Film Studies

University of Dundee

M.Litt. On Campus
12 months
18150 GBP/year
7650 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Film Studies course from University of Dundee offers you a balance of traditional modules dedicated to various aspects of film theory, film history and research methods.


The Film Studies course from University of Dundee offers practice-led modules which are designed to help you gain experience behind the camera and in the editing room.

There is a lively film culture at the University of Dundee and all Masters level students are asked to help programme a season of films for the University Film Society.

This course is intended for students who wish to take their first degree to a higher level of advanced study, for either career development or merely general interest. It is also for students who wish to gain some basic experience of film practice while also learning about film history and theory. This course is also a research preparation degree for students who intend to proceed to a PhD.


Graduates will gain a high degree of knowledge and expertise about cinema, literature, art, media, and popular culture, and will explore the relationship between these fields in a highly critical and interdisciplinary way. Students taking this course may pursue academic careers, work in the media, the creative industries or publishing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Approaches to Film Studies: Theory, Criticism and Archives
  • English Studies Dissertation
  • Approaches to Literary and Visual Culture
  • Approaches to Film Adaptation
  • Joyce and the Cinema
  • Comics and Film
  • The Literature of Hollywood
  • Science Fiction Film

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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

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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students will normally be expected to have a 2:1 honours degree in Film Studies, English or a related discipline. 
  • Applicants with alternative qualifications and/or relevant experience may also be considered.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18150 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18150 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7650 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


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Film Studies
University of Dundee


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