Research course

Film and Television Studies

University of Nottingham · Institute of Film and Television Studies

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in an arts, humanities or social science subject. We would usually expect you to hold, or be working towards, a masters degree in a relevant subject.

Months of entry


Course content

We welcomes applicant interested in a range of topics across the film and television studies programme. Our academic staff are active researchers and willing to supervise students in their areas of expertise. We are leaders in the field, with specialist expertise in:

  • US film and television
  • Hollywood studies
  • East Asian and global cinema
  • new media, industrial and audience analysis
  • film and television history

The department spearheads the University of Nottingham’s lead higher education partnership with the British Film Institute and collaborates with local media institutions such as the Broadway Cinema (the regional film theatre).

It also has strong links with Hollywood studios such as Fox Searchlight, and UK media companies like Red Bee Media, where unique internship opportunities are available to students.

Building on its close industry connections, the department is home to the Institute for Screen Industries Research.

Fees and funding


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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44(0) 115 951 5151