Wilfrid Laurier University – Faculty of Graduate Studies

Faculty of Graduate Studies
75 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON
Canada N2L 3C5

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Social Sciences, OtherCultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis
Description The interdisciplinary Master of Arts (MA) in Cultural Analysis and Social Theory (CAST) is a 12-month program that provides a stimulating and engaging environment for examining contemporary social and cultural issues. Our program is designed to foster the type of critical inquiry that extends beyond the boundaries of a single academic discipline. Working with professors from across the humanities and social sciences, you gain a comprehensive perspective on the diverse theories and critical methodologies essential to understanding contemporary culture and society. Through coursework and an optional independent research project, you refine your critical thinking and analytical skills, broaden your perspective on contemporary issues and gain new insights into the social and cultural forces that shape the modern world.
Website: Cultural Analysis and Social Theory (MA Major Research Paper) at Wilfrid Laurier University – Faculty of Graduate Studies
Length: 12 Month(s)
Cost per year:

National: $8,656.50

Cost per year is for the 2017-2018 academic year (for 3 terms unless noted).

Additional Admission Requirements:

  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio

Applications are required to have a Bachelor of Arts (honours) degree or equivalent, and a minimum B+ in your fourth year of study. Applications are reviewed by the graduate program committee, which considers all prior university grades, a writing sample and letters of reference.