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Department of Film and Television Studies - Research Courses

Areas for PhD supervision

Film and Television Aesthetics, History and Theory; Classical and Contemporary Hollywood Cinema; European Cinema (especially British, Italian, French and Spanish); British and US Television; Documentary Film and Television; Silent Cinema; Feminist Film and Television Theory, History and Criticism; World Cinema; Queer Film Cultures; Film and Philosophy; Experimental Film and Video; Film and Television Genre; Film and Modernity; Film Technology and Innovation; Cities and Landscapes in Film and Television; Critical Studies of the Archive; Transnational Cinemas; Screen Ethics.


MPhil/ PhD in Film and/or Television Studies


Full-time: 3-4 years

Part-time: Up to 7 years

Entry Requirements

A good Master’s degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline.

English Language Requirements

Band B

IELTS overall score of 7.0, minimum component scores of two at 6.0/6.5 and the rest at 7.0 or above.


University of Warwick

Course fees - Full-time

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Course fees - Part-time

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Anyone interested in applying to the Film and Television MPhil/PhD Programme is advised to first contact the Department of Film and Television PhD Admissions Tutor to ascertain if their intended project can be supervised in this department. Please see the Film and Television Department website before applying.