Now more than ever, we need academic researchers and creators to examine the social, political and cultural dimensions of various forms of media.
The MA in Media Studies at Concordia University Montréal provides you with an environment to further your command of contemporary media culture, history and theory. Our renowned faculty members will supply you with an interdisciplinary formation to media studies that integrates knowledge based in the humanities, liberal arts, social sciences and fine arts.
The students benefit from an exceptionally active research culture led by a multitude of faculty research initiatives and creations. This vibrant setting will encourage and challenge you to pursue your own research interests in areas as varied as community activism, video games and feminist media.
The MA students are looking at topics such as:
- race, indigeneity, and transmedia art in contemporary Canada
- narratives of class and empire in honeymoon advertisements
- environmental storytelling in game studies
- the interplay between media and identity for northern Aboriginal girls
- photographs as a site where lost neighbourhoods are made visible
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Communication Theory
- Media Research Methods
- Media Research Practicum
- History of Media
- Media Studies Seminar
- News and Public Affairs
- Media Law
- Media Management
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesMedia Studies & Mass Media View 44 other Masters in Media Studies & Mass Media in Canada
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. Qualified applicants requiring prerequisite courses may be required to take up to 12 credits in addition to and as part of the regular graduate program. Applicants with deficiencies in their undergraduate preparation are normally required to take qualifying course(s) as deemed appropriate by the program. Credits allowed for previous graduate work must be determined by the department and the university prior to entry to the program.
International20206 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 20206 CAD per year during 24 months.
National9209 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9209 CAD per year during 24 months.
In-State2950 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2950 CAD per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Montréal
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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