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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Mile End

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Enhance your career by taking our Film Studies MA. You will consider key aspects of film analysis, theory, history and practice. You'll learn practical filmmaking skills, as well as gain excellent research expertise, that could provide a pathway to a PhD.

  • Take part in some of the most pressing debates about film today
  • Teaching by respected filmmakers and internationally renowned academics
  • Excellent facilities and a first-class London location


  • Bespoke 41-seat cinema and state-of-the-art black box film studio facilities
  • Up-to-date camera and post-production technology and equipment, supported by experienced staff
  • Queen Mary’s comprehensive libraries, including our Postgraduate Reading Room
  • Our new Graduate Centre: purpose-built study spaces and a roof-top common room with a terrace

Career paths

You will complete this programme with an impressive array of practical skills and specialist knowledge of film theory and practice, so you will be well-prepared for a successful career in the creative industries, in areas such as screenwriting, independent film production, and PR. Other graduates go on to study film at a higher level, studying for an MPhil or PhD.

The transferable skills gained on this programme, coupled with its networking opportunities, have allowed graduates of this programme to move into a range of careers, such as:

  • Media broadcasting
  • Academic research
  • Film research

Graduates have gone on to become arts officers and producers and directors in organisations such as:

  • the BBC
  • Achtung Berlin
  • City and Guilds
  • University of Kent

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,000per year

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

University information

Queen Mary University of London

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  • Campus address

    Queen Mary University of London, Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS, England

Queen Mary students enjoy the security and friendliness of campus in a famous city, with guaranteed accommodation for all first-year undergraduates in Year 1.
Queen Mary is a truly global university. It has students and staff from over 160 countries, and has sites in London, China, Malta and Paris.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 102 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    139 73%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58 58%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%



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