Our research staff have specialisms in fandom and popular culture, history and theory of animation, Hollywood film, British film, digital content, horror, transmedia storytelling, adaptation, comics and film, Latin American film, transnational cinemas, gender and film, women's filmmaking, queer theory and film, and film and migration.
When you study for a postgraduate research degree with us, you'll be following in the footsteps of previous research students who've presented their work at international conferences, published their outputs in renowned journals, and worked at academic and commercial archives, including the British Film Institute (BFI), the National Archives, The Bill Douglas Centre, the BBC Written Archives and at Channel 4.
What can a postgraduate research degree in Film and Media at University of Portsmouth do for my career?
Once you complete your postgraduate research degree, you'll be a highly-skilled researcher with the knowledge and skills to make an impact in many different industries.
Your postgraduate research qualification demonstrates to potential employers that you're an intelligent, capable and motivated person, with provable abilities and experience in critical thinking, problem-solving, project management, communication, leadership and creativity.
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Programme StructureResearch Areas
- Film studies
- Conflict and culture
- Media cultures
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- 24 months
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
Applications are accepted all year round, but it's recommended to apply 2–3 months before your chosen start date.
DisciplinesFilm, Photography & Media Theatre & Dance View 196 other Masters in Theatre & Dance in United Kingdom
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- The entry requirements for a PhD or MPhil include a good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject, or a master’s degree in an appropriate subject. Equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications may be considered. All applicants are subject to interview.
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International14300 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14300 GBP per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA4327 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4327 GBP per year during 24 months.
- Home/EU/CI part-time students: £2,164 per year
- International part-time students: £7,150 per year
Living costs for Portsmouth
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.