Academic Program

PhD in Film Studies

Aims

To contribute more fully to the cultural and creative industries through the dialectical process of interfacing conceptual/theoretical knowledge with practical experience where academic and industry-focused approaches to learning converge.’

Scope

The scholarship is for a period of three years; and is fully funded, with provisions for

Tuition Fees

Naira

Euro

First Year

2,742,828.02

6,064.39

Second Year

1,001,313.42

2,213.90

Third Year

861,548.71

1,904.88

Project Defense

350,000

773.85

Total

4,955,690.15

10,957.02

 

Estimated living costs per annum

Naira

Euro

Accommodation on campus

900,000

1,989.9

Books and sundry research materials

100,000

221.1

Feeding

728,000

1,609.61

Total

1,728,000

3,820.61

 

Estimated cost of international student exchange trip

Naira

Euro

Flight ticket

550,000

1,217.15

Accommodation and feeding

197,361.23

436.78

Total

747,361

1,653.93

PhD Programme Timeline

  • 2 semesters of course work
  • ½ semester international trip
  • 1 semester field work; and
  • 2 semesters of thesis writing.

Eligibility

Applicants should be Nigerians who hold any of the following qualifications:

  • MA/MSc. Media and Communication or Mass Communication or Theatre Arts or Film or any related field with a CGPA of 4.0 out of 5, 5.0 out of 7 or 60% overall graded point. OR
  • Other Masters degrees such as an MA, MBA, M.Ed. in communication-related arts/humanities and social or physical sciences with a CGPA of 5.0 out of 7, 3.0 out of 4 or 60% overall graded point.

OR

  • MPhil with a 60% average.

Application Timeline

  • Applications open: 20th May, 2021.
  • Applications close: 20th June, 2021.

 

Please note: the documents should be packaged into the following scanned pdf attachments and attached to the CV in this order:

 

  1. Letters of reference
  2. Evidence of qualification
  3. Evidence of publication and MA/MSc thesis
  4. Proposal and abstract.

Application Link

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