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Cinema Studies

San Francisco State University

M.A. On Campus
12 months
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8874 USD/year
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About

The Cinema Studies program of San Francisco State University offers students the opportunity to pursue graduate research in cinema and media scholarship.

Overview

The Cinema Studies program of San Francisco State University emphasizes not only the study of cinema history, theory, and criticism but of all “cinematic” media and the theories related to them. The curriculum allows students considerable freedom to choose among a wide variety of course offerings, building toward producing a thesis that emphasizes focused research on a specific topic related to their interests.

“Cinema” to refer to all moving image media, from early films to emerging digital media forms. The M.A. program emphasizes not only the study of cinema history, theory, and criticism but of all “cinematic” media and the theories related to them. The M.A. curriculum allows students considerable freedom to choose from a wide variety of course offerings, building toward the writing of a thesis that emphasizes focused research on a specific topic related to their interests, under the direction of a thesis advisor.

Career paths

The M.A. prepares graduates to pursue doctoral study in cinema, media, and related areas, as well as work in various areas of film and media arts exhibition, management, and research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Graduate Studies
  • Critical Paradigms and the Cinematic
  • Cinematic Documentary
  • Independent Cinema
  • Cinema Forms and Aesthetics
  • Cinematic Styles, Forms and Movements

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • CV/Resume
  • Personal Statement
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Writing Sample
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8874 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8874 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    8874 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8874 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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