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Media Studies

Concordia University Montréal

24 months
20206 CAD/year
9209 CAD/year
2950 CAD/year
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Traditional and emerging media technologies and platforms affect the way we perceive the world and our place in it. As producers and consumers of different forms of media, we are actively participating in an environment that gives agency to certain individuals, groups and movements over others.The Media Studies program is offered by Concordia University Montréal.


Now more than ever, we need academic researchers and creators to examine the social, political and cultural dimensions of various forms of media.

Program Details

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Communication Theory 
  • Media Research Methods 
  • Media Research Practicum
  • History of Media
  • Media Studies Seminar
  • News and Public Affairs
  • Media Law
  • Media Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20206 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 20206 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    9209 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9209 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    2950 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2950 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Montréal

1074 - 1759 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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