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Media and Communication Studies, B.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Providence, RI, United States
Media & Communication Studies majors are curious about the production and meaning of media — photographs, film, music, television, video games and social networking sites — and about how audiences respond to what they read, see and hear. 
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Overview

In our Media & Communication Studies bachelor’s degree program, you’ll combine theory and practice across an array of courses. You’ll analyze theories of specific media forms and focus your studies in advertising, production, writing or management.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    181 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Introduction to Film 
  • Music Appreciation 
  • Art History 
  • The Legal Environment of Business I 
  • Cyberlaw 
  • Sports, Entertainment and Event Management Law 
  • Children, Youth and Media 
  • Television Studies 
  • American Film 
  • Media Identities 
  • Radio, Records and Popular Music 

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:

    75

    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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General Requirements

  • High School Transcripts
  • Postsecondary Transcripts (If applicable)
  • Copy of Passport
  • Bank Statement Showing 1 Year of Funding
  • JWU Financial Declaration Undergraduate Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32091 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32091 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    32091 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32091 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Providence

  • 1030 - 1900 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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