Master Of Media Science


Master of Media Science

SZABIST offer Master of Media Science. Students enrolling in this program will be offered to select any one of the 4 area of specialization, including

(1) Media Informatics and Fashion Industries

(2) Digital Journalism and Global Communication

(3) Media Production and Design

(4)  Advertising Strategy & Design


The time limit to earn the degree is 1.5 to 4 years.

  • The candidates must possess 16 years of relevant education with 50% marks / 2.0 CGPA from a university recognized by HEC- Candidates with 16 years of non-relevant educational background ( including Communication Design, Applied Arts, Social Sciences, Marketing, and Performing Arts) shall have to do a zero-semester (remedial semester) comprising four courses which will be mentioned on the transcript as Non-Credit (NC) courses. - GAT (General)/HAT relevant or equivalent with 50% marks.

Course Curriculum

There are two streams for Master of Media Science. One stream is Course Work Based and the other one is Research Based. To obtain a degree in Master of Media Sciences, a student is required to complete 30 Credit hours/10 courses under course based stream, which includes 4 core courses (12 credit hours) and 6 electives (18 credit hours) . Alternatively, the student may opt for research based stream, comprising 24 Credit hours /8 courses, (which includes 4 core courses (12 credit hours), 4 electives (12 credits hours), & a Thesis (6 credit hours). In both the streams, 30 Credit hours are required to be completed.

The Scheme of study is as follow

Course Based Stream


1 04 core courses 12 Credits
2 06 Electives 18 Credits
3 No Thesis ————-
Total 30 Credits


Research  Based Stream


1 04 core courses 12 Credits
2 04 Electives 12 Credits
3 Thesis 6 Credits (3+3)
Total 30 Credits