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Interdisciplinary Studies - Writing and New Media

Athabasca University

24 months
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1859 CAD/module
1654 CAD/module
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About

Participate in an interdisciplinary online master’s program in Interdisciplinary Studies - Writing and New Media at Athabasca University that integrates theories, methods and practices from the arts, humanities and social sciences.

Overview

With Athabasca University’s Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies - Writing and New Media, you will learn to think holistically, critically and reflectively. You will find the connections and points of overlap between specialized and generalized knowledge. You will also learn problem-solving skills and policy-making strategies.

Learning outcomes

Writing and New Media provides an opportunity to students interested in all aspects of writing, both professional and creative, and explores the ways in which the new media of publication and communication (the internet, the World Wide Web) provide new forms and genres of writing and communication. 

Interdisciplinary Studies - Writing and New Media Students will explore the many ways in which digital multimedia communications change modes of communication, interaction, and publication and, with them, social, political and economic patterns of experience and behavior on a global scale. Your program will finish with a final integrated project or capstone paper that will exercise and explore your newly acquired skills and knowledge.

You can choose to complete this project in a grouped study capstone course, or through an individual study project that will allow you to:

  • explore a question or issue that’s important to you
  • relate your research to a work or life situation
  • address a community problem

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic Writing for Graduate Students
  • Writing the Self: The Experience and Potential of Writing for Personal Development
  • Creative Non-Fiction
  • Global Education
  • Global Governance and Law
  • Architectural Conservation
  • Creative Writing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To apply for an Athabasca University graduate program you must have an undergraduate degree. Doctorate programs require a master’s degree to qualify for admission. 
  • Requirements for graduate programs vary and are listed on each program’s website. You can take some graduate courses without being admitted to the full program if you meet the non-program student requirements for said program. Requirements for graduate programs are listed on each program’s website.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1859 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1859 CAD per module during 24 months.
  • National

    1654 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1654 CAD per module during 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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