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Study at one of the top Film Studies departments in the UK (5th Guardian University Guide 2017/18) with research strengths in European, American and East Asian cinema, cultural studies and film-philosophy. 

Our partnership with the BFI in London gives you access to the Reuben library, the largest and best film library in the UK. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of King’s at BFI Southbank and enjoy lectures by some of the world’s leading film scholars with screenings. 

Alongside their research our students can take part in skills training, teach on our undergraduate film degrees and work on film festivals and educational events across London’s thriving film culture.  

Duration One year FT, two years PT, September to September.

Study MA Film Studies in the Department of Film Studies at King's College London.

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Duration Expected to be PhD (initial registration for MPhil), three years FT, four-six years PT. September to September, January to January or April to April.

Study a PhD in Film Studies at King's College London or a joint PhD with the University of Hong Kong or National University of Singapore

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Please click here for the current list of MA modules offered by the Department of Film Studies.

Please note that the list of level 7 modules for the 2019/20 academic year is likely to differ.

Discover more about the Department of Film Studies



We maintain excellent links with both national and international partners



How we work to advance knowledge, learning, and understanding in the service of society



Current and past Department of Film Studies research projects



Research culture in the Department of Film Studies is vibrant and stimulating

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