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Communication and Social Justice

University of Windsor

M.A.
12 months
Duration
15100 CAD/year
4786 CAD/year
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About

The MA Communication and Social Justice program at University of Windsor offers students a distinctive opportunity to pursue their diverse scholarly interests in a vibrant, supportive atmosphere conducive to addressing issues of social justice in a variety of contexts.

Overview

The Communication and Social Justice program at University of Windsor bridges two main scholarly approaches to the study of communication, media, and culture – political economy and critical cultural studies.

It is designed to advance original and provocative interpretations of everyday communicative and symbolic environments; facilitate research on the definition, evolution, and transformation of rights and communicative practices, whether through policy, culture, and/or custom; and develop practices and strategies oriented toward social justice initiatives.

Through advanced course work and research, the M.A. program will:

  • Prepare students for careers in information/communication sectors such as: community-based public advocacy organizations, governmental and non-governmental organizations, communication policy analysis, media research, journalism and multimedia
  • Prepare students to better understand and critically appraise the evolving social, cultural, political and technological environment
  • Prepare students for entry into PhD programs in Communication and cognate fields

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Pro-Seminar
  • Critical Theories of Communication 
  • Graduate Research Methods
  • History of Communication Thought and Technology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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.
109
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).
7.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successful applicants must have an Honours BA in Communication/Media Studies or a cognate field. 
  • Students with significant experience in social justice-related activities are also encouraged to apply. 
  • Students with such equivalent experience and lacking formal admission requirements may be admitted to the Master’s 1 qualifying year to complete courses prior to formal admission to the program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15100 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7550 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    4786 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2393 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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