What will I learn?

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. Film is a multi-billion pound global industry that plays a crucial role in shaping how we understand the world around us. UEA pioneered the study of the form and remains a leading institution in the field.

OVERVIEW

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 further PhD study.

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 is 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, Hollywood and Asian cinemas, popular film and television genres, media consumption and feminist approaches to media.

Which department am I in?

School of Art, Media and American Studies

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£16,400.00 (US$ 20,472) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2020

Venue

University of East Anglia UEA

Norwich Research Park,

Norwich,

Norfolk,

NR4 7TJ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Holders of a Bachelor degree, from an accredited institution, with a cumulative academic grade point average of 3.0 and above will be considered for postgraduate study. This will normally be a postgraduate diploma or a taught Masters degree and exceptionally PhD studies. Students need to have an IELTS score of 6.5 overall with minimum of 6.0 in each component.

For international students

Students need to have: UK BA (Hons) 2.1 or equivalent in Humanities or Social Sciences. Our usual entry requirements are as follows: IELTS: 6.5 (minimum 5.5 in all components); PTE (Pearson): 58 (minimum 42 in all components).

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About this uni

The University of East Anglia (UEA) is a highly ranked British university situated in the vibrant and historical city of Norwich, UK.

  • Awarded Gold (Teaching Excellence Framework 2017-2020)
  • UK Top 15 University (The Times/The Sunday Times 2019)
  • 10th in the UK for the quality of its research outputs
  • World Top 200 (THE World Rankings 2019)