Film Studies, M.A. | Concordia University Montréal | Montréal, Canada
24 months
622 CAD/credit 13995 CAD/year
284 CAD/credit 6390 CAD/year
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The Film Studies program is offered by Concordia University Montréal examines film as an artistic, cultural, and political medium. The main objective of this program is to expose students to different methodologies of film and media analysis, in order to understand the role of moving images in society and history.


Program Details

The MA in Film Studies at Concordia University Montréal encompasses aesthetics, theory, and research methods that will help enable students to navigate their own relationship to the complex and pervasive viewing experiences of our digital world. While exploring the latest developments in moving image culture, we encourage students to develop their own research projects. 

You will connect with a dynamic group of students and develop your own areas of interest and benefit from some of the best research labs in Canada. Our internationally-renowned faculty is comprised of academics from a multitude of disciplines and institutions and includes four research chairs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Methods in Film and Moving Image Studies I
  • Methods in Film and Moving Image Studies II
  • Topics in English Canadian Cinema
  • Topics in Cinema Québécois
  • Topics in European Cinema
  • Topics in Non-European Cinema
  • Topics in Film History
  • Topics in Film Theory
  • Topics in Aesthetics and Cultural Theory
  • Gender Issues in Film
  • Topics in Film Genres
  • Topics in Experimental Film and Video

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3 (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in film studies with a minimum B average (GPA 3.00)
  • Applicants may be requested to attend an interview with the graduate committee.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13995 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 622 CAD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    6390 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 284 CAD per credit during 24 months.

Quebec residents: $90,84 per credit.

Living costs for Montréal

1074 - 1759 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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