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MA by Research Media & Cultural Studies

MA by Research Media & Cultural Studies

MA by Research Media & Cultural Studies

MA by Research 1 year 2 years Lincoln School of Film and Media Lincoln Campus [L] Validated MA by Research 1 year 2 years Lincoln School of Film and Media Lincoln Campus [L] Validated MA by Research 1 year 2 years Lincoln School of Film and Media Lincoln Campus [L] Validated

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Introduction

The Lincoln School of Film and Media offers supervision for advanced-level research in the subject areas of media, film and cultural studies.

You can join a vibrant research community where regular research seminars provide the opportunity to advance your knowledge and provide the chance to develop valuable transferable skills.

Under the guidance of an academic supervisor, combined with structured research training, you will have the opportunity to produce a dissertation or piece of creative writing. Research students are encouraged to share their expertise and contribute to the organisation of research events, symposia, exhibitions and conferences.

Research Areas, Projects & Topics

Example research areas:

  • World/Latin American cinemas
  • Digital and new media cultures
  • Film and History
  • Media and Culture in Eastern Europe

How You Study

Due to the nature of postgraduate research programmes, the vast majority of your time will be spent in independent study and research. You will have meetings with your academic supervisor, however the regularity of these will vary depending on your own individual requirements, subject area, staff availability and the stage of your programme.

How You Are Assessed

The submission required for this programme is a 25,000 word thesis.

How To Apply

Enrolment Dates

To support your experience within the postgraduate research community, new students are encouraged to enrol in October, February or May.

In addition to meeting peers across the University who are starting their research programme at the same time, there is access to a central training programme designed around the first three months of study, and targeted support aligned to each stage of the postgraduate research journey. Alternative enrolment dates may be agreed with your supervisor on an individual basis.

Entry Requirements

A good honours degree.

Key Contacts

Academic:
Dr Dean Lockwood
dlockwood@lincoln.ac.uk
+44 (0)1522 886088

Enquiries:
pgenquiries@lincoln.ac.uk
+44 (0)1522 886644

Career and Personal Development

Graduates may go on to a variety of media and culture-related roles in industry and opportunities can exist in research across a range of commercial and public sectors. There can be opportunities for advancement in the media and creative industries, as well as in research and academia.

Introduction

The Lincoln School of Film and Media offers supervision for advanced-level research in the subject areas of media, film and cultural studies.

You can join a vibrant research community where regular research seminars provide the opportunity to advance your knowledge and provide the chance to develop valuable transferable skills.

Under the guidance of an academic supervisor, combined with structured research training, you will have the opportunity to produce a dissertation or piece of creative writing. Research students are encouraged to share their expertise and contribute to the organisation of research events, symposia, exhibitions and conferences.

Research Areas, Projects & Topics

Example research areas:

  • World/Latin American cinemas
  • Digital and new media cultures
  • Film and History
  • Media and Culture in Eastern Europe

How You Study

Due to the nature of postgraduate research programmes, the vast majority of your time will be spent in independent study and research. You will have meetings with your academic supervisor, however the regularity of these will vary depending on your own individual requirements, subject area, staff availability and the stage of your programme.

How You Are Assessed

The submission required for this programme is a 25,000 word thesis.

How To Apply

Enrolment Dates

To support your experience within the postgraduate research community, new students are encouraged to enrol in October, February or May.

In addition to meeting peers across the University who are starting their research programme at the same time, there is access to a central training programme designed around the first three months of study, and targeted support aligned to each stage of the postgraduate research journey. Alternative enrolment dates may be agreed with your supervisor on an individual basis.

Entry Requirements

2:1 honours degree.

Key Contacts

Academic:
Dr Dean Lockwood
dlockwood@lincoln.ac.uk
+44 (0)1522 886088

Enquiries:
pgenquiries@lincoln.ac.uk
+44 (0)1522 886644

Career and Personal Development

Graduates may go on to a variety of media and culture-related roles in industry and opportunities can exist in research across a range of commercial and public sectors. There can be opportunities for advancement in the media and creative industries, as well as in research and academia.

Introduction

The Lincoln School of Film and Media offers supervision for advanced-level research in the subject areas of media, film and cultural studies.

You can join a vibrant research community where regular research seminars provide the opportunity to advance your knowledge and provide the chance to develop valuable transferable skills.

Under the guidance of an academic supervisor, combined with structured research training, you will have the opportunity to produce a dissertation or piece of creative writing. Research students are encouraged to share their expertise and contribute to the organisation of research events, symposia, exhibitions and conferences.

Research Areas, Projects & Topics

Example research areas:

  • World/Latin American cinemas
  • Digital and new media cultures
  • Film and History
  • Media and Culture in Eastern Europe

How You Study

Due to the nature of postgraduate research programmes, the vast majority of your time will be spent in independent study and research. You will have meetings with your academic supervisor, however the regularity of these will vary depending on your own individual requirements, subject area, staff availability and the stage of your programme.

How You Are Assessed

The submission required for this programme is a 25,000 word thesis.

How To Apply

Enrolment Dates

To support your experience within the postgraduate research community, new students are encouraged to enrol in October, February or May.

In addition to meeting peers across the University who are starting their research programme at the same time, there is access to a central training programme designed around the first three months of study, and targeted support aligned to each stage of the postgraduate research journey. Alternative enrolment dates may be agreed with your supervisor on an individual basis.

Entry Requirements

First or upper second class honours degree.

Key Contacts

Academic:
Dr Dean Lockwood
dlockwood@lincoln.ac.uk
+44 (0)1522 886088

Enquiries:
pgenquiries@lincoln.ac.uk
+44 (0)1522 886644

Career and Personal Development

Graduates may go on to a variety of media and culture-related roles in industry and opportunities can exist in research across a range of commercial and public sectors. There can be opportunities for advancement in the media and creative industries, as well as in research and academia.

Tuition Fees

 

2018/19 Entry* Full-time Part-time
Home/EU £4,246**** £2,123****
Home/EU 
(including Alumni Scholarship** 25% reduction)
£3,184**** £1,592****
International £15,300 £7,650
International
(Including International Alumni / Global Postgraduate Scholarship £2,000 reduction)***
£13,300 £6,650
Thesis Pending Home/EU (MPhil/PhD only) £682 £682
Thesis Pending International (MPhil/PhD only) £2,219 £2,219


* Academic year August - July
** UoL Alumni students only enrolling on to a Postgraduate Research programme. 25% Offset against the tuition fee payable for each year of study.
*** All International students holding a UoL degree when enrolling on a PG programme. First year’s fees only.

**** Estimated RCUK fee for 2018/19. The University of Lincoln sets its fees in line with the Research Councils UK (RCUK) research fee support level. For home students commencing in 2018 this will be set early in the New Year. The indicative fee level from RCUK for 2017/18 is £4,195. For 2018 this fee is expected to increase in line with inflation, based on the Treasury GDP deflator.

Research students may be required to pay additional fees in addition to cover the cost of specialist resources, equipment and access to any specialist collections that may be required to support their research project. These will be informed by the research proposal submitted and will be calculated on an individual basis. Any additional fees will be outlined in your offer letter, prior to accepting your place at the University of Lincoln.

Guidance for Postgraduate Fees

Postgraduate Research

Full time and part time postgraduate research students will be invoiced the published set fee each academic year enrolled, up to the point of thesis submission.

Upon first enrolment, the full set fee is payable.

All continuing students are required to re-enrol on their anniversary of their first enrolment. The relevant set full time or part time fee is payable by all continuing students on re-enrolment.

A reduced ‘writing-up’ fee in the 12 month period prior to thesis submission may be applicable subject to your progress. After your Viva Voce examination, additional fees will be payable if a second Viva Voce examination is required.

For further information and for details about funding your study, scholarships and bursaries, please see our Postgraduate Fees & Funding pages [www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/studyatlincoln/postgraduateprogrammes/feesandfunding/].

The University intends to provide its courses as outlined in these pages, although the University may make changes in accordance with the Student Admissions Terms and Conditions.