Swansea University

Degree level: Undergraduate

BA (Hons) Film and Visual Culture with a Year Abroad

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Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW Our new Film and Visual Culture, BA (Hons) is an interdisciplinary program, aimed at students who are interested in exploring a wide spectrum of visual culture and film. You will have the chance to investigate contemporary culture through diverse social media platforms, video gaming, creative media and more. You will analyse language and literature in film and television and will also gain skills and experience in film production and writing for radio and screen - learning from experienced industry professionals and leading academics. Study Film and Visual Culture, BA (Hons) with us and you will learn practical skills to equip you for an exciting career in the media, marketing, or related fields, as well as transferable skills which are valued by employers and open up a range of wider career opportunities WHY FILM AND VISUAL CULTURE AT SWANSEA? Our course is based on our stunning Singleton Park campus, in parkland overlooking the beautiful beaches of Swansea Bay and located on the edge of the Gower Peninsula (the UK’s first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty).

  • Access state-of-the-art audio-visual production studio facilities and audio-visual equipment.
  • Utilise our Virtual Reality lab and Virtual Reality equipment which is currently used for both teaching and research purposes.
  • Boost your employability and experience through our well established media production, creative industries, and publishing internship opportunities with a wide range of external and internal partners.
  • Benefit from teaching staff within the department who have extensive industry experience across a variety of relevant not-for-profit and commercial sectors.
YOUR FILM AND VISUAL CULTURE EXPERIENCE This undergraduate programme spans a wide range of aspects of visual culture and film. It offers a combination of theory and practice within three pillars: Film, Visual Culture and Practice. Study at least one module from all three pillars at each level of the programme with the flexibility to choose your own specialism, so you can shape your course to match your career goals as well as developing your own interests. We also offer a year in industry or work placement which will give you first-hand experience, and you will have the option of studying a year abroad. You will have an academic mentor for any support you need, and there is the opportunity to study some modules through the medium of Welsh.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
EU £15850 Year 1
International £15850 Year 1

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BA (Hons) Film and Visual Culture with a Year Abroad at Swansea University - UCAS