, research, and practice using advocacy and storytelling, with particular attention to new and social media for social and behavioral change.

This will be your niche: conducting research, engaging in immersive experience, and translating these into evaluation-based practice for the well being of community, society and the world.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of communication theory, research methods, and their areas of specialization.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to propose and implement original research and present and defend the research in academic and professional contexts. They will demonstrate effective written communication, oral communication, and critical thinking skills.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to teach undergraduate communication courses independently.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theories of Communication
  • Methods of Communication Research
  • Qualitative Research Methodologies
  • Advanced Communication Research Methods and Statistics
  • Special Topics in Communication 
  • Directed Readings 
  • Independent Research 

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Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We cannot guarantee that international applications submitted after June 15 will be processed due to time limitations.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

57 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

The following educational documents are required for admission into a graduate program in the School of Communication:

  • a) Official original diplomas and certificates in the original language, and
  • b) Official original transcripts in the original language (names of courses, grades, and hours of instruction) for every year of study. 
  • Documents in a language other than English must be accompanied by professional, certified English translations.  Translations supplement, but do not replace, the official documents.

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Living costs for Miami

1508 - 2603 USD /month
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