Prospective PhD Students
UCL is home to a thriving research community in film and related media. We supervise projects on a wide range of topics relating to cinema history and theory. Graduate students from UCL have gone on to produce significant work in the field, and have taken up academic positions across the world.
UCL offers a number of graduate scholarships. The deadlines for scholarship applications tend to be early in the year. More...
How to apply
Applicants are encouraged to send a research proposal to the director of the Graduate Programme in Film Studies, Dr Lee Grieveson. Your proposal should address your research aims and questions, some account of extant scholarship on the subject, a clear statement about your methodological approach, and a provisional chapter outline. You should send this before submitting an application. More...
UCL & Film Studies
UCL was the first university in England to open up entry to people of all social beliefs and backgrounds. It is currently ranked in the top ten of the world’s universities. UCL also pioneered Film Studies at university level in the U.K., and today houses a thriving community of scholars interested in all aspects of the past and present of cinema culture. More...