McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

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Communication Studies (M.A. Non-Thesis)

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Program Information

School:McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Field of Study:Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Description:The Master's program requires a three-semester residency, the successful completion of a total of 7 courses (21 credits, including the proseminar course), a thesis (equivalent to 24 credits), and the fulfillment of a French language requirement.

The proseminar and five other courses must be taken during the first year. The seventh and remaining course may be taken the first year or during the Fall semester of the second year. Courses must be at the 500 level or above and will normally be chosen from those offered by the Program or by affiliated professors. Two courses may be taken outside of the Program or as directed readings and they must be approved by your advisor or the Graduate Director for Communication Studies. Students are encouraged to consider taking one of their courses in the graduate programs in Communications of other universities in Montreal.
URL:Communication Studies (M.A. Non-Thesis) at McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $4,151
National: $9,163

Cost per year represents typical annual fees based on 30 credits taken during Fall and Winter terms.

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
An honours bachelor's degree or equivalent is required of applicants to the M.A. program, with a minimum CGPA of 3.3 out of 4.0, or equivalent, i.e., B+ (75%). In any case, the transcript must show breadth or depth in related areas of study.

* 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 October 21, 2017