University of Manchester: Film Studies

InstitutionUniversity of Manchester
Department School of Arts, Languages and Cultures View department profile
Web https://www.hcri.manchester.ac.uk/
Email masalc@manchester.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0)161 275 0322
Study type Taught

Summary

Our MA Film Studies course has been designed to provide considerable opportunities to study film theory, history and culture, as well as aspects of applied practice.

It caters for those who want to enhance their artistic and professional careers, or if you're planning to progress to doctoral study. The course is also suitable if you're relatively new to the subject area and want to establish a solid foundation.

If you want to enhance your employability, it provides an excellent springboard for careers in film, screen media and the creative industries, as well as educational, social and community professions.

The research and teaching strengths of our scholars span film, screen and media studies from form and theory to historical and cultural approaches, and from national cinemas to the politics of identity, gender and sexuality, and film music, as well as film practice.

This considerable breadth of specialism offers a wide range of options. Whether you want to strengthen your academic foundation in this subject area or wish to pursue niche areas of research requiring specific expertise - for example, documentary film-making, audio design or film music composition - you'll find the MA in Film Studies has a considerable amount to offer.

The Applied Film Studies pathway allows you to apply knowledge and experience of film theory and practice to a social and community setting, such as in schools, and community and cultural organisations, including the not-for-profit sector.

This involves acquiring practical skills in addition to theoretical knowledge, such as participatory video, sound design, film curation and programming, which could be applied to education, community and activist contexts.

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