Research course

Film Studies Research

King's College London · Film Studies

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 first degree or overseas equivalent and an MA. A degree in film studies, or a subject in which film or media plays a significant part, is an advantage, although candidates from other disciplines and those returning to study will be considered on their own merits.

Months of entry


Course content

The Film Studies Department is the leading centre for the study of cinema in London, a position it has consolidated through recent appointments and our unique facilities for film research. The programme has research strengths in three major areas: European cinema, cultural approaches and film theory. Staff publications and research encompass national cinemas - especially French, Italian and Spanish - with popular European genres and stars, the notion of art cinema, documentary and the avant-garde.

Department specialisms

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Information for international students

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Fees and funding

AHRC, Graduate School studentships and bursaries, self-funded.

Qualification and course duration


part time
48-72 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Officer, Centre for Arts & Sciences Admissions (CASA)
+44 (0) 20 7848 2736
+44 (0) 20 7848 7200