Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies

Film Studies (MA)

Program Information

School:Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Fine Arts
Degree:Master
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: $13,517

Approximate total program costs in Canadian dollars (based on 2016-2017 rates). Amounts include tuition, compulsory fees, health and dental plan as well as international health insurance.


These are estimations of tuition fees for students enrolled in a fall term and who complete all degree requirements in 4 consecutive terms (45-credit Master's programs).

To estimate the cost of your education at Concordia and learn how tuition fees are calculated visit, concordia.ca/tuitionandfees

Careers:CinematographersDirectorsFilm and Video Camera Operators

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

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 July 28, 2017

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