McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

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Communication Studies: Gender and Women's Studies

McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Field of Study:Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Women's Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $4,991
National: $4,991

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


The Ph.D. in Communication Studies offers in-depth training in the critical, historical, and theoretical analysis of communication in culture, communication technology, and communication policy. Doctoral students pursue coursework, submit a comprehensive exam and thesis proposal, with the goal of writing a dissertation that makes an original contribution to knowledge in Communication Studies. The Ph.D. degree is academic in character, and does not include professional training in media production.


Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
Applicants to the Ph.D. program are expected to have completed the equivalent of an M.A. degree. Admission will be based on academic achievement and evidence of talent and strong motivation in Communication Studies.

* 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 September 16, 2022