Applicants are expected to be predicted or to have obtained an undergraduate University degree (or equivalent international qualifications) in any disciplinary field or substantial professional experience (min. 10 years) in the relevant fields of the program.
An original transcript must be supplied including the awarding higher education body, the subjects studied and the grades obtained. If you are in the process of completing your degree, you may provide an interim transcript with a detailed record of your grades up to the time of application.
Where an applicant does not hold an undergraduate degree and qualifies as an applicant through his/her professional experience, the applicant needs not to provide a transcript.
The applicant should include within the application form the contact details of at least one referee that can provide an informed view of the applicant’s academic and/or professional background. No reference letter is requested with the application. The Admissions Committee may contact the referee and request information on an applicant.
The personal statement should support the applicant’s reasons for applying, interest in the fields of media, communication and public policy, his/her experience and professional development plans. The personal statement should be no more than 600 words and no less than 400 in length and written in English.
Applicants will be invited to interview, which may be held in person or online.