Film and Television Studies
We are the UK's top Film and Television Studies department (The Times Good University Guide 2013 and Complete University Guide 2014).”
Rated 1st in the UK's Film and Television Studies departments for the quality of our research (Research Assessment Exercise 2008).”
Our students gave us a 97% satisfaction rating for teaching quality (National Student Survey 2013).”
Founded in 1978, we are one of the oldest and most respected Film and Television Studies in the UK.”
Sat 25 Oct '14
Dr. Karl Schoonover gives seminar at Oxford on eco-documentaries
Dr. Schoonover's talk argues that a close examination of how recent eco-documentaries depict environmental disaster reveals the limits of contemporary…
Tue 23 Sep '14
Times University Guide 2015 ranks us no.1 in the country for Communication and Media Studies
In the Times and Sunday Times ‘Good University Guide 2015’ our department was once again rated the top department for Communication and Media Studies.…
The department is based in a purpose-built facility with four screening theatres. We have 35mm, 16mm and DVD projection facilities fitted as standard in all teaching rooms. Our main lecture theatre is fitted with cinema quality 2k digital projection, costing £75,000.
Staff and postgraduate students collaborate in the Thinking Film and Television's Digital Future Through the Past seminar, by utilising some of the latest in video conferencing technology, with both staff and students from Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.
• Download our Postgraduate Study Brochure.
• See current PhD thesis research topics.
Dr Rachel Moseley and Dr Helen Wheatley were awarded the University's Second Arts Impact Award 2012 in recognition of engaging the public with their research project A History of Television for Women in Britain, 1947-89.
IN OTHER ENGAGEMENT NEWS: Dr Michael Pigott, in association with The Vital Agency and Press Space PR, curated Backspace -- an exhibition celebrating video game heritage. The exhibition won Best Experiential Campaign or Event at the 2013 Fresh Awards.