Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies

Media Studies (MA)

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Program Information

School:Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Arts and Science
Field of Study:Mass Communication/Media Studies
Description:We offer a unique and challenging course of study, providing students with an interdisciplinary formation commencing with core training in communication theory and media research methods. Students also take our media studies seminar, which provides a forum for discussion and skills training for full scholarly engagement with the field of media studies. From there our students move on to studies and research in such areas as media history, race and ethnicity, political economy, community activism, video games, cultural policy, feminist media, technology, audience practices, alternative media, film and television, popular and visual culture, and development.
URL:Media Studies (MA) at Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $24,985

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Normally the candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in communication (or equivalent in a cognate area) with a minimum of 3.00 GPA. Experience in media or a media-related field is an asset.
    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 623] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 106] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.5]
    Application Notes : A writing sample such as a research paper or essay from a senior undergraduate course is required.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests
    Official transcript in sealed envelope, statement of purpose, and proof of legal status in Canada are required.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on November 24, 2021

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