York University - Graduate Studies

Communication and Culture

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Program Information

School:York University - Graduate Studies
Faculty:Graduate Studies
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:Mass Communication/Media Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Description:Program focuses on the theory and practice of communication and culture. Offered through a partnership between York and Ryerson, the program capitalizes on the facilities and resources shared by both universities. Unique in Ontario, this program combines academic and professional work. You’ll have the opportunity to examine the social, political, and economic dimensions of such issues as globalization, deregulation, privacy and security, convergence of communication industries, cross-cultural communications and new media.

Areas of research strength include: communication and cultural theory; cultural policy and law; cultural and media history; telecommunications policy and strategy; political economy of media; critical analysis of technology; and globalization. Benefit from the real-world experience of professors from both universities in the fields of communications, the social sciences, humanities, media and fine arts.
URL:Communication and Culture at York University - Graduate Studies
Scholarships:1

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*77
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 250] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.5]

Three (3) recommendations required.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Sample of written work also required.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 20, 2014