PhD Media and Communication

Degree Requirements

A PhD candidate shall be awarded degree on successful completion of the following requirements:

  • 18 Hrs. Course Work with minimum CGPA 3.00/4.00
  • Comprehensive Examination (written and oral)
  • 30 Cr. Hrs. Research Work
  • Synopsis Defense
  • Dissertation Foreign Reviews
  • Publication of at least one research paper in HEC approved
  • Dissertation Final Defense

Note: PhD scholars are required to comply with the following timeline:


  • Activity Preferred Time Maximum
  • Course Work2 Semesters3 Semesters
  • Comprehensive Exam3rd Semesters4th Semesters
  • Synopsis Qualification4th Semesters6th Semesters
  • Dissertation Submission6th Semesters14th Semesters (7 Years)

Road Map

  • Year 1, Semester 1

    Course Code Title
  • MC5023Research Debates
  • MC5463Managing Information
  • MC5723Tools and Skills of Social Science Research
  • Year 1, Semester 2

    Course Code Title
  • MC5033Dissertation Writing Workshop
  • MC5043Research Practicum
  • MC5303Media, Politics & Reporting Elections

  • Year 1, Semester 3 and onward

    Course Code Title
  • MC7916Thesis

Admission Criteria

To apply for PhD Media and Communication, a candidate must have at least 3.00/4.00 CGPA or 60% marks in annual system in MS/M.Phil. in relevant field. All applicants are required to pass UCP Admission Test and Interview.


  • Positions in Academia (from Post-doctoral position to tenure-track Professorship)
  • Researcher or Scientific Consultant
  • Media planner
  • Social media manager
  • Data analyst

    Advantages of PhD Media and Communication:
    Anyone who completes a PhD is an expert learner. He/she can apply research skills and the ability to learn quickly to the following things:

  • Communication (writing skills and oral presentation)
  • Decision making and problem-solving
  • Organization of information
  • Project management
  • Academic leadership
  • Data analysis
  • Fee Structure

    PhD Media And Communication

    • Sr. No. COURSE NAME ADMISSION FEE FEE PER CREDIT HOUR Total No. Of Credit Hours Total Fee
    • 1PhD Media And Communication25,00087,00484,42,600