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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

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.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : BCC - BBC

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


University information

Manchester Metropolitan University

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  • Campus address

    Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, Manchester, M15 6BH, England

The university welcomes a diverse international student population of over 3,000 students from more than 130 countries around the world.
Each year a range of welcome events are organised to help new students settle into university, explore the city and prepare for academic studies.
English courses can help to build language confidence and knowledge of UK culture. Students can study at the university's British Council accredited centre.

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