Film and Screen Media (PhD) Program By Birkbeck, University of London |Top Universities
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Program Duration

84 monthsProgram duration

Main Subject Area

Communication and Media StudiesMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Communication and Media Studies

Degree

PhD

Study Level

PHD

The Department of Film, Media and Cultural Studies offers an exceptionally stimulating environment, where interdisciplinary research flourishes across film, television and media topics, including journalism, media history, the creative industries, memory studies and practice-led research. Our research aims for critical engagement with technologies, old and new, and poses theoretical, aesthetic and political questions associated with the rise of digital media. In addition to the Birkbeck Library, research students have access to the nearby Senate House Library, various libraries of the University of London colleges, the British Library, as well as other specialist collections and institutions in central London, including the British Film Institute library. They may also take advantage of practical film-making opportunities offered through the Derek Jarman Lab. Current research areas in the Department of Film, Media and Cultural Studies include: cultural studies, digital media culture and technology, film industries and cinema cultures (British, European and worldwide), gender and sexuality studies, histories of television, journalism studies and investigative reporting, media studies, multimedia design, the music industry, and the visual arts. 

Program overview

Main Subject

Communication and Media Studies

Degree

PhD

Study Level

PHD

The Department of Film, Media and Cultural Studies offers an exceptionally stimulating environment, where interdisciplinary research flourishes across film, television and media topics, including journalism, media history, the creative industries, memory studies and practice-led research. Our research aims for critical engagement with technologies, old and new, and poses theoretical, aesthetic and political questions associated with the rise of digital media. In addition to the Birkbeck Library, research students have access to the nearby Senate House Library, various libraries of the University of London colleges, the British Library, as well as other specialist collections and institutions in central London, including the British Film Institute library. They may also take advantage of practical film-making opportunities offered through the Derek Jarman Lab. Current research areas in the Department of Film, Media and Cultural Studies include: cultural studies, digital media culture and technology, film industries and cinema cultures (British, European and worldwide), gender and sexuality studies, histories of television, journalism studies and investigative reporting, media studies, multimedia design, the music industry, and the visual arts. 

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

7+
2+
Jan-2000

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Birkbeck, University of London is a world-class research and teaching institution ranked in the top 250 universities world-wide in the Times Higher World University Rankings 2016-17. As a college of the University of London, Birkbeck awards internationally respected University of London qualifications and offers a unique opportunity to study in the evening alongside London’s working professionals.

Located in historic Bloomsbury, Birkbeck is at the heart of the University of London's city centre campus. Students from over 120 countries study at Birkbeck, attracted to the vibrant academic community and the opportunity to find part-time work while attending classes in the evening. Birkbeck offers a wide range of full time undergraduate courses within five schools (School of Arts, School of Business, Economics & Informatics, School of Science, School of Law and School of Social Sciences, History & Philosophy) and awards internationally respected University of London qualifications.

International students can check for details of equivalences of qualifications at bbk.ac.uk/international and can also take advantage of various scholarship opportunities. There are a wide range of accommodation options available to Birkbeck students, including University of London Halls of Residence, private student accommodation and flat-shares with other students. For more information on applying to study at Birkbeck as an international student, please email [email protected]


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