The degree is designed for working professionals who manage communications issues and practices in technology-enabled organizations. This graduate degree can be completed in a minimum of two years.
Learning outcomesThe Master of Arts in Communications and Technology is offered by University of Alberta, one of Canada’s premier research universities and has attracted communication professionals from the world’s leading organizations, including the United Nations, the Government of Canada, and Microsoft Corporation. Our students and graduates reside and work across Canada, the United States and around the world. Communication is examined across all contexts in the program: interpersonal, small group, public speaking, organizational, mass, and intercultural. The competencies to be achieved by graduates include the following:
- Theory and its application to practice
- Knowledge and its use in problem solving
- Critical thinking as the foundation for leadership skills
- Research as the basis for innovation
Programme StructureCourses included:
- Applied Research in Communications and Technology
- Human Communication
- Social Impact of Digital Communications
- Organizational Communications
- Contemporary Issues in Communications and Technology
- Strategic Communications in a Digital World
- Knowledge Management and Communications Technologies
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesCorporate Communication General Engineering & Technology Digital Communication View 11 other Masters in Corporate Communication in Canada
- four-year degree from a recognized university
- grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 (or equivalent) on a 4-point scale
- three current and application-specific letters of reference
- letter of intent which should state your academic or professional area of specialization, specify how completion of the program would support your professional practice, and identify a provisional topic for the final applied research project
- where applicable, demonstrated English Language Proficiency
International8874 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8874 CAD per year during 24 months.
National4486 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4486 CAD per year during 24 months.
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