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

Application

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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