Cultural Analysis and Social Theory, M.A. | Wilfrid Laurier University | Brantford, Canada
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Cultural Analysis and Social Theory

12 months
13770 CAD/year
5246 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The interdisciplinary Master of Arts (MA) in Cultural Analysis and Social Theory at Wilfrid Laurier University is a 12-month program that provides a stimulating and engaging environment for examining contemporary social and cultural issues.


The Cultural Analysis and Social Theory program from Wilfrid Laurier University is designed to foster the type of critical inquiry that extends beyond the boundaries of a single academic discipline. Working with professors from across the humanities and social sciences, you gain a comprehensive perspective on the diverse theories and critical methodologies essential to understanding contemporary culture and society.

Through coursework and an optional independent research project, you refine your critical thinking and analytical skills, broaden your perspective on contemporary issues and gain new insights into the social and cultural forces that shape the modern world.

The program welcomes students from a wide variety of undergraduate disciplines and universities across Canada and around the globe. We offer a lively and intellectually engaging program designed to enable you to successfully conduct your graduate studies in a supportive student-centred environment.


Graduates of our CAST program might consider the following career options:

  • social policy researcher/advisor
  • cultural research assistant/associate
  • arts/culture critic
  • humanitarian aid worker/administrator
  • museum curator
  • advocates for LGBTQ/women’s rights
  • advocates for migrant workers
  • non-governmental organizations (NGOs)

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Globalization, Identity and Social Movements
  • Body Politics: Gender, Sexuality and Embodiment
  • Cultural Representation and Social Theory
  •  Colloquium
  • Approaches to Cultural Analysis
  • Cultural Analysis and Social Theory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


5 alternative credits

5.0 credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor of Arts (honours) degree or equivalent.
  • Minimum B+ in your fourth year of study.
  • Applications are reviewed by the graduate program committee, which considers all prior university grades, a writing sample and letters of reference.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    13770 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6885 CAD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    5246 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2623 CAD per semester during 12 months.

Tuition per term

Living costs for Brantford

1200 - 1900 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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