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Film and Media Studies

Columbia University

12 months
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65116 USD/year
65116 USD/year
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About

The Master’s Program in Film and Media Studies at Columbia takes up the evolution of cinema as an art, an institution, an object of philosophical study, and an international socio-cultural phenomenon. But digital image media have altered our conceptualizations of everything. 

Overview

Recently renamed to emphasize both motion picture film and the newest of new media, the program facilitates exploration from the one to the other and back. 

Key Features 

  • The Film and Media Studies program from is designed to consider current theoretical approaches and to look historiographically at trends such as the transition from motion picture film to digital media.
  • Students concentrate in Motion Picture Film and Television or Media Art/Media Theory in their selection of elective courses either inside the School of the Arts or outside in Columbia University Arts and Sciences departments. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Cinema/Media History
  • Pro-Seminar in Film Theory
  • New Media Art
  • Digital Storytelling 
  • Media Archaeology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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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.
100

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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).
7
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
60
More about PTE Academic
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.
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Application: Must be submitted online
  • Transcripts: Applicants must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited undergraduate institution at the time they matriculate into the School of the Arts. 
  • Three Letters of Recommendation: Online submission of letters of recommendation is required. Recommenders should be academic or professional contacts who can speak to your creative ability and potential; personal/friend references are not permitted. 
  • Creative Materials Required for Application: Please click below for a list of creative materials that are required for each program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    65116 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 65116 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    65116 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 65116 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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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