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Cinema and Digital Arts, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Cinema and Digital Arts program from The Master’s University is unique in that it teams’ students alongside industry professionals, giving them the opportunity to create productions on par with the entertainment industry.

The CDA program has created award winning film productions that have received industry notoriety and have been distributed on platforms like UPtv. Our location in Southern California allows us access to industry professionals working in various arenas of media, securing noted guest speakers and prime internships.

Our course offerings provide a conceptual and practical experience as well as world-class professional training and equipment. Students graduate from the program possessing a combination of knowledge and real-world practical application with respect to pursuing their vocation (including: credited, quality productions that can be used on resumes and production reels).

Careers

  • Producer
  • Director
  • Graphic Designer
  • Audio/Video Director
  • Public Relations
  • Film/TV Editor
  • Screenwriter
  • Film Critic

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:

  • Video Production
  • The Business of Film 
  • Screenwriting
  • Freelance Entrepreneurship in the Digital Age
  • Directing 
  • Film Production

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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:

    6.5

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Complete Application
  • Personal Statements
  • Application fee
  • Pastor’s Recommendation
  • Official Transcripts
  • SAT or ACT score submitted
  • Read TMU statement & handbook
  • Complete Financial Aid Application

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13975 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    27950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13975 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Santa Clarita

  • 1290 - 2230 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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