Film and Television Studies at University of Nottingham - UCAS

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Course summary

We welcome applicants interested in a range of topics across the film and television studies programme. Our academic staff are active researchers and willing to supervise students in their areas of expertise. We are leaders in the field, with specialist expertise in:

  • US film and television
  • Hollywood studies
  • East Asian and global cinema
  • new media, industrial and audience analysis
  • film and television history
Current and recent students in the department have worked on a variety of topics including:
  • video games
  • cult film
  • media audiences
  • romantic comedy
  • media memory
  • public service broadcasting
  • transnational and transmedia film and television industries
The department spearheads the University of Nottingham’s lead higher education partnership with the British Film Institute and collaborates with local media institutions such as the Broadway Cinema (the regional film theatre). It also has strong links with Hollywood studios such as Fox Searchlight, and UK media companies like Red Bee Media, where unique internship opportunities are available to students. Building on its close industry connections, the department is home to the Institute for Screen Industries Research. For more information about our areas of research and networks see our website -


Additional support and training is provided by the Researcher Academy - Midlands4Cities funded students receive extended support including training -

Assessment method

You will complete a written thesis of up to 100,000 words, with expert support and advice from your academic supervisor(s). You will also take a verbal examination called a viva voce where you explain your project in depth to an examination panel.

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in an arts, humanities or social science subject. We would usually expect you to hold, or be working towards, a masters degree in a relevant subject. IELTS: 7.0 (no less than 6.5 in each element)

Fees and funding

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Film and Television Studies at University of Nottingham - UCAS