University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Film, Exhibition and Curation

This programme is designed to provide professional expertise and outreach skills. The course examines the ways in which film is circulated across a range of public spaces, explores the mutual dependence of production and exhibition, and instructs future professionals in ways to conceptualise and manage exhibition in a rapidly transforming environment.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree (or equivalent) in any relevant area of studies; multidisciplinary and comparative approaches are key aspects of film studies and we therefore welcome students coming from areas of study other than film; students who do not hold a Bachelor's level degree, but have equivalent professional experience and other qualifications can apply to be considered for admission under 'special circumstances'; submission of proof of other qualifications, and an extended piece of written work can be considered, and a recommendation made to the College Special Circumstances committee if appropriate; applicants are asked to send a writing sample (in English) of between 3000-4000 words on a topic relating to an area of film studies of their choice; this can be a previous essay or dissertation excerpt submitted as part of their degree studies; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 7.0 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 100 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE(A) 67 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade B or CAE grade A.

Course modules

Compulsory courses: exhibiting film; mediating film; project planning and research methods. Option courses include: cinema auteurs; cinemas of the Middle East; contemporary Japanese cinema; film adaptation; film and gender; film and the other arts; film philosophy; film theory; gender, revolution and modernity in Chinese cinema; informatics entrepreneurship and digital marketplace; music on screen; sound and fixed media; the cultures and politics of display; the screen and the unconscious: film and psychoanalysis; text and the city; theorising contemporary art; visual anthropology.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

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