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Canadian Excellence

Cultural Analysis and Social Theory (MA)

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Dr. Kofi Campbell, Program Coordinator
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Cultural Analysis and Social Theory (CAST) focuses on analyzing culture and theorizing the social from an interdisciplinary perspective. It brings together faculty with interdisciplinary backgrounds in the humanities and social sciences committed to theoretical and methodological exploration of social forms and to creative and critical ways of exploring reality that cultural analysis constitutes.

Program Details

Duration of Program
12 months
Program Options

courses only
courses with MRP

For more information on the program requirements

Entrance Requirements

Minimum Standing
Honours BA from a humanities, social science, or interdisciplinary program where social theory is taught B+

Application Deadline

Start Date
Application Due
January 15 for first consideration; applications will be accepted until the program is full.


Eligible students admitted to study on a full-time basis for each year of study are given a competitive funding package.

Guaranteed minimum financial support: $13,000

Such support may be made up of:

  • teaching assistantships,
  • internal and/or external scholarship awards,
  • research assistantships.

Major award holders (OGS, CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC) are eligible for the Dean's Scholarship, valued at up to $7,500.

Consult the academic program for further details.


Tuition is charged each term. Miscellaneous fees may be charged where applicable.