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Theory and Criticism

Western University - Canada

24 months
12656 CAD/year
4240 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Theory and Criticism from Western University - Canada has established strengths in social & political theory and media & cultural studies, while maintaining its traditional strengths in critical theory and continental philosophy. 


What distinguishes Theory and Criticism from Western University - Canada from other graduate programs is the serious attention given to intellectual history, and to its connection to contemporary forms of critical theory. 

Graduates with Theory and Criticism from Western University - Canada will:

  • engage with contemporary critical aesthetic, social and political inquiry.
  • demonstrate a reading knowledge of at least one language other than English that is relevant to their research.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Teasing the dainty rods of vision: Imaginary/Imagination/Semblance
  • Idealism and the Margins of Philosophy: (Inter)
  • Disciplinarity in Kant, Hegel, Schelling
  • Climate Change
  • The Arts and Politics of the Situationist International (1957-1972)
  • Translating Theory
  • Land, Language, Locatives

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A four-year degree from an accredited university with a minimum B+ (78%) average across courses taken in the last two full-time years of study.
  • B.A. in a field in the Humanities or Social Sciences (however, students holding other Honors degrees will also be considered).
  • Biographical information
  • Contact information
  • Statement of academic intent 
  • Electronic transcripts from Ontario universities/colleges
  • Professional background
  • Referee information 
  • Proficiency in English Scores
  • Application fee
  • A sample of written work
  • List of publications
  • References

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    12656 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6328 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    4240 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2120 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for London

1037 - 1625 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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