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Film Studies and Modern History MA (Hons)

University of St Andrews

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UCAS CODE: PV31

Course options

  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    05-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Film Studies - Film Studies offers a comprehensive study of global film cultures. Engaging the cultural, industrial and institutional contexts of global cinema, as well as analytical, media historical, political and phenomenological approaches to film scholarship, you will emerge with a powerful and relevant set of scholarly tools. Students critically examine the history of film and related media in their artistic, documentary and non-theatrical variants, from the pre-cinematic to the digital, looking at a diverse range of topics from stars to media activism, and from archives to film festivals.

Modern History - Modern History will teach you to analyse historical events from the past five-hundred years from a present day context. The course takes a broad view of political and social developments and allows you flexibility in your studies. You can choose topics ranging from the 15th to the 21st century, studying British, European, Middle Eastern, South Asian, East Asian or American history. In addition, you will be able to pursue a variety of different approaches including political, military, cultural, religious, intellectual, scientific, general, social and economic history.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 25,100per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : AAA

To include History. Subjects excluded: Citizenship Studies, Critical Thinking, Global Perspectives and Research (GPR) and General Studies.

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University information

University of St Andrews

  • University League Table

    4th

  • Campus address

    University of St Andrews, College Gate, St Andrews, KY16 9AJ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    3rd out of 90 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    195 100%

    1st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    7th

    27
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.31 86%

    12th

    9

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