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Film and Media Studies BA (Hons)

Manchester Metropolitan University

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    VW37

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    56th

    1
  • Subject Ranking

    33rd

    11 (Drama, Dance & Cinematics)
  • Entry Standards

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

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    145

  • Graduate Prospects

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    68

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    3.98

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    14-SEP-20

Course Summary

Film and Media Studies gives you the opportunity to explore in depth both cinema and the broad range of established, new and emergent media forms, from TV to games.Taught by a large team with a diverse range of interests, you’ll have access to cutting-edge research expertise and excellent resources in a department as dedicated to supporting students as it is to inspiring them.Film modules introduce you to the history of cinema and the many forms and genres that have evolved, broaden your horizons from Anglo-American film to world cinemas, and develop your skills as a critical interpreter of the cinematic text. Media modules also explore development, forms and criticism, but have a particular focus on current and emerging platforms and industries. In your final year you’ll focus your study on your own chosen areas of specialism, working with academics who are experts in those fields. The creative industries sector in Manchester offers a broad range of opportunities in professions linked to film and media. The city is an excellent place to study this subject and to begin gaining experience and building your networks. We’ll help you to be ready for the world beyond university by giving you the opportunity to engage with external partners, and by giving you options to study abroad as part of your course, or to spend a year on a placement in Britain or abroad.**Features and Benefits**- Our units cover the historical and critical analysis of cinema, television and other media from the early 20th Century to very contemporary releases.- Manchester is an ideal location with links to the professional media bodies in the North West, including HOME, Grimmfest, the BBC and Granada TV.- The English department is friendly, supportive, and passionate about the subject, providing a stimulating environment for our students.- Access to the many conferences, readings, research programmes, festivals and competitions run by the department.- You will have the opportunity to spend your third year on an industry placement.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • UCAS Tariff
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Access to HE Diploma

Grades / Points

BCC–BBC

Details

An English subject at GCE A Level is preferred, e.g. English Language, English Literature, English Language/Literature or Creative Writing. Subjects such as Drama, Theatre Studies, Film Studies, Religious Education, History, Media Studies and General Studies will also be considered

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

56th

About this University

Manchester Metropolitan University is one of the largest universities in the UK with a community of over 38,000 students. It balances a rich and proud heritage with a modern and ambitious approach, striving to disseminate knowledge and make higher education accessible to those with passion and potential.

Address

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Oxford Road All Saints

Manchester

M15 6BH

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