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Film and Screen Media (with Placement Year) BA (Hons)

St Mary's University, Twickenham

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UCAS CODE: N605

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The Film and Screen Media degree reflects how film and television studies have changed in recent years as a result of the impact of digital media and our interaction with it. By studying a range of topics you will gain an understanding of the most significant issues affecting the media today and its relationship with our culture and society. This degree will prepare you for a career in a wide range of industries. We offer opportunities for you to gain work experience in the media and specialist modules to develop your skills in creative scriptwriting, film and cultural criticism, film production and specialist pathways in screenwriting and film production. Study with media professionals and with national and international experts in film, television and popular culture. Our students will critically examine visual culture and how traditional patterns of production and consumption have changed.A placement year enables students to undertake a year of experience in an organisation between their second and final year. It is a substantial piece of paid experience where you can make a real contribution to your employer and it can really make you stand out from the crowd!It will also enable you to:Apply the knowledge and skills you gain from your course in a work setting Build your commercial awareness and insights into organisations and industries you might want to work in.Develop your professional skills through company training, networking skills and confidence in the workplaceGet some great experience for future job applications or even land a graduate job!Securing a placement can really help you develop your job search skills and the Employability Service placement and careers teams can support you to find and apply for available opportunities. You will need to attend some preparatory workshops which will explain all aspects of the placement year and give you the skills to find the placement of your choice. With access to our jobs board, careers events and employer contacts you will be able to approach companies confidently and find the right opportunity for you.Please note: in the event that you cannot secure a placement you will be able to transfer onto the 3 year version of your degree programme.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,900per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 96 - 112

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University information

St Mary's University, Twickenham

  • University League Table

    111th

  • Campus address

    St Mary's University, Twickenham, St Mary's University, Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, Hounslow, TW1 4SX, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    80th out of 103 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    118 62%

    62nd

    15
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58.0 58%

    36th

    32
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    51st

    43

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