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Degree

Master of Arts - Communication and New Media (Coursework)

master

Degree

Master of Arts - Communication and New Media (Coursework)

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $34,089 CAD

  • Application fee

    $110 CAD

  • Duration

    1 year

  • PGWP

    1 year

  • Min GPA

    75 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 22-January-2022 2022-01-22

Overview

Master of Arts - Communication and New Media

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

  • Digital media & code art
  • Communications law and policy
  • Copyright history

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$41,864

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $6,528
Accommodation 1 bed room $7,775
Tuition 1 person $34,089

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Official Transcripts
  • Two academic references
  • English language proficiency
  • Statement of Interest
  • Passport and Visa

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
5.5
listening
5.5
writing
5.5
speaking
5.5
reading

TOEFL

92
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

PTE

63
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Academic background and requirement

B+ (B- for Engineering) minimum average, based on a full year equivalent of final year courses (3rd/4th level) relevant to the program.

Career opportunities

  • Advertising, Promotions
  • Art Directors
  • Technical Writers
  • Writers and Authors
  • Editors
  • Public Relations Specialists

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