Cultural Studies

Cultural Studies

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program

Cultural Studies

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program

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Cultural Studies Application Requirements

  • Academic average of at least a B+ when applying for a Master's degree

  • Academic average of at least an A when applying for a Doctoral degree

  • A complete application must include official, up-to-date transcripts for all current and previous study the applicant has listed in the Academic Background section of the application (please refer to Step 2  of the Queen's online application for graduate studies as well as the FAQs, for more detailed information about submitting your transcripts)

  • Two letters of recommendation: Please note that referees listed on your online application will receive the link to Queen's online recommendation form after you submit your application

  • A list of current courses will be requested during the online application process

  • For students whose native language is not English, we also require one of the following (please refer to Step 3 of the Online Application process, for more detailed information about English Language Testing requirements):

    • A score of at least 600 on the paper-based TOEFL OR

    • A score of at least 88 on the web-based TOEFL (iBT) OR

    • A score of at least 7 on the academic module for IELTS​

  • In addition to completing the Queen's online application for graduate studies, please submit the following supplemental documents to cs.office@queensu.ca:
    • A Statement of Interest outlining your research interests, why you consider the Cultural Studies a good fit for your research, and which faculty members you have been in touch with as potential supervisors (maximum 2 pages, in PDF format)

    • An academic writing sample, preferably a short research essay (approximately 10 pages, in PDF format)

    • A Curriculum Vitae when applying for a Doctoral degree (in PDF format)

 
You may wish to view our most recent webinar, to learn more about the Cultural Studies program and the application process.
 
If you have questions about application requirements or supporting documents, please email cs.office@queensu.ca.