Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Film (Theory and Practice)

This course aims to enhance students' skills in the critical analysis of the underlying language of film. It offers advanced knowledge of the theoretical and historical aspects of film in a range of national and transnational contexts, and develops and widens your knowledge of film as both a medium and an aspect of wider cultural histories.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in film, media studies or a related subject such as English, modern languages, history, sociology, art or psychology; applicants with a degree in a different subject alongside relevant professional experience, such as film journalism or teaching in film will be considered; applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.5 in writing and 6.0 in all other sub-sections) or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MA Full-time £ 12,680 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MA Part-time £ 2,750 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months

Campus details

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

Key information

Postgraduate Office, Film Studies, School of Modern Languages
Telephone number: 
0191 208 5867