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Cultural Studies

University of British Columbia

48 months
Duration
1319 CAD/credit 39570 CAD/year
183 CAD/credit 5490 CAD/year
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About

Explore media and popular cultures, global cultural studies, and critical and cultural theory through courses in internet culture, film and television, activism, globalization, human rights, and more. You'll graduate with the knowledge and skills required for a wide variety of professions from the Cultural Studies program at University of British Columbia.

Overview

Cultural Studies offers an interdisciplinary approach to traditional humanities and social sciences, encouraging you to examine specific concerns, such as the construction of racial, gender, national, class, and sexual identities, issues of social change, and the experience of power.

You’ll study how different disciplines constitute knowledge and experiment with different approaches to knowledge production that may have more impact in the real world. For example, a student in a third-year documentary and docudrama course might submit a short essay and post an original film to YouTube in lieu of a typical research term paper.

Your future

As a Cultural Studies graduate from University of British Columbia, you will be an empowered critic and theorist of historical and contemporary cultural activities, and possess the ability to generate learning that influences society. You’ll be prepared to live in a world where writing, reading, coding, and decoding are employable skills in high demand. Work in marketing, advertising, publishing, or web design, or continue your education to pursue a career in law or social work.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Media and Popular Cultures in Global Context
  • Cultural Studies Practices
  • Studies in Composition
  • Critical Studies in Literature
  • Cultural Industries
  • Reading Screens
  • Foundations: Reading Across Borders
  • Reading Popular Culture

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be admitted to UBC, you must successfully meet the general admission requirements that apply to all applicants, as well as the degree-specific requirements that depend on which country you’re applying from and what degree(s) you’re applying to.
    • English is the language of instruction at UBC. All prospective students must demonstrate English-language competency prior to admission. There are nine different ways to meet the English Language Admission Standard.
    • Graduation from a university-preparatory program at a senior secondary school

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39570 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1319 CAD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    5490 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 183 CAD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Kelowna

1296 - 1928 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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