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Cultural Studies, M.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #1148 (BCR) Oshawa, Canada
The Cultural Studies program offered by Trent University invites proposals for academic projects, as well as for projects invested in research-creation, in which your own artistic production plays a major role.

About

In Cultural Studies at Trent University, you will explore the very foundations of the systems of belief that will determine our future. This program offers an environment that encourages the kind of creative and critical thought that will prepare you for the challenges of the workplace, and for the opportunities of a rewarding life of cultural and political inquiry. Working with your fellow students and professors as part of a closely-knit community, you will read and reflect in your coursework, and then write a critical or creative project to take your thinking to the next level.

Program options include a new one-year major research paper stream, or the traditional two-year thesis stream.

  • Prepare yourself for a career that requires informed, creative and dynamic perspectives or for Ph.D. studies.
  • Study beyond disciplinary boundaries and collaborate with experts in their fields.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Seminar on theory, culture and politics
  • Topics in continental philosophy
  • Media theory
  • Science theory
  • Aging, Disability, and
  • Care in Literature and Culture
  • Subjects of desire

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    93

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • Honours degree (a four year undergraduate bachelor's degree) with at least B+ (77%) in the last two years of full-time study, or last ten full academic credits
  • Demonstrated aptitude for interdisciplinary study

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21267 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21267 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    8929 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8929 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Oshawa

  • 1100 - 1700 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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