12 months
20000 GBP/year
9500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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You will be engaging with a broad range of topics, drawing on our strengths in teaching and research across film theory and philosophy, film history and archival studies,  world cinemas, feminist, queer and gender studies. A wide choice of optional modules will enable you to tailor your Film and Screen Studies programme from The University of Exeter, to your research or career interests.

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  • Benefit from the opportunity to acquire research skills and curatorial expertise with access to our Digital Humanities Lab and the Bill Douglas Cinema Museum – the only university film museum in the country
  • Delve into the latest methodologies, concepts and research trends at the intersection of film, television and media studies including archival screen studies
  • Benefit from innovative, research-led teaching, varied modules and an interdisciplinary approach
  • Opportunities to network with industry professionals through our successful 'Creative Dialogues' lecture series
  • Varied career opportunities such as cultural heritage, journalism, communications, film festival management, screenwriting, film and media industry, lecturing and teaching and Doctoral research


You will gain valuable transferable skills in advanced research, critical thinking, written and verbal communication, and project management on this Film and Screen Studies programme from The University of Exeter . Unique opportunities to go behind the scenes in the Bill Douglas Cinema Museum and Digital Humanities Lab will develop your practical skills in screen media archiving, cataloguing, and curation. 

The international focus of taught materials will enable you to enhance your intercultural competencies, skills that are invaluable in shaping future global citizens and which are becoming more and more attractive to employers.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Archival Encounters: Material Film Histories
  • Latin American Cinema: Race, Nation and Representation
  • Film Theory: Current Debates
  • Sense, Sensation and Cinema
  • Hearing Film: Film Sound and Music
  • Expanding Queerness: Critical Debates in Theory, Literature, Film and Television

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Whilst we don’t have a formal deadline for application, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Normally a 2:1 Honours degree, or international equivalent in a related discipline.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time fees per year:

  • UK £4,750
  • International £10,000

Living costs for Exeter

649 - 1087 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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