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Film Studies

The University of Edinburgh

36 months
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21150 GBP/year
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About

The PhD in Film Studies at The University of Edinburgh is a three-year full-time or six-year part-time degree programme, which allows you to pursue a research topic in depth and produce a thesis of approximately 80,000 words.

Overview

As well as being a highly respected qualification from a top-ranking university, a postgraduate research degree in film studies places you at the heart of a vibrant, artistic city with a flourishing film culture.

Our expert academic staff and extensive library of books, journals and films will support and inspire you in your research. There is easy access to the impressive collections of the National Library of Scotland and local cultural centres. The city is home to the Edinburgh International Film Festival, along with many other festivals, cinemas and film organisations.

Facilities of the PhD in Film Studies at The University of Edinburgh

On hand are all the amenities you would expect, such as computing facilities and study areas as well as a high specification digital screening room.

We have an extensive collection of film books and journals, a large number of films available to stream and an impressive DVD library.

The National Library of Scotland provides a remarkable choice of texts on film. Cultural centres located in Edinburgh, such as the Institut Francais d'Ecosse and the Italian Institute, also house DVD collections and host regular film screenings.

Programme Structure

Training and support
  • The Edinburgh Film Seminar gives you access to presentations, discussions and lectures by leading film academics and film professionals.
  • You will also be involved in the activities of the Edinburgh Film Research Network including conferences, presentations and study days.
  • Student-led screenings, discussion groups, Work-in-Progress seminars and film clubs are among the numerous ways in which we will encourage you to widen your experience and develop networks that will help carry you into an academic career or employment related to film and the moving image.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK 2:1 honours degree and a masters degree, or their international equivalents, in a related subject. 
  • We may also consider your application if you have equivalent qualifications or experience; please check with your potential supervisor before you apply.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21150 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21150 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 36 months.

PhD PT fees

  • International - £10,575
  • Home: £2,250

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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