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MAFilm Studies

University of Bradford
United Kingdom, Bradford
Tuition fee £13,500 per year
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The MA Film Studies programme enables you to engage at an advanced level of study with film from a wide range of formal, cultural, social, political and philosophical perspectives.

The course is predominantly theory-based, although you can choose options from a wide range of practical modules.

A particular emphasis is placed on alternative forms of cinema and application of the study of film into ‘real world’ applications (film programming).

Programme structure

Modules: © = Core (O) = Option

Semester 1 (60 Credits – 2 x © Modules and 1 x (O) Module):

Cinematic Language (20 Credits) ©
Film Programming (20 Credits) ©
Philosophies of Media and Film (20 Credits) ©

Semester 2 (60 Credits – 2 x © Modules and 1 x (O) Module):

Alternative Film and Media (20 Credits) (O)
Screen Realism (20 Credits) ©
Broadcast Television (20 Credits) (O)
Issues in Digital Media (20 Credits) ©

End of Semester 2 onwards (60 Credits – 1 x © Module):

Media Dissertation (60 Credits) ©
*Optional unless studied previously Digital Videography (EM-0353D)

Career opportunities

The course is suitable for those wishing to enter the film production, distribution or exhibition industries as well as those pursuing careers in teaching, research or other areas such as journalism with a specialism in film studies.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States