Keele University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Film Studies and Music Production

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Course summary

Our creative programme in Film Studies and Music Production allows you to explore a wide range of imaginative music, film and visual media texts in a contemporary world and how these have changed over time and across cultures. You will delve into diverse topics and issues, developing technical and theoretical knowledge across studio environments and a variety of screen media cultures. With this experience, you will be equipped with key technical and transferable skills, applicable to a wide variety of careers in the music, media and film industries. Why choose this course?

  • Access to comprehensive music studio facilities with sound design and computer labs
  • Benefit from our Apple MacBook Loan Scheme
  • Work placement opportunities to enhance your career prospects and network with industry partners
  • Graduate with a substantial music and audio portfolio using industry standard software and hardware
  • Assessment methods develop your skills as a creative researcher, writer and practitioner
Keele's combined honours course in Film Studies and Music Production is an exciting programme that allows you to develop key skills in filmmaking, screenwriting and producing sound. You will examine the cultural contexts for which sound is produced and develop a portfolio of skills that will help you to achieve your career ambitions in the creative industries, such as TV, radio, film and games. Film is a powerful art form that incorporates the study of technology, culture, and aesthetics. Film Studies at Keele allows you to delve deep into the theoretical analysis of film from both historical and modern perspectives, identifying key debates in contemporary screen media, and analysing a broad range of film and television texts from the widest cultural contexts. Ranging across Hollywood film, world cinemas and newer forms of global film and television, you will consider the characteristics that distinguish these different types of production. The depth and breadth of this course will strengthen your critical thinking as well as widening your cinematic, cultural knowledge and technical abilities. A range of innovative and creative assessment methods and teaching activities will enhance your powers of expression and discussion, as well as providing you with important employable skills. Your experience in Music Production will involve working with audio software, hardware, and digital audio in studio and production set ups. You will be taught by staff in the School of Humanities, with research expertise in a range of specialisms, exploring current trends and topics. You will develop experience in sound recording, audio design and digital sampling, as well as programming, mixing and mastering, enabling you to build confidence using specialised equipment. There will also be opportunities to work with peers to share your ideas and expertise through collaborative projects. About Keele Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.

Modules

For a list of indicative modules please visit the course page on the Keele University website.


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please see our website for our full range of entry requirements

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.keele.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/undergraduatecourses/filmstudiesandmusicproduction/#entry-reqs


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
55%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
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Fees and funding

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Additional fee information

Please note, our fees for 2024 entry will be available soon. Although we review our fees annually and these may change, our 2023 entry fees are detailed on our course pages, and a summary is available on our website: keele.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/tuitionfeesandfunding/undergraduatetuitionfees/
Film Studies and Music Production at Keele University - UCAS