University of Greenwich

Degree level: Undergraduate

Film Studies

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Course summary

If you want the perfect place to take a degree in film studies, study at one of the UK's leading film locations and maybe spot some Hollywood professionals in action. This film studies degree will help you view film from a different perspective. You'll study film history, understanding its broad social and cultural contexts to develop skills in critical analysis. You'll also learn about camera techniques and editing processes to shape your understanding of the medium. The film and media industries are not just about production and post-production, but also roles in scriptwriting, marketing, distribution, historical research and archival work, education, organising live events, and studying audiences and identifying target markets for forthcoming media releases. Our degree prepares you for these career opportunities, as well as further study. The Greenwich Campus is a popular location for film crews and has featured in Hollywood blockbusters such as Pirates of the Caribbean: on Stranger Tides. What you should know about this course

  • It's ideal for those who want to learn and research the broad scope and impact of film industries - past and present, local and global
  • Suitable for students who wish to combine a theoretical understanding of moving images with independent research, practical skills, and collaboration with peers
  • Gain key skills in critical analysis of visual images, which is highly valued by employers in a multimedia environment
  • Develop excellent communication skills as you learn how to communicate effectively in images and words through your written work and visual analysis
  • Graduates from this course work in a range of creative industries including film promotion, story development, media research, film festivals, media education, advertising and film curating and programming.

Course details

Modules

All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.

Assessment method

On this course, students are assessed by take-home exams, coursework and practice assessments on campus where required. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
P303
Institution code:
G70
Campus name:
University of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus)
Campus code:
G

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We also accept UCAS points from alternative Level 3 qualifications including: BTEC Nationals, the International Baccalaureate and Scottish and Irish Highers.


English language requirements

For more information about our English Language Requirements, please click on the following link.

https://www.gre.ac.uk/international/help-and-support/courses


Unistats information

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32%
Student satisfaction
75%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
75%
Go onto work and study

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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
EU £15100 Year 1
International £15100 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees were set for the 2022/23 intake. Therefore, this may change for the 2023/24 academic year. Please follow this link for more information https://www.gre.ac.uk/finance
Film Studies at University of Greenwich - UCAS