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Film, Business and Promotion BA (Hons)

Birmingham City University

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    P3N9

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    91st

    6
  • Subject Ranking

    57th

    3 (Communication & Media Studies)
  • Entry Standards

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

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    113

  • Graduate Prospects

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

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    61

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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

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    4.03

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    21-SEP-20

Course Summary

This BA Film Business and Promotion degree prepares you for the business realities of film distribution and consumption in today’s rapidly evolving global film marketplace. You will learn about film distribution, film marketing, film finance and film sales practices, helping you to launch a career in a sub-sector employing 30%* of all film industry professionals in the UK (*BFI’s Statistical Year Book 2017, Employment in the Film Industry).This course is part of Birmingham City University’s Film Futures suite, designed with industry to reflect the growing need for entrepreneurial, business-savvy film graduates for roles within the film industry around film distribution, marketing, financing and sales.Reflecting the international nature of the film industry the course will take a worldwide perspective from the outset, looking at the international marketplace, differing international audience trends and how the industry works globally, domestically in the US, and independently in the UK.How you will learn:Film specific modules will provide you with a thorough grounding in theory, research practices and the current and emerging industry landscape - You will view the film business from the differing perspectives of key professionals operating in the sector, looking at film industry structure, how money flows and films are financed, to the challenge of bringing desirable film products to market and engaging audiences.You will participate in lectures, seminars, workshops and film screenings requiring you to interact with your peers, tutors and industry. Practitioners and professional academics with proven experience will teach you. Your passion for film will be nurtured, as you are encouraged to view and interact with a diverse array of film titles encouraging appreciation of film history, culture, the scope of the international market and trends in consumer tastes and viewing habits.Practical Application:Along the way, you’ll build a tangible ‘portfolio of practice’ showcasing your work and proving your professionalism; assignments reflect real-world practices and are designed to develop the critical and strategic thinking skills necessary to exploit opportunity in the sector.Project Experience:In addition to studying your specialism you’ll be working in collaboration with your peers, who’ve chosen to specialise in fast-track degrees around the digital marketing, digital art, and video games industries. You’ll work together with expert professionals and tutors on shared projects to develop, make and deliver tangible media solutions to live briefs.Why choose us:Business-focused film courseOpportunity to secure a BA (Hons) degree in only two years.The course has been developed with industry to ensure it provides the skills and knowledge needed to work in the film business in the UK and overseas.Teaching is delivered by industry practitioners and experienced academicsNo exams! Coursework assignments that reflect industry practice.Dedicated studio and state-of-the-art resources.Laptop supplied for the duration of the course.

Entry Requirements

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

Grades / Points

BBB

Details

A maximum of three subjects are considered. Other 6-unit qualifications can be considered in lieu of one or two A-level subjects.Subjects Excluded: General Studies and Critical Thinking

Tuition Fees

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£11,100 per year

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University information

University Ranking

91st

About this University

Birmingham City University successfully combines innovative teaching and learning, sector-leading student support and effective partnerships with some of the country's top employers. With a history dating back to 1843, university status was achieved in 1992, and the Birmingham City University name adopted in 2007.

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