This course is designed for students who have firm PhD plans and feel that they need to develop their knowledge of fields which are not covered by our taught modules in order to prepare for their proposed PhD project.
- Independent Study
Please note that the list of optional modules available will be subject to change each academic year. In the past, a selection of the following optional modules have been offered: Cities and Landscapes in Film, History and Memory in Italian Cinema, Irony in Film, Sound Cultures, Television History and Aesthetics and Film Criticism, Film Style.
* The modules mentioned above may be subject to change. Please read our terms and conditions for more detailed information.
The MA for Research is comprised of three taught modules, plus one independent study module designed in consultation with a supervisor and a 20,000 word dissertation. In the past, a selection of the following optional modules have been offered: Cities and Landscapes in Film, History and Memory in Italian Cinema, Irony in Film, Sound Cultures, Television History and Aesthetics and Film Criticism, Film Style.
The core elements of the Film and Television Studies curricula are supported by a programme of research seminars (departmental staff, PhD students and visiting speakers) and the wide range of screenings for other courses and more generally on campus.
The programme includes dedicated sessions in Graduate Skills that will equip you with the necessary academic skills to excel in Master’s assignments and PhD applications.
Students are assessed via a combination of assessed essays and a 20,000 word dissertation.
Full-time: 1 year
First Class Honours degree (or equivalent) in a related subject
English Language requirements
Department of study
Location of study
University of Warwick
Home/EU: £8,580 per year (estimated)
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