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University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research

Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
Killam Centre for Advanced Studies, 2-29 Triffo Hall
Edmonton, AB
Canada T6G 2E1

Communications and Technology

   
Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Communications Technology/Technician
Description The multidisciplinary Master of Arts in Communications and Technology (MACT) offers a theoretical, historical, and practical examination of communications. The degree is designed for individuals who seek to provide reflective and informed leadership in the management and use of information and communications technologies in their organizations and fields. These fields include education and training, information technology, marketing, mass media, new media production, program design and development, public affairs, and writing and publishing. Coursework covers small-group and organizational communication; the theory, history, and practice of information and communications technologies; and the research skills associated with analyzing and evaluating these technologies, particularly as they are managed and used in the workplace. The MACT program may be completed through either a course-based or thesis-based route.
Website: Communications and Technology at University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
Areas of Research: Organizational Communications; Interpersonal and Small-group Communications; Communication Networks: Social, Organizational, Inter-organizational and Digital; Electronic Commerce.
Course Based? Yes
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Provincial:$7,212.00
National:$7,212.00
Requirements
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 75
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 0963] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60]

Applicants may also take a PTE with a minimum score of 68 in order to prove their English proficiency.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Work Experience
At least three years of relevant professional experience; three current and application-specific letters of reference; letter of intent which should state your academic or professional area of specialization, specify how completion of the program would support your professional practice, and identify a provisional topic for the final applied research project.

* 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.

Last Updated: July 18, 2015