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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-OCT-21, 04-FEB-22, 01-OCT-22, 04-FEB-23

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

What is Film and Television MA by Research?

Research a topic of your choice or work on an extended creative project. Boost your professional practice and develop high-level skills and knowledge to progress your career.

You’ll benefit from an experienced team of research-active scholars and industry practitioners who can offer supervision across a range of topics. Staff specialisms include:

  • gender and ageing in screen media
  • US and European film history
  • ‘heritage’ culture in film and TV
  • cult film and TV
  • the contemporary Western
  • sci-fi TV
  • animation and VFX
  • community media
  • documentary film
  • screenwriting.

Study style

You’ll have the opportunity to choose between a research-based or practice-based project. For example, write a thesis of 80,000 words for the research-based PhD or, for the practice-based option, create a piece of content or stage a multi-media event and accompany it with a much-shorter written component. As a practice-based student, you’ll have access to our state-of-the-art studios and equipment.

This research contributes to the research priority area Being Human: Past, Present and Future and Creative Practice as Research.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 10,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Gloucestershire

  • University League Table

    97th

  • Campus address

    University of Gloucestershire, The Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2RH, England

A diverse and inclusive community, welcoming students from over 60 countries worldwide.
Placements, internships, trips and career experiences help prepare students for success after graduation.
A wide range of bursaries and merit scholarships are available for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    57th out of 102 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    123 65%

    58th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    59 59%

    49th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    36th

    2

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