Taught course

Film Studies

University of East Anglia · Faculty of Arts and Humanities

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Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a UK BA Honours degree at 2:1 level (or equivalent) in a humanities or social science subject.

Months of entry


Course content

Explore the history, political significance and aesthetics of a global range of cinema with this carefully tailored degree programme.

Our MA in Film Studies is one of the longest-established and most prestigious postgraduate degrees of its kind in the UK. You will be taught by award-winning lecturers and be exposed to the most innovative and contemporary thinking. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, our research output was rated fourth in the UK, with 82% of our research graded world-leading or internationally excellent (REF2014). The course caters both to those who have previously studied media as well as those who are newer to the subject area.

Graduates from our MA frequently progress to PhD study and have gone on to rewarding careers in various fields including archiving, academia, journalism, and in the film and television industries.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Office
+44 (0) 1603 591515