UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Film Studies

This interdisciplinary programme is taught by staff from a wide range of departments at UCL, all international experts in the field of film studies. Linguistic and cultural expertise informs our teaching on the filmmaking traditions of Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Asia and Southeast Asia. The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials, and film and video screenings.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Course modules

Core modules: Moving images (technology, forms, receptions); reading films. Options: Ancient Rome on film; film exhibition; genre in Italian cinema; Hollywood genres; how to make an 8-minute documentary; new Argentine cinema; Nordic cinema (contextualising Dreyer, Bergman and Dogme); political cinema; Russian cinema (epochs and genres); Spanish film; the French new wave; the idea of documentary; theories and practices of film.

Assessment methods

The core courses are assessed by essays and examinations, which together count for 20% of the final mark. Optional courses are assessed by essays (40%), and the dissertation makes up the final 40%.

Sponsorship information

Arts and Humanities Research Council; UCL Graduate School.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,670 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,285 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Admissions Officer
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020 7679 3096