Film Studies BA (Hons)
Application deadlines: 15 January
Application fee: £12
International tuition: £13,250
Domestic tuition: £9,250
The goal of the Film Studies degree is to take students interest in movies, and translate that passion into a broad range of different graduate level skills. Students don’t need any experience of filmmaking to apply, and graduates go on to work in a very broad range of different fields, including film and TV but also finance, PR, banking, tourism and other areas.
This program can be done
Five GCSEs at grade C or above, including English or equivalent, plus one of the following: Normally 104 UCAS points from at least two A-levels or equivalent or BTEC National Diploma/ Extended Diploma at DMM or Pass in the QAA accredited Access to HE course. English GCSE required as a separate qualification as equivalency is not accepted within the Access qualification. We will normally require students to have had a break from full-time education before undertaking the Access course or International Baccalaureate: 24+ points Portfolio Required : No Interview Required: No We welcome applications from mature students with non-standard qualifications and recognise all other equivalent and international qualifications English language – If English is not your first language we require an English language level of IELTS 6 with 5.5 in each component or equivalent.
The course provides a broad grounding in film history, criticism, practice and industry skills. On graduation, students may use the skills they have gained to pursue a variety of careers in the film and cultural industries or beyond, or go on to study or research at postgraduate level. Over the past five years, graduates have gone on to work for employers such as BBC Films, BBC Sport, FilmFour and Odeon Entertainment. They also work in roles such as film and television production staff and researchers, writers for film news media, public relations writers and executives, film journalists in print and online, including Little White Lies magazine, independent filmmakers and camera-people, commercial managers, and as teachers and academics.