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Dual Degree Programs

Medill IMC partners with top global universities to offer dual degree master's programs. Through the dual degree programs, students earn a master's degree at their respective universities, then come to Medill to earn the Master of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications degree at an accelerated pace (three quarters, full-time). Graduates are conferred two degrees by the two universities, respectively.

CityU Hong Kong

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Medill IMC and the Department of Media and Communication at City University of Hong Kong partner in a dual degree master's program. The program enables CityU students to enroll in the Medill IMC program upon successful completion of the MAIMC program at CityU.

Application information for CityU students

Interested students should submit an application according to the following process and timeline:

Step Deadline
Once enrolled at CityU, submit an initial application for the dual-degree master’s program to CityU* 20 January
Shortlisted students apply online for Medill IMC admission via Medill’s website* 15 March
Receive result notification from Medill 1 May
Confirm offer of admission 1 June
Enroll at Medill Fall Quarter (September)
*Documents Required for Initial Application for CityU and for Medill Admissions
  1. An application form;
  2. One-page personal statement outlining personal goals and research interests;
  3. TOEFL and IELTS report;
  4. Academic transcripts from all universities attended;
  5. Two letters of reference; and
  6. Medill application fee

Peking University

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Medill IMC and the School of Journalism and Communication at Peking University (PKU) partner in a dual degree master's program. The program enables PKU students to enroll in the Medill IMC program upon successful completion of a master's degree program at PKU.

Application information for PKU students

Interested students should submit an application according to the following process and timeline:

Step Deadline
Once enrolled at PKU, submit an initial application to PKU* 15 February
Shortlisted students apply online for Medill IMC admission via Medill’s website* 15 March
Receive result notification from Medill 15 April
Confirm offer of admission 15 May
Enroll at Medill Fall Quarter (September)
*Documents Required for Initial Application for PKU and for Medill Admissions
  1. An application form;
  2. One-page personal statement outlining personal goals and research interests;
  3. TOEFL and IELTS report;
  4. Academic transcripts from all universities attended;
  5. Two letters of reference; and
  6. Medill application fee

Nanyang Technological University

Nanyang Technological University

Medill IMC and the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore partner in a dual degree master's program. The program enables NTU students to enroll in the Medill IMC program upon successful completion of the NTU master's program.

Application information for NTU students

Interested students should submit an application according to the following process and timeline:

Step Deadline
Once enrolled at NTU, submit an initial application to NTU* 15 February
Shortlisted students apply online for Medill IMC admission via Medill’s website* 15 March
Receive result notification from Medill 1 May
Confirm offer of admission 15 May
Enroll at Medill Fall Quarter (September)
*Documents Required for Initial Application for NTU and for Medill Admissions
  1. An application form;
  2. One-page personal statement outlining personal goals and research interests;
  3. TOEFL and IELTS report;
  4. Academic transcripts from all universities attended;
  5. Two letters of reference; and
  6. Medill application fee

Learn more

For more information about these dual-degree programs, contact Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions and Financial Aid Tatyana Rodriguez.