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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Hertfordshire

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-FEB-21, 01-OCT-21, 01-FEB-22

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

About the course

We welcome applications from postgraduate students interested in pursuing innovative research into Film and Television from a broad range of perspectives. Our members of staff can offer supervision on a wide range of potential research projects. Our team offers particular expertise in topics that explore film and television form a religious and/or philosophical angle, or approaches from Cultural Studies; Gender Studies and Psychoanalysis. A PhD in Film can be taken full-time (up to 4 years) or part-time (up to 7 years). It is based on the research and completion of a research project in any field within these subject areas for which expert supervision can be provided. The resulting thesis, which should typically be around 80,000 words in length, is defended in a viva voce (oral examination) led by an external examiner.

Why choose this course?

You will be able to develop a substantial, original research project with the help and support of academics who are active researchers themselves. You will acquire extensive subject expertise and independent research skills, honed over an extended period. You will join a thriving School of Humanities and become part of a burgeoning research culture. As a postgraduate student, you are invited to attend and participate in regular research seminars and conferences. All our students are encouraged to present work at national and international conferences and to submit their research for publication.

Tuition fees

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£ 13,650per year

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University information

University of Hertfordshire

  • University League Table

    81st

  • Campus address

    University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9AB, England

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Study with over 4,000 International students on an eco-friendly campus at one of the safest university locations in the east of England.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    39th out of 102 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    117 61%

    79th

    19
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    11th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    41st

    7

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