University of St Andrews

University of St Andrews

Film Studies

MLitt: The course places emphasis on international, and transnational cinemas and introduces a range of important theoretical conceptual frameworks, discourses, and approaches to the study of cinemas from around the world. Students have the opportunity to transfer, and apply theoretical knowledge, and research skills to a higher level of intellectual investigation focusing on the creation of meaning, and aesthetic value, in the context of global dynamics of cultural production and distribution. MPhil/PhD: Incorporate original research, demonstrate full understanding of the area of study, make a significant, and original contribution to knowledge, and be of a high scholarly standard throughout; topics for research are normally linked to the research interests of members of staff.

Entry requirements

MLitt: A good 1st degree in a relevant discipline (2.1 minimum), or equivalent international qualification; applicants with other suitable qualifications are considered. MPhil and PhD: applicants are expected to present a developed proposal of research.

Course modules

MLitt and MPhil: 2 specialist modules are taken in conjunction with the core module. PhD: No modules are included as this is a research programme.

Assessment methods

MLitt: 9 months of coursework followed by a dissertation of 15,000 words. MPhil: 9 months of coursework followed by a thesis of 40,000 words. PhD: Production of a thesis (80,000 words). Regular meetings are held with assigned supervisors at which progress is carefully reviewed.

Sponsorship information

Departmental studentships; AHRC; entrant accommodation bursary; recent graduate discount; Santander 600 scholarships; Thomas and Margaret Roddan Trust bursary.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 15,300 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
PhD Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
MLitt Full-time GBP 16,250 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MLitt Full-time GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MLitt Full-time GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MLitt Full-time GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MLitt Full-time GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MLitt Full-time GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 15,300 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of St Andrews St Andrews KY16 9AX Scotland

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