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Globalization Studies

McMaster University

M.A.
12 months
Duration
11396 CAD/year
4204 CAD/year
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Globalization Studies examines the complex political, social, economic, cultural, discursive and theoretical developments related to processes of globalization and how these come to bear upon our lives, our communities, and the environment in which we live. This master degree is offered 

Overview

This unique interdisciplinary M.A. program in Globalization Studies, at McMaster University is designed to provide its students with the specialist knowledge and transferable skills to pursue careers in global corporations, government agencies and non-governmental organizations. 

The programme

It provides students with the opportunity to think creatively and critically about cultural, political, social and economic globalizing processes and their effects on the human condition. It also offers the benefit of a flexible and interdisciplinary course list while allowing for future study in a core discipline.

Contemporary culture, diasporic, transnational and multicultural communities, global governance, international trade and finance, and social, environmental and labour issues

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Topics in Globalization Studies I: Cultures of Globalization
  • Acts of Global Citizenship
  • Global Public Policy
  • Religion and Globalization
  • Globalization: An Introduction
  • International Trade and Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
92
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Honours Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • B+ (B- for Engineering) minimum average, based on a full year equivalent of final year courses (3rd/4th level) relevant to the program
  • Each program may set additional/higher requirements
  • Degrees and grades from foreign universities are evaluated for their equivalency to McMaster’s
  • Departments or programs may establish additional requirements, such as scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Admission is competitive: meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission
  • The admission decision is not subject to appeal
  • Applicants who do not meet the above mentioned requirements, should consult the Graduate Calendar to determine the requirements for exceptional cases

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11396 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5698 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    4204 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2102 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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