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Doctor of Philosophy (Communication and Information)

Nanyang Technological University

24 months
Duration
14544 USD/year
6790 USD/year
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About

The Doctor of Philosophy (Communication and Information) at Nanyang Technological University is designed for students to work with faculty members with diverse research interests in the fields of communications and information studies.

Overview

Doctor of Philosophy (Communication and Information)'s students at Nanyang Technological University have the opportunity to present their research work at regional and global conferences. In addition, they get the opportunity to collaborate with faculty on numerous publications in top academic journals. The research students in the PhD programme are exposed to classroom teaching opportunities to prepare them for an academic career. 

Students typically conduct research in the following areas: 

  • Information Studies: Human computer interaction, games and gamification, information retrieval and analytics, social media, mobile and ubiquitous computing, information behaviour, information literacy, knowledge organization, knowledge management applications and practices 
  • Communication Studies: Health communication and information, marketing communication and public relations, media arts and cultural studies, computer-mediated communication, journalism, international/intercultural communication, communication law and policy, political communication. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Philosophy of Research
  • Communication Theory
  • Conceptual Foundations of Information
  • Advanced Quantitative Research Methods in Communication and Information
  • Advanced Qualitative Research Methods in Communication and Information
  • Independent Study in Communication

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Good Master’s degree with CGPA of 4.25/5.00 and above  
  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum Honours (Distinction) or CGPA of 4.25/5.00 and above  
  • Ability to pursue research in the proposed field of advanced study 
  • English language competency* 
  • For both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees not awarded by an English-medium university or is awarded by an English-medium university but the language of instruction was not English, you must meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement (ELPR) of having at least an IELTS (academic) score of 7.0 (min sub-score of 6.5) The score must be obtained within the last 2 years at point of application. TOEFL is not accepted in place of IELTS.  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14544 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 14544 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    6790 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6790 USD per year during 24 months.
  • Singapore Citizen: S$9,150
    • Singapore Permanent Resident S$12,800
    • International Student S$19,600
    • Non-Subsidised Fees S$38,850

Living costs for Singapore

1878 - 3880 SGD /month
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Funding

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