Film and Media at University of Kent - UCAS

Course summary

Why study Film and Media at Kent?Combine theory and practice: Pursue your passion for contemporary culture while exploring your love of cinema. Customise your programme with elective modules from both disciplines, ranging from location scouting, screenwriting, or film sound to social media, podcasting or promotional media. • Access Fantastic Facilities: Our production spaces include soundproofed studios, chroma-key green screen and black serge cycloramas, an extensive lighting grid and editing suites. As well as have access to an Adobe Creative Cloud license and our own cinema. • Gain Industry Experience: Our academics are practitioners and industry professionals, who can keep you in touch with a rapidly changing industry. Our teaching is designed with employability at its heart. • Be part of a professional network: Make connections with external industry professionals through our links to organisations and film bodies like the BBC and The Guardian, the British Film Institute and Arts Council England. • Get career ready: Kent School of Arts has an excellent reputation and many links to professional practices. This network is a great way to help get your foot in the door in the industry and means the community you join at Kent stays with you beyond your time here. • Expand your Horizons: In a competitive market, having something that differentiates you from the crowd is a real plus. This course provides the option to study abroad or work in industry for a year, demonstrating flexibility in your outlook and displaying enthusiasm and a drive to succeed in new environments.


Year 1 Compulsory modules currently include: Film Style Media and Meaning Film Theory Film Histories Making Media Media, Identity and Diversity Optional modules may include: Year 2 Compulsory modules currently include: Media, Ethics & Social Justice Screenwriting Advanced Making Media Optional modules may include: Cinematography Sound, Music, and Cinema Film Genre World Cinema Media and Social Change Social Media & Digital Platforms Video Gaming: Play and Players Year 3 Compulsory modules currently include: Independent Industry Project #1 Independent Industry Project #2 Optional modules may include: Film & TV Adaptation Film Criticism Film Marketing and Distribution Microbudget Filmmaking Screen Space and Location Scouting Specialist Areas in Film Studies Film, Politics and Identity Factual Entertainment Fans and Fandom Stars and Celebrity Culture Media, Gender and Sexuality

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Direct entry into Year 2 of this programme is considered on a case by case basis.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

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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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £18600 Year 1
International £18600 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Please see the programme page at for further information on fees and funding options. Please be aware that if the Government permits, the UK fee quoted may increase in line with inflation. Full-time fees for 2024/25 for international students are £22,700 for laboratory programmes and £18,600 for non-laboratory programmes
Film and Media at University of Kent - UCAS