Step 1 - Online Application
Choose: The University of Texas at Austin (school), Radio-Television-Film -- PhD in Media Studies (major/degree).
Statement of Purpose: You can wait and upload this in PDF format on your MyStatusPage -- Step 2
Letters of Recommendation: You should provide names and email addresses for three recommenders. Please contact us if your recommender is not able to use this online method. It is acceptable to submit a professional reference if you've been out of school for a long time.
Step 2 - Upload Supplemental Materials
Use MyStatus Page -- available after submitting and paying the application fee.
NOTE: You won't have access to the MyStatus Page until you complete the ApplyTexas.org application and pay the application fee.
Statement of Purpose: Write an essay that explains your education and experience so far, your future goals, and how you think our program will help you achieve those goals. Rule of thumb is to keep this concise, no more than two printed pages, double-spaced. No other essays are required.
Copies of Official Transcripts: The Graduate and International Admissions Center (GIAC) require a copy of your official transcript from each college and/or university that you have attended. U.S. applicants who have taken coursework through an Exchange Program, Semester Abroad or Study Abroad, please contact an Admissions Counselor at GIAC (512-475-7391) to determine if you need an original transcript from the foreign institution. Once you are admitted, you will need to send a hard copy of the official transcript.
Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV): Include education; work experience and internships; honors and awards; and publications or creative works.
Academic Writing Sample: This should be a report, article, review, or anything that you've written for a class (or similar). No page limit, we recommend something at least 5-10 pages long.