York University - Graduate Studies

Cinema & Media Studies

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Program Information

School:York University - Graduate Studies
Faculty:Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Film/Cinema Studies
Description:The MA in Cinema & Media Studies immerses students in a two-year program of study that nurtures students’ academic and professional goals. A wide range of required and elective courses enhances the range and depth of students’ skills and knowledge.

This humanities-based interdisciplinary program will help students to acquire comprehensive knowledge of cinema and media theory, history, and criticism. Along with developing essential research and teaching skills, students will participate in the rich research culture of the University and develop a doctoral dissertation that will make a significant contribution to the discipline. Research, teaching, participation in international colloquia, as well as publishing and other forms of professional academic development are key components of this rigorous minimum four-year degree.
URL:Cinema & Media Studies at York University - Graduate Studies
Careers:CinematographersDirectorsFilm and Video Camera Operators

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*73
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
Thesis proposal (500 words), and a writing sample of two scholarly essays (max. 7,500 words).

* 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 June 20, 2014