Overview Are you fascinated by film as an art form? Are you intrigued by the creative possibilities of this medium, as well as its power of representation? Do you want to deepen your understanding of cinema’s history and global influence? Then this MA is for you. On our MA Film Studies, you’ll explore the social, cultural, political, industrial, historical and aesthetic dimensions of film through a range of global case studies from Hollywood cinema to anime. As well as deepening your understanding of global cinemas you will be taught by experts in the field of British film. You will benefit from being based at a groundbreaking and world-respected centre for the subject. UEA pioneered the study of the form and remains a leading institution in the field. The MA Film Studies will give you the skills and knowledge to analyse and understand this multi-billion-pound global industry and to explore the ways in which it plays a crucial part in shaping how we understand the world around us. About This Course Whether you’ve studied film and media before or are simply passionate about the field, this MA course will give you the skills to seek a career in the media, arts and related cultural industries or continue on to further study at PhD level. You’ll jump straight in and explore the history, political significance and aesthetics of a global range of cinema, with teaching from award-winning lecturers and exposure to the most innovative and contemporary thinking. In the Film, Television and Media Studies department, our research and teaching are focused on the relationship between film, television and other media, and the creative and cultural contexts in which they are produced and consumed. We are recognised as a leading centre for the study of British Cinema and Hollywood cinemas, popular film and television genres, media consumption and feminist approaches to media. Your studies will come to life in a number of different ways. As well as lectures, seminars and film screenings, you’ll have access to our state-of-the-art Media Suite, packed with cutting-edge media technologies including editing suites, cameras, sound equipment, sound studio and a digitisation suite. We are also home to the extensive East Anglian Film Archive, a unique resource which you can make use of during your time here. And we have close links with the British Film Institute in London, and with film festivals and local production companies. Graduates from our MA frequently progress to PhD study or go on to rewarding careers in various fields, including archiving, academia, journalism, and in the film and television industries. Disclaimer Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: www.uea.ac.uk
Assessment is on the basis of coursework: including, but not limited to, performance in class; placements; essays and seminar papers; and the final dissertation, of 15,000-20,000 words.
Applicants require a good honours degree at minimum 2.1 standard or equivalent. All applicants who are not a British national and/or whose 1st language is not English will need to demonstrate a suitable level of English language proficiency. This is equivalent to an IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in all 4 components, although we do accept many other types of qualifications or tests. In accordance with the UK Border Agencies Tier 4 visa guidelines, we will also waive the English language requirement for applicants who meet the defined nationality test or who have completed a degree level course in 1 of the listed countries. For a full list of these, as well as the qualifications / tests that we will consider, please visit our website.
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|Northern Ireland||£9500||Whole course|
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