University of East Anglia UEA: Film Studies

InstitutionUniversity of East Anglia UEA View institution profile
Department School of Art, Media and American Studies
Web http://www.uea.ac.uk
Email admissions@uea.ac.uk
Telephone 01603 591515
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**About This Course**

Are you fascinated by film as an art form? Are you intrigued by the creative possibilities of this medium, as well as its power of representation? Do you want to deepen your understanding of cinema’s history and global influence? Then this MA is for you.

On our MA Film Studies you’ll explore the social, cultural, political, industrial, historical and aesthetic dimensions of film through a range of global case studies from Hollywood cinema to anime. As well as deepening your understanding of global cinemas you will be taught by experts in the field of British film.

You will benefit from being based at a ground breaking and world-respected centre for the subject. Film is a multi-billion pound global industry that plays a crucial role in shaping how we understand the world around us. UEA pioneered the study of the form and remains a leading institution in the field.

**Overview**

Whether you’ve studied film and media before or are simply passionate about the field, this MA course will give you the skills to seek a career in the media, arts and related cultural industries or continue on to further study at PhD level.

You’ll jump straight in and explore the history, political significance and aesthetics of a global range of cinema, with teaching from award-winning lecturers and exposure to the most innovative and contemporary thinking.

In the Film, Television and Media Studies department our research and teaching is focused on the relationship between film, television and other media, and the creative and cultural contexts in which they are produced and consumed. We are recognised as a leading centre for the study of British, Hollywood and Asian cinemas, popular film and television genres, media consumption and feminist approaches to media.

Your studies will come to life in a number of different ways. As well as lectures, seminars and film screenings, you’ll have access to our state-of-the-art Media Suite, packed with cutting-edge media technologies including editing suites, cameras, sound equipment, sound studio and a digitisation suite.

We are also home to the extensive East Anglian Film Archive, a unique resource which you can make use of during your time here. And we have close links with the British Film Institute in London.

Graduates from our MA frequently progress to PhD study or go on to rewarding careers in various fields including archiving, academia, journalism, and in the film and television industries.

**Disclaimer**

Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: **www.uea.ac.uk**

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