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Ramkhamhaeng University Institute of International Studies (IIS)

Student Handbook for download

Ramkhamhaeng University International Program (English Program):

International Program Master of Arts in Mass Communication
M.A. (Mass Communication)

Curriculum

Curriculum Structure

The program of study leading to the degree in the M.A. Master of Arts (Mass Communication) has the following plan of study.

Fundamental Courses

0 credits

General Education Courses

0 credits

Major Requirement Courses

6 credits

Minor Requirement Courses

30 credits

Free Elective Course

3 credits

Thematic Paper

6 credits

Total

48 credits

Fundamental Courses 
are non-credit courses the students have to take as the requirement of the university’s curriculum.

RU600 Knowledge and Morality

0 credits

RU603 Graduate Studies

0 credits


General Education Courses  
are non-credit courses for those students who have no background in Mass Communication. These students take as their fundamental subjects under supervision the following:

MC510 Theories in Mass Communication

0 credits

MC511 Languages and Communication Cultures

0 credits


Core Courses are as follows:

MC650 Seminar in Mass Communication

3 credits

MC760 Research Methodology in Mass Communication

3 credits

Major Requirement Courses are as follows:

MC610 Research Design in Mass Communication

3 credits

MC652 Creativity and Mass Media Production

3 credits

MC653 Media Presentation Techniques

3 credits

MC654 Analytical Writing for Mass Communication

3 credits

MC655 Mass Communication Law

3 credits

MC656 Imaging Technologies in Mass Communication

3 credits

MC657 Mass Communication in Society, Economics and Politics

3 credits

MC658 Seminar in Mass Media and Mass Cultures

3 credits

MC670 Communication Psychology and Public Opinion

3 credits

MC701 Individual Studies on Applied Mass Communication

3 credits

Minor Requirement Course is one of the following courses:

MC620 A Systematic Approach in Mass Communication

3 credits

MC752 Contemporary Mass Communication Issues

3 credits

MC753 Integrated Marketing Communication

3 credits


Thematic Paper

MC709 Thematic Paper

6 credits

Comprehensive Examination
Comprehensive Examination is required for all students studying for a M.A. degree. The student must pass written and oral examinations, given by a faculty committee chaired by the major professor, demonstrating proficiency to integrate knowledge within and between concentration areas in the program. Students are required to take this comprehensive examination (not exceeding 2 times) after completing the requirement of the university’s curriculum and maintaining a grade point average of 3.00 or above.

MC780 Comprehensive Examination

0 credits

Time Limits

Students can complete this program within 2 years or not more than 5 years.

[Application Form for Download]

Institute of International Studies (IIS-RU), Ramkhamhaeng University, RU Printing Press Building 7th floor, Huamark, Bangkapi, Bangkok 10240
international phone +66 2310 8895 to 9, phone from Thailand 0-2310-8895 to 9, fax 0-2310-8897.

e-mail

e-mail to: info@iis.ru.ac.th