MA Global Film and Television

Shape the narrative; define the future of global film and television discourse

Learn about the theories that underpin global film and television

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Sep 16, 2024
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24 Months
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Programme Summary

Redefine the boundaries of film criticism and curation

Acquire the essential skills for film and television analysis with our theoretical curriculum

Are you passionate about film and television? Join the online MA in Global Film and Television and delve deeper into one of the world's most treasured art forms. Discover its ever-evolving reflection of society and profound impact on our shared heritage and humanity.This distance learning master's programme allows you to look beyond the surface and explore the cultural impact, social commentary, styles, and contexts of this dynamic industry. Learn about innovative developments and unlock exciting career opportunities whether you are already working in the industry or are aspiring to do so.

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Who is this Online Postgraduate Degree for?

Unlock your path to success

This fully online degree will expand your career options, offering you new possibilities and paths to success.

Excel in your current career

If you are already working in a relevant position within the realm of film and television, our online MA in Global Film and Television empowers you to become an esteemed influencer in your field. With a profound understanding of the intricate theories and concepts that shape the world of film and television, you can transcend your current role and take on the mantle of an intellectual authority, driving critical discourse and shaping the future of this captivating art form.

Change career paths

Forge a new path and redefine your career through our MA in Global Film and Television. Immerse yourself in the transformative power of film and television studies, expanding your horizons and unlocking boundless opportunities. Embrace the role of an influential thought leader, shaping the discourse and future of this captivating art form. Step away from the mundane and embark on a journey of self-discovery, where you can break free from the constraints of your current career and embark on a fulfilling and meaningful professional journey in the dynamic realm of film and television.

Go your own way

From understanding the importance of screen curation in film events and archiving, to engaging with the rich history of film globally, UH Online’s MA in Global Film and Television programme offers a comprehensive understanding of the industry. Discover how to curate compelling content, think critically about global cinema and unleash your potential as a thought leader in this ever-evolving landscape of film and television.

Why choose our online
MA Global Film and Television?

Advance your career with an internationally recognised degree
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MA Global Film and Television
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Enhance your career prospects with a research focused degree
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Study at your own pace, anytime and anywhere from any device, your world is your campus.
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Taught by expert faculty with industry experience
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Join fellow learners through virtual events and module discussions
Rigorous academic standards and quality control procedures
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Receive the same academic standards and award as the equivalent on-campus course
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Be assured of the quality and rigour of your education with a QAA assured degree
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Module Pathway

The part-time Online MA Global Film and Television is 180 Credits and comprises of core modules followed by a final research project.
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Core Modules
Film Histories (15 Credits)
Screen Curation (30 Credits)
Global Screen Violence (15 Credits)
Style and Meaning in Film and Television (30 Credits)
Final Research Project
Research Methods 2 (15 Credits)
Final Research Project (60 Credits)
Research Methods 2: Advanced Research Skills (15 Credits)
Research Methods 1: Critical and Theoretical Debates (15 Credits)
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Further Course Information
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Entry Requirements

Review entry requirements and supporting documents for this programme, start your application journey today
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The entry requirements for the programme are:

  • A Bachelor’s degree at a level equivalent to a UK second class Honours degree
  • For International applicants whose first language is not English, IELTS score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band), or equivalent

  • The school will consider non-standard applicants who can demonstrate that they have work experience for a period of 3 years via a Curriculum Vitae and/or LinkedIn profile


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The supporting documents for the programme are:

  • Bachelor’s degree (where applicable) at a level equivalent to a UK second class Honours degree.
  • A reference letter from a current or previous manager or HR department or person in a position of authority is required as supporting evidence
  • Personal identification Documents e.g passport or I.D
  • A substantial personal statement (approx. 3-500 words) and/or video presentation about why you want to study this programme
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency (POE) where applicable
  • POE exemption may be offered to students.  Please speak to a Student Success Consultant to discover whether you are eligible for an exemption

Start your application Journey

Advance your career with UH Online's online postgraduate degrees. Apply today and gain the knowledge and skills for professional success from the convenience of your home.

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Personal and Network development

Inter Disciplinary Module Approach

Consultancy Project Options

Industry Informed Content

Delivered by Expert Faculty

Personal and Network development

Inter Disciplinary Module Approach

Industry Informed Content

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Taster Lecture

Unlock the door to new perspectives

Join one of our thought-provoking taster lectures to give you an idea of our postgraduate student experience.

Next Event:

The Democritisation of Film and Television. Providing opportunities to enter the industry

Event Date:

October 20, 2023


16:00 GMT


Dr Dierdre O’Neill

*  Don’t worry if you cannot attend the event, all you need to do is register and you will be sent a recording the next day.

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Bet on Yourself

Unlock Your Potential as a Film and Television Authority with Our Theoretical MA Degree

Embark on a transformative journey with our Online MA Global Film and Television, and unleash your potential as a thought leader in the industry. Our theoretical programme empowers you with the critical and analytical tools necessary to shape the future of media discourse, and positions you for success in the dynamic and ever-evolving job market of contemporary film and television.

Film critic or reviewer

Develop a deep understanding of film and television, and use your expertise to critique and analyse various productions.

Film and TV curator or programmer

Use your knowledge of global film and television to curate film festivals, film series or select content for streaming platforms.

Researcher analyst for film and television

Conduct research and provide analysis on various topics related to the film and television industry.

Academic in film and television studies

Teach and share your passion for film and television with others as a professor or academic in the field.


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