The Master of Arts in Film Studies program emphasizes critical and historical approaches to film and media in their national, transnational, and global contexts. The M.A. program draws on the expertise of our faculty in the areas of national and transnational cinemas, film history and technology, popular culture, philosophy of art, sound studies, digital media studies, gender and sexuality studies, and postcolonial theory.

The M.A. program has three streams. Students begin in the coursework-only stream. In the first year, students may choose to stay in the coursework stream or they may apply to write either a research essay or a thesis.

Students may also choose to supplement their M.A. studies through the following collaborative programs:

More information about the program and how to apply can be found on the Requirements and Admission pages.