Welcome to the Department of Communication Studies

Welcome to the Department of Communication Studies at York University. Our program is ranked as the number one/ top ranked overall program in Ontario, according to the global standards of the QS World University Ranking system for 2019.

We offer an interdisciplinary and innovative approach to teaching and learning, and we provide a comprehensive curriculum that encompasses theoretical, applied and experiential learning. Our students become critical, independent, and creative thinkers able to engage with the various dimensions and complexities of communication, whether this involves creating or evaluating media content and information technologies, or addressing significant issues arising out of their production and use. Our graduates work in the communication and cultural industries sector, in the not-for-profit and advocacy sector, and in the public sector.