Research course

Film Studies

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Modern Languages
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

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Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree and preferably a merit master's degree, or an international equivalent, in a related subject, such as:

  • film studies
  • English
  • cultural studies
  • modern languages
  • history
  • sociology
  • art
  • psychology.

You may need to attend an interview, which can be via Skype if necessary.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

As a Film Studies MPhil or PhD student you'll form a crucial part of our research culture. Our thriving community of postgraduate students work across schools and disciplines. Research ranges from modern languages to English literature, English language, linguistics and arts and cultures.

We're keen to work with postgraduates in the major research projects listed below, or in the more general areas related to them. We supervise projects that span academic schools and sub-disciplines, ensuring the best fit between your interests and the expertise of our staff.

Early cinema and cinema culture in Britain and the USA

Dr A Shail

  • the history of film style
  • popular cinema culture
  • points of contact between literature and film
  • Hollywood after 1975.
Latin American cinema

Dr P Page

  • cinema and memory studies
  • cinema and the imaginaries of post-conflict
  • cinema and contemporary Latin American society
  • cinema and the city
  • cinema and theatre - performance studies.

Information for international students

English Language Requirements:

Direct Entry: IELTS 7.0 overall (with a minimum of 6.5 in all sub-skills).

If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English course.

Fees and funding

See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
School of Modern Languages
Email
modlang.pgadmin@newcastle.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 5867