Film Studies

Tiffin University

Master Online
20 months
15750 USD/year
15750 USD/year
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Life is a movie. You are the star. Make it a happy ending. Study what you love with the Film Studies program of Tiffin University that combines art and communication. With courses that include topics on cult and independent films, censorship, classic Hollywood, you will be well on your way to become the director, screenwriter or teacher to make your tale a happy one.


The Film Studies program of Tiffin University students through an in-depth exploration of significant film from the early days of Hollywood to contemporary world cinema in courses such as Cult and Independent Film, Classic Hollywood Cinema, World Cinema and Documentary Film.

Tiffin University’s Master of Humanities Film Studies concentration program offers the benefits of a comprehensive curriculum taught by professors who are highly qualified academically and professionally, in an online environment that provides students with the flexibility they need to balance life and learning.

This specific concentration is a helpful supplement for students who wish to pursue a teaching career in Art or English at the two-year college level.

Did you know?

  • According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for Film/Video Editors was $51,300 in May, 2012.
  • According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for Producers/Directors was $71,350 in May, 2012.

Potential Career Opportunities in Film Studies:

  • Art/English Teacher
  • Cinematographer
  • Director/Producer
  • Editorial Assistant
  • Film/Video Editor
  • Press Agent
  • Publicist
  • Screenwriter

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cult and Independent Film 
  • Documentary Film 
  • Film Censorship 
  • Third Cinema 
  • Classic Hollywood Cinema 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 20 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Online - Offered in a 15-week format with start dates in January, May and August




60 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree or a three-year undergraduate professional degree from an accredited higher education institution
  • Undergraduate academic achievement of 3.0 GPA
  • Resume/CV
  • A clear goal for pursuing graduate studies (stated in a personal statement)
  • Satisfactory TOEFL score (550 PBT/79-80 iBT) or IELTS score 6 or iTEP score of 3.9

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15750 USD per year and a duration of 20 months.
  • National

    15750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15750 USD per year and a duration of 20 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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Film Studies
Tiffin University