Queen Mary University of London

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Queen Mary, University of London

Film Studies

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Course summary

Develop an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the history, theory and practice of film. Our Film Studies degree is an opportunity to study the history and theory of the cinema, while also learning the technical and practical aspects of film production. Film Studies fosters an understanding of visual aesthetics and may lead you into areas of study as diverse as history, politics, philosophy, technology and performance. In your first year you’ll pick up a solid foundation in cinema history, film language and critical concepts, as well as having an opportunity to write a script and make a short film. For your second and third years you can choose from a wide range of modules, tailoring your studies to your interests and needs. You’ll select a mix of theoretical and practical module options, from the philosophy and history of film to analysis of British, Indian and American cinema, as well as hands-on experience of producing, writing, directing and editing films in a number of styles and genres. You can also apply for this course with a Year Abroad

Course details

Modules

Year 1 Approaches and Analysis US Cinema: Key Concepts Production Skills Scriptwriting: Creativity and Technique

Assessment method

Assessment typically includes a combination of coursework such as essays, analyses, presentations, short film productions, and written exams. Final-year students will pursue a sustained piece of research or to develop an extended film production project or long script.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
P303
Institution code:
Q50
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

All applicants to QMUL must show they meet a minimum academic English language standard for admission and to be successful on the course. Please refer to the website below for details on our English Language requirements by course and acceptable alternative qualifications. You will also find important information regarding UKVI's English requirements if you are applying as an international student who will require Tier 4 immigration permission to enter the UK.

Queen Mary University of London: English Language Requirements

http://www.qmul.ac.uk/international/englishlanguagerequirements/index.html#


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
80%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
80%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Our most recent information regarding tuition fees can be found at http://www.qmul.ac.uk/tuitionfees/
Film Studies at Queen Mary University of London - UCAS