The MA in Global Film and Television is an online course, offering a range of distinct critical and theoretical approaches. You will be asked to explore the dynamic relationship between visual style and social commentary in work of film and television from around the world. As the industries of film and television become increasingly interconnected, the course considers their shared stylistic and contextual relationships. This course is innovative in engaging with comparative close readings of US film beyond Hollywood, of World Cinema, and of contemporary television. The course leads the way in employing cutting-edge advancements in Film and Television Studies, such as the audio visual essay and digital curation. The course’s online delivery means that you will benefit from greater flexibility, innovative teaching and learning strategies via the latest developments in social media and digital technology.
Core modules: Style and meaning in film and television; screen curation; global screen violence; research methods 1: critical and theoretical debates; research methods 2: advanced research skills; dissertation/extended project; thinking images: philosophy in film and television.
Assessment includes dissertation/ extended project.
2:2 (or equivalent) degree in a Humanities or Social Sciences based subject. Graduates with an Honours Degree in any discipline who have otherwise demonstrated potential to succeed at postgraduate level in film and television studies will also be considered. All International students are required to demonstrate an English Language capability of IELTS 7.0 or equivalent. Applicants who do not wholly meet these requirements, but who are considered to have the professional experience, motivation or potential to succeed at the programme, may also be accepted.
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University of Hertfordshire
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