Kingston University London

Course Introduction

This course focuses on a range of current approaches to film studies and provides an in'depth study of specific areas such as American independent, European, British and Far East cinema. It will enable you to develop a critical understanding of the importance of theory, method and analysis to the study of film, and you will be encouraged to test out original approaches, both in seminars and written work.

Course Modules

Core modules: Film history theory and analysis; film studies dissertation; media and cinema in a global context. Optional modules: British cinema 1960s to today; freedom, censorship and subversion; gender and sexuality in contemporary cinema; special study: branding the self: celebrity, identity and David Bowie; special study: getting high on cinema: the drug experience film; special study: screaming out loud: international horror television and film; vamps, divas, tramps, Lolitas.

Start Date:

09/2018

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MA £5,700 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA £12,800 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA £3,135 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA £7,040 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • A 2nd Class degree or above in a humanities subject (film, media studies, languages, history, English, etc.) or in the history of art, fine art or other studio-based subjects which include an art historical or contextual studies component, or another area appropriate to the degree; or relevant work experience; interview; applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.5.