Wilfrid Laurier University - Faculty of Graduate Studies

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Communication Studies (MA)

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Program Information

School:Wilfrid Laurier University - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Master; Co-op
Field of Study:Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Description:Our Master of Arts (MA) in Communication Studies program seeks students with open minds to explore new approaches to media, communication, and culture in a challenging, rewarding, and supportive environment. Exploring the interplay of power and communication, our program provides advanced training in core theories and methodologies in communication studies and critically engages contemporary research themes in the discipline.

Our program is animated by interdisciplinary faculty with expertise in areas such as alternative media, cultural and creative industries, digital cultures, global media, health communication, media history, mobilities, popular music, social media, visual communication, and beyond.
URL:Communication Studies (MA) at Wilfrid Laurier University - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Length:16 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,869

Cost per year is for the 2019-2020 academic year (for 3 terms unless noted).

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
Applicants are required to have a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies (honours) degree or equivalent, and a minimum B+ in your undergraduate major program of study and a B+ overall for your last two years of study. Applications are reviewed by the graduate program committee, which considers all prior university grades, a statement of research interests, a writing sample and letters of reference. Applicants indicate their interest in being considered for co-op when they apply to the MA program. Admission to the co-op option is not guaranteed by admission to the MA program in Communication Studies. Laurier’s Co-op Office conducts interviews with shortlisted applicants and makes co-op option admission decisions.
Cost Notes : Cost per year is for the 2019-2020 academic year (for 3 terms unless noted).

* 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 December 12, 2019