York University - Graduate Studies

Cinema & Media Studies

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Program Information

School:York University - Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:Film/Cinema Studies
Description:The PhD in Cinema and Media Studies is a broadly humanities-based, interdisciplinary program in which students acquire a comprehensive knowledge of cinema and media through theoretical, historical and critical frameworks. We welcome applicants with educational backgrounds in Film Studies, Media Studies, Communications, Cultural Studies, Art History, English, Women’s Studies, Queer and Sexuality Studies, Comparative Literature, Philosophy, Area Studies, and other disciplines that nurture research in sound and moving image media.
URL:Cinema & Media Studies at York University - Graduate Studies
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,709

Cost per year is for the 2017-2018 academic year and includes tuition and supplementary fees.

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
Applicants should hold a masters degree in film or a related field. No applicants with an average of lower than B+ shall be admitted to the program.

* 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 17, 2017