About Film Studies: Theory and Practice at National University of Ireland, Galway
The MA in Film Studies: Theory and Practice at National University of Ireland, Galway responds to this changing environment combining a strong academic focus on the critical and historical study of film with modules incorporating aspects of digital film practice, screenwriting or reflecting on film’s role in arts administration and festival curation. This programme allows students to pursue either an academic focused pathway or a practice-based approach to film, including the possibility of completing a feature-length screenplay during the academic year.
CareersGraduates have gone on to further research at PhD level and have acquired positions as lecturers and researchers in third level institutions. Graduates have also found employment in a range of film festival, film and media production, and journalism roles, including university lecturer, television producer, publisher’s production assistant, film producer and director, newspaper editor, journalist, teacher, theatre administrator, and film festival programmer.
- Critical Theory
- Film History
- Ireland on Screen
- Gender, Sexuality and Cinema
- Screenwriting Fundamentals
- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesFilm, Photography & Media Art History Creative Writing View 21 other Masters in Film, Photography & Media in Ireland
- Minimum Grade H5 in two subjects and passes in four other subjects at O6/ H7 in the Leaving Certificate, including Irish, English, another language and three other subjects recognised for entry purposes.
International16216 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16216 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA6716 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6716 EUR per year during 12 months.
- EU: €3,392
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