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Master of Arts in Media Studies (Thesis-Based) University of Regina University of Regina, Canada

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CAD 13000

Annual Tuition Fee

*Subject to change and other fees
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CAD 125

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24 months


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Program Overview

The Master of Arts (MA) in Media Studies is a 30 credit hour program designed for advanced studies in cinema and media history, theory, and methods, emphasizing current concepts, issues, and trends. Avenues of exploration could include national and transnational cinemas, directors, genres, or other contemporary approaches (feminist, post-colonial, indigenous) across the full range of media such as dramatic, documentary, animation and experimental cinema; broadcast media; new media and interactive media. The program aims to develop broad expertise and critical thinking while enabling students to focus their interests through core courses in theory and methods, seminars, and specialized directed readings.

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Additional Information

Program Level Master's Degree

College/University Processing Time 56 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake


Jan 2024, May 2024, Sep 2024

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 7.0 - With No Band Less Than - 7
    • Minimum Overall Score - 92.0  Minimum Listening - 23.0  Minimum Reading - 23.0  Minimum Writing - 23.0  Minimum Speaking - 23.0  
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 65.0  Minimum Listening - 65.0  Minimum Reading - 65.0  Minimum Writing - 65.0  Minimum Speaking - 65.0  
    • Minimum Overall Score - 135.0  Minimum Literacy - 120.0  Minimum Comprehension - 120.0  Minimum Conversation - 120.0  Minimum Production - 105.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have a BA Honours degree in Film or Media Studies, or the equivalent.

7 IELTS Score
92 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
65 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
135 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
70% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

CAD 125

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11000 Per year

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  • All international students applying to an undergraduate degree program will be automatically considered for this award.
  • Students must have an admission average of at least 85%.
  • Students receive their choice of either $3,000 in tuition or housing credit.


  • 50 international students with the highest high school averages each term will be awarded free on-campus housing and a meal plan. This award is valued at $80,000 for 4 years; 4.5 years for engineering students.
  • All international students applying to an undergraduate degree program directly from high school will be automatically considered for this award.
  • This award is renewable each year as long as students continue to complete 30 credit hours per calendar year and maintain a minimum UGPA of 80%.

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