Film Studies @ University Of Stirling

Posted on 09 March 2011 by BMMBoxer

Course Branch:  Film, Media and Journalism

Course Name: 1. FILM STUDIES and World Cinema
2. FILM STUDIES and Creative Practice

  • Postgraduate Diploma
  • Masters in Literature (MLitt)

Location City, Country:  Scotland, UK

College: School of Arts and Humanities

University: University of Stirling

University Description: The University of Stirling is a vibrant community of scholars, located at the heart of Scotland. Around 2,000 postgraduate students are studying for Master’s and Doctorate degrees and are tutored by world class scholars and researchers. The University also offers over 60 Master’s courses and provides opportunities to undertake Professional Doctorates, Master’s by research and PhD programmes. The University is defined by its commitment to quality: quality in research, quality in education and quality of the student experience.

Course Description: The purpose of the programme is to help students develop a sophisticated understanding of a range of films in the context of core theoretical and analytical concepts and debates underpinning film studies.

Students will learn various strategies for analysing films, while considering the influence and wider implications of film history, ideology, form, aesthetics and policy. In addition to the core modules that offer a grounding in film analysis and film theory, the programme will offer a range of modules examining a broad area of concerns within film studies that may include: genre, authorship, national and transnational cinemas, stardom, Hollywood, early cinema, digital cinema, film representation, audiences, music and sound on film, youth cinema, experimental and cult cinemas. The programme also offers two additional pathways in World Cinema and Creative Practice.

Duration In Years (In Months):

Masters in Literature (MLitt): 1 year ( 12 months)
Diploma: 0.75 yrs (9 months)
Certificate: 0.25 yrs ( 3 months)

Masters in Literature (MLitt 2.25 Years (27 Months)

Diploma:  1.75 Yrs (21 months)
Certificate: 0.5 yrs ( 6 months)

Programme Start Date


Fee Structure: £11400 (Approx. Rs. 8,35,488)

Eligibility Criteria:

Entrance requirements: Consideration will be given to candidates with an Honours degree, or its equivalent, from a university or college recognised by the University of Stirling.

English Language Requirements: If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence of your proficiency such as a minimum IELTS score of 6 (minimum 5 in each skill) or TOEFL 550/213/79 (Paper/Computer/Internet). If your IELT score is below 6 in any skill you will be required to pass a pre-entry language course.

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