Film Studies in the UK

Film Studies in the UK

Career options, entry requirements and rankings for Film Studies.

UK Film Studies Courses

Introduction to Film Studies

Film Studies deals with theoretical, historical and critical approaches to film and explores the narrative, artistic, cultural, economic, and political implications of cinema. Students will spend time reading and writing about all types of film, discussing meaning and importance and the role of the audience, while also learning about the roles of producers, directors, screenwriters and actors. Hollywood, independent and experimental cinema will be covered.

Students will be able to select from a number of core modules which provide a core base to learning and provide a stepping stone to more advanced study in later years.

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The UK has produced and continues to produce excellent cinema, film-makers and actors that stand the test of time. The global prevalence of the English language is one reason why and a further incentive to study in the UK for anyone aspiring to work in film.

Careers in Film Studies

Film Studies graduates find work as film or video producers, editors and researchers. They work in film marketing and PR, media production, publishing, film making, arts and events management and local and community broadcasting. Students will also have an excellent grounding in arts, literature and culture, while possible career paths in media, business, law and management can be pursued.

Film Studies Entry Requirements

  • Typical International Baccalaureate requirements: 33 points.
  • Typical A-levels requirements: ABB.
  • Typical IELTS requirements: 6.5 overall, with no lower than 5.5 in any one component.
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Please note that entry requirements vary for each UK university.

Where can I study Film in the UK?

To learn more about the best Film Studies courses in the UK, find details on the top ten ranking Media & Film universities in the Guardian University Guide 2018 below:

  1. Loughborough University
  2. University of Warwick
  3. University of Kent
  4. Queen Mary, University of London
  5. King's College London
  6. University of Stirling
  7. Cardiff University
  8. Lancaster University
  9. University of Southampton
  10. University of Leeds

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