Entry requirements

You should normally have a merit (an average of 60% overall) in a Masters degree in a subject relevant to your chosen area of research. You may also be considered for the degree if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.

Months of entry

January, September, May

Course content

With our internationally respected team of researchers and exclusive film and documentary library, you’ll find Sussex an ideal place for your postgraduate research in Film Studies.

We offer expert supervision across a wide range of topics, including:

  • Hollywood, British, Asian, Latin American, Middle Eastern and European cinemas
  • gender, sexuality and representation
  • film, history and popular culture
  • genre, authorship and stardom
  • film and new media
  • documentary
  • film audiences and industries
  • curation and visual cultures.

Qualification and course duration


full time
48 months
part time
72 months

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