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Film and Screen Media (with Study Abroad)

Birkbeck, University of London

24 months
Duration
16380 GBP/year
9030 GBP/year
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About

Film and Screen Media (with Study Abroad) at Birkbeck, University of London explores the history, development and interaction of film, television and other screen media. 

Overview

Film and Screen Media (with Study Abroad) at Birkbeck, University of London encourages you to explore a wide variety of screen media in historical, sociological, aesthetic and anthropological terms and, also, in a variety of cultural and national contexts.

You can personalise your MA studies and specialise in areas of film and screen media that match your intellectual interests and career goals, and for the study abroad element, you can choose the university with the specific strengths and specialisms that will help you develop and deepen your particular film and screen media interests. You will need to have good or very good knowledge of at least one European language in order to take full advantage of this course (for Montreal this language is French). Some universities offer language instruction for Birkbeck students, to help them improve their language skills. 

Careers and Employability

Graduates go in to careers in film and television companies, museums and galleries, arts administration and education. Possible professions include arts administrator, museum or gallery curator, or teacher. This degree may also be useful in becoming a programme researcher or television/film/video producer. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research/Placement Project and Report MA Film and Screen Media
  • Screen Media: History, Technology and Culture
  • Artists' Film: the museum, the gallery and beyond
  • Audio-Visual Histories of Cinema
  • British Cinema and Television 1960-85
  • Contemporary American Cinema
  • Curating Film, Sharing Passions
  • Documentary: Filmmaking Histories and Digital Practices

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You are strongly advised to apply now, to ensure there are still places on your chosen course and to give you time to complete the admissions process.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A second-class honours degree (2:2) or above in a relevant subject (e.g. humanities, modern languages or social sciences).

  • Knowledge of at least one other European language at a level to allow you to follow a postgraduate-level course at one of our partner institutions.
  • You are required to complete a 700-1000-word written exercise by choosing a film or television programme which you have recently seen and explaining why you found it innovative. 
  • On your application form, please list all your relevant qualifications and experience, including those you expect to achieve.
  • The application form 
  • Your personal details
  • Your qualifications
  • Your work experience
  • Your personal statement
  • Referees
  • Statistical information
  • English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16380 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16380 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    9030 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9030 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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