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UCAS CODE: PW36

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

- Acquire the ability to analyse film, while mastering the key practical skills required to make your own films- Enjoy the freedom to study your favourite genres and periods of cinema while discovering lots of new forms, faces and fields within film- Watch a lot of terrific films – and discuss and debate them at lively, interactive seminars- Take advantage of outstanding industry-standard facilities to learn practical film techniques and skills at our on-campus Multimedia CentreIt doesn’t matter whether you’re passionate about Hollywood blockbusters, or art-house Russian classics, our Film degree provides you with the intellectual rigour to analyse all types of film from a number of different perspectives. And you won’t just become an expert armchair critic – the course ensures you acquire the practical filmmaking skills required to thrive in this creative industry.Our dynamic three-year programme engages with film criticism, cinema history, the production process and cultural issues surrounding film so students can develop wider perspectives on the use and function of film production.American, European and global perspectives on film and film culture are examined, while investigating the subject of film historically, culturally and in terms of its industrial and institutional determination.Alongside this knowledge of a wide range of theoretical concepts, students acquire skills in the aesthetic and technological processes of directing, producing, screenwriting, editing, cinematography and sound.You are taught by a team of film specialists and industry professionals with different backgrounds, whose diverse research expertise is reflected in the breadth and scope of the curriculum.In Years 1 and 2, you study core modules, which cover key production, research and analysis skills and techniques. There are also opportunities to follow up any special interests you may have. In Year 2, for example, optional modules may include European Art Cinema, Contemporary British Cinema, Women and Film, and B-Movies.In Year 3, you undertake an Extended Independent Study, your own production project and ensure your career is on track with a Show Reel Entrepreneurship and Employment module. Among many options, you may choose optional courses in Animation, The Invention of Hollywood, Cult Film and Art Cinema, and New Wave Cinema.Open 24 hours a day, our Multimedia Centre offers outstanding industry-standard facilities including two HD TV studios with green screens, a newsroom, a computerised radio studio, and facilities for multi-track audio recording. A wide range of equipment is available and the Centre is an Apple Certified Training Centre.The Winchester course in Film is ideal for students wishing to work in the film industry where critical and practical understandings of film are vital. Graduates commonly find work in film and television-related industries, creative industries, advertising, media and teaching

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,800per year

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Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 96 - 112

A GCSE A*-C or 9-4 pass in English Language is required

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University information

University of Winchester

  • University League Table

    105th

  • Campus address

    University of Winchester, Sparkford Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 4NR, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    81st out of 102 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    120 63%

    69th

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    45 45%

    87th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    64th

    10

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