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Film Studies and Music Technology BA (Hons)

Keele University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

At Keele University, we’re proud to be consistently ranked in the Top 3 UK universities for student satisfaction, which is testimony to the safe, supportive and welcoming campus we hope you’ll soon call home.Film Studies and Music Technology is an exciting opportunity to combine the technical and theoretical understanding of sound with the study of film as an audio-visual medium. You will gain analytical and practical skills in both areas, pursuing both critical and creative work in the course and beyond.You will look at the history of film across various cultural, political and aesthetic contexts, thinking creatively about the evolving form and significance of this audio-visual medium, and the expressive options available to filmmakers around the world. You will also have the option to produce your own creative work in practical filmmaking modules. At the same time, you will undertake innovative, cutting-edge study and practice in the application of technology to composition, music production, sound design, screen music, audio-visuals and music software development. You will have access 24/7 to the music practice rooms and music technology studios and will have the opportunity to become part of the thrilling cultural and musical life on Keele campus.This degree offers a set of key and transferable skills, both technical and research-oriented, that lend themselves to a variety of employment options in the creative industries and beyond. Career paths open to graduates in this programme include work in film, television and radio, recording, production, sound design, soundtrack creation, software design, songwriting and performance, as well as original audio and audiovisual composition, studio work, and teaching at all levels of education. You will develop a wide range of skills in presentation, writing, project management and critical thinking that can be transferred to many other professions: our graduates work, for instance, as solicitors, journalists, civil servants and in business. You may also choose to pursue postgraduate study at Master's or doctoral level.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 16,000per year

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

University information

Keele University

  • University League Table

    56th

  • Campus address

    Keele University, Keele, ST5 5BG, England

Keele students represent over 120 different nationalities. A welcoming campus, Keele recognises the benefits of such a diverse population of cultures and ideas.
Keele provides individual and group language and academic skills guidance for international students at all levels, through its language centre on campus.
Keele offers a friendly and supportive environment for international students. A range of cultural events are arranged and celebrated throughout the year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    43rd out of 85 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    127 58%

    41st

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%

    49th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    47th

    37

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