The University of Bristol has a long history of innovation in the study of film and television. In the late 1960s, Professor George Brandt introduced film and television studies to the University curriculum and the subject has been taught at Bristol ever since. In the Department of Film and Television, guided by leading scholars and practitioners, you will explore the history of film and television, considering theoretical perspectives and appreciating how films are made. You will also engage in practical filmmaking. The curriculum progresses from introductory units, which use specific topics to teach you how to analyse film and television, to more advanced units. These cover significant historical movements, contemporary practices and the theoretical concepts that underpin, inform and shape film and television. You will be trained in scholarly investigation and critical thinking through essay writing, presentations, and through working collaboratively in groups to make short films. Throughout your studies you will learn from a variety of film and television professionals and in your final year you will have the chance to undertake a placement in the creative industries.
How to apply
This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.
Republic of Ireland
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
The University of Bristol welcomes applications from international students, and accepts a wide range of qualifications for undergraduate study. If you studied at a school, college or university outside the UK, please select the relevant page for further information on qualification equivalences, scholarships and details of our education representatives in your country/region: bristol.ac.uk/international/countries/
European Baccalaureate: 80% overall.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
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