School of Mass Communication

Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy) (Mass Communication)

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The School of Mass Communication of IMS Unison University offers a rigorous and multi-disciplinary Ph.D. programme in Mass Communication. The Doctor of Philosophy programme is targeted at research scholars, member of the teaching fraternity in universities and institutions of higher learning and professionals from the private and public sectors. The programme is intensive and aims to provide..

  • Greater insights into the chosen areas of study
  • Mastery over all essential components of academic research.

The main objective of the Ph.D. programme is to promote higher learning and advanced research in the areas of Mass Communication and allied disciplines.

The programme prepares teachers and researchers for a better tomorrow where the Ph.D. scholars are encouraged to prepare quality research papers for presentation at national/international conferences and publishing in journals of repute. The scholars are encouraged to take up challenging research projects of practical relevance.

Why pursue a Ph.D. in Mass Communication from IMS Unison University?

  • Excellent Opportunities: Research scholars gets opportunities to obtain fresh knowledge, discuss new things and develop new skills.
  • One-of-its-kind Programme: It offers a coherent course of study that integrates the rigorous terrains of Media studies.
  • Rigorous Programme: The rigour of the Ph.D. programme provides a medium to unlock a wide range of career opportunities the knowledge acquired through the research degree provides an opportunity put studies into practice and give a boost to their career.
  • Pathway to an Academic Career: The programme provides a great pathway to a scholar to embark upon an academic career.
  • Handpicked Research Guide(s): The research guides at the University are highly experienced and are from the best Media-Schools in the country. They regularly and widely publish their research and case studies in National and International journals of repute.

Career Opportunities

  • The Ph.D. (Mass Communication) qualified candidates can join media research, media communication and consultancy firms. They can join academic institutions and take up challenging teaching roles and thus contribute toward society.

Apply Online

  • Online at the University website:
    After filling the "Registration Form”, the candidate has to pay a registration fee of Rs. 1000/- either online through Debit Card / Credit Card /Net Banking or cash at the Cash Counter of the University. On successful payment of registration fee, a receipt will be generated by the system. You will have to save this registration number for all your future reference. You are required to scan and email this receipt along with documents to along with the scanned copies of all the documents required.
    Alternatively, the student can also download the registration form from the website or procure it from the University Admission office, fill it up completely, attach the necessary documents and send it with a Bank Demand Draft of Rs 1000/- drawn in favour of IMS Unison University payable at Dehradun and send it at the postal address of the University.
  • The registration fee is non-refundable under any circumstance whatsoever. Registering to a Program does not guarantee admission.
  • After the successful registration to the Program chosen, our admission team will check the seat availability and your eligibility for the admission. If you meet the admission criteria, you will be contacted to proceed further as per the Admission procedure of the program.
  • You shall remain in constant touch with our Admission office to know about the status of your registration.
  • Admission Process:
    Personal Interview and A valid (eligible) UGC-NET/JRF Score .

Online application process


Fill and confirm the registration form


Pay registration fee using any online method


Get registration No. on successful payment

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Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy) (Mass Communication)

Program Curriculum

S. No. Course Code Course Name
1 PHDC701 Research Methodology
2 PHDC702 Research and Publication Ethics
3 PHDC703 Media and Communication: Theory and Concepts
4 PHDC704 Research Report Writing
5 PHDC705 Seminar
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