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Cinema & Media Studies

University of Southern California

24 months
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60446 USD/year
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About

The Cinema & Media Studies MA program offered at University of Southern California offers a comprehensive examination of the cultural, artistic, and commercial contexts of media creation, consumption, and scholarship.

Overview

The Cinema & Media Studies MA program offered at University of Southern California is administered through the Graduate School. Candidates for the degree are subject to the general requirements of the Graduate School.

Career Opportunities

Graduates from the Cinema & Media Studies MA program offered at University of Southern California develop a sophisticated understanding of how creative expression, technology, business, politics, history and ideology are interlinked within American and international media trends. MA alumni have embarked on successful careers in the film and media industries, higher education, non-profits, curating, criticism and archiving.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Experiments in Interactivity 
  • Production 
  • Seminar in Contemporary Digital Media
  • Techniques of Information Visualization
  • Graduate Media Arts Research Lab
  • Seminar in Film Theory
  • Critical Studies Colloquium/Professional Seminar
  • Seminar in Television Theory
  • Survey History of the United States Sound Film
  • Survey of Television History
  • Survey of Interactive Media
  • Case Studies in National Media and/or Regional Media
  • Seminar: Non-Fiction Film/Video
  • Concepts in Cultural Studies
  • Seminar: Avant-Garde Film/Video
  • Seminar in Film/Television Critical Theory and Production

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

32 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit the General USC Graduate Application for Admission
  • Submit Supplemental Materials via the SlideRoom Application
  • Send Official Academic Transcripts
  • Submit Official Graduate Record Examination (GRE General) Test Scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    60446 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30223 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    60446 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30223 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Los Angeles

1520 - 2570 USD /month
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Funding

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