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PhD in Film and Visual Studies (Critical Practice)

Filming - compoundsAim: To offer students the opportunity to undertake advanced, original research via film scholarship in one of the department’s areas of specialisation:  avant-garde and independent cinema; British and Irish film and visual culture; European Cinema; film industries; film history and historiography; documentary film; sound and film; music and film; world cinemas and comparative film studies; film aesthetics; cinema history and historiography.

Duration:  3 years full-time; 6 years part-time.

Entrance Requirements:  Normally a first or good upper second class degree in relevant subject area (or EU/US equivalent).

Current Research Areas:  As noted in MPhil.

Title of research area:  Film and Visual Studies. 

Content:  Specified research area.

Funding:  As noted in MPhil.

Careers:  Media/Journalism; Arts Management; Curation; Academic/teaching.


Preferred supervisor (see staff list) and/or Dr Gary Rhodes


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