Research course

Film Studies

Institution
University of Exeter · Film
Qualifications
MPhilPhD

Entry requirements

Normally a Masters degree with Merit or equivalent in Film Studies, or other relevant qualifications such as a doctorate in another subject.

Months of entry

January, September, April

Course content

The Film Studies’ research culture at Exeter is varied and rich. The main areas of study are as follows; History and theory of American cinema; British and European cinemas; Transnational and world cinemas (African, East Asian, Latin American and diasporic cinemas and filmmakers); Early and silent cinema; US TV; Film technologies and special effects; Gender and sexuality; Stars, acting and performance; Adaptation studies; Genre studies; Sound

The CIFR provides a lively interdisciplinary research forum for research staff, academics, postgraduates and film practitioners. It encourages intellectual exchange between film theory, history and practice and regularly hosts external speakers from both academia and the creative industries.

Department specialisms

Main Areas of research: History and theory of American cinema; British and European cinemas; Transnational and world cinemas (African, East Asian, Latin American and diasporic cinemas and filmmakers); Early and silent cinema; US TV; Film technologies and special effects; Gender and sexuality; Stars, acting and performance; Adaptation studies; Genre studies; Sound

Information for international students

We warmly welcome international students to all three of our beautiful campuses. At present 4,000 students from over 130 countries contribute to a thriving international community. Details of our academic and English language requirements, along with details of English language support can be found at www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/admissions/applying/english

Fees and funding

UK students
Please see our website for details
International students
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The University of Exeter invests significantly in a range of funding opportunities for talented prospective postgraduates. Please visit www.exeter.ac.uk/scholarships for further details. Here you can search our database for funding opportunities suitable for your area of interest.

Qualification and course duration

MPhil

full time
24-36 months
part time
48-60 months

PhD

full time
36-48 months
part time
72-84 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Administrator
Email
humanities-pgadmissions@exeter.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1392 725306