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Film Studies

University College Dublin

12 months
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19900 EUR/year
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About

The Film Studies at University College Dublin focus is on critical and historical studies of film and television with an emphasis on issues of gender, class, race/ethnicity, consumerism and citizenship within national, international and transnational contexts.

Overview

Key facts

  • The MA in Film Studies at University College Dublin includes topics in television as well as film, a combination unique in Irish Universities
  • The MA is designed to enhance your fluency in critical media literacy
  • Sophisticated digital screening facilities at the UCD O’Kane Observatory
  • Some students will see this MA as a preparation for PhD research and an academic career. 

Career

  • Many of our alumni work in a varitey of different sectors, including the theatre and film industries, print and broadcast media and cultural institutes, where a background in the humanities is particularly valued. Graduates have established careers in organisations including The Irish Times, RTE television and radio, the Irish Film Institute, the Dublin International Film Festival, and FilmBase. They have also secured roles in film production organisations both in Ireland and internationally, as well as in academia.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Media Theory and Culture
  • Research Skills in Film Studies
  • Early and Silent Cinema
  • Chick Flicks: Women and Hollywood Storytelling

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and courses will close once they are filled.

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A BA (Hons) or a Bachelors in a cognate area (NFQ Level 8) with a 2.1 classification or equivalent* is normally required. 
  • *equivalencies will vary depending on grade scale of award presented but will generally require a grade average of B or a GPA no less than 3.08.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 7 (no band less than 6.5 in each element), or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19900 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7315 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7315 EUR per year during 12 months.

Part Time

  • EU-fee per year - € 4390
  • nonEU-fee per year - € 9950

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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