Ph.D. (Media Studies)

Doctor of Philosophy in Media Studies

Duration: 3 Years
Level: Doctorate
Type: Degree
Eligibility: Post Graduation

Ph.D. Media Studies or Doctor of Philosophy in Media Studies is a Doctorate Media and Event Management course. Ph.D. in Media Study seeks to nurture the next generation of artist-scholars and assist them as they seek to define new art and research practices of the 21st century. The Ph.D. course helps the researcher to acquire a comprehensive knowledge of media through theoretical, historical and critical framework in ordered to contribute for the welfare of publics. The minimum duration is the course is three years and that of maximum is five years. The course is career orienting in nature that opens many scopes for them after its successful completion.

Ph.D. Media Studies Eligibility

  • Candidates with 55% marks in Post graduation and 50% marks in M.Phil. in the relevant subject from any recognized university can apply.
  • Candidates who have completed JRF are exempted from M.Phil. requirement during the process.

Ph.D. Media Studies Syllabus

Syllabus of Media Studies as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

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Subjects of Study


Film Studies


Developmental Communications


Media and Women


Ph.D. Media Studies Colleges

Ph.D. Media Studies Course Suitability

  • Those who have skills like critical analysis, research, broad commercial and cultural awareness of the media and creative industries are good suit for it.
  • They also possess skills like critical analysis; research; a broad commercial and cultural awareness of the media and creative industries and teamwork.
  • They should also possess a flexible, creative and independent approach to tasks; the ability to work to a brief and meet deadlines.

How is Ph.D. Media Studies Course Beneficial?

  • The course is suitable to train professionals and teachers in a systematic investigation of various issues and problems in the area of their study to provide new and original insights.
  • The program aims at equipping scholars to address significant theoretical and research issues in media technology.
  • After passing the course they have many job scopes in various fields such as teaching or non-teaching professions.

Ph.D. Media Studies Job Types

  • Project Manager
  • Manager - Business Development
  • Lecturer
  • Business Analyst
  • Specialist Officer
  • Manager - GM-Marketing
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Research Analyst - Auto/Media And Telecom
  • Group Head - Social Media Marketing
  • Business Development Manager
  • Marketing Manager - Communications
  • Channel Manager
  • Associate General Manager - Brand Communications
Colleges and Institutes
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