Make your dreams of writing about film and television or working in the media industries a reality with this innovative course combining theory and practice. The course provides a wide-ranging examination of film and television cultures, considering a variety of approaches and national contexts, and enabling the development of key filmmaking, documentary and screenwriting skills.
In the most recent Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey, 100% of all 2017 graduates from this course were in work or further study within six months.
The Film and Televsion Studies BA degree will guide you through a combination of theoretical, historical and cultural approaches as you explore American, British, European and world cinema and television from both historical and contemporary perspectives. The course teaching team is made up of film and television specialists recognised internationally for research that forms an essential part of the course.
Practice-based projects in short filmmaking, documentary and screenwriting are informed by your growing critical awareness and are enabled by our advanced production and editing facilities. You'll develop transferable skills through a variety of teaching methods and gain key higher learning skills through additional teaching tailored to university study.
You'll be assessed with coursework, practical group work, in-class exams and a final dissertation or practice/theory project.
In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have:
If you do not have traditional qualifications or cannot meet the entry requirements for this undergraduate degree, you may still be able to gain entry by completing the Film, Photography and Media Extended Degree.
Applications are welcome from mature students who have passed appropriate Access or other preparatory courses or have appropriate work experience.
Mature students are also encouraged to apply.
All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Applicants who require a Tier 4 student visa may need to provide a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS. For more information about English qualifications please see our English language requirements.
If you're studying full-time, each year (level) is worth 120 credits.
Year 1 (Level 4) modules include:
Year 2 (Level 5) modules include:
Year 3 (Level 6) modules include:
Studying this degree, you'll develop transferable skills that will increase your employability.
Students go on to work, for example, in film and television companies, independent production houses, media journalism, film marketing and publicity and cinema exhibition, as well as going forward to postgraduate study.
Please note, in addition to the tuition fee there may be additional costs for things like equipment, materials, printing, textbooks, trips or professional body fees.
Additionally, there may be other activities that are not formally part of your course and not required to complete your course, but which you may find helpful (for example, optional field trips). The costs of these are additional to your tuition fee and the fees set out above and will be notified when the activity is being arranged.
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Apply to us for January 2019
Start a degree in the new year. Applying is quick and easy – simply call our January hotline on or apply to us online.
If you're a UK/EU applicant applying for full-time study you must apply via UCAS unless otherwise specified.
UK/EU applicants for part-time study should apply direct to the University.
Non-EU applicants for full-time study may choose to apply via UCAS or apply direct to the University. Non-EU applicants for part-time study should apply direct to the University, but please note that if you require a Tier 4 visa you are not able to study on a part-time basis.
The University and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) accepts applications for full-time courses starting in September from one year before the start of the course. Our UCAS institution code is L68.
If you will be applying direct to the University you are advised to apply as early as possible as we will only be able to consider your application if there are places available on the course.
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