Our online Certificate in Academic Writing offers distance students the opportunity to enhance and accredit their writing skills, enabling them to communicate effectively and prepare for future writing tasks in both academic and professional contexts.
For more information about certificate eligibility and how to apply, visit our webpage.
Animation Theory and Practice
The Department of Film and Media’s new Certificate in Animation Theory and Practice offers students a unique and innovative opportunity to study animation in an interdisciplinary context that embraces hybrid, experimental approaches to the art form and fosters the innovative analysis of animated media from Classical Hollywood and Studio Ghibli to experimental and VR/AR animation. Students can take a wide variety of courses in animation history, theory and production.
Students receive a 360° view of the arts industry with courses in arts philanthropy and major gifts, arts marketing, cultural policy, strategic thinking and planning, contract negotiation, industrial relations, and an introduction to financial and management accounting. They are exposed to, and taught by, top practitioners in the arts industry who provide a focus on experiential learning through live site research assignments and a final term practicum placement in an arts organization to serve as a capstone project.
The Arts Management Graduate Diploma program is designed to broaden a student’s knowledge of arts organizations and to help them acquire an understanding of business theories and management techniques and their application, including those in financial and management accounting, arts marketing, arts philanthropy, strategic planning and leadership, and governance. The program design relies on inquiry-based research, applied learning in live-site analysis, and the rigorous exchange of ideas, producing graduate students who are immediately qualified to assume specialized administrative positions with professional arts organizations and who will eventually assume leadership roles.
Computing and the Creative Arts
This innovative program is aimed at students with interests and abilities in both Computing and the Fine Arts. You can participate in advanced courses in Art, Drama, Film, or Music while maintaining a solid concentration in Computer Science and Mathematics. Fill out your degree with electives in other Arts areas and interdisciplinary courses of all kinds. Graduates can expect to work in the entertainment industry, in art galleries and museums, in multimedia design and production, and in developing the next generation of software for the Arts.
Acting, directing, music theatre, design, playwriting, theatre technical production, puppets, opera, theatre history, dance. The DAN School of Drama and Music offers a well-rounded program designed to equip resourceful thinkers with the communication, collaborative, and leadership skills that will enable them to excel in any field they choose. A key part of Drama at Queen’s is the enormous range and number of opportunities offered by many exciting productions, both on stage and backstage, as directors, writers, designers or producers.
Film and Media
With a focus on critical thinking, our students examine a wide variety of media – including film, television, web and social media – in order to better understand and contribute to contemporary visual culture. Our program integrates this material with a diverse range of studies courses in history, theory, and criticism as well as foundational and advanced production courses in digital video, animation, and open media.
Fine Art (Visual Art)
Media and Performance Production
Screen Cultures & Curatorial Studies
Housed in the state-of-the-art Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, Screen Cultures and Curatorial Studies is unique because of its linkage of adjacent disciplines: film and media studies and, more generally, the study of screen cultures, film and media production, and curatorial studies and practice. This multidisciplinary and professionally oriented program provides students with a wide range of course options and professional opportunities, including academia, arts management, programming, media production (from mainstream media to artistic and activist production), and curation.