Film Studies

at UBC's

Vancouver Campus

If you have a keen interest and critical mind for the screen arts, and you want to join a thriving community of students and scholars, Film Studies could be the program for you. You can study a full range of topics that cover most of the world’s cinema movements and periods.

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Program Information

  • Campus: Vancouver
  • Faculty: Faculty of Arts
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts
  • 4 yrs Length
  • Yes Co-op Option
  • No Honours Option

In Film Studies, you’ll be introduced to various aspects of world cinema, with an emphasis on North American, Asian, and European films. You are encouraged to see films as important cultural and social constructs that require context and commentary. The development of your critical thinking and writing skills are primary objectives of the individual courses and of the program as a whole. You can select a major or minor in Film Studies.

Campus features

UBC’s Alma Mater Student Society operates a full-sized film theatre in the Student Union Building.

What can you do with this major after graduation?

Program Requirements

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