Take a distinctive approach to exploring film – we offer you the opportunity to examine the cultural, economic, aesthetic and ideological operations of cinema. You gain a high-level introduction to leading theoretical approaches, while also enjoying a flexible and exciting range of specialised options.
This MA is for you if you wish to: -Develop advanced skills in research and critical thinking -Benefit from our expertise in key areas such as global cinema cultures; film, gender and sexuality; history and popular culture -Investigate a topic of your choice in depth in your supervised dissertation project
How will I study? As this is not a practice-based course, teaching is through seminars, screenings and tutorials. This MA investigates critical, theoretical and historical approaches to the medium.
Your understanding and skills are assessed primarily by term papers. In the summer term, you write a dissertation that offers you the opportunity to undertake original research.
Scholarships Our aim is to ensure that every student who wants to study with us is able to despite financial barriers, so that we continue to attract talented and unique individuals.
Chancellor's International Scholarship (2017) -25 scholarships of a 50% tuition fee waiver -Application deadline: 1 May 2017
HESPAL Scholarship (Higher Education Scholarships Scheme for the Palestinian Territories) (2017) -Two full fee waivers in conjuction with maintenance support from the British Council -Application deadline: 1 January 2017
USA Friends Scholarships (2017) -A scholarship of an amount equivalent to $10,000 for nationals or residents of the USA on a one year taught Masters degree course. -Application deadline: 3 April 2017
Careers Brighton offers one of the largest concentrations of film, digital and new media industries outside of London.
Our graduates have gone on to pursue careers in: -The media industries -Secondary education -Sales and marketing -Information services
Some of our graduates have also gone on to further study.
Film Studies - MA
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