M.A – RV University

M.A Course in Bangalore

The MA in Film, Philosophy and Culture Studies is the first
Liberal Arts Postgraduate Programme in India to offer
a multidisciplinary study of film, art and media criticism for students,
aspiring journalists, culture curators and early and mid-career
professionals seeking to enhance their cross-cultural understanding.

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Master of Science

School of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Program Overview

The Master of Arts (M.A.) is a postgraduate degree programme of two-year duration offering specialisations in Film, Philosophy and Culture Studies

Specialisations

The MA in Film, Philosophy and Culture Studies is the first Liberal Arts Postgraduate Programme in India to offer a multidisciplinary study of film, art and media criticism for students, aspiring journalists, culture curators and early and mid-career professionals seeking to enhance their cross-cultural understanding.

Students undertaking this programme will be eligible for Indian and global, doctoral and interdisciplinary research projects in world cinema and film studies, philosophy of the arts, Indian aesthetics and emerging specialisations in the appreciation, interpretation and communication of visual cultures.

This unique and interdisciplinary taught Master’s program in Liberal Arts offers broad and in-depth, research-led, education experience that will enhance critical and philosophical skills in thinking, interpreting, writing and review of influential global and local culture icons/ artefacts.

Career Pathways

Candidates successfully completing the programme will acquire scholarly understandings of the fields of practice for academic careers in film, philosophy, performing arts, culture and area studies. Graduates seeking industry pathways will be provided training and practice in curation, criticism, entertainment journalism and writing on cinema and OTT media.

Who Should Apply:

  • Students wanting to specialise in film, art, and literary criticism.
  • Students interested in writing scripts, plays and other artistic expressions.
  • Students interested in exploring the interconnections between philosophy, literature, film, OTT and performing arts.
  • Students having broader interests in exploring art and aesthetics.
  • Early, mid-career journalists interested in cultural criticism.

M.A Admission Requirements and Important Dates

RVU does not discriminate based on ethnicity, colour, religion, sex, disability, age, or any factors other than academic matters. The University considers the past academic performance/ merit and equity as the guiding principles for admission in the various programmes of the University.

Indian & International Students

Eligibility

Bachelor’s Degree in Arts: 10+2+3 years (minimum three-year Bachelor’s programme)

Selection Criteria

Based on the performance in RVU Selection Process

 

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