This course focuses on a range of current approaches to film studies and provides an in-depth study of specific areas of cinema such as American independent, European, British and far-eastern cinema; students look at developments in film history and theory by focusing on specific countries and their emerging cinemas. Students evaluate and critically analyse a range of perspectives on cinema in light of contemporary developments, shifting cultural alliances and patterns of cross-fertilisations. They are also introduced to the main areas of debate in the history of film criticism.
A 2nd Class degree or above in a humanities subject (film, media studies, languages, history, English, etc.) or in the history of art, fine art or other studio-based subjects which include an art historical or contextual studies component, or another area appropriate to the degree; or relevant work experience; interview; applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.5.
Modules include: British cinema 1960 to today; cinematic animals (monsters, beasts and humans on film); film history, theory and analysis; film studies dissertation; gender and sexuality in European cinema; mapping world cinema; new hollywood (from the mainstream to the margins).
Assessment is through essays; presentations; research projects; dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 4,800 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 2,400 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 6,250 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Penrhyn Road Campus||Kingston upon Thames||KT1 2EE||South East|
0844 855 2177