Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Communication & Media Studies (7)

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Are you passionate about the ever-changing world of film and television? The Screen Studies MA programme at Liverpool University offers a fascinating exploration of the evolution of screen-based media and its impact on audiences. Delve into the cultural contexts and histories behind cinema, television, and video games, and discover current global media trends. With a strong interdisciplinary approach, this programme combines elements of film, communication, media, sociology, and more. You'll learn from experts in screen studies, gaining sought-after skills for careers in the screen industries and broader media and creative sectors. Entry requirements include a 2:1 honours degree or equivalent in a related field.

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The programme is designed for those interested in both the industrial and economic aspects of contemporary screen media (film, television and videogames) and in the complex ways in which such media interact with societies and cultures globally. Utilising cutting-edge research in the field, it prepares you for a career in the screen entertainment sector and/or a research degree.

The programme provides you with the opportunity to develop an in-depth knowledge of the industrial and cultural dimensions that permeate screen-based media. It focuses on both the historical evolution of film, television and videogames and their shifting place in contemporary media industries and cultures, enabling you to understand the complexity of current media trends on a global scale.

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Entry Requirements

You will normally need a 2:1 honours degree or above, or equivalent, in an appropriate field of study. For example, Communication, Media, Film, Languages or any other subject informed by an Arts and Humanities tradition. Other subjects will be accepted if combined with appropriate experience.

Graduates of non-UK universities will need to have achieved comparable results. All cases will be judged individually on the basis of information provided on the standard university application form plus academic references. All applications are considered on their individual merit.




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