The MA in Film Studies is an inter-departmental and interdisciplinary programme operating under the aegis of UCL’s Centre for Intercultural Studies. It draws on the expertise of staff from a wide range of departments at UCL, all international experts in the field of Film Studies.
The programme is designed to provide students with advanced knowledge of both the history of cinema and its contemporary development, and with the skills, concepts, methods and theories required for the study of cinema at graduate level.
The MA can be taken on a full-time or part-time basis.
All students will:
- take core options in cinema history and in film analysis
- write a dissertation, and
- choose 3 options from the range available at UCL - including options available also within the wider University of London.
Options are subject to change year by year, but have included:
- Theories and Practices of Film
- The French New Wave
- Spanish Cinema
- Italian Cinema and the City
- Crime Scenes
- Hollywood Genres
- Nordic Cinema
- How to Make an 8 Minute Documentary
- Art and the Moving Image
- German Cinema
- British Cinema
- Music and Film
- Russian Cinema