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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Media Studies Trent University - Durham GTA Campus Trent University - Durham GTA Campus, Canada

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CAD 28625

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*Subject to change and other fees
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CAD 90

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48 months


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Program Overview

Media dominate our world and shape our perceptions of reality. In this popular program, students navigate and engage with the theory, principles and practices that shape our ever-changing media landscape. In Media Studies, you’ll examine the influence of advertising and ideology, the political economy of media corporations, the foundations of media arts, and the ecological impact of media technologies. You’ll also benefit from our interdisciplinary curriculum, learning across subjects from the arts and sciences.

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  • Explore your strengths and career interests, and graduate with 12 months of work experience (and income) through the new four-year competitive co-op stream, giving you the edge for future career success
  • Chart your own course by taking classes from a dozen contributing departments including Anthropology, Cultural Studies, Computer Science, and Political Studies
  • Take workshop, internship, and community-based research courses with professors and media professionals and gain experience working with organizations including Artspace, Global TV, Trent Radio, ReFrame Film Festival, and the Royal Academy of Dance
  • Build a portfolio of your work with media new and old: compose music, code video games, write blogs, create podcasts, take photos, and report the news
  • Gain hands-on experience that will have you rethinking your relationship with your devices by using technologies like augmented reality, virtual reality, digital mapping, and 3D printing
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Additional Information

Program Level 4-Year Bachelor's Degree

College/University Processing Time 30 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake


May 2024, Sep 2024


Jan 2024

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.5 - With No Band Less Than - 6
    • Minimum Overall Score - 86.0  Minimum Writing - 20.0  
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 59
    • Minimum Overall Score - 115.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have a Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent including the following required course(s):
    • ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%

6.5 IELTS Score
86 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
59 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
115 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
70% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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CAD 90

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11000 Per year

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