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Film and Media Arts

American University Washington DC

48 months
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52160 USD/year
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About

The American University Washington DC's Bachelor of Arts in Film and Media Arts provides you with a professional skill set in photography, film, video, and digital media.

Overview

Overview

The undergraduates of the American University Washington DC's Bachelor of Arts in Film and Media Arts take advantage of the broad opportunities that Washington, DC offers with internships at national media organizations including USA Today, National Geographic Television, and PBS.

You'll be positioned on the forefront of social purpose filmmaking at nonprofits, NGOs, and government agencies such as the World Wildlife Fund, Smithsonian Institution, and the National Park Service. Graduates of our program go on to have successful careers in the media industry.

Technology 

The combination of technology and equipment housed in three locations on the AU campus make our facilities, particularly the Media Production Center, some of the most advanced university-based production facilities in the region.

Some of these facilities include:

The Media Innovation Lab (MIL), which has a nine-screen programmable video wall and a three-camera HD studio and control room.

Two traditional photography darkrooms and a specialized photography classroom.

Twelve private digital video editing suites equipped with Adobe Creative Cloud software and Genelec speakers.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Understanding Media 
  •  Visual Literacy 
  •  Writing for Visual Media
  •  Digital Imaging 
  • Principles of Photography 
  • Film and Video Production

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Fall Admission 

  • Early Decision: November 15
  • Early Decision 2: January 15
  • Regular Decision: January 15

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
4.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
50

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application fee of U.S. $75
  • Academic records for grades 9-12 with official transcripts and certified English translations (if applicable), for each secondary institution attended
  • Two academic letters of recommendation
  • Demonstrated English proficiency
  • Interruption of Studies Statement if you have already graduated from secondary school at the time of application.

Tuition Fee

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    52160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 52160 USD per year during 48 months.

52,160 - 58,171 USD

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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