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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

There are many reasons why taking this programme with a Foundation option could be the ideal choice; you may not have the exact subjects or grades at A level to meet the entry requirements, you may have tried other options such as apprenticeship and want to change direction or have been living abroad. Whatever your starting point, studying this programme with a Foundation option offers you a great opportunity to gain both a UK and US degree and start the adventure of a lifetime, studying with us in the world’s top student city.This is what our Foundation option can offer you:- Start this programme with lower entry qualifications, see our website for further details- A four year, full-time degree programme with an extra summer semester in Year 1, so you can study at your own pace- Timetabled English and study skills classes to enhance your knowledge and skills- Great student support including a Personal Academic Advisor, with help on housing, health and wellbeing, financial guidance and careers advice from our award-winning Student Affairs team**If you have always had a passion for film and photography, here is your chance to develop it even further with a BA which will both challenge and inspire you. With a strong focus on practical experience, you will have the freedom to develop your own ideas and approach to film and photography, great preparation for an exciting career in the creative and cultural industries.**The programme begins with an overview of mass media and communications, and an introduction to photography and film. You will explore the international history and theory of filmmaking and photography, looking at the milestones within both industries as well as the pioneers and their key achievements. Industry-leading guest lecturers will provide their perspective on the exciting worlds of film and photography, provoking discussion and critical thought.In the second part of this programme, there’s a strong emphasis on the practical as you’ll be specialising in filmmaking, as well as the development of photographic techniques, with a choice of electives from Documentary Theory and Production to Animation and Motion, Scriptwriting to Advanced Digital Video.The home of many world-leading film production companies and photography studios, London is a fantastic location for this programme and you can do an optional internship with a London-based film or photography company.By studying with us at Richmond, you’ll gain two degrees through one programme, one from the UK and one from the US.**Top 5 reasons to study this programme:**- Opportunity to gain both theoretical and practical understanding of filmmaking and photography, giving you the option of a career in either industry- Benefit from London’s thriving film industry- Learn from highly qualified academics with industry experience and guest lecturers- Gain vital work experience through an internship, choose from a wide range of leading international organisations in London, the USA or China- Benefit from learning in small classes within an international environment, alongside students from all over the world**After you graduate**Career PathsFilm Production, Directing, Screenwriting, Photography, Journalism, Teaching, Media, Communications

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 14,750per 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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GCSE/National 4/National 5 : C

GCSEs: 5 at grade C or above / grade 4-9 (or equivalent).

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University information

Richmond, The American International University in London

  • Campus address

    Richmond, The American International University in London, Queens Road, Richmond upon Thames, TW10 6JP, England

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