Film Studies - Theory & Practice

NUI Galway


Course Name Film Studies - Theory & Practice
Course Provider NUI Galway
Course Code 1FU4 1FU5
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Galway City
Qualification Letters MA/PDip
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Duration 1FU4: 1 year full-time, 1FU5: 2 years part-time.
Course Fee

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Financial Support Grants
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Tax Relief
Full- and part-time students may be entitled to tax relief on tuition fees. Applications for tax relief on course fees paid must be made using an application form available from the Revenue Commissioners. See The maximum amount of tax relief on tuition fees is €7,000 per annum.
Entry Requirements

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QQI Level 8 degree or equivalent, H2.2, GPA 3.0, or equivalent international qualification. Students who do not meet the honours degree requirement but have a Level 7 degree (Merit 1) may be admitted to the PDip course ...

Number of Places 15

1. Duration options: The course may be taken as a full-time, one-year degree OR as a part-time degree taken over a two-year period.

2. Film school: The course is offered within the Huston School of Film...

Course Content

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The MA in Film Studies: Theory and Practice is a pioneering programme that prepares students for a range of careers in film, screenwriting and media-related areas. Film today offers a broad mix of employment opportunities, including in ...

Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
Graduates have gone on to further research at PhD level and have acquired positions as lecturers and researchers in third-level institutions. Graduates have also found employment in a range of film festival, film and media production, and journalism roles, including university lecturer, television producer, publisher’s production assistant, film producer and director, newspaper editor, journalist, teacher, theatre administrator, and film festival programmer.
Further Enquiries Dr Tony Tracy
T: +353 91 493 839
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