B.A. On Campus

Cinema and Media Studies

University of Chicago

48 months
59256 USD/year
59256 USD/year
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Students graduating with a Cinema and Media Studies major at University of Chicago will be trained in critical, formal, theoretical, and historical thinking and analysis. 


The Cinema and Media Studies program at University of Chicago aims to develop an ability to understand forms of cultural production in relation to wider contexts, as well as to foster discussion and writing skills. 

Key Features 

  • Students will gain the tools to approach today’s media environment from a historical and international perspective, and will thus be able to work within a changing mediascape.
  • This interdisciplinary program draws on faculty and courses from UChicago’s Departments of Anthropology, Art History, East Asian Languages & Civilizations, English Language & Literature, Germanic Studies, Music, Romance Languages & Literatures, Slavic Languages & Literatures, and South Asian Languages & Civilizations. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Film Analysis
  • History of International Cinema
  • Senior Colloquium 
  • B.A. Essay: CMST

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for Admission and Supplement Essays
  • Application Fee or Automatic Fee Waiver
  • Secondary School Report and Transcript
  • Two Teacher Evaluations
  • Midyear Report
  • Test-Optional

Tuition Fee

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    Based on the tuition of 59256 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

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