Attention: Graduate Admissions in Progress

For the 2019-2010 academic year, we will be accepting applications for admission until late summer. If interested, please proceed to apply.
For more information, please contact: Dr. Aboubakar Sanogo, Graduate Supervisor.
Phone 613-520-2600 ext 2346

Admission Requirements

The minimum requirement for admission to the M.A. program is a B.A. Honours with high honours standing (or equivalent GPA from a four-year degree program) in Film Studies or a related discipline. Related disciplines include Communication, Art History, Music, Literature, Indigenous and Canadian Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, History, etc.

During the application process, you will be required to provide a number of documents:

  • Official transcript(s)
  • Statement of intent (1-2 pages describing your reasons for pursuing an M.A. degree in Film Studies at Carleton)
  • One writing sample (an example of your scholarly writing, preferably on a topic that is film or media related)
  • Two letters of recommendation


Proceed to the application system via the Graduate Admissions site and click on “Apply Online!” section on that page, or go directly using the button below:

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