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MCGILL UNIVERSITY, MONTREAL, QUEBEC - PROGRAMS

Montreal, QuebecLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1821Established Year
  40493Enrollment

Master of Arts [M.A] (Communication Studies)

 2 years
 45 Credits
 full time
  English
 on campus
  Thesis Based

$ 13,583 

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Program Description

  • Master of Arts in Communication Studies at McGill University allows students to complete this course in 2 years.
  • Students need to complete 45 credits successfully.
  • The Department of Communication Studies offers M.A. and Ph.D. programs that attract students from all over the world.
  • The students to faculty ratio for this program is 17:1.
  • The M.A. in Communication Studies offers advanced training in the critical, historical, and theoretical analysis of:
    • Communication in culture
    • Communication technology
    • Communication policy.
  • M.A. students pursue coursework and write an M.A. thesis that reflects the sustained analysis of a topic in Communication Studies.
  • The M.A. degree is academic in character and does not include professional training in media production.
  • The job opportunities after this program that students get are:
    • Population Studies Analyst
    • Tax Economist
    • Bank Research Analyst
    • Business Credit/ Loan Administrator, etc., with an average salary of 47,250 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration2 years
Total Credits45
Fees$ 30,050 for 2 years or 45 Credits Program
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Dec 15)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL
ExamsGRE
Program Urlhttps://www.mcgill.ca/study/2019-2020/faculties/arts/graduate/programs/master-arts-ma-communicati...

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students must have an Honours B.A. in Communication Studies.
  • Students holding B.A whether in Communication Studies or another discipline, may also be eligible for admission.
  • A GPA of 3.2 out of 4.0 is required to apply for this program.

Indian Student Eligibility:

  • Indian students need to maintain an overall average of 60% in each year.
  • The minimum GPA required is 3.0/4.0 or students must have B grade in their degree.

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.

The above requirements are the minimum requirements and do not guarantee admission. The admissions committee will consider all evidence in the file and decide. To know more about the requirem….Read More


Required Document List

Followings are the required document:

  • Official Transcripts: Students have to submit a copy of their original transcripts.
  • Letters of Reference: Students have to submit two letters of recommendation.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL or other test scores.


Application Deadline

Fall
Dec 15


Scores Required

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

86 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

300 / 340

Avg. Score in

GRE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fee$13583$13583
Health insurance$871$871
Others$571$571
Total fees$15025$15025

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 9,789
Food$ 4,106

Ranking

QS World University 2020

Ranked #42/ 200

Communication Studies [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020 Variable Yes N/A
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • International applicants who are applying for a Canadian Student VISA are required to have TRV (Temporary Resident Visa or ETA (Electronic Travel Authorization) for entry in Canada.
  • Students need these documents for student visa application:
    • Proof of Acceptance
    • Proof of Identity
    • Proof of Financial Support

Work Study

  • Work while studying International students on the study visa are still able to work 20 hours/week. 
  • Students can work part-time up to 20 hours a week combined on-campus and off-campus work during an academic session and full-time during a regularly scheduled break.


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