University of East Anglia UEA: Film, Television and Media

InstitutionUniversity of East Anglia UEA View institution profile
Department School of Art, Media and American Studies
Telephone 01603 591709
Study type Research


RESEARCH - You will be part of a thriving and active postgraduate community with around 70 PhD students. We welcome applications for PhDs and MPhil degrees and Masters' by Research. For more information on our current research opportunities visit:

STAFF RESEARCH INTERESTS - As a PhD student, you'll be supervised by a team of two academic staff members drawn from our Faculty of internationally renowned research staff. Our research areas include: Media history; Genre studies; Gender and feminist media studies; British cinema; Audience and reception studies; Practice as research.

If you are interested in applying for a research degree, please feel free to contact academic staff directly. For contact details and research interests go to:

STUDENT RESEARCH - Student research has included work on marketing film horror, cinema going and youth cultures, women's representation in chick flicks, audiences for reality television in China, sitcom screenwriting, feminisms in US television, women in British cinema, audio drama and podcasting, and American film serials.

SEMINARS, STUDY DAYS AND RESEARCH SKILLS TRAINING - As a postgraduate student, you’ll be part of our regular research programme. This includes guest lectures, study days, symposia and major international conferences. Recent events have included the International Girls Studies and Women’s Film and Television History Network conferences, and symposia on film and the environment, celebrity and stardom, youth media, and new approaches to British cinema and television. You’ll take part in our postgraduate training seminars, and you’ll have the chance to hone your research and professional skills through sessions organised by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities Graduate School.

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University of East Anglia

UEA is a world-leading research university and is 10th in the UK for quality of research outputs (Times Higher REF 2014 analysis).

As a UEA postgraduate research student, you’d be joining a university awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017.

Our postgraduate students have the opportunity to work at the heart of active research teams, challenging boundaries and making a substantial impact on the global challenges facing society.

UEA has four faculties that are committed to academic excellence: the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, the Faculty …

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