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Communication and Media Studies

University of Calgary

M.A. On Campus
24 months
Duration
13330 CAD/year
5873 CAD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

This Communication and Media Studies MA offered by University of Calgary, invites students to pursue their academic interests in the critical study of communication and media.

Overview

This Communication and Media Studies MA offered by University of Calgary offers a dynamic environment, a community of students from around the world, and a faculty dedicated to fostering a setting where students can reach their full academic potential.

We also offer interdisciplinary scholarship and rigorous theoretical and methodological grounding, and encourage students to develop unique programs of study that reach beyond the boundaries of traditional academic subjects.

Our approach is primarily qualitative, producing research with a tangible impact for diverse communities.

Outcomes and next steps

  • Academic careers; 
  • Private sector: communication/media/film related companies, companies dependent on digital media, wifi services; 
  • Public sector: non-profit organizations, government positions dependent on digital communication.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical Media Studies
  • Organizational Communication
  • Communication Law

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 point system, over the past two years of full-time study (a minimum of 10 full-course equivalents or 60 units) of the undergraduate degree.
  • A completed four year baccalaureate degree in Communications Studies, Culture Studies or related field.
  • Two samples of written work.
  • A statement of research intent (250-500 words)
  • A detailed curriculum vitae
  • Two reference letters

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13330 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13330 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5873 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5873 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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Communication and Media Studies
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University of Calgary

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