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Film and Television Studies and English BA (Hons)

Brunel University London

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Full-time | Main Site | 3 Years | 14-SEP-20
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Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    W630

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    69th

    19
  • Subject Ranking

    45th

    2 (Communication & Media Studies)
  • Entry Standards

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

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    116

  • Graduate Prospects

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    69

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    3.84

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    14-SEP-20

Course Summary

Have you grown up with a deep interest in film and television and the thinking that goes into bringing entertainment to homes across the country? Take a step into this fast-paced and exciting industry by studying Brunel’s Film and Television Studies and English BA.Your degree will give you a thorough understanding of film and television by examining a wide range of recent and contemporary productions for both the big and small screen. You will gain an insight into a range of genres as your studies will explore Hong Kong to Hollywood cinema, science fiction, documentaries, and everything in between.By opting for this joint honours degree with English, you will also study the major areas of English literature from the Renaissance to the most recent publications in poetry, fiction and drama, whilst developing an informed understanding of current debates in the subject.This is an exciting, dynamic, wide-ranging course with plenty of flexibility allowing you to follow your own individual tastes and literary passions.The film and television industries are very hands-on and wide-ranging fields, therefore you will be able to make modules choice accordingly. After the first year, up to 40% of your module choices can be practical so you are able to take the theory you have learned and put it into practice by applying it to your own work.As well as enhancing your learning by attending screenings at the British Film Institute, the Institute of Contemporary Arts and other cinemas across the capital, you will also be eligible to enter our annual Brunel University Film Festival (BUFF) with categories including Best Fiction, Best Non-Fiction and Best Overall Film. This will allow you to put all your practical and theory skills into practice and will give you the opportunity to showcase your talents.Brunel offers students access to fantastic editing suites with up-to-date production software including Avid with accredited training facilities for Final Cut Pro 10, allowing you to bring your ideas, thoughts and inspirations to life.As you’ll be taught and supported by academics who are experts in their field, you’ll develop skills that can be applied from the classroom to the workplace. They know the industry inside out, so you know you are learning from experienced professionals who will bring their unique insights into your learning.Gain an insight into life after your studies by putting your learning into practice by opting for a one-year work placement. You will graduate with valuable work experience to enhance your employment prospects and will be able to develop an understanding the working world within the film industry. We have excellent links with a wide range of notable external organisations, so you will have the opportunity to apply for high quality placements across London.Previous students have undertaken placement at many prestigious venues including The Pinewood Group, Fremantle Media, Objective Productions, WaterAid and BalletBoyz.As a graduate of this dynamic degree, you will leave us with the confidence to be able to develop a creative idea and see it through to the end – a transferable skill valuable in any sector.

Entry Requirements

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  • A level
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

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including grade B in English/English Literature/English Language & Literature (combined). Applicants without A-Level grade B in English will be required to submit a written sample of work.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

69th

About this University

Brunel University London, founded in 1966, is a leading technology university renowned for its education and research, and its spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship. Based on a single, leafy campus in west London it provides outstanding sports facilities, easy access to central London, and a friendly, vibrant and strikingly international community.

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