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Film and Media Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #651 (QS) Williamsburg, VA, United States
We offer an interdisciplinary program in Film and Media Studies at the College of William & Mary, dedicated to exploring the significance of film and media in representing and shaping cultures, societies, histories, and collective and personal identities. 
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Overview

Our core courses will challenge you to think critically, creatively, and globally about how media works as an aesthetic and cultural practice. Our production classes get you "inside" video production. 

Key Features 

  • In the Film and Media Studies program you will also find opportunities to expand your education on your own through internships and workshops, volunteering for, or simply attending the annual College of William & Mary Global Film Festival.
  • Many of our graduates work in a wide range of media industries, from screenwriting to journalism, from film production to marketing. Others pursue careers in professions like education, law, and business. All of our students leave prepared to live as responsible citizens of the 21st century.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Theories of Film & Media 
  • Topics in Media History 
  • Cinema & the Modernization of U.S. Culture 
  • Topics in Global Media
  • Topics in Media in Practice 
  • Seminar in Film and Media Studies

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • A submitted application through The Common Application or The Coalition Application
  • The Secondary School Report form complete with a high school transcript and counselor letter of recommendation
  • The Midyear School Report form, should be submitted to the admission office with an updated transcript as soon as first semester grades are available.
  • $75 application fee payment, or a fee waiver request

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40089 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40089 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    40089 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40089 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    17434 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17434 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Williamsburg

  • 1306 - 2140 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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