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Communication (MA)

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Program Information

School:Carleton University - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Faculty:School of Journalism and Communication
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Communication and Media Studies, Other
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Description:Carleton’s master’s degree in communications analyzes critical questions that shape our communication, media and information flow in today’s complex society.

Collaborative specializations in African Studies and Data Science are also available.
URL:Communication (MA) at Carleton University - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,497

Cost shown is for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
The minimum requirement for admission to the master's program is a B.A.(Honours) degree or the equivalent, with high honours standing in communication or a related discipline. Related disciplines may include sociology, political science, film studies, and Canadian studies. Applicants without a background in communication studies may be required to take certain designated courses from the undergraduate Communication program in addition to their regular program. Possession of the minimum entrance standing is not in itself, however, assurance of admission into the program. Applicants who lack an Honours degree but who have a 3-year degree with honours standing (a minimum B standing overall) may be considered for admission to a qualifying-year program. Students who complete the qualifying year with high honours standing may be considered for admission to the master's program in the following year.
Cost Notes : Cost shown is for the 2019-2020 academic year.

* 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 25, 2019