University of Southampton

Degree level: Undergraduate

Film and Philosophy

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Course summary

Research and discuss the theories and philosophies that have shaped the development of Film Studies as a discipline, such as psychoanalysis, postmodernism, aesthetics and structuralism. Engage with your fellow students and develop your analytical, critical and communication skills through seminar discussion and debates, group presentations and online blogs.

Course details

Modules

Hollywood; European Cinema; Reason and Argument; Knowledge and Mind; The Rise of Modern Philosophy: Empiricism; British Contemporary Filmmakers; Philosophy of Language; Early and Silent Cinema 1895-1929; Film, Realism and Reality; Contemporary Chinese Cinema; Film Noir; Weimar Cinema; American Cinema since 1965; Fiction and Fictionalism; Self-knowledge; Action, Reason, Ethics.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
WV65
Institution code:
S27
Campus name:
Main Site - Highfield Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We welcome applicants with other qualifications eg. European Baccalaureate. You will be expected to attain an A level equivalent standard. The University of Southampton requires all applicants to achieve at least a Grade 4 in English and Mathematics GCSEs (taken in England) or a Grade C in both subjects (where taken in Northern Ireland or Wales). Some degree subjects stipulate specific additional GCSE minimum grades, which will be specified as part of the individual degree programme entry requirements. For more details on the suitability of your qualifications or foundation programme please contact the Faculty of Arts and Humanities Admissions Team at [email protected]


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5with no component below 6.0

All programmes at the University of Southampton are taught and assessed in the medium of English (other than those in modern foreign languages). Therefore, all applicants must demonstrate they possess at least a minimum standard of English language proficiency.

Find out more about the University’s English Language requirements

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/studentadmin/admissions/admissions-policies/language.page


Unistats information

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85%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
International £19300 Year 1
EU £19300 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please see our website for further details and updates: www.southampton.ac.uk/uni-life/fees-funding.page
Film and Philosophy at University of Southampton - UCAS