You will have the opportunity to increase your knowledge of different film styles and film makers during the course, which will focus primarily on the cinemas of Hollywood, Britain and Europe.
The Film and Film Cultures course offered at the University of Leicester course will address the key aspects of postgraduate film studies, including the historical research of film industries, formal and thematic film analysis, and the relationship between film and society. This will equip you with the skills to increase your critical awareness of key debates and issues within the field.
This degree places particular emphasis on developing your independent learning and advanced research methods and skills, with your dissertation, which will be on a subject of your choice, contributing strongly to the final assessment. This focus will equip you for a career in arts and policy management, film journalism, the film industry or for further study to PhD level.
Careers and employability
The MA in Film and Film Cultures will equip you for a wide range of careers in the industry, including film journalism, cinema and exhibition management, and film education and teaching, as well as jobs in the arts and creative industries generally. It is an ideal programme for those wishing to teach film either in schools or in adult education, and for those interested in proceeding to postgraduate research.
- Cinema History
- Textual Analysis
- Research Methods and Writing Skills
- American Cinema
- National Film and Film Cultures
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Visual Arts Film, Photography & Media View 597 other Masters in Area & Cultural Studies in United Kingdom
- 2:1 degree in Film Studies or a Modern Foreign Language, or other relevant subject.
International16825 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16825 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
EU/EEA8190 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8190 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
Living costs for Leicester
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