Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Film Studies

The course combines taught modules and individual research. It is well suited as preparation for PhD research. It incorporates a formal research training component where you will develop your research skills and methodologies. You also submit a portfolio of essays chosen according to your interests and experience. You undertake a dissertation of 16,000-24,000 words consisting of a sustained piece of original research.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree (or higher), or international equivalent, in a related subject area. A 1,000-word research proposal and a full transcript is required. You may also be called for an interview. If your first language is not English you need an overall IELTS score of 7.0 (with at least 6.5 in writing and 6.0 in all other sub-skills). You can also read our English Language guidance, including other English language tests we accept, extra English language support. Academic qualifications that we accept from your country to meet our entry requirements are listed on your country page.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MLitt Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics
Telephone number: 
0191 208 5867