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Film Studies (Popular Cinema) - PgDip/PgCert/MA


Oxford Brookes University School of Arts

Full time & Part time September MA, PgDip, PgCert Full time: MA: 12 months, PGDip: 8months, PGCert: 4 months; Part time: MA: 24 months, PGDip: 3 semesters, PGCert: 2 semesters

About the course

Combine your academic and professional writing projects on our MA in Film Studies: Popular Cinema. And build a broad portfolio of writing and research skills.

You will develop a historically-informed and critically aware understanding of film as:

  • an industry
  • an art form
  • a cultural product.

Our diverse teaching staff team are film specialists with different national and cultural backgrounds. Our advisory panel contributes to the course and our annual series of Film Studies events, including an annual Careers Day. The panel includes film industry experts such as leading directors, journalists, producers and technical specialists.

We cover the history and theory of popular cinema in:

  • the US (classical and contemporary Hollywood)
  • Europe
  • East Asia (especially Japanese cinema).

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Entry Requirements

Applicants should normally hold a good honours degree (2.1 or above), or its equivalent, in an Arts and Humanities subject or similar discipline. Previous study of film is desirable but not essential. Selection will be normally made following an interview.

English language requirements: IELTS requirement of 7.0 overall with 6.0 in all components.

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