Academic Calendar 2023-2024

Media Studies Certificate


Subject: Administered by the Department of Film and Media and the Faculty of Arts and Science.
Plan: Consists of 12.00 units as described below.
Program: The Plan will lead to a Certificate in Media Studies.

1. Core
A. Complete the following:
FILM 236Media and Cultural Studies3.00
FILM 240Media and Popular Culture3.00
2. Option
A. Complete 6.00 units from the following course list:6.00
Total Units12.00

3. Notes

A. No more than 6.00 units of core and option courses may be counted toward the requirements of both the Certificate and another Arts and Science Program.

B. No more than 6.00 units of core and option courses may be transfer credits from outside Queen’s University.

Media Studies Course List

The following list contains courses offered through other Departments. In accordance with Academic Regulation 2.6 (Access to Classes), students do not have enrolment priority in all of these courses. Access to these courses may only be made available during the Open Enrolment period, and then only if space permits.


Media Studies Options
DRAM 205Theatre and Pop Culture3.00
FILM 260Digital Media Theory3.00
FILM 300Hollywood: The Dream Factory3.00
FILM 303World Cinemas3.00
FILM 308Popular Cultures3.00
FILM 320Media and the Arts3.00
FILM 335Culture and Technology3.00
FILM 338Contemporary Issues in Cultural Studies3.00
FILM 340Advertising and Consumer Culture3.00
GNDS 125Gender, Race and Popular Culture3.00
MUSC 171Social History of Popular Music3.00
POLS 313Mass Media and Politics in Canada3.00