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Film Studies BA (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    P303

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    73rd

    4
  • Subject Ranking

    66th

    3 (Communication & Media Studies)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    114

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    56

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    3.91

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    21-SEP-20

Course Summary

* Develop your passion for cinema by learning from the experts.* Study films from around the world, and explore the changing nature of cinema.* Work on live briefs and an accredited work placement.* Benefit from our unique state-of-the-art cinema facilities specially designed to show films in a vast range of formats, including 35mm and DCP projection.This is one of the longest-established film studies courses in the UK. You’ll study films, filmmaking and the changing face of the cinema industry. You’ll have amazing opportunities to enhance your professional profile and employability prospects — specialising in fields ranging from film journalism and marketing to film festival management.Throughout the course, lectures allow you to gain knowledge and understanding of the subject.In seminars and workshops you participate in discussions, presentations and writing exercises. These develop your communication and teamwork skills, as well as the ability to think and respond quickly and creatively to questions and ideas.Our modules include weekly screenings, either in our own cinema, The Void, or at Sheffield's leading art cinema, the Showroom, with whom we have a long-standing partnership.You learn through* lectures* seminars* film screenings * workshops* essays * video essays* presentations* blogs * professional portfolios There are opportunities to study abroad at one of our partner universities with the possibility of funding through the Erasmus programme.**Applied learningWork placements and live projects**You’ll collaborate with a wide network of industry, charity, and community partners — showcasing your knowledge and skills. You’ll work independently and in diverse teams at each stage of your study, bringing your ideas to life in response to real briefs. In your second year you’ll curate and build your professional profile, by taking a credit-bearing placement in collaboration with one of our partners that connects your work with audiences.**Field trips**We run regular field trips to film festivals and cinema visits. This year our students visited Berlin Film Festival, Salford MediaCity, Bradford WideScreen Weekend, BFI Southbank, and participated in Doc/Fest, Celluloid Screams, Sensoria, and Festival of Debate.**Networking opportunities**We work with nationally and internationally renowned festivals such as Doc/Fest, Celluloid Screams, and Off the Shelf, as well as bringing leading talent in film programming, film journalism, and film festival organisers to Sheffield to work with our students. You’ll benefit from regular networking opportunities and masterclass events, and get a head start into the creative industries.We invite speakers from different cultural sectors to talk to our students about professional careers in film.We’ve previously welcomed* Jaq Chell – Head of Operations at Cinema For All* Linnea Pettersson – Young Audience Coordinator at Showroom Cinema* Isabelle France – Film Marketing at Showroom Cinema* Mikeala Smith - Audience Development Coordinator at Showroom Cinema* Ricky Charlesworth – Teacher in Film and Media at Rotherham CollegeWe have a strong alumni network and will encourage you to connect with a variety of external partners to better understand the career and professional opportunities open to you. Our careers services are available from your very first day and support you beyond graduation. Expert advisers can help you discover future careers, develop your professional skills, and help you to stand out when you apply for jobs.**Competitions**There are a range of prizes that recognise student achievement and outstanding contributions to university life. The Hallam Award, for example, recognises students’ exceptional participation in university life, involvement in the Students’ Union, and representati

Entry Requirements

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  • UCAS Tariff
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5
  • Access to HE Diploma

Grades / Points

104

Details

This must include at least two A levels or equivalent BTEC National qualifications. For example:BCC at A Level.DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma.A combination of qualifications, which may include AS Levels, EPQ and general studies

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

73rd

About this University

Sheffield Hallam is one of the UK's largest universities, set in the heart of Sheffield where one in ten residents are students. Offering a wide range of courses at all levels, the university prides itself on applied learning – with 24,000 placements a year in over 1,000 organisations like BBC, Sony, NHS and Rolls-Royce. It is one of the UK's largest providers of health and social care courses, teacher training, and sport and physical activity.

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City Campus

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Sheffield

S1 1WB

UNITED KINGDOM