Masters | Postgraduate Course - Film Curation MSc Course Details within University of Glasgow

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Home and EU Full time fee £7650, Part time 20 credits £850. International Full time fee £16650
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Film Curation MSc

Study Details

MSc: 12 months full-time; 24 months part-time

The MSc in Film Curation offers you the opportunity to explore film programming in a variety of theoretical, historical and practical contexts. It investigates the material qualities of audio-visual media and explores the history and contemporary practice of projection and exhibition in cinemas, galleries, festivals and online. Throughout the programme you’ll get to work alongside industry-leading experts in film curation through guest lectures and placements, and you’ll be encouraged to respond creatively in both academic and practical exercises.

Module details

Core courses

The Material of Film Curation
The Practice of Film Curation
Work placement/creative project 
Dissertation or audiovisual essay

Optional courses

Students are expected to take two academic options offered by Film and Television Studies and/or the School of Culture and Creative Arts.

Optional courses can include:

  • Advanced Topics in Film Studies
  • Advanced Topics in Television Studies
  • Experimental Media              
  • Festivals
  • Records and Evidence
  • Provenance                 
  • Cultures of Collecting

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject.

Student Destinations

Some students take our programme as a secondment from an ongoing teaching or professional education position held either here, or elsewhere in the world. Others continue into employment in language teaching, journalism, or other kinds of industrial or commercial research related to speech, language and sociolinguistics. The programme is also an excellent foundation to doctoral research either at Glasgow or elsewhere, and/or further training in speech and language therapy.