The MA in Global Film and Television is an online course, offering a range of distinct critical and theoretical approaches. You will be asked to explore the dynamic relationship between visual style and social commentary in work of film and television from around the world. As the industries of film and television become increasingly interconnected, the course considers their shared stylistic and contextual relationships.
This course is innovative in engaging with comparative close readings of US film beyond Hollywood, of World Cinema, and of contemporary television. The course leads the way in employing cutting-edge advancements in Film and Television Studies, such as the audio visual essay and digital curation. The course’s online delivery means that you will benefit from greater flexibility, innovative teaching and learning strategies via the latest developments in social media and digital technology.
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With the University of Hertfordshire’s innovative online distance learning programme, you can study for a MA Global Film and Television at your own pace, without ever having to set foot on campus.
You will benefit from:
The degree is for those who wish to advance their skills and knowledge in the area of Film and Television Studies at postgraduate level. The course will provide the opportunity to develop an understanding of film analysis beyond Hollywood, and to engage in close readings of films and television programmes from around the world.
Graduates are equipped for a variety of careers including those traditionally open to Masters Graduates in the Arts and Humanities: teaching, the Civil Service, Local Government, journalism, marketing, film curation and exhibition, and publishing as well as for further study at postgraduate level.
|Style and Meaning in Film and Television||30 Credits||Compulsory|
|Screen Curation||30 Credits||Compulsory|
|Global Screen Violence||15 Credits||Compulsory|
|Research Methods 1: Critical and Theoretical Debates||15 Credits||Compulsory|
|Research Methods 2: Advanced Research Skills||15 Credits||Compulsory|
|Dissertation/Extended Project||60 Credits||Compulsory|
|Thinking Images: Philosophy in Film and Television||15 Credits||Compulsory|
The normal entry requirements for the programme are:
An interview is not a required component of the admissions process, but all applicants will be invited to an informal online discussion with the Programme Leader prior to admission (via Skype).
International students should have an English Language assessment of IELTS 7, or equivalent as determined by the School of Humanities.