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Film Studies

University College London (UCL)

36 months
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21580 GBP/year
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About

The Film Studies programme from University College London (UCL) provides a uniquely rich research environment for the study of cinema at the heart of the dynamic city of London.

Overview

University College London (UCL) sits at the centre of the vibrant, multicultural and cinematic city of London. The university, which was the first to establish Film Studies in Britain, houses a thriving graduate research culture in the subject alongside remarkable resources for the study of cinema across its history and across the world.

Careers

Many or our graduates have gone on to academic careers as well as careers in writing and research.

Employability

Students who complete the PhD in Film Studies demonstrate the ability to produce original research and to construct convincing and original arguments. Many of those who have completed PhDs in Film Studies at UCL have gone on to significant academic positions elsewhere.

Networking

London is a vibrant centre for academic work, and regularly hosts seminars, symposia, and conferences. UCL is central to the city's research culture.

Programme Structure

Research areas
  • North and Latin American cinema history
  • European cinema history
  • Documentary cinema
  • Non-theatrical/radical cinema
  • The history of the discipline
  • Silent cinema
  • Film theory
  • The political economy of cinema

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of an upper second-class UK Honours degree in a relevant discipline or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, and a Master's degree with Merit in a relevant field.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21580 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21580 GBP per year during 36 months.

Overseas: £10,860 (PT)

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Based on both academic merit and financial need

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