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York University - Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies
Office of Graduate Admissions, P.O. Box GA2300, 4700 Keele Street
Toronto, ON
Canada M3J 1P3

Communication and Culture

   
Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Graduate Studies
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Mass Communication/Media StudiesPolitical Science and Government, General
Description Program focuses on the theory and practice of communication and culture. Offered through a partnership between York and Ryerson, the program capitalizes on the facilities and resources shared by both universities. Unique in Ontario, this program combines academic and professional work. You’ll have the opportunity to examine the social, political, and economic dimensions of such issues as globalization, deregulation, privacy and security, convergence of communication industries, cross-cultural communications and new media. Areas of research strength include: communication and cultural theory; cultural policy and law; cultural and media history; telecommunications policy and strategy; political economy of media; critical analysis of technology; and globalization. Benefit from the real-world experience of professors from both universities in the fields of communications, the social sciences, humanities, media and fine arts.
Website: Communication and Culture at York University - Graduate Studies
Cost per year:
National:$3,708.68

Cost per year is for the 2017-2018 academic year and includes tuition and supplementary fees.
Requirements
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Graduates of a recognized university with an honours degree or equivalent four-year degree in social sciences, humanities, fine arts, or a related applied program [such as media production or communication technology], with a least a "B+" average in the final two years of study, will be considered for admission as candidates for the MA degree.

* 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: November 17, 2017