McGill University

English: Cultural Studies

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Program Information

School:McGill University
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:English Language and Literature, General
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis
Description:Cultural Studies concentrates on analysis of forms of cultural expression and symbolic interaction, and of the various media through which these may be disseminated and transformed. Such study concerns symbolic form, aesthetically-based forms of analysis, and the various modes of criticism and theory relevant to media which contain both verbal and non-verbal elements. The aim is above all to hone students' analytical and interpretive skills while introducing them to specific critical approaches to cultural studies. This is not a major in journalism or communications; and while many of our graduates go on to do creative work in a variety of media, instruction in film and video production is not part of the curriculum.
URL:English: Cultural Studies at McGill University
Length:3 Year(s)
Careers:Managers in PublishingEditors

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*87
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English  or  Grade12 Français 

Applicants must have obtained, prior to the start of classes, a Diplôme d’études collégiales (DEC).

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 577] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90]

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* 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 August 18, 2021