Overview of Master of Arts in Creative Arts and Media in Sunway University Malaysia
The Master of Arts in Creative Arts and Media at Sunway University is a programme that provides students an opportunity to carry out research and contribute new understanding and insight to the discipline. By carrying out independent scholarly work within a specialist area of the creative arts and media, graduates will contribute to the advancement of their discipline.
Possible areas of investigation include a wide range of topics and approaches, from research about media, communication and the arts to interpretations of existing artworks, as well as creative arts practice itself. We welcome historical, theoretical or philosophical approaches as well as analytical interpretative enquiry into the works and practices of the creative arts and media. Candidates may also incorporate creative arts practice and the creation of artworks or other artefacts as part of their research. Research topics in media include journalism, public relations, corporation communications, advertising, broadcasting, film, digital heritage, the Internet or media policy and regulation. Creative arts research topics could be in areas related to the disciplines of film, music, theatre and other art, design and media practices.
The list is not exhaustive; topics may combine, overlap, be interdisciplinary and combine theory with practice. Potential candidates should contact the Programme Leader to discuss prospective research topics of interest in the area of creative arts and media. Acceptance of the research proposal is subject to a panel review, interview session, and the supervisor’s approval.
Entry Requirement of Master of Arts in Creative Arts and Media in Sunway University Malaysia
- A bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or its equivalent;
- A bachelor’s degree with CGPA between 2.50 and less than 2.75 may be accepted with rigorous internal assessment; or
- A bachelor’s degree with CGPA lower than 2.50 with at least 5 years’ work experience in the relevant field may be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment.
- Any other qualifications will be considered on a case-to-case basis
English Language Requirements
IELTS 6.0 OR its equivalent