Film and Television Studies at University of Nottingham - UCAS

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Course summary

Develop your knowledge of the film and televisions sectors through:

  • your own unique research
  • a series of taught modules, chosen according to your research needs.
Research support and specialisation You'll receive expert supervision and guidance from our experienced staff as well as dedicated training in research skills. Our main areas of research specialisation include:
  • US film and television
  • Hollywood studies
  • East Asian and global cinema
  • new media, industrial and audience analysis
  • film and television history
Why do an MRes? The MRes is a substantial piece of original work and can be ideal if:
  • you cannot commit to a PhD but still have a topic you want to research further
  • your topic doesn't require three-years of PhD study
  • you want to develop your research and academic skills before starting a PhD
Industry links 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 Walt Disney Company) with unique internship opportunities available. Building on its close industry connections, the department is home to the Institute for Screen Industries Research. Your department
  • Department of Cultural, Media and Visual Studies
  • 90% of our research environment has been evaluated as ‘world leading’ in the Research Excellence Framework 2021.
  • A strong interdisciplinary and international perspective.


You'll complete a selection of taught modules worth 60 credits covering: • marketing and promotion • development and production • audiences and consumption You will also attend research training sessions and weekly graduate work-in-progress seminars.

Assessment method

You'll complete a research dissertation of 25,000 words. The taught modules will be mainly assessed by essay.

Entry requirements

2.1 (or international equivalent) in an arts, humanities or social science subject. IELTS: 7.0 (no less than 6.5 in any element).

Fees and funding

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Film and Television Studies at University of Nottingham - UCAS