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The PhD in Media Studies program requires the completion of 6.0 courses, Fields Exam, a thesis proposal and a thesis.

The program normally proceeds in the following way:

Year Fall Winter Summer
Y1 Coursework Coursework Coursework
Y2 Formation of Advisory Committee and Qualifying Meeting Fields Exam Fields Essay Submitted
Y3 Fields Exam & Thesis Proposal Thesis Research & Writing Thesis Research & Writing
Y4 Thesis Research & Writing Thesis Submitted Thesis Defense

Current students should visit the FIMS intranet for the full instructions for the Media Studies Doctoral Fields Examination and Thesis Proposal (login required).


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