Film Studies @ Aberystwyh University

Posted on 18 March 2011 by BMMBoxer

Course Branch: Film

Course Name:
Film Studies (MA)
Location City, Country: Wales, United Kingdom

Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies

Aberystwyth University

University Description: The University offers a variety of practical, design and academic courses relating to the study of Theatre, Performance, Television, Film, Media and Communication through the medium of both English and Welsh at postgraduate level.

Course Description: The MA programme in film studies focuses upon the advanced study of cinema.  It assumes that you have attained a degree of expertise before starting and will aim to deal with the familiar in a more sophisticated manner and the unfamiliar in theoretical, historical and material terms. The Film Studies Master’s degree has two parts.  The first consists of four modules: Film Text Analysis, British Film History, Research Methods and Film and Cultural Value.  Part Two consists mainly of the dissertation, which is a substantial piece of scholarly research, on a subject of your own choice, chosen and discussed in detail with a supervisor in the Department.

Duration In Years (In Months): Full Time – 1 year (12 mths)

Fee Structure: £9500 (approx. Rs.6,93,190)

Eligibility Criteria: Applicants should normally possess a good first degree (2:1 or above) but applicants with other experience which gives an equivalent basis will be considered for entry.  Prospective Masters students should ensure that they have arranged with referees for their references to be available as required.

Non-native English speakers are required to take a University recognised test of academic English language proficiency with required minimum proficiency levels equating to an IELTS score of 7.0 or a TOEFL score of 610 (paper based test) or 250 (computer based) with an essay rating of 5.5 or 100 (internet based).

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