University & Program

Fu Jen Catholic University

Graduate Institute of Mass Communication


Program Level
Master
Language of instruction
Taught in Chinese
Admission
Fall

The Graduate Institute of Mass Communication began offering a master's program in 1983, with the objective of cultivating professionals and researchers in the field of communication in line with Fu Jen's motto of "Truth, Goodness, Beauty, Sanctity" and its spirit as a Catholic university.

This objective is in keeping with Fu Jen's mission of “devoting to academic research and the promotion of Truth to contribute to the balanced development of society and improved human welfare.” To accomplish this objective, the Institute's educational goals include:
(1)Encouraging communication research of originality, humanistic concern, broad perspectives, and diversity.
(2)Cultivating research ability and cultural sensitivity.
(3)Exploring diversified topics in communication thinking, public communication, and media studies.

Program Features
(1) With an emphasis on theory, the program aims to cultivate the capacity for critical and dialectical thinking: the courses are unique in terms of their quantity and quality, and have theoretical depth as well as topical range and diversity.
(2)To help students' diverse development, the program has three main directions: in addition to the foundation courses, the program offers 6 to 12 courses under each of the following categories: “Speech Communication and Cultural Studies,” “Public Communication” and “Communication Technology and the Media Industry” for a wide range of study and research options.
(3)The Institute is overseen by 20 full-time faculty members: as stipulated by the University, the Institute has 7 full-time faculty members but is further served by the full-time teaching staff of assistant professors or above from the three communication departments, an advantage unmatched by other independent institutes.

Program Features
(1)With equal emphasis on theory and practice, the program aims to cultivate the capacity for logical and critical thinking: the courses are unique in terms of their quantity and quality, providing both breadth and depth of learning in a diverse approach to observing and analyzing contemporary media and communication phenomena and issues. The balance of theory and practice is further strengthened by the feature of real application and innovation.
(2)To help students' diverse development, the program has three main directions: in addition to the foundation courses, the program offers 5 to 6 courses under each of the following categories: “Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations,” “Political Communication and New Media” and “Communication Technology and the Media Industry” for a wide range of study and research options.
(3)The Institute is overseen by 20 full-time faculty members: as stipulated by the University, the Institute has 7 full-time faculty members but is further served by the full-time teaching staff of assistant professors or above from the three communication departments, an advantage unmatched by other independent institutes.

Websitehttp://www.gsmc.url.tw/

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