Western Graduate & Postdoctoral  Studies

Media Studies

Master of Arts (MA)



Program Websites


Program Contact

Shelley Long (slong@uwo.ca)
Graduate Programs Support

Faculty of Information and Media Studies

Western University
North Campus Building Rm 240
London, Ontario N6A 5B7

t. 519-661-2111 ext. 84017
f. 519-661-3506

Interdisciplinary study at the intersection of media, technology and culture. The program offers opportunities to conduct advanced research across media and disciplines, focusing on media products, practices and reception in a technocultural environment.

Graduates of the MA program will be well prepared to pursue doctoral studies in media studies, communication or other related disciplines, or to enter the workplace in a variety of communications-related industries, in research, consulting, education, and in the communications, policy and regulatory agencies of government.

Times to Completion

  • 5 Terms (1.66 years)

Curriculum Options

  • Full-time study
  • Thesis-based, course-based or project-based

Funding Details

Applicants (domestic and international) are encouraged to apply for the following scholarships:

Admission Requirements

  • Four-year degree from an accredited university.
  • Minimum 78% overall average in the last two full-time years of the undergraduate degree.

Test Requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English must furnish evidence of their proficiency in the use of the English language:

Application Deadline(s)

  • February 1 - Acceptance notification from mid March to late April

Fields of Research

  • Media Cultures
  • Media Industries
  • Media Technologies