Taught course

Film Studies

Institution
University of Southampton · Film
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

First or upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in an arts-related subject.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Film Studies at the University of Southampton is well-established, having been running for 15 years. The MA programme is a solid and challenging degree course, one of the most distinctive features of the programme is its emphasis on the transnational and global perspectives on cinema. The programme is taught by scholars of international standing, and has an outstanding record of research and publication, including topping league tables for best film department in the UK in The Guardian and for research in the national research assessment of 2009 (under European Studies).

The MA in Film Studies degree provides opportunity for you to examine the evolution of cinema, from classical film theory to post classical and current issues in film distribution. This masters course can provide valuable insights into the movie industry and take you on a career path that can lead to rewarding professions in the arts and media industries.


The MA programme in Film Studies provides a flexible course of study which concentrates on a considered and theoretical approach to methods of research, while embracing precise textual analysis and film history as well as offering a choice of options to suit your own interests. The MA Film Studies programme is designed to equip you with a range of practical and intellectual skills that will enable you to complete your degree successfully, and put you in a good position to gain employment in the arts and media industries.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 overall, with minimum 6.0 in all components, or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,250
International students
£18,812

Please see the funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
Email
pgapply.fh@southampton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 23 8059 8062