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Media and Communication Studies

University of Washington Bothell

48 months
Duration
26012 USD/year
26012 USD/year
7766 USD/year
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About

The Media and Communication Studies program of the University of Washington Bothell prepares students to develop and hone skills as critical readers and practitioners that cross a range of disciplines and professional contexts.

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Overview

Students who graduate the Media and Communication Studies program of the University of Washington Bothell  think critically about access, use, and control of communication and media on the local, national, and global level. The major combines hands-on production with a rich grounding in media and communication theory and history that focuses on power, difference, and injustice. MCS students develop the intellectual capacities and skills needed to use media and communication effectively and ethically.

MCS coursework integrates theory and practice through media production workshops, classroom seminars, and community-based research projects.

Career Focus

The major prepares students for careers in the media industries, including digital media production, journalism, writing, and strategic communication, as well as community organizing and social justice work. The MCS major also provides a strong foundation for students pursuing advanced degrees in Communication, Media Studies, Cultural Studies, and Media Production, among many other fields.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Media and Communication Studies
  • Technologies of Expression
  • Shakespeare and Film
  • Cultural Studies
  • Critical Media Literacy
  • Interactive Media

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum 2.0 GPA in Secondary-level Coursework (UW Grading System information).
  • College Academic Distribution Requirements (CADR).
  • Proof of English Proficiency Requirement(s).
  • The UW Bothell Office of Admissions provides the service of international transcript evaluations. Third-party evaluations will not be accepted.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26012 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13006 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    26012 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13006 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7766 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3883 USD per semester during 48 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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