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University of Dundee

Film Studies (MLitt)

This course will expand your appreciation of the medium in terms of its history, formal properties, and its relationships with other art forms. There is a particular focus on authorship and adaptation, as well as the transition from script to screen, drawing on an extensive collection of unpublished script material.

Entry requirements

Students will normally be expected to have a 2:1 honours degree in Film Studies, English or a related discipline. Applicants with alternative qualifications and/or relevant experience may also be considered. Please check our website for English language requirements.

Course modules

Approaches to film studies (theory, criticism and archives); English studies dissertation; approaches to literary and visual culture; approaches to film adaptation; the cinema of John Huston (adaptation and authorship); 2 British auteurs (Ken Russell and John Boorman); the writer-director in American film; Joyce and the cinema; comics and film; film and theatre; the literature of Hollywood

Assessment methods

Assessment is through extended essays and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,950 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2017 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Dundee City Campus Dundee DD1 4HN Scotland

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