Film Studies with Foundation Year at Keele University - UCAS

Keele University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Film Studies with Foundation Year

Course summary

Foundation Year Our Foundation Year provides an excellent alternative route to Keele, providing a unique opportunity to better prepare for your chosen degree, and with guaranteed entry onto your undergraduate course once you successfully complete your Foundation Year. This extra year of study can improve your academic skills, expand your subject knowledge, give you a better understanding of higher education and, perhaps most importantly of all, build your confidence. On the Keele Foundation Year, you'll study on campus, joining our undergraduate community from the outset, with access to all the facilities and support that you'd get as an undergraduate student at Keele. International Students For International Students, Foundation Years are delivered through our dedicated on-campus provider, Keele University International College. Applications for International Foundation Years are also handled by KUIC; please do not apply via UCAS as the University will not be able to process your application and you may still be charged the UCAS application fee. To find out more and to apply for an International Foundation Year, visit https://kuic.keele.ac.uk/ Film Studies Film studies provides an imaginative approach to researching film and visual media texts, and how these have changed over time and across cultures. You will explore a range of issues, such as film aesthetics and technologies, representations of gender, race and sexuality, and the politics and economics of the global entertainment industry. You will develop technical language and key analytical skills, and have opportunities to do creative work according to your interests. With this knowledge and experience, you will be equipped for a career in the film or media industries, or related fields such as marketing, education or research. Why choose this course?

  • No. 1 in the UK. Britain's best university, ranked by students (Student Crowd University Awards, 2022)
  • Work Placement opportunities to gain key transferable skills to enhance your career prospects
  • Discover diverse cultures through an International Year at a partner university across the globe
  • Assessment methods develop your skills as a creative writer, researcher or practitioner
  • Tailor your degree and explore both theory and practice based on your interests and career aspirations
Film is a powerful art form that incorporates the study of technology, culture, and aesthetics. Film Studies at Keele allows you to delve deep into the theoretical analysis of film from both historical and modern perspectives, identifying key debates in contemporary screen media, and analysing a broad range of film and television texts from the widest cultural contexts. Ranging across Hollywood film, world cinemas and newer forms of global film and television, you will consider the characteristics that distinguish these different types of production. The depth and breadth of the course will strengthen your critical thinking as well as widening your cinematic and cultural knowledge. A range of innovative and creative assessment methods and teaching activities will enhance your powers of expression and discussion. About Keele Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.

Modules

For a list of indicative modules please visit the course page on the Keele University website.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
P3V0
Institution code:
K12
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.keele.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/undergraduatecourses/filmstudies/#foundationyear


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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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 note, our fees for 2024 entry will be available soon. Although we review our fees annually and these may change, our 2023 entry fees are detailed on our course pages, and a summary is available on our website: keele.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/tuitionfeesandfunding/undergraduatetuitionfees/

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Film Studies with Foundation Year at Keele University - UCAS