Master Directing Film and Television - Máster en Dirección de Cine y Televisión
This course, run in collaboration with international film specialists in the School of Modern Languages, will provide you with a deeper understanding of the relationship between films and the cultures and societies in which they are created and consumed.
You will have the opportunity to increase your knowledge of different film styles and film makers during the course, which will focus primarily on the cinemas of Hollywood, Britain and Europe.
The course will address the key aspects of postgraduate film studies, including the historical research of film industries, formal and thematic film analysis, and the relationship between film and society. This will equip you with the skills to increase your critical awareness of key debates and issues within the field.
This degree places particular emphasis on developing your independent learning and advanced research methods and skills, with your dissertation, which will be on a subject of your choice, contributing strongly to the final assessment. This focus will equip you for a career in arts and policy management, film journalism, the film industry or for further study to PhD level.
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2:1 degree in Film Studies or a Modern Foreign Language, or other relevant subject.
English Language Requirements: IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. If you do not yet meet our requirements, our English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) offers a range of courses to help you to improve your English to the necessary standard.
Film and Film Cultures in Historical Contexts
Research Methods in Film Studies
Plus your Dissertation (20,000 words)
You can choose to take the option module Approaches to Textual Analysis, in which case your dissertation will only be 15,000 words.