"Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, examinations may be replaced by an alternative form of assessment during the academic year 2020/2021. Please refer to the Programme Specification on these pages for further details."
Why choose Herts?
Flexible: You will study online, part-time, and asynchronously.
Employment Prospects: Graduates work as film curators, journalists, and teachers for organisations including the BBC as well as pursuing further PhD study.
Industry Connections: Experience media industry talks from expert film critics and be introduced to a Digital Agency owner who produces content for the Star Wars Franchise.
About the course
The M.A. 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 the 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 audiovisual 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.
Why choose this course?
With the University of Hertfordshire’s innovative online distance learning programme, you can study for a M.A. in Global Film and Television at your own pace, without ever having to set foot on campus.
You will benefit from:
Flexible study- fit your degree around your work and life commitments.
Support from experienced and well-qualified tutors.
No campus-based exams – assessment is by coursework and online tests.
Pay as you study and possible tuition fee loan eligibility (UK/EU students only).
Being part of a dynamic and supportive online community of like-minded students.
No travel or student accommodation costs.
The degree is for those who wish to advance their skills and knowledge in the area of Film and Television Studies at the 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.
At the University of Hertfordshire, we want to make sure your time studying with us is as stress-free and rewarding as possible. We offer a range of support services including; student wellbeing, academic support, accommodation and childcare to ensure that you make the most of your time at Herts and can focus on studying and having fun.
Sandwich placement or study abroad year: n/a
Applications open to international and EU students: Yes