Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Film Studies

Students embark on an intensive, supervised piece of investigative work in film studies and build their own original area of expertise. Students choose from a wide range of research topics supported by a supervisory team and write an extended 80,000 word thesis. Studies are supported by PhD seminars and training events, part of the vibrant humanities research culture.

Entry requirements

A Master's degree in film or another appropriate discipline, plus a 1st or upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent. Direct PhD registration may be permitted if candidates hold a Master's degree, or an overseas Master's degree of equivalent standard, which is postgraduate according to the UK Quality Assurance Agency's National Qualifications Framework and included training in research and a research-based project report/dissertation or equivalent. Candidates whose 1st language is not English typically need an IELTS 7.0 score with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: report; oral presentation; thesis; viva.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 11,800 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 7 years
PhD Part-time GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 7 years
PhD Part-time GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 7 years
PhD Part-time GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 7 years
MPhil Full-time - 3 years
MPhil Part-time - 7 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Sheffield S1 1WB Yorkshire and the Humber

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