PhD Media and Communications

Program Introduction


In line with the officially laid out mission for the University of Management and Technology, the PhD program offered by School of Media & Communication Studies is geared towards developing future scholars and visionary researchers among academicians and practitioners. The central focus of PhD media & communication study at this department of UMT is the description and scientific analysis of how human beings create, transmit, receive and respond to messages. Basically, the core objective is to create the innovative ideas among the students so that they can think over it in terms of research by developing rational and creative thinking and to further analyze it to contribute positively for the media industry of this state. Sstudent’s who will complete PhD from this department will be able to meet the new challenges of this era and respond effectively to solve the problems at the social and governmental level. As MarshallMcluhan emphasize that it is the medium that is important rather than the message.

Program Details

3 Years

The candidate must fulfill the minimum criteria of HEC for admission in PhD program. A minimum CGPA 3.0 (out of 4.0 in the Semester System) or First Division (in the Annual System) in MPhil/MS/Equivalent degree is required. Deficiency Courses for candidate who have the background of social sciences other than media.

  • GAT(General) / UMT Graduate Admission Test is mandatory.
  • Interview (Panel Interview performance will play a crucial role in student selection).
  • No third division in the entire academic career.
  • Any other requirement as specified by the Department or regulatory body.
  • To apply for a doctoral program, having completed a thesis or research project is mandatory for candidates holding an MS/MPhil degree.
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