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Radio/Television/Film, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Radio/Television/Film program of Northwestern University offers hands-on training in creating, editing and producing innovative media—films, computer animation, and video installations. Student work regularly wins awards in the U.S. and abroad.

Students will examine media’s role in cultures around the world—past, present and future. You’ll study the history of cinema and broadcast media as you study the social, economic and political dimensions of radio, television and film.

The faculty, which boasts both practicing filmmakers, screenwriters, and leading cultural theorists, will challenge you to hone your own original vision and make you conversant with the important ideas of our times. As you learn, your technical skills, critical skills and social senses will be transformed, preparing you to reinvent the media of the future.

Career paths

A degree in Radio/Television/Film prepares you to continue working in areas such as:

  • Directing
  • Screenwriting
  • Media content creation
  • Media production and post-production
  • Arts and entertainment management
  • Media analysis and criticism
  • Cultural scholarship

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:

  • Analyzing Media Texts
  • Media Construction
  • Understanding Media Contexts
  • Foundations of Screenwriting
  • Studies in Media Topics
  • Persuasive Images: Rhetoric of Popular Culture

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Common Application or Coalition Application
  • Official secondary school transcript and school report
  • Counselor recommendation
  • At least one teacher recommendation
  • SAT or ACT scores
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores (ONLY required for international applicants whose first language is not English or whose schooling has not been in English)
  • Nonrefundable application fee of $75 or application fee waiver
  • Early Decision Agreement (ONLY Early Decision applicants)
  • Midyear transcript
  • Music audition (ONLY School of Music applicants)
  • Required for homeschooled applicants ONLY: 3 SAT subject tests 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    56232 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56232 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    56232 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56232 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Evanston

  • 1100 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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