Oxford Brookes University
Film Studies (Popular Cinema)
This course offers a film education for the 21st century. Students are encouraged to develop a broad portfolio of writing and research skills by combining academic and professional writing projects. The course covers the history and theory of popular cinema in the US (classical and contemporary Hollywood), Europe and East Asia (especially Japanese cinema), as well as offering a module in advanced screenwriting.
A good Honours degree (2.1 or above), or its equivalent, in an arts or humanities subject or similar discipline. Previous study of film is desirable but not essential. Selections are normally made following an interview. If English is not applicants main language, they must have IELTS 6.0-7.0 (normally with 6.0 in reading and writing and a minimum of 5.5 in listening and speaking) or equivalent.
Core modules: narration in classical Hollywood cinema and research methods; dissertation; elective modules on a range of topics including: producers and consumers in popular European cinema; popular cinema in East Asia; film criticism and reviewing; story development.
Assessment activities include writing academic essays and a dissertation, plus professional writing activities - film reviews, feature articles, and screenplays.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgCert||Full-time||£ 5,310 per Academic year (home fees)||4 months|
|PgCert||Full-time||£ 12,870 per Academic year (overseas fees)||4 months|
|PgCert||Part-time||£ 2,710 per Academic year (home fees)||8 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 5,310 per Academic year (home fees)||8 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 12,870 per Academic year (overseas fees)||8 months|
|MA||Full-time||£ 5,310 per Whole course (home fees)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||£ 12,870 per Whole course (overseas fees)||12 months|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 2,710 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MA||Part-time||£ 2,710 per Academic year (home fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Headington Campus||Oxford||OX3 0BP||South East|