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Communication and Media Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
North Miami, FL, United States
The Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies is designed for students who seek a generalist’s orientation to mass media. You will be encouraged to investigate all aspects of communication theory in order to develop a core of knowledge in communication and media studies.

Overview

Communication and media studies focuses on how people arrive at shared meanings via the interchange of messages. In other words, you will learn to effectively communicate in many different situations ranging from small interpersonal, business, family and cultural groups, or in any situation you may find yourself.

As a result, you will be equipped with the tools and knowledge to enter a variety of professions such as advertising, online media, radio, television, public relations, theater and the performing arts, government and politics, business, law, and social services.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Journalism: Trends and Technologies
  • Journalism, Politics and Ideology
  • Political Economy of Journalism in the EU
  • Journalism Practice in Europe

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • Complete an online undergraduate application by creating a myBarry account. Applying online is highly encouraged because it expedites the admission process.
  • There is no application fee when you apply online.
  • Submit official transcripts from all secondary and post-secondary institutions. Incomplete transcripts must be updated with final official transcripts as soon as all coursework is completed.
  • If applicable, submit final end of schooling testing results, such as the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    29700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for North Miami

  • 900 - 1400 USD/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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