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
This programme offers students a high level of understanding of film studies as well as being the ideal preparation for doctoral research. It covers an indepth discussion of the most influential theories and methodologies in the field and provides an introduction to the latest debates and concerns, including issues arising from cinema’s textual properties and questions regarding the medium’s wider social impact. We have excellent facilities and host a series of regular talks from external speakers, including industry professionals and internationally acclaimed film scholars.
Core modules: Classical Film Theory and Textual Analysis; Key Skills 1: Research in Film Studies; Key Skills 2: Preparing for the Dissertation; Post-Classical Film Theory: History, Reception, Cinephilia
Optional modules: two from: Auteur Filmmakers: Case Studies in Cinema; Current Issues in Film Distribution and Exhibition; East Asian Action Cinema; Film Policy: National and Global Perspectives; Screen Stars in Context; Individually Negotiated Topic; another Humanities MA module
Note: modules are subject to availability, with only a selection running each year.
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