Doctor of Philosophy


Doctor of Philosophy

Programme Overview

The research programmes in WKWSCI are specially designed for students to work with faculty members with diverse research interests in the fields of communications and information studies. Research students have the opportunity to present their research work at regional and global conferences. In addition, they get the opportunity to collaborate with faculty on numerous publications in top academic journals. The research students in the PhD programme are exposed to classroom teaching opportunities to prepare them for an academic career.

Students typically conduct research in the following areas:

Information Studies: Human computer interaction, games and gamification, information retrieval and analytics, social media, mobile and ubiquitous computing, information behaviour, information literacy, knowledge organization, knowledge management applications and practices

Communication Studies: Health communication and information, marketing communication and public relations, media arts and cultural studies, computer-mediated communication, journalism, international/intercultural communication, communication law and policy, political communication.




Curriculum Admission Criteria Course Fees F​AQ




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