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Research in Film and Television Studies - MA (Full-Time, 2018 Entry)

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.

Core Modules:

  • Independent Study
  • Dissertation


Optional Modules:
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.

Teaching:
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.


Assessment:
Students are assessed via a combination of assessed essays and a 20,000 word dissertation.

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Essential information

Duration

Full-time: 1 year

Entry requirements

First Class Honours degree (or equivalent) in a related subject

English Language requirements

Band B

Department of study

Film and Television Studies

Location of study

University of Warwick

Course fees

Full-time:
Home/EU: £8,580 per year (estimated)
Overseas: £19,300

Find out more about fees and funding.

 

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Application information

 

This information is applicable for 2018 entry.