When does the programme commence?
The Executive Masters in Media Leadership and Innovation programme is a two-year programme. The programme currently begins in February and August of each year.
How many intakes are there in a year?
Currently, there are two intakes of the Executive Masters in Media Leadership and Innovation programme. Applications open in February for the August intake and May for the February intake.
What is the admission criteria?
A four-year undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in media, communication, business or cognate discipline/s from an accredited/ recognized university with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 (on a four-point scale). Additionally, a minimum of five years’ professional experience in a related field is required; OR
A four-year undergraduate degree (or equivalent) from an accredited university with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 will be considered provided the candidate has a minimum of seven years proven experience in media or a related field. The work experience was accumulated from the last year of the degree programme.
Can one apply for the programme immediately after pursuing an undergraduate degree?
Apart from obtaining an undergraduate degree, relevant years of experience is required in order to be eligible for the Masters programmes. Years of experience are accumulated from the last year of the undergraduate degree, if an applicant is already working.
Is the programme full-time or part-time?
This is a full-time programme. Classes will be conducted on the specific days and times shared by the Graduate School of Media and Communications.
How are classes conducted in the COVID-19 era?
Classes are carried out online via the Virtual Learning Environment, Moodle and other online learning platforms.
Is the programme open to applicants from all nationalities?
The programme is open to applicants from all nations.
How can one apply for the scholarship?
Successful candidates with letters of offer will be required to submit scholarship application forms to the University.
What is the criteria for scholarship award?
Scholarships are awarded based on need, merit and availability of funds.
Is the scholarship full or partial?
Scholarships are partial. They cater to a percentage of the tuition fees.