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Communication and New Media is an interdisciplinary field that examines the interplay between media, culture, and technology.
It brings together communication and media research with research creation and media arts practice.
The MA program in Communication and New Media at McMaster University offers the opportunity for students to gain experience in independent communication studies research and/or multimedia art and design at the graduate level.
Students entering the program from undergraduate communication studies and/or multimedia programs will all share a background in critical and creative approaches to conventional and new media, but they will also bring a spectrum of interests, reflecting the diversity of these fields, that will contribute to a vibrant interchange of ideas.
This program will cultivate their intellectual development through coursework, a major research project, and extracurricular activities.
The program prepares students for both further graduate education in the areas of communication, media and multimedia study, and for employment in a range of fields such as media production, media administration, communication policy, organizational communication, and the arts.
Areas of Research
B+ (B- for Engineering) minimum average, based on a full year equivalent of final year courses (3rd/4th level) relevant to the program.
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