The BA (Hons) Film and Television Studies degree focuses on academic study in both film and television, complemented by practical and creative projects in television production, film and scriptwriting. The course provides a research-informed introduction to the theory, practice and social significance of film and television. This programme is 75 per cent theory and 25 per cent practice-based. This course is taught by academics and researchers active in film and television, and offers access to some of the best production resources in the UK.
Students will have the opportunity to learn and develop through lectures, workshops, seminars, group projects, screenings, research and an independent study. In the first year, this degree provides an overview of the theoretical aspects of film and television studies and an introduction to film and TV practice. In the first year of the degree, theoretical aspects of film and television studies are introduced, as well as textual analysis of Film & TV products, film production and scriptwriting and TV studio production. The range of optional modules in the second year and third year aim to develop students own specialisms and enable them to pursue areas of particular interest. During the second year, students also have the opportunity to take part in an exchange programme with one of our partner universities in Europe or in the USA. In the final year, students complete an independent research study and a creative production project in film, television or scriptwriting. For the most up to date module information, please visit the course page for this programme on our website. Some programmes provide you with the opportunity to focus your study in a particular area through optional modules. Timetabling arrangements may limit the availability of some optional modules to some students. As the options often reflect staff research interests, they may alter over time due to staff availability.
The way students will be assessed on this course will vary for each module. It could include coursework, such as a dissertation or essay, written and practical exams, portfolio development, group work or presentations to name some examples. Throughout this degree, students may receive tuition from professors, senior lecturers, lecturers, researchers, practitioners, visiting experts or technicians, and they may be supported in their learning by other students.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
The University accepts a wide range of qualifications as the basis for entry and will consider applicants who have a mix of qualifications. We also consider applicants with extensive and relevant work experience and will give special individual consideration to those who do not meet the standard entry qualifications.
English language requirements
In addition to meeting the academic requirements, Overseas students will also be required to demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in each element. Please visit our English language requirements page for a full list of the English qualifications we accept: https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/studywithus/internationalstudents/englishlanguagerequirementsandsupport/englishlanguagerequirements/
If you have studied outside of the UK, you can find more information about the wide range of international qualifications we accept by visiting our entry requirements and your country page:
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Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|