Art, Media and American Studies

MA FILM STUDIES

Key details 

MA FILM STUDIES

Start Year
2021
Attendance
Full Time
Award
Degree of Master of Arts
Duration (years)
1

Assessment for Year 1

We know that every student has different strengths, so we use a range of individual and group assessment methods – from essays to presentations and assessed discussions. We also use creative practice to assess some of our theoretical modules. All of these assessments help strengthen your critical thinking and give you skills that are attractive to future employers.

We also use formative assessments, which do not contribute to your overall mark, but do prepare you for the assessments that do. These offer an excellent opportunity to test the knowledge you learn through the modules and strengthen the chances of better marks at the end of them.

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Assessment for Year 1

We know that every student has different strengths, so we use a range of individual and group assessment methods – from essays to presentations and assessed discussions. We also use creative practice to assess some of our theoretical modules. All of these assessments help strengthen your critical thinking and give you skills that are attractive to future employers.

We also use formative assessments, which do not contribute to your overall mark, but do prepare you for the assessments that do. These offer an excellent opportunity to test the knowledge you learn through the modules and strengthen the chances of better marks at the end of them.

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Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring, review and update of modules. Where this activity leads to significant (but not minor) changes to programmes and their constituent modules, the University will endeavour to consult with students and others. It is also possible that the University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. In some cases optional modules can have limited places available and so you may be asked to make additional module choices in the event you do not gain a place on your first choice. Where this is the case, the University will inform students.

Entry Requirements

Degree classification

UK BA (Hons) 2.1 or equivalent

Degree subject

Humanities or Social Sciences

Students for whom english is a foreign language

We welcome applications from students whose first language is not English. To ensure such students benefit from postgraduate study, we require evidence of proficiency in English. Our usual entry requirements are as follows:

  • IELTS: 6.5 (minimum 5.5 in all components)

  • PTE (Pearson): 58 (minimum 42 in all components)

Test dates should be within two years of the course start date.

Other tests, including Cambridge English exams and the Trinity Integrated Skills in English are also accepted by the university. The full list of accepted tests can be found here: Accepted English Language Tests

INTO UEA also run pre-sessional courses which can be taken prior to the start of your course. For further information and to see if you qualify please contact intopre-sessional@uea.ac.uk

Intakes

This course is open to UK, EU and International applicants. This course's annual intake is in September of each year.

Course Reference Number: 1544361

Fees and Funding

Tuition fees for the Academic Year 2021/22 are:

  • UK Students: £8,450 (full time)

  • International Students: £17,600 (full time)

If you choose to study part-time, the fee per annum will be half the annual fee for that year, or a pro-rata fee for the module credit you are taking (only available for Home students).

We estimate living expenses at £1,015 per month.

Further Information on tuition fees can be found here.

 

Scholarships and Bursaries

The University of East Anglia offers a range of Scholarships; please click the link for eligibility, details of how to apply and closing dates.

Course related costs

Please see Additional Course Fees for details of other course-related costs.

Course Reference Number: 1544361

How to apply

Applications for Postgraduate Taught programmes at the University of East Anglia should be made directly to the University.

To apply please use our online application form.

FURTHER INFORMATION

If you would like to discuss your individual circumstances prior to applying please do contact us:

Postgraduate Admissions Office
Tel: +44 (0)1603 591515
Email: admissions@uea.ac.uk

International candidates are also encouraged to access the International Students section of our website.

Course Reference Number: 1544361
Key details
Attendance
Full Time
Award
Degree of Master of Arts
Duration (years)
1
Are you fascinated by film as an art form? Are you intrigued by the creative possibilities of this medium, as well as its power of representation? Do you want to deepen your understanding of cinema’s history and global influence? Then this MA is for you. On our MA Film Studies you’ll explore the social, cultural, political, industrial, historical and aesthetic dimensions of film through a range of global case studies from Hollywood cinema to Anime. As well as deepening your understanding of global cinemas you will be taught by experts in the field of British film. You will benefit from being based at a groundbreaking and world-respected centre for the subject. Film is a multi-billion pound global industry that plays a crucial role in shaping how we understand the world around us. UEA pioneered the study of the form and remains a leading institution in the field.
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