This course will develop your understanding of the central role cinema has played, and continues to play, in shaping our world. You will be able to research a variety of areas, including Film and Philosophy, Gender and Sexuality, British Cinema from the 1960s to the present day, and Film and Adaptation. You will also be introduced to the main areas of debate in the history of film theory and criticism.
Through a dissertation/major project, you will research a chosen topic in depth, developing your ideas in collaboration with a supervisor drawn from our teaching team.
If you are interested in further research, this course provides an excellent foundation for MPhil/Ph.D. study.
Reasons to choose Kingston University
- You will study a wide variety of classical, contemporary, and emergent cinemas, including examples from British, American, European, and global traditions.
- Film Studies is located within the Kingston School of Art, one of the country's leading centers for teaching and research into art, design, and the creative industries.
- Kingston's location is ideal for accessing the many film-based resources in London, such as the British Film Institute (the largest film archive in the world).