UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This interdisciplinary programme is taught by staff from a wide range of departments at UCL, all international experts in the field of film studies. Linguistic and cultural expertise informs our teaching on the filmmaking traditions of Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Asia and Southeast Asia. The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials, and film and video screenings.

Course Modules

Core modules: Moving images (technology, forms, receptions); reading films. Options: Ancient Rome on film; film exhibition; genre in Italian cinema; Hollywood genres; how to make an 8'minute documentary; new Argentine cinema; Nordic cinema (contextualising Dreyer, Bergman and Dogme); political cinema; Russian cinema (epochs and genres); Spanish film; the French new wave; the idea of documentary; theories and practices of film.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £18,670  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £9,020  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £9,285  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £4,510  Academic year. First year home fees