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Course summary

Examine the evolution of cinema, from classical theory to post classical and current issues in film distribution. You'll gain valuable insights into the movie industry, with a unique emphasis on transnational and global perspectives on cinema. You will engage with in-depth discussions of the most influential theories and methodologies in the field alongside the latest debates, including questions regarding the medium's wider social impact.

Modules

Visit our website for a full list of compulsary and optional modules.

Assessment method

The primary assessment method for testing your knowledge and understanding is a 4-5,000-word essay for each module, the topic normally decided in consultation with the module tutor. You will also be asked to demonstrate your key skills through participating in individual and group presentations, class exercises, essays and the dissertation. The 20,000 word dissertation is a core element in establishing the acquisition of appropriate skills and the application of research techniques. Your supervisor will be available to provide regular and supportive advice, guidance and feedback on your progress.


Entry requirements

1st or Upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or equivalent, in an arts-related subject.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5with no component below 6.0

All programmes at the University of Southampton are taught and assessed in the medium of English (other than those in modern foreign languages). Therefore, all applicants must demonstrate they possess at least a minimum standard of English language proficiency.

Find out more about the University’s English Language requirements

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/studentadmin/admissions/admissions-policies/language.page


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses/fees/postgraduate.page

Sponsorship information

A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your master’s study, both from the University and from other organisations. Please check the website for more information.

Film Studies at University of Southampton - UCAS