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What will I learn?

Earn credit for doing as well as thinking, gaining hands-on experience by fabricating 3D-printed objects, bending circuits, shooting on 16mm film, creating fake social media profiles, and more.

Media shape our view of the world and orient us in it. You can best navigate this environment by marrying theory and practice. In Media Studies, you’ll examine the influence of advertising and ideology, the political economy of media corporations, and the principles of multimedia design. You’ll also benefit from our interdisciplinary curriculum, learning across subjects from the humanities to the sciences.

Career Opportunities

Internet, TV, and Radio Production Manager

Media Executive

App Developer

Media Consultant

Journalist

Advertising and Marketing Executive

Popular Courses:

  • Global Media
  • Workshop in Photography
  • Branding
  • Virtual Worlds: The Anthropology of Online Communities
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Game Studies
  • Producing Punk

Which department am I in?

Trent University

Study options

Full Time (20 credits typically completed over four years)

Tuition fees
CAD$24,250.00 (US$ 17,853) per year
Please note this fee is for 2021 - 2022 and subject to change in the coming year.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

9 January 2023

Venue

Trent University Durham

55 Thornton Road South,

OSHAWA,

Ontario (ON),

L1J 5Y1, Canada

Full Time (20 credits typically completed over four years)

Tuition fees
CAD$24,250.00 (US$ 17,853) per year
Please note this fee is for 2021 - 2022 and subject to change in the coming year.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

9 January 2023

Venue

Trent University

1600 West Bank Drive,

PETERBOROUGH,

Ontario (ON),

K9L 0G2, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Minimum overall 'B' average (or GPA 3.0 on a 4.0 scale) in a recognized academic grade 12 program. All students are required to have the following for admission to all programs: High School diploma. English Language Proficiency Tests: TOEFL: minimum score of 86 IBT with a minimum writing score of 20 OR 580 PBT with a minimum TWE score of 4.5; IELTS: minimum score of 6.5, with no band below 6.0; CAEL: minimum score of 60; Cambridge Assessment English: Grade of 'C'; Pearson PTE Academic: minimum score of 59.

For international students

Student must complete grade 12 (or equivalent) qualification.

English Language Proficiency Tests:

  • TOEFL: minimum score of 86 IBT with a minimum writing score of 20 OR 580 PBT with a minimum TWE score of 4.5.
  • IELTS: minimum score of 6.5, with no band below 6.0
  • MELAB: minimum score of 85, with no part below 80
  • CAEL: minimum score of 60
  • Cambridge Assessment English: Grade of 'C'
  • Pearson PTE Academic: minimum score of 59

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Trent University

With a focus on interactive learning, Trent University has been ranked the best undergraduate university in Ontario for ten years running.

  • #1 university in Canada for scholarships and bursaries
  • 96% of graduates employed within two years
  • International students from 79 countries
  • State-of-the-art campuses close to nature and cities

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