Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies

Film Studies (MA)

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Program Information

School:Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Fine Arts
Field of Study:Film/Cinema Studies
Description:The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema provides a stimulating context for advanced study and immersion in all different aspects of cinema and moving image culture. Through coursework and thesis work, independent research, internships, conferences, and lecture series, students explore historical, cultural, and aesthetic understandings of cinema as well as the ever-evolving film and media digital practices, content streams, and global distribution platforms. The program emphasizes critical methods specific to film studies but also incorporates a broad range of interdisciplinary scholarship, setting the scene for understanding the world through audiovisual images.
URL:Film Studies (MA) at Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $24,985
Careers:CinematographersDirectorsFilm and Video Camera Operators

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Incoming students will be expected to have an undergraduate degree in Film Studies with a minimum B average (GPA 3.00).

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]
    Application Notes : Applicants will be assessed by the School of Cinema’s graduate committee on the basis of the following supporting documents: Writing sample (an academic essay or article on cinema. Letter of intent (statement of purpose) outlining research interests (max. 600 words). 1 copy of undergraduate transcripts. 3 letters of recommendation. Curriculum Vitae
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on November 24, 2021

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