School of Media, Film and Music

The School of Media, Film and Music is divided into two departments - to find out more follow the links below to visit a department website:

Department of Media and Film

Department of Music

Welcome

Professor Sue Thornham

The strength of Media, Film and Music at Sussex is its outstanding record in research combined with the breadth of offerings within the School.

In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) Media and Film were rated eighth in the UK. All of our research was rated as being internationally recognised, and 75 per cent rated as internationally excellent or world leading. In Music, 95 per cent of our research activity was rated as recognised internationally or higher, and one-fifth as world leading. These RAE results demonstrate that the School's teaching faculty are internationally respected researchers and practitioners working at the cutting edge of contemporary debates and practices.

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The breadth of offer within the School encompasses the critical and historical studies of media, film, journalism, music and culture together with creative practice across a range of musical forms and the media of photography, film, radio and interactive digital imaging. This breadth of offer is delivered through undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses that have been designed and developed to meet your specific areas of interest.

To support the wide range of degrees we offer the School provides you with excellent facilities. There are specialist music facilities, media and music labs, and broadcast quality post-production edit facilities for both sound and video production. Our specialist cinema viewing facilities and our media, film and music resource library support your learning.

To further your experience we offer strong work-based links with national and regional creative, music and media organisations, and we bring international researchers and practitioners into the School to work closely with our students.

The Sussex School of Media, Film and Music offers you an exciting and supportive context in which to explore how media and music in all their forms - as technologies, institutions, practices and texts - figure in today's society, and how you, as analyst, critic or practitioner, can shape their future.

Professor Sue Thornham
Head of School

Departments

School contact

School of Media, Film and Music
University of Sussex
Silverstone Building
Arts Road
Falmer
East Sussex
BN1 9RG

E mfm@sussex.ac.uk