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Brunel University London

Degree level: Undergraduate

Film and Television Studies and English with Placement

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Have you grown up with a deep interest in film and television and the thinking that goes into bringing entertainment to homes across the country? Take a step into this fast-paced and exciting industry by studying Brunel’s Film and Television Studies and English BA. Your degree will give you a thorough understanding of film and television by examining a wide range of recent and contemporary productions for both the big and small screen. You will gain an insight into a range of genres as your studies will explore Hong Kong to Hollywood cinema, science fiction, documentaries, and everything in between. By opting for this joint honours degree with English, you will also study the major areas of English literature from the Renaissance to the most recent publications in poetry, fiction and drama, whilst developing an informed understanding of current debates in the subject. This is an exciting, dynamic, wide-ranging course with plenty of flexibility allowing you to follow your own individual tastes and literary passions. The film and television industries are very hands-on and wide-ranging fields, therefore you will be able to make modules choice accordingly. After the first year, up to 40% of your module choices can be practical so you are able to take the theory you have learned and put it into practice by applying it to your own work. As well as enhancing your learning by attending screenings at the British Film Institute, the Institute of Contemporary Arts and other cinemas across the capital, you will also be eligible to enter our annual Brunel University Film Festival (BUFF) with categories including Best Fiction, Best Non-Fiction and Best Overall Film. This will allow you to put all your practical and theory skills into practice and will give you the opportunity to showcase your talents. Brunel offers students access to fantastic editing suites with up-to-date production software including Avid with accredited training facilities for Final Cut Pro 10, allowing you to bring your ideas, thoughts and inspirations to life. As you’ll be taught and supported by academics who are experts in their field, you’ll develop skills that can be applied from the classroom to the workplace. They know the industry inside out, so you know you are learning from experienced professionals who will bring their unique insights into your learning. Gain an insight into life after your studies by putting your learning into practice by opting for a one-year work placement. You will graduate with valuable work experience to enhance your employment prospects and will be able to develop an understanding the working world within the film industry. We have excellent links with a wide range of notable external organisations, so you will have the opportunity to apply for high quality placements across London. Previous students have undertaken placement at many prestigious venues including The Pinewood Group, Fremantle Media, Objective Productions, WaterAid and BalletBoyz. As a graduate of this dynamic degree, you will leave us with the confidence to be able to develop a creative idea and see it through to the end – a transferable skill valuable in any sector.

Course details

Modules

Year 1 Reading Resilience Portfolio Critical Reading Story Telling Representation and Identity World Literature, World Literacies Year 2 Film and TV Genres Screenwriting Optional Modules Nineteenth-Century Novel Shakespeare Text & Performance Modernism Romanticism & Revolution The Women’s Movement 20th Century and contemporary Writing Contemporary British Fiction Genre Fiction Year 3 Dissertation in Film/Television Video Essay in Film/TV English Project Psychogeography Victorian Literature & Culture Post War & Late 20th Century Literature 1945-2001 Modern and Contemporary Lesbian Literature Quality TV: International Perspectives Gender and Sexuality Analysis of Film and Television Work Experience Horror Independent and Art Cinema


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeW63P
Institution code B84
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BBC including grade B in English/English Literature/English Language & Literature (combined). Applicants without A-Level grade B in English will be required to submit a written sample of work.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM in any subject, with an A-level grade B in English/English Literature/English Language & Literature (combined). Applicants without A-Level grade B in English will be required to submit a written sample of work.
Access to HE Diploma Obtain a minimum of 112 UCAS tariff points in the Access to HE Diploma with 45 credits at level 3 and grade B in A level English/English Literature/English Language & Literature (combined). Applicants without A-Level grade B in English will be required to submit a written sample of work.
Scottish Higher Not accepted
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DD in any subject and A-level grade B in English/English Literature/English Language & Literature (combined). Applicants without A-Level grade B in English will be required to submit a written sample of work.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) D in any subject with A levels grade BC including English/English Literature/English Language & Literature (combined). Applicants without A-Level grade B in English will be required to submit a written sample of work.
Scottish Advanced Higher BBC including grade B in English/English Literature/English Language & Literature (combined). Applicants without A-Level grade B in English will be required to submit a written sample of work.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 29 points including Higher Level 5 in English/English Literature/English Language & Literature (combined). Applicants without A-Level grade B in English will be required to submit a written sample of work.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3, H3, H4 including H3 in English/English Literature/English Language & Literature (combined). Applicants without A-Level grade B in English will be required to submit a written sample of work.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or grade 4 are required to include English Language.
OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma DDM in any subject, with an A-level grade B in English/English Literature/English Language & Literature (combined). Applicants without A-Level grade B in English will be required to submit a written sample of work.
OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma DD in any subject with A level grade B in English/English Literature/English Language & Literature (combined). Applicants without A-Level grade B in English will be required to submit a written sample of work.
OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate D in any subject with A levels grade BC including English/English Literature/English Language & Literature (combined). Applicants without A-Level grade B in English will be required to submit a written sample of work.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5with no less than 5.5 in each subsection
Institution's Own Testwith no less than 55% in each subsection
TOEFL (iBT)92with a minimum of: Reading - 18 Listening - 17 Speaking - 20 Writing - 17
PTE Academic58with a minimum of 51 in all subscores

Brunel University London - English Language Requirements

https://www.brunel.ac.uk/international/English-Language-Requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
EU £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
International £15860* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Film and Television Studies and English with Placement at Brunel University London - UCAS