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Postgraduate courses

Film Studies

Explore the history and power of film

Discover our Film Studies courses here, or find out more at a postgraduate event.

Postgraduate events

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Investigate how film has influenced ideas, cultures and identities.

Studying Film Studies can lead to career paths including film-making, screenwriting, journalism and broadcasting, radio, online publishing, games development, and graphic design.


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Film and Screen Studies MA

You will gain an understanding of the history, nature and power of film and screen media. Discover the ways film can influence ideas and identities. Engage with film and other media by writing for our Neutral magazine and exploring digital media and communicative methods...