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Film Studies

University of East Anglia

M.A.
12 months
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16400 GBP/year
7850 GBP/year
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About

On the MA in Film Studies from the University of East Anglia, you’ll explore the social, cultural, political, industrial, historical and aesthetic dimensions of film through a range of global case studies from Hollywood cinema to Anime. As well as deepening your understanding of global cinemas you will be taught by experts in the field of British film. 

Overview

Whether you’ve studied film and media before or are simply passionate about the field, this MA in Film Studies from the University of East Anglia will give you the skills to seek a career in the media, arts and related cultural industries or further PhD study.

You’ll jump straight in and explore the history, political significance and aesthetics of a global range of cinema, with teaching from award-winning lecturers and exposure to the most innovative and contemporary thinking.

In the Film, Television and Media Studies department our research and teaching is focused on the relationship between film, television and other media, and the creative and cultural contexts in which they are produced and consumed. We are recognised as a leading centre for the study of British, Hollywood and Asian cinemas, popular film and television genres, media consumption and feminist approaches to media.

Your studies will come to life in a number of different ways. As well as lectures, seminars and film screenings, you’ll have access to our state-of-the-art Media Suite, packed with cutting-edge media technologies including editing suites, cameras, sound equipment, sound studio and a digitisation suite. You will have the opportunity to be fully trained in how to use this equipment, deepening your understanding of how film and television is produced.

We are also home to the extensive East Anglian Film Archive, a unique resource which you can make use of during your time here. And we have close links with the British Film Institute in London.  

Graduates from our MA frequently progress to PhD study or have gone on to rewarding careers in various fields including archiving, academia, journalism, and in the film and television industries.

Careers

  • Film and TV production
  • Publicity officer
  • Cultural heritage and archives
  • Arts festivals
  • Social media
  • Publishing (book, magazines, newspapers)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • British Cinema: Realism And Spectacle
  • Film Studies Dissertation
  • Film Studies: History, Theory, Criticism
  • Women And Film
  • Beyond National Cinema
  • Fantasy Genres

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Degree Subject Humanities or Social Sciences
  • Degree Classification UK BA (Hons) 2.1 or equivalent
All applications for postgraduate study are processed through the Faculty Admissions Office and then forwarded to the relevant School of Study for consideration. If you are currently completing your first degree or have not yet taken a required English language test, any offer of a place will be conditional upon you achieving this before you arrive.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16400 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7850 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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