Four students chat while studying in a classroom in Creative Edge.

Our MA Film and Media enables you to combine the study of film and media.

You will interrogate key theories and methodologies across the twentieth century, with the opportunity to specialise in areas such as transnational media, European cinema and screen genres.

Gaining expertise in key research methods in the media, film and cultural studies, you can also explore the relationship between media, culture and sexuality and assess the links between cinema, history and national identity.

Alternatively, you may wish to interrogate key media theories in depth on our MRes Masters by Research.


Looking from the first floor of Creative Edge down to the foyer.The Department of Media is based in Creative Edge, a state-of-the-art £17m building offering highly contemporary suites of outstanding facilities for creative media students.

Key features include TV studios with broadcast capacity and full production capabilities, recording studios, sound-editing suites, animation studios, a photographic studio, radio studio and multimedia laboratory.

Our innovative resources are designed to ensure you gain practical experience to a professional standard. Dedicated support in the use of all creative media facilities is available through our Media Development Team.

Open Days

A prospective student and her parents visit a stand in Creative Edge while viewing the departmental facilities during an open day.If you are considering  studying at Edge Hill University, the best way to gain an insight into the student experience is to discover our stunning campus for yourself by attending an open day.

You can tour the campus, including the halls of residence, with a student guide. There will also be opportunities to attend presentations and view subject facilities.

Alternatively, if you are unable to attend an open day, we offer a range of other events for prospective students, including monthly campus tours.

View open day dates and book your place