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10 graduate studentships worth £5000 each
Applications are open to students pursuing, or intending to pursue, a research degree in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.
UCL was the first university in the U.K. to establish Film Studies. It is the highest ranked research institution in London, recently ranked 4th in the world, and is home to a thriving scholarly community working on Film and related media. The Graduate Programme in Film Studies is located in the Faculty Institute of Graduate Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. It has particular strengths in world cinemas, both past and present, and conceptual work on the diverse forms and functions of cinema.
We welcome students from all over the world to our taught MA programme in Film Studies taking place in the heart of London. All students spend a year (two if part-time) amongst a thriving, cross-disciplinary community of cinema scholars and research students. We have particular research strengths in film history, film theory, and in an exceptionally broad range of national and regional cinemas.
Film Studies at UCL is rooted in cultural and historical specificity, and encompasses a broad range of world cinemas and of conceptual approaches to the study of film and related media. UCL is home to a thriving research culture, and is at the centre of a city that houses remarkable resources for the study of cinema.