Program Information

School: NSCAD University
Faculty: Division of Media Arts
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Film/Cinema Studies
Description: The Film program offers you an opportunity to explore the practice, history, theory, and analysis of film production and film art. With an emphasis on collaboration and innovation, you will be encouraged to embrace all elements of film production, from the technical craft to narrative, experimental, and documentary approaches to your own unique creative vision. This small program that emphasizes one-on-one instruction enables you to study independant film production models that focus on the art of cinema. Students in the last two years of the program will complete a series of core classes in film, supplementing these with a choice screen arts workshops and At History classes. In the final semester, students will be expected to complete thesis work in filmmaking that will include participating in a substantial film production in the role of producer, director, actor, animator, or screenwriter.
URL: Film (BFA) at NSCAD University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $21,121
Careers: Cinematographers,Directors,Film and Video Camera Operators See More…

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

All high school applicants must have completed Grade 12 (or the highest grade level required for secondary graduation) with an average of 70% or higher, including a minimum grade of 70% in Grade 12 English for university preparation. Advanced Placement(AP) courses with a grade of 4 or higher are eligible for transfer credit.

Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 69] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or CanTEST [min. 4.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 82]

Additional Admission Requirements:

  • Portfolio

A completed paper application is required along with an admissions essay. In making a determination on admittance to the university, the Admissions Committee will consider pertinent material that an applicant wishes to submit.