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Film Studies
Film Studies BA(Hons)
Film Studies BA(Hons)

Film Studies BA(Hons)

  • ID:UH440142
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

English Requirement  

  • IELTS 6.0 with no lower than 5.5 in any element or equivalent will be considered acceptable

Course Information

As an art form, film has the power to entertain, upset, inspire, shock, and educate. This course invites you to learn how film, television and other screen entertainment shape (and are shaped by) the world we live in, and equips you with the tools you need to work in exciting, creative, demanding jobs.

The course places a particular emphasis on contemporary film and television – an increasingly global industry in which content creators are constantly adapting to rapid technological, economic and cultural change.

Why study Film Studies at Huddersfield

  • You’ll be taught and supported by enthusiastic, internationally renowned professors, researchers and media practitioners
  • You’ll be working in industry standard production facilities.
  • The course will develop your abilities to analyse, research and write persuasively about a rich variety of films, shows and filmmakers, from the latest superhero blockbusters through to quirky indie movies, world cinema, and amateur YouTube releases.

Whether you fancy yourself as a budding filmmaker, marketer, festival programmer, critic, or something else entirely, choosing our Film Studies programme will help you to develop an extensive, highly transferable set of skills that will open doors to a huge number of careers in the creative sector and beyond.

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Year 1
Core modules:

  •  Analysing Content
  •  Media Users, Audiences and Fans
  •  Film and Television Industries and Law
  •  Digital Communication Technology
  •  Digital Video and Audio Production
  •  Media Writing and Narrative

Year 2
Core modules:

  •  Researching Digital Communication, Media and Culture
  •  From Studio to Social Media: Media Careers and Entrepreneurship
  •  Film and Television Fandom and Participatory Media
  •  Global Popular Cinema: Hollywood and Beyond

Option modules:

Choose up to two from a list which may include:

  •  Screenwriting and Genre
  •  On-Screen Training: Becoming a Presenter
  •  Television Entertainment
  •  Light, Camera, Action…and Cut: Specialist Skills in Film Production
  •  Magazine Design and Production

Final Year
Core modules:

  •  Research Dissertation
  •  Fantasy, Horror and Cult Film
  •  Media Industry Project

Students who have successfully completed the Work Placement Year replace the Media Industry Project with one additional option module.

Option modules:

Choose two from a list which may include:

  •  Stars and Celebrity
  •  Video Games and Culture
  •  Branding and Advertising
  •  Digital Streaming Platforms: YouTube, Netflix and Beyond
  •  Film and Television Distribution: Sales, Promotion and Festivals
  •  Media and Globalisation
  •  Reality TV and Documentary
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Media, creative and cultural sectors are one of the biggest and fastest growing in the UK. This degree will provide you with a combination of creative, technical and analytical skills for a variety of careers and roles in a rapidly developing digital economy.

*Percentage of graduates from this subject who are in work and/or further study fifteen months after graduating (HESA Graduate Outcomes 17/18, UK domiciled graduates).

* Source: DLHE Survey 2015/16

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Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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