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PhD in Creative Arts and Media Fees Structure, Admission, Intake, Deadline

  Level PHD
  Duration Full Time: 3 Years (Minimum), 6 Years (Maximum) P
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Overview of PhD in Creative Arts and Media in Sunway University Malaysia

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Creative Arts and Media 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 work 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, corporate 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.

This 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 PhD proposal is subject to a panel review, interview session, and the supervisor’s approval.


Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity of PhD in Creative Arts and Media in Sunway University Malaysia

  • Identity Branding
  • Corporate Communications
  • Communication Design
  • New Media Design
  • Broadcasting
  • Film-making
  • Advertising
  • Virtual Reality Design
Entry Requirement

Entry Requirement of PhD in Creative Arts and Media in Sunway University Malaysia


  •    A master’s degree as accepted by Sunway University’s Academic Senate with a minimum GPA of 3.0; or                                  

Other Qualifications

  • Other qualifications equivalent to a master’s degree, as accepted by the Senate   Any other qualifications will be considered on a case-to-case basis

Other Qualifications

  • Any other qualifications will be considered on a case-to-case basis

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS 6.0 or equivalent

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