Staff Profiles: Ian Hepworth

Ian Hepworth

Staff Profile: Ian Hepworth
Academic Course Leader in Film Studies

Ian Hepworth

Ian Hepworth

Academic Course Leader in Film Studies

Literary and Critical Studies

Ian is Academic Course Leader for the BA in Film Studies. He teaches across a range of subjects in the film area, with genre, gender and the sports film being his primary interests.


Ian completed his degree in Film Studies with English Studies at the University of Gloucestershire, remaining there to write his Masters thesis on the female boxing film. He is currently undetaking a PhD alongside his course leader role which focuses upon post-9/11 American apocalypse television. He has particular interests in the sports movie, representations of boxing and mixed martial arts in film and representations of gender.


Award Title Institution Date
BA (Hons) Film Studies with English Studies University of Gloucestershire 2005
PgCert Research Methods University of Gloucestershire 2006
MA Film Studies (MA by Research) University of Gloucestershire 2008
PGCHE Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education University of Gloucestershire 2009

Membership of professional bodies

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy 

Teaching and research