Writing and Film Studies [with Foundation Year] BA (Hons)

Anglia Ruskin University

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    2 (Communication & Media Studies)
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Course Summary

Prepare for a career in screenwriting, journalism or film-making. Develop your creative and professional writing skills, examinekey films and film-makers and create your own short films.On our BA (Hons) Writing and Film Studies, you’ll discover the fascinating ways in which writing and film intersect.As well as developing your creative writing skills, including screenwriting and short stories, you’ll have the chance to exploreprofessional writing techniques, including film reviews. Combining these with a study of critical writing, you’ll discover new waysto express your literary talent.You’ll also investigate film-making practices from all over the world and learn the language of film from the perspective of a filmmaker.This, along with full training in camera operation, sound recording and editing, will help you create your own explorativeshort films in video, animation or 16mm format.Our teaching staff, which includes many published writers and professional film-makers, will offer you invaluable feedback on allof your practical work – as will your fellow students. This will give you the unique opportunity to consider a range of responses toyour work, as well as to sharpen your own critical skills. You can also seek advice on your writing from our Royal Literary Fundfellows.If there is a particular career that you are working towards, or interests that you want to explore, you can specialise further on ouroptional modules. You can even continue to practise your film-making, and create a project for screening at the Cambridge ArtsPicturehouse.Throughout the course you’ll have the chance to take part in extra-curricular events such as the Cambridge Film Festival, as wellas attend guest lectures

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£9,250 per year

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Anglia Ruskin University offers students plenty of choice, whatever they want to study. Learn from lecturers with practical experience in their field, benefit from the university's strong industry links, and explore fascinating subjects while developing the wider skills needed to get on in the workplace. All in a central place that couldn’t be more supportive.


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