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7819f - Film Studies MLitt

Film Studies MLitt

Entry Year:

Start in: September 2022

This research master's in Film Studies combines taught modules and individual research. It is well suited as preparation for PhD research.

Overview

We have a thriving community of postgraduate students working in film across the Schools of Modern Languages, English Literature, Language and Linguistics, and Arts and Cultures.

Dissertation supervision is available in:

  • American cinema history
  • British sound cinema, particularly 1940-60
  • French cinema
  • contemporary Spanish and Latin American cinemas
  • Chinese-language cinema
  • early cinema
  • cinema culture
  • cinema and landscape
  • women's film history
  • cinema and the city
  • writing on film
  • cinema and trauma
  • Algerian cinema

Supervision is provided for dissertations that span the School of Modern Languages, the School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics, and the School of Arts and Cultures and sub-disciplines. This ensures the best fit between your interests and the expertise of our staff.

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What you'll learn

Taught modules aim to extend your knowledge and skills beyond undergraduate-level and help to develop your research skills.

Modules

You will study modules on this course. A module is a unit of a course with its own approved aims and outcomes and assessment methods.

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Your future

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Quality and ranking

All professional accreditations are reviewed regularly by their professional body

Facilities

Subject to Covid-19 restrictions, you'll have the opportunity to use Culture Lab, a complex for creative practice. It includes a stock of film cameras and editing suites, as well as motion-capture, animation and sound-mixing technology.

The Language Resource Centre and Peter Robinson Library hold large collections of international films and film magazines. Subject to Covid-19 restrictions, you'll also have access to a dedicated postgraduate suite including computers, workspaces, a kitchen and showers.

There are fantastic local film facilities including the Tyneside Cinema and British Film Institute Mediatheque. You'll also have guided access to Tyne and Wear Archives.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees for 2022 entry (per year)

What you're paying for

Tuition fees include the costs of:

  • matriculation
  • registration
  • tuition (or supervision)
  • library access
  • examination
  • re-examination
  • graduation

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Entry requirements

The entrance requirements below apply to 2022 entry.

Qualifications from outside the UK

English Language requirements

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School of Modern LanguagesTelephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5867
Email: modlang.pgadmin@ncl.ac.uk

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