University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Film

Giving you a critical and evaluative understanding of film within an interdisciplinary context, this programme encourages you to understand the role of film and cinema within a range of socio-cultural arenas. Forging the links between film theory and film practices, cultural politics and state or foreign policy, it will also allow you to assess the notion of film as a social process engaging with issues of representation, production and consumption.

Entry requirements

For MRes and MA by research programmes, entry to our programmes usually requires a good (normally a 2.1 or above) Honours degree, or an equivalent qualification if you were educated outside the UK.

Course modules

You will complete the following compulsory taught module: research skills: this module aims to develop your skills in research practices, including preparation and presentation of dissertations and theses. It supports the research planning for your dissertation/thesis. You will then select 2 optional modules, before the completion of a 20,000 word dissertation. Optional modules include: Cold War film; death and the moving image; postcolonial film; contemporary American and European cinema: dialogues and discourses.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,680 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

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