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Full time | Edge Hill University | 1 year | SEP

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Full time


1 year

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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Film / Video Production Film Studies

Course type


Course Summary

Our MA Film and Media allows you to tailor your studies to your own areas of interest in film, contemporary media and popular culture. Perhaps you’ll choose to focus on European cinema and its relationship to American commercial cinema. Or maybe you’ll explore the new wave of Asian cinema.

You’ll develop your research skills throughout the programme and gain the confidence to critique and expand existing theories, analyses and methodologies. And you’ll produce a piece of independent academic research. This could take the form of a traditional dissertation or an industry research project.

This programme engages with a multitude of creative industries and media facets – policy, industry, content and audiences. You’ll get a good understanding of how a media product is generated, circulated and consumed.


Researching Media and Culture introduces you to key research methods in the media, film and cultural studies and to practical issues in carrying out research. The module will explore a range of approaches to researching people, researching texts, and researching institutions and industries. You will develop an understanding of research and how to carry it out successfully. You will also begin to prepare for your through working on your dissertation proposal and reworking ideas and material in different ways, including as a formal written proposal and as a presentation.

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Entry requirements

You should have a degree equivalent to UK first-class or second-class honours (2:2 or above) in a relevant subject.

University information

Edge Hill University has been established since 1885 and continues to live up to its ethos of ‘creating opportunity from knowledge’. Students who opt to attend Edge Hill will benefit from an exceptional education thanks to its cutting-edge research, scholarship opportunities, contemporary facilities and most importantly its passionate, dedicated teaching staff. Students are empowered to craft their own future, learning in ways that work for...more

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