Cinema and Media studies, M.A. | University of Washington | Seattle, United States
24 months
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31530 USD/year
31530 USD/year
18057 USD/year
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About

The Comparative Literature, Cinema and Media studies program from University of Washington prepares students for advanced studies in Comparative Literature or in related fields such as individual national literatures, philosophy, or religion, or for careers in teaching on the elementary, secondary, or junior college levels. 

Overview

Key facts

The M.A. curriculum requires a minimum of 45 credits and completion of a master’s essay. Students who enter the Comparative Literature, Cinema and Media studies program from University of Washington normally continue to the Ph.D. following a departmental review.  The procedure and the Ph.D. requirements can be found by clicking here.  

The core faculty in the Department of Comparative Literature, Cinema & Media has particular strength in comparative world cinema; silent-era film and fin-de-siècle media technologies; Asian film and literature (Chinese, Southeast Asian and South Asian); 19th Century German, British and American literature; Latin American literature and film and Textual Studies. 

Programme Structure

Course Overview:

  • Minimum of 45 hours of graded graduate credit at the 500 level.  Graduate students may also take 400-level courses related to their field of interest for degree credit, with approval of the Graduate Program Coordinator. 
  • Of the required work, three courses must be taken in comparative literature. The remaining credits must include study in two or more literatures with at least three courses being taken in each of two literatures.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
120

Credits

45 alternative credits

quarter credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
120

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold the minimum equivalent of a four-year baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.1 or its equivalent from a foreign institution2 or a Bologna bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 180 European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) credits.
  • All students confirming enrollment must provide an official (sealed) transcript and degree statement (with date of award & title of degree awarded) for verification to Graduate Enrollment Management Services (GEMS). 
  • Have earned at least a 3.0 grade-point-average (on a 4 point scale) from a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.1 or its equivalent from a foreign institution

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31530 USD/year
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  • National

    31530 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 31530 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    18057 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18057 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Seattle

1480 - 2580 USD /month
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