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Global Film and Television (Online) (MA)

Course Description

About the course

The new MA in Global Film and Television is an online course, offering a range of distinct critical and theoretical approaches. You will be asked to explore the dynamic relationship between visual style and social commentary in work of film and television from around the world. As the industries of film and television become increasingly interconnected, the course considers their shared stylistic and contextual relationships.

The MA in Global Film and Television is innovative in engaging with comparative close readings of US film beyond Hollywood, of World Cinema, and of contemporary television. The course leads the way in employing cutting-edge advancements in Film and Television Studies, such as the audio visual essay and digital curation. The course’s online delivery means that you will benefit from greater flexibility, innovative teaching and learning strategies via the latest developments in social media and digital technology.

See the website http://www.herts.ac.uk/courses/ma-global-film-and-television-online

Intakes and application deadlines

Please apply by 27 November for January 2016 intake. The next intake will be September 2017.

Why choose this course?

With the University of Hertfordshire’s innovative online distance learning programme, you can study for a MA Global Film and Television at your own pace, without ever having to set foot on campus.

You will benefit from:
- Flexible study- fit your degree around your work and life commitments.
- Support from experienced and well qualified tutors.
- No campus-based exams – assessment is by coursework and online tests.
- Pay as you study and possible tuition fee loan eligibility (UK/EU students only).
- Being part of a dynamic and supportive online community of like-minded students.
- No travel or student accommodation costs.

The degree is for those who wish to advance their skills and knowledge in the area of Film and Television Studies at postgraduate level. The course will provide the opportunity to develop an understanding of film analysis beyond Hollywood, and to engage in close readings of films and television programmes from around the world.


Graduates are equipped for a variety of careers including those traditionally open to Masters Graduates in the Arts and Humanities: teaching, the Civil Service, Local Government, journalism, marketing, film curation and exhibition, and publishing as well as for further study at postgraduate level.

Teaching methods

- Style and Meaning in Film and Television (30 credits)
- Screen Curation (30 credits)
- Global Screen Violence (15 credits)
- Thinking Images: Philosophy in Film and Television (30 credits)
- Research Methods 1: Critical and Theoretical Debates (15 credits)
- Research Methods 2: Advanced Research Skills (15 credits)
- Dissertation/Extended Project (60 credits)

Find out how to apply here http://www.herts.ac.uk/courses/ma-global-film-and-television-online#how-to-apply

Find information on Scholarships here http://www.herts.ac.uk/apply/fees-and-funding/scholarships/postgraduate

Visit the Global Film and Television (Online) (MA) page on the University of Hertfordshire website for more details!

Entry Requirements

2:1 (or equivalent) degree in a Humanities or Social Sciences based subject. Graduates with an Honours Degree in any discipline who have otherwise demonstrated potential to succeed at postgraduate level in film and television studies will also be considered. All International students are required to demonstrate an English Language capability of IELTS 7.0 or equivalent. Applicants who do not wholly meet these requirements, but who are considered to have the professional experience, motivation or potential to succeed at the programme, may also be accepted.

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