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Postgraduate degrees in Film and Television Studies

Film and Television Studies at Warwick is regarded as one of the finest in the world and offers an unparalleled training in audio-visual literacy, an increasingly valuable attribute in today’s world. If you love film and want to pursue your studies into how films are created and why they wield the power they do, this is the place for you.

Discover our taught courses

Our taught degrees offer you regular contact with tutors and peers, and culminate with an independent research dissertation on a subject of your choice.

MA in Film and Television StudiesLink opens in a new window

Taught by the country’s leading scholars using state-of-the-art equipment, your film screenings will be supported by lectures, seminars, workshops and supervisions to develop and refine your audio-visual literacy and communication skills.

MA for Research in Film and Television StudiesLink opens in a new window

This course is intended for first class honours students who have firm PHD plans and feel they need to develop their knowledge of fields not covered by our taught modules in order to prepare for their proposed PHD project.

Discover our research programmes

These courses suit students who thrive on independent study. You will explore a topic in-depth as part of an active research community, supervised closely by experts with many research strengths who could be your supervisors.

MPhil/PhD in Film and/or Television StudiesLink opens in a new window

A PhD in Film and/or Television Studies will help you to shape the field of moving image studies, as you develop original research which intervenes in the most exciting and relevant discipline in the Arts and Humanities.

Co-Tutelle PhD Programme in Global Screen StudiesLink opens in a new window

A collaborative PhD programme between the University of Warwick, UK & Nagoya University, Japan for internationally minded graduate students wishing to work on projects related to the study of world screen cultures.

PhD in Applied Screen Studies (by partial Practice as Research)Link opens in a new window

This PhD enables students to incorporate practice into their doctoral study, taking an approach which understands practice as a mode of research, or as the application of research.

Why study Film and Television at Warwick?

Our Staff are some of the world's leading scholars in the field.

Our Facilities are unrivalled and will be at the heart of your experience with us.

Our Research makes an impact on public knowledge and understanding

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Our Research Culture

We run various programmes to help facilitate a stronger research culture. We run research seminars led by departmental staff, PhD students and a range of distinguished visiting speakers. Our postgraduate community have their own Postgraduate Research Group for sharing and discussing research and ideas in a friendly, informal atmosphere. We also run and host the Midlands Television Research Group and organise and hosts major international film and television studies conferences.

Our Building

Our home on campus, the Faculty of Arts Building (FAB) is a stunning eight storey building which completed in 2021. Bringing together arts and humanities staff, students and research centres into a modern and flexible space that enables collaboration, creativity and innovation to flourish.

Our School

Film and Television Studies is part of the wider School of Creative Arts, Performance and Visual Cultures so you'll be surrounded by like-minded and creative people, who will help shape your ideas in a wider context and could form your professional network in the future.


Many of our students go onto employment in Film and Television but also related sectors such as education, journalism, exhibition and marketing, and public relations. We also have an outstanding record of students going on to doctoral study and employment in a number of prestigious higher education institutions around the world.

Learn about careers in Film and Television

Further Information

How to apply

Learn about the application process for Postgraduate taught and research study at Warwick

Fees and Funding

Discover all the various methods to fund your study

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