The University of British Columbia - Vancouver

Media Studies

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Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study:Mass Communication/Media Studies
Description:This interdisciplinary program draws on curriculum from Art History, Visual Art, English and German critical media theory, Creative Writing, Journalism, Film Studies, Film Production, Information Studies, and Computer Science. You'll gain cultural technology competencies for the knowledge economy, enabling you to work across many different sectors in a wide range of capacities.

The Bachelor of Media Studies is a cohort-based, multidisciplinary program that provides students with a broad foundation and knowledge in the many disciplines that make up media studies. With competencies in theory, research, and application, the Media Studies program builds a foundation for a rewarding and dynamic academic or professionally oriented career. The program equips students to become creative, critically reflective, and socially engaged citizens.
URL:Media Studies at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $41,156

More information on tuition fees can be found on the UBC undergrad tuition fees webpage.
Careers:Managers in Publishing

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*72
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 

  • Graduation from high school
  • Minimum of 70% in Grade 11 or Grade 12 English (or their equivalents)
  • At least six academic/non-academic Grade 12 courses (recommended, but not required)

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) [min. 65] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Portfolio

* 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 09, 2021

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