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Communication

Carleton’s master’s degree in communications analyzes critical questions that shape our communication, media and information flow in today’s complex society.

Collaborative specializations in African Studies and Data Science are also available.

Capital Advantage

We are uniquely positioned in the nation’s capital to give you ready access to key national cultural institutions such as the Museum of Civilization or the Canadian War Museum, to policy players such as the CRTC or the Canadian Association of Internet Providers, to the political communications arena including members of Parliament, the federal public service, and a large NGO community. Every media and cultural industry has an office in Ottawa.  Career opportunities can be just down the road.

Fields of Specialization

  • Communication/Information Technologies and Society
  • Communication and Social Relations
  • Communication Policy and Political Economy
  • History of Communication and Media Systems

Faculty Research Highlights

  • Political economy
  • Media history
  • Gender
  • Cultural policy
  • Social media

Program Information

Length: 1 – 2 years

Entry Terms:

Fall Application Deadline: February 1

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Contact: Professor Sheryl Hamilton

Pathway Options: Coursework, , Thesis

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