University of Aberdeen: Film And Visual Culture MLitt

InstitutionUniversity of Aberdeen View institution profile
Department School of Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture
Web https://www.abdn.ac.uk/
Email pgadmissions@abdn.ac.uk
Telephone 01224 272090
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Summary

Are you motivated by images or words? If you are more interested in the power of the image and its meaning, this programme is for you. Images, whether moving or still, play a central role in shaping the world around us and the lives we lead. The MLitt Film and Visual Culture develops critical skills and theoretical understanding of visual culture in its social and historical contexts, through discussion and analysis of film, photography and theoretical writing. The MLitt in Film and Visual Culture develops critical skills and theoretical understanding of visual culture in its social and historical contexts through discussions and analysis of film, photography and theoretical writing.

Engaging with a wide range of material, including film, photography and digital media, the MLitt in Film and Visual Culture introduces you to the key ideas and debates which have shaped understanding of visual culture during the twentieth and twenty first centuries. Two core courses provide a grounding in theoretical perspectives and critical skills. Optional modules allow you to explore visual culture in different historical and cultural contexts and include a practice-based pathway. Core courses prepare you for your dissertation project, which allows for the sustained investigation of a topic identified by you, working in consultation with your supervisor. The course will be of interest to you if you are from the following background including: Film Studies, Cultural Studies, English, Modern Languages and Art History. It will also be of interest to you if you have a professional background in the visual arts and media.

Sponsorship info

There are various sources of funding to support you during your period of study. We have a number of scholarships and bursaries available to our students, and external sources of funding available.

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