Typical A-level offer
Typical contextual A-level offer (what is this?)
Grades BBB including an essay-based subject (such as English Literature, History or Politics), plus a minimum achievement of GCSE Grade B/6 in any Modern Foreign Language
Typical International Baccalaureate offer
34 points overall. 6,5,5 in Higher Level subjects
All applicants to the University (from the UK and Overseas) are required to show evidence of English Language proficiency.
The minimum English Language requirement for this course is either:
GCSE English Language grade C / 4, or;
IELTS 7.0, or;
An acceptable equivalent qualification.
Study Film Studies at The University of Manchester, and you'll learn to:
interpret and critically analyse theatre, performance and film;
create original work for live performance and film;
develop critical and analytical thinking and writing;
demonstrate a high level of transferable skills - especially in interpersonal communication, group work, leadership, creative problem solving, teamwork, presentation and research.
Film Studies graduates enter a broad range of occupations - a fact that underlines their considerable adaptability and aptitude for collaborative work, effective communication and negotiation. These include applied theatre areas, television and radio (often following specialised BBC or ITV training courses/work experience), journalism, teaching, community arts and arts administration, and law and business management.
A degree in Modern Languages and Cultures paves the way for an exceptionally broad range of careers. You will develop intercultural awareness and communication skills - both highly valued by employers.
Studies show that over two-thirds of UK businesses value foreign language skills; through your studies, you'll acquire transferable expertise at the very heart of language learning, including enhanced powers of perception and interpretation and advanced decision-making and multitasking skills.
This will open up numerous paths with an international dimension (eg business and finance). You will also have excellent all-round communication skills, making you a strong contender for openings in the media, PR and similar areas.
Many of our graduates go straight into business services, marketing, advertising, management, banking or communications. Others opt for postgraduate study or further vocational training to become accountants, lawyers, teachers (in the UK or abroad) or enter the Civil Service.
Employers who have taken on our Arabic graduates in the past include Santander, RBS, the British Army, Virgin Atlantic, UK Islamic Mission, Amnesty International, and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.