Film, Media and Cultural Studies
What is Film, Media and Cultural Studies?
The study of film, media and culture is an exploration of the relationships between film, media and society. In a media-saturated culture, developing a critical awareness of media and film is crucial to our understanding of contemporary society.
Why Sunderland for Film, Media and Cultural Studies?
- Excellent record in graduate employment
- Taught by leading academics in the field
- Wide range of modules on offer
You will be able to select modules from a wide range of subjects, including: popular music, reality TV, cyberculture, Asian cinema, European cinema and black popular culture and Hollywood cinema. You can also explore star systems, institutions, sexual cultures, celebrity culture, audiences and sub-cultures.
Our Film, Media and Cultural Studies courses are taught by some of the key researchers in the field, and we regularly host national conferences. Find out more about the Media Department's research on the Centre for Research in Media and Cultural Studies website.
You will develop transferable skills that are invaluable to a range of careers, from being a film critic to teaching or working in public relations.
Recent graduates have gained employment in the BBC, Channel 4, Sky TV, MTV, Radio 1, and regional / national newspapers and radio stations.