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The Department The Film Studies department at King's College London is the most highly rated film studies department in London. We are situated in the heart of the arts and media district, a few minutes walk from the British Film Institute South Bank, the Tate Modern, and the BFI Library. The department is staffed by a group of internationally acclaimed scholars and enjoys a lively graduate community. Graduate students at King's College London participate in a number of regular research activities, including a programme of lectures by nationally and internationally distinguished scholars, international conferences, twice weekly 35mm cinematheque screenings, a focused graduate training programme, and a student organised work-in-progress conference in May. Designed For Students who want to deepen their knowledge of the world's cinemas and the very latest approaches to studying them. Many graduates of the MA Film Studies go on to pursue careers in media arts or a PhD in Film Studies. Past graduates have gone on to PhD programmes at Harvard University, the University of Iowa, and King's College London, among many others. MA Film Studies Programme Contemporary film studies is a diverse, interdisciplinary field, incorporating a variety of approaches to the analysis of film and film culture. The MA Film Studies at King's College London builds on the research strengths of its distinguished faculty to offer modules that examine a wide range of cinemas and approaches to studying film. The MA Film Studies can be taken as a one-year full-time course or as a two-year part-time course. The course runs from September to September. It consists of five taught modules and a dissertation, together with a training program, guest seminar series and student-organised conference. Full time students will take the compulsory core module, four other taught modules and a dissertation. Part time students will take the compulsory core module and two other taught modules in the first year, and two other taught modules and a dissertation in the second year. Core module: Formations of Film Studies: an Advances introduction to the Field. Optional modules for 2011-12 include: Film Theory and the Cinema Experience, Thinking Cinema, Contemporary French Cinema, American Underground and Avant-Garde Cinema, Exploitation Cinema, London Film Cultures, Popular European Cinema, Cinema and the City, and Media Aesthetics. Additional options may be available from other Humanities departments at King's College and you may also be able to select one module from associated graduate film programmes at Birkbeck College, Goldsmiths College, University College, Queen Mary, Royal Holloway and SOAS.

The Department The Film Studies department at King's College London is the most highly rated film studies department in London. We are situated in the heart of the arts and media district, a few minutes walk from the British Film Institute South Bank, the Tate Modern, and the BFI Library. The department is staffed by a group of internationally acclaimed scholars and enjoys a lively graduate...

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