The graduate programme offers a viable scope and infrastructure for candidates to conduct research in a specific area of studies in MENTION. Areas of studies offered are based on the research groups in MENTION:
To be conferred the Master of Philosophy or the Doctor of Philosophy, candidates must complete a comprehensive research study leading to thesis writing. The area under study certainly has to contribute to the epistemology, ontology and methodology of media and communication studies.
a. having shown competency and capability in conducting research at doctoral degree level;
b. rigorous internal assessment by the HEP; and
c. approval by the HEP Senate.
Source: Programme Standards: Media and Communication Studies, Malaysian Qualifications Agency, 2014