The tracks are described below: Integrated Degree Track (CMS-ID): The CMS-ID track is intended for those planning to continue into a doctoral program and who wish to build careers in University teaching and research. degree at the time of initial application, are invited to apply for admission to Ph. program after completing at least one quarter of M. The CMS-RP track is aimed primarily at students who do not currently intend to go on for the Ph. However, students in the CMS-RP program are not prohibited from applying to the Ph. While possible to complete the CMS-RP track as a one year degree, students can extend their studies for up to seven quarters. Of the Five Courses, four specific courses, FTV 200, 206C, 208B and 217A are required. At least two of these must be from other programs in the Department of Film, Television and Digital Media, in consultation with the M. Only test scores taken by December 31, 2018 will be accepted.
The CMS-ID track emphasizes core area coursework in film and media history, theory and analysis as a preparation and foundation for doctoral study (at UCLA or another institution). degree will be funded for five years of study and are guaranteed admission into the doctoral program at UCLA, pending satisfactory completion of the M. Students admitted to the CMS-ID track, but who do not qualify for the combined M. All five of the graduate-level courses must be completed with a grade of B or better. Core Courses and should be taken in the first year of residence: Elective Courses: Three courses should be taken outside the M. For more information about this requirement, visit https://edu/admissions/english-requirements/.
Film Studies faculty involve MA students in research and publication activities, teaching students to prepare manuscripts for publication and perform archival work.
Faculty may also co-author projects with graduate students, engage students as editors, and collaborate with students on curatorial projects.
Students also benefit from our wide-ranging internship program at local, national, and international film agencies.
Joining the Film Studies MA program at UNCW puts you at the heart of a dynamic film environment.
Wilmington is an established arts community, home to the EUE/Screen Gems studios, the Wilmington Regional Film Commission, the non-profit documentary organization Working Films, multiple independent filmmaking companies, and the renowned Cucalorus Film Festival.
The city also features an excellent art museum, an historic downtown, live theater, music, a diverse artistic community, and direct access to stunning oceanfront landscapes.
The Cinema and Media Studies Program in the Department of Film, Television and Digital Media offers two tracks for completion of the M. degree, an Integrated Degree Track (CMS-ID) intended for students who wish to continue their education at the doctoral level and a Research Professions Track (CMS-RP) intended for students who seek careers in the entertainment industry, archives, film festivals and related fields. Of the five electives, one must be in the area of Media History, one in Cinema and Media Theory, and two must be from outside the Cinema and Media Studies area, but within the Department of Film, Television and Digital Media. Cinema and Media Studies (See sections I to V for all requirements) II. The minimum total units required to graduate is 36 units (nine courses). Normally, competence is demonstrated through coursework, which may be used to fulfill the non-Cinema & Media Studies course requirements. Such applicants must submit scores received on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) as part of their application.
Prospective students should indicate their preferred track, study rationale and career goals as part of the Personal Statement at the time of application. These courses allow students to firsthand experience in the practical areas of Film Production, Screenwriting, Producing and Animation. Five courses must be 200 level courses in film and/or television history, theory, and criticism. However, students may also petition to use prior work to demonstrate their basic competence. The UCLA Code is 4837 and the Department Code is 2409.