To apply for a MPhil or PhD (subject to confirmation) we normally expect you to have a masters degree in film or another appropriate discipline, plus a first or upper second class honours degree or equivalent. Direct PhD registration may be permitted if you hold a masters degree, or an overseas masters degree of equivalent standard, which is postgraduate according to the UK Quality Assurance Agency’s National Qualifications Framework and included training in research and a research-based project report/dissertation or equivalent If English is not your first language you typically need an IELTS 7.0 score with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 7.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score
Months of entry
January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February
Embark on an intensive, supervised piece of investigative work in film studies and build your own original area of expertise. You choose from a wide range of research topics and write an extended 80,000 word thesis. Your studies are supported by a supervisory team, PhD seminars and training events.
• Build on previous academic or professional experience to develop your expertise.
• Take part in a vibrant research culture that includes training events and PhD seminars.
• Receive support in attending conferences, delivering papers and publishing your work.
• Benefit from excellent viewing facilities and archive access for finding hard-to-trace films.
Information for international students
Please visit our website at http://www.shu.ac.uk/international
Fees and funding
Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course. Visit http://www.shu.ac.uk/international/scholarships-bursaries to find out more.
Qualification and course duration
PhD by taught
Course contact details
- Faculty of Development and Society
- 0114 225 5555
- 0114 225 3673