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Film and TV Studies MPhil (Research)

Film and TV Studies MPhil (Research)

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Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Film Studies Television Programme Production

Course type


Course Summary

Our outward-looking, multi-disciplinary research activities are based on high-quality, challenging and flexible graduate programmes.


We offer postgraduate research students a wide range of options for independent study, from one-year taught degrees to three-year doctoral programmes. In undertaking such a programme, you will be joining a thriving and vibrant postgraduate community.

We welcome students from a variety of backgrounds, working on areas of specialist interest using methods from the arts, humanities and social sciences, including, where appropriate, research through practice.

Topics in which we would welcome postgraduate research include:

  • Television and Film Theories
  • Screen Histories, Aesthetics and Practices
  • The National, Transnational and World Cinemas
  • Film Festivals and Curation
  • Media Technologies
  • Gender, Race, Age, Disability and Class.

Thesis length: 30,000-40,000 words (including references and bibliography).

A Master of Philosophy (Research) requires you to undertake a postgraduate course of special study and research that represents a distinct contribution to knowledge.

Different course options

Full time | University of Glasgow | 1 year | 14-SEP-20

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Full time


1 year

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Entry requirements

Our regular standard of admission is at least an Upper Second Class Honours degree (2:1), although candidates will usually also have completed or be undertaking a Masters qualification.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. The university is part of the prestigious Russell Group, and is one of only two universities in the UK to be awarded a 5 Stars Plus by the QS University Rankings 2017. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The...more

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