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MediaXarts - Cinema for New Technologies and Environments

12 months
1441 USD/credit 43230 USD/year
1441 USD/credit 43230 USD/year
1078 USD/credit 32340 USD/year
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Take your cinematic endeavors to new heights and prepare for a professional future in a changing artistic world with the innovative one-year Master of Arts in MediaXarts - Cinema for New Technologies and Environments in Temple University’s School of Theater, Film and Media Arts.


The MediaXarts - Cinema for New Technologies and Environments graduate program at Temple University positions students for careers in the fields of design and cinema, bridging the divide between a wide array of disciplines including creative design, interactive cinema, media installation, user experience design, design for mobile media, net art and social media.At the core of your experience will be the search for understanding forms of new media, including:

  • design,
  • digital animation,
  • game design,
  • interactive installation,
  • mobile media apps,
  • new media studies, and
  • projection design for performance and architecture.

Operating within a collaborative workshop environment, you’ll peel back the layers of emerging artforms and challenge artistic norms as you stretch cinematic conventions to fit new media and an ever-changing world. The curriculum offers interdisciplinary studies in a variety of forms, all within the city of Philadelphia’s thriving arts scene, as well as Temple’s Center for the Performing and Cinematic Arts.

Future Career

Media artists go on to careers across the creative industries, culture, and education. For example, the M.F.A. program in Film and Media Arts has produced more Princess Grace and Eastman Scholar Award winners than any other school in recent decades.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cinematography Workshop
  • Videography
  • Audio Production and Aesthetics
  • Lighting for Film & Video
  • 3D Modeling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Research your graduate degree program
  • Complete online application
  • Letters of Reference: 3
  • Statement of Goals: In approximately 500 words, explain your personal interests, educational aims, and professional goals, along with relevant biographical information.
  • Portfolio: A portfolio, with your role in each work clearly indicated, is submitted as evidence of creative potential. 
  • Standardized Test Scores
  • Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: A baccalaureate degree is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    43230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1441 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    43230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1441 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    32340 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1078 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

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


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.

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