Media and Communications, Ph.D. | University of Nicosia | Nicosia, Cyprus
36 months
Duration
5000 EUR/year
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About

The Media and Communications PhD programme from University of Nicosia, with strengths across the fields of Media and Communication, offers aspirant researchers and accomplished professionals a strong platform to develop both their academic interests and their career. 

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Overview

The Media and Communications PhD programme from University of Nicosia , aims to provide an inspiring and vibrant environment for postgraduate research, to support the development of research and presentation skills, and to respond to the academic needs of our students. We create opportunities for interdisciplinary interaction and we pride ourselves on helping our students to extend their professional networks by organising conferences, seminars and events that aim to establish close links with the media industry and the local and international academic community. 

The members of the Department of Communications are actively engaged in challenging projects and publications, and in a broad range of extracurricular activities such as: creative media projects, organisation of media related festivals and other cultural events; professional training and consultancies in a variety of fields such as Media Literacy and Education, Digital Media and Learning, Film Policy, Community Media, Transmedia and Digital Storytelling and Social Media Management.

Prospective PhD students are welcome to approach the Department at any time in the academic year. You are strongly advised to contact the Doctoral Degree Coordinator before making a formal application. This helps us to ensure that we can offer you the best support and put you in contact with the member of the Department who has the expertise to help and guide you.

Career Prospects

People who complete successfully the Media and Communications programme from University of Nicosia will be able to:

  • Work as Research Faculty Members in tertiary education institutions.
  • Exercise a leadership role in the media, e.g. the industry or the academic world.
  • Be appointed as high officials in various departments/services of Ministries associated with the function and contribution of the media to social and cultural development.
  • Exercise an administrative and/or supervisory role in public or private institutions of higher education, in research centres or in consulting units.

Programme Structure

Upon successful completion of this program, students are expected to:
  • Be specifically trained in case-analysis, project-setting and problem-solving contexts.
  • Acquire research skills and analytical competencies to address the challenges posed by developments in the areas of media production, consumption and corporate communication.
  • Acquire the competence necessary to analyze and evaluate the quality and effectiveness of media and communication policies as well as the role of non-state actors, including corporate organizations, civil society organizations, communities, human rights activists’ networks.
  • Possess the competencies and skills required for academic careers, as well as to advise and assist public and private institutions active in the implementation of media production/distribution policies, media literacy policies as well as corporate communication strategies.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Application Deadlines for European and Local Students - Please call the Office of Admissions

Credits

180 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The minimum requirement for admission to the doctoral degree programme is a Master’s Degree and a Thesis Proposal.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.

Living costs for Nicosia

576 - 866 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Media and Communications.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1600 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Mozida African Master Scholarship
Merit-based

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Mozida Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
Merit-based

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iVisa
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IELTS from 6 to 9
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
29 Feb 2024
Voice Talent Online Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Voice Talent Online
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Anonymous Hope Fund
Merit-based Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Biotin Xtreme Hair Care Annual Scholarship 2023: Empowering The Future Of Hair Care
General Scholarships

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Biotin Xtreme Hair Care
Location not available

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