Research course

Film Studies

Institution
UCL - University College London · Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Qualifications
MPhil/PhD

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class UK Honours degree in a relevant discipline or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, and a Master's degree with Merit in a relevant field.

Months of entry

September

Course content

UCL sits at the centre of the vibrant, multicultural and cinematic city of London. The university, which was the first to establish Film Studies in Britain, houses a thriving graduate research culture in the subject alongside remarkable resources for the study of cinema across its history and across the world.

UCL has research strengths in particular in cinema and cultural history across the world. We have interests in early cinemas, new wave cinemas, and political cinemas.

Research areas

  • North and Latin American cinema history
  • European cinema history
  • Documentary cinema
  • Non-theatrical/radical cinema
  • The history of the discipline
  • Silent cinema
  • Film theory
  • The political economy of cinema

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPhil/PhD
    full time
    36 months
      part time
      72 months

      Course contact details

      Name
      Admissions Officer
      Email
      selcs.admissions@ucl.ac.uk
      Phone
      +44 (0)20 7679 3096