Top 10 Film Studies Masters Degree Courses In The UK & Europe

A Masters in Film Studies can open up your career in the Media.

Some Film Studies courses are about analysing and critiquing films and their cultural impact and others concentrate on the understanding and analysing of the processes involved in creating Film, Television and New Media. 

Here are ten of the best Masters in Film Studies courses that you can study in the UK and Europe*.

Masters in Film Studies – University of Amsterdam

Duration: 1 year full time. 
Cost: €2,060 for EU students / €13,310 for international students. 
What You Will Study: This Masters in Film Studies at the University in Amsterdam in the Netherlands is an intensive study of the role of Film in society and culture and covers both classic and modern subject matter. The course is taught in English. 

MA in Film and Screen Studies – Goldsmiths University of London

Duration: 1 year full time or 2 years part time. 
Cost: £7,520 total cost for UK and EU students / £16,080 total cost for international students. 
What You Will Study: There are 2 directions that students can take at Goldsmiths either Moving Image Studies Pathway or Media Arts Pathway and modules include Politics of the Audiovisual and Archaeology of the Moving Image.

MA in Film Studies – King's College London

Duration: 1 year full time or 2 years part time. 
Cost: £9,900 total cost for UK and EU students / £19,320 total cost for international students. 
What You Will Study: Students at King’s College London gain a deeper understanding of film worldwide and study all types of movies from all countries. 

MA in Film and Television: Theory, Culture and Industry – University of Westminster

Duration: 1 year full time or 2 years part time. 
Cost: £7,750 total cost for UK and EU students / £15,000 total cost for international students. 
What You Will Study: This MA at the University of Westminster is the longest running Film Studies course in the UK and has close links with the Centre for Research and Education in Arts and Media.

Masters in Cinema Studies – Stockholm University

Duration: 2 years full time. 
Cost: No fees for EU students / SEK 180,000 for the whole course for international students. 
What You Will Study: Students at Stockholm University in Sweden cover the history of moving images and their historic cultural effects along with the move into new media formats of the moving image. The course is taught in English. 

MA in Film, Television and Screen Industries – University of Nottingham

Duration: 1 year full time or 2 to 3 years part time. 
Cost: £6,525 total cost for UK and EU students / £15,885 total cost for international students. 
What You Will Study: Modules at the University of Nottingham include Development and Production, Audiences and Consumption, Marketing and Promotion, and Markets and Regulations.

MA in Film and Television Studies – University of Warwick

Duration: 1 year full time or 2 years part time. 
Cost: £8,170 total cost for UK and EU students / £18,380 total cost for international students. 
What You Will Study: Students at the University of Warwick learn to critique and analyse film and television and modules include Film Criticism, Film Style, Irony in Film and Swedish Cinema.

MA in Film Research and Production – University of Birmingham

Duration: 1 year full time or 2 years part time. 
Cost: £9,000 total cost for UK and EU students / £17,010 total cost for international students. 
What You Will Study: This MA in Film Research and Production is a practical course where students learn many of the skills you will need for work in the Film industry along with learning to analyse and critique films and filmmaking. 

MA in Film and Media Studies – University of Copenhagen

Duration: 2 years full time or 3 years part time. 
Cost: No fee for EU students / DKK 188,000 for the whole course for international students. 
What You Will Study: Students at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark gain an understanding of the psychological effect of Film and Media and are learn to analyse Film and all forms of Media. The course is taught in English. 

MLitt in Film and Television Studies – University of Glasgow

Duration: 1 year full time or 2 years part time. 
Cost: £7650 total cost for UK and EU students / £16,650 total cost for international students. 
What You Will Study: Aimed at students who have already worked in the Film and Television industries. Students at the University of Glasgow gain a deeper understanding of the processes involved in the creation of Film and Television is created and how to critique old and new forms of Film and Television.

*SOURCE: TOP UNIVERSITIES

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