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Media Studies and Production (Emergent Media), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months


Whether you want to be on-air talent, become a lighting specialist, produce and edit sound and video, run your own media firm or work behind a camera, the Media Studies and Production program will both challenge and reward you. Working in a truly collaborative and high-energy environment, you’ll get hands-on experience with the conceptual and technical tools used to create and assess content for the digital world and prepare you for a career in both emerging and traditional media industries.

Temple University’s Bachelor of Arts in Media Studies and Production program focuses on four core areas of study:

  • emergent media,
  • media analysis,
  • media business and entrepreneurship, and
  • media production.


Officially accredited/recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Temple University is a very large (enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Temple University offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Media Theory
  • Media and Society
  • Introduction to Media Technology
  • Internship (or Practicum)
  • Senior Seminar
  • Information Technology Policy
  • Law and Ethics of Digital Media
  • History of Electronic Media (WI)
  • Public Information Media Campaigns
  • Technology and Culture
  • Media Criticism

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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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Academic Requirements

Official High School and/or University transcripts with English translations: Your application needs to include all official and original academic records from each secondary school and college or university you’ve attended.

Standardized Tests:

  • Freshman Applicants: All first-year applicants are required to submit the results of at least one of the following tests: SAT, ACT, TOEFL iBT ®, IELTS, or PTE.
  • Transfer Applicants: Transfer students should submit either the TOEFL iBT ®, IELTS, or PTE

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27888 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27888 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    27888 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27888 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    16896 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16896 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Philadelphia

  • 1313 - 2290 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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