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Mass Communication - Journalism, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Students elect to follow one of these tracks:

  • Journalism
  • Broadcasting
  • Public Relations

Each student who enrolls in the program will complete a core of Mass Communication courses – including Introduction to Mass Communication, Writing for the Media, Mass Communication Research, and Mass Communication Law and Ethics – and academic coursework specific to her or his track.

Each Mass Communications major also completes an appropriate professional internship in the field as well as a capstone course at the end of the Mass Communication - Journalism program.

Vision 

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke will challenge students to embrace difference and adapt to change, think critically, communicate effectively, and become responsible citizens. Working from a strong foundation in the liberal arts, we will increase opportunities to infuse our curriculum with interdisciplinary innovation while promoting undergraduate and graduate research as well as international opportunities.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • News Writing and Reporting
  • Feature Writing
  • News Editing
  • History of American Journalism
  • Photojournalism
  • Advanced News Writing and Reporting
  • Web Journalism
  • Investigative Journalism

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    68

    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.

  • 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.

General Requirements

  • Complete and submit a UNCP application.
  • Send in your nonrefundable application fee.
  • Submit Certified/Official English-language translation of your high school transcripts/Exit Exams.
  • Request your TOEFL and/or SAT/ACT scores be sent to UNCP. (UNCP’s codes are 5534 for the TOEFL and SAT and 3138 for the ACT.)
  • Provide Proof of Financial Support

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19499 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19499 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    19499 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19499 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    15499 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15499 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Lumberton

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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