Film Studies, M.A. | University of Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh, United States
24 months
Duration
42324 USD/year
42324 USD/year
24962 USD/year
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About

The Film Studies Program at the University of Pittsburgh is not currently accepting external applications for admission to the terminal MA.  

Overview

This degree will be granted only to students who have been admitted to the doctorate in Film and Media Studies but are subsequently unable to finish the program. The terminal MA in Film and Media Studies provides this group of doctoral students the possibility of a terminal degree that acknowledges their time of study. A total of 25 credits is needed.

Career Prospects

The Master’s paper is required for a terminal MA in Film Studies at the University of Pittsburgh. This project can be based on a paper prepared for a film class. It should be between 6,000-8,000 words following MLA format. One Film and Media Studies faculty member will supervise the paper (most likely the instructor for the class in which the paper was written). 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Documentary Theory & Practice
  • Cinema and Trauma 
  • Italian Apocalyptic Cinema: After the End
  • Contemporary Latin American Film: From Third Cinema to Global Cinema
  • Electives

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students who have already entered graduate programs in associated departments are welcome to apply to the Film and Media Studies PhD Program through the normal application process. 
  • If accepted into the Film and Media Studies Program, they are eligible to transfer a maximum of 24 credits towards the Film and Media Studies PhD degree requirements, and can petition to waive required courses that have been fulfilled, following normal University, School and Program regulations.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42324 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 42324 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    42324 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42324 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    24962 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24962 USD per year during 24 months.

Part-time: LOCAL: $1,003 per credit NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL: $1,728 per credit

Living costs for Pittsburgh

1148 - 1944 USD /month
Living costs

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Financing

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Funding

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