Taught course

Film Studies

University of Sussex · Media and Film

Entry requirements

You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above in film studies, media studies or another subject in the social sciences or humanities. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.

Months of entry


Course content

Take a distinctive approach to exploring film – we offer you the opportunity to examine the cultural, economic, aesthetic and ideological operations of cinema.

This MA is a high-level introduction to leading theoretical approaches. You'll enjoy a flexible and exciting range of specialised options.

This MA is for you if you wish to:

  • develop advanced skills in research and critical thinking
  • benefit from our expertise in key areas such as global cinema cultures; film, gender and sexuality; history and popular culture
  • investigate a topic of your choice in depth in your supervised dissertation project.

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

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