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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Film studies provides an imaginative approach to researching film and visual media texts, and how these have changed over time and across cultures. You will explore a range of issues, such as representations of gender, race and sexuality, and the politics and economics of the global entertainment industry. You will develop the technical language and key analytical skills, as well as the practical elements of this discipline according to your interests. With this knowledge and experience, you will be equipped for a career in the film or media industries, or related fields such as marketing, education or research.**Why choose this course?**- No.1 in the UK for Film Studies (National Student Survey, 2020)- Work Placement opportunities to gain key transferable skills to enhance your career prospects- Discover diverse cultures through an International Year at a partner university across the globe- Assessment methods develop your skills as a creative writer, researcher or practitioner- Tailor your degree and explore both theory and practice based on your interests and careers aspirations Film is a powerful art form that incorporates the study of technology, culture, and aesthetics. Film Studies at Keele allows you to delve deep into the theoretical analysis of film from both historical and contemporary perspectives, identifying key debates in contemporary screen media, and analysing a broad range of film and television texts from the widest cultural contexts. Looking both at 'classic' Hollywood film and newer forms of global film and television, you will consider the characteristics that distinguish these different types of production.The depth and breadth of the course will strengthen your critical thinking as well as widening your cinematic and cultural knowledge. A range of innovative and creative assessment methods and teaching activities will enhance your powers of expression and discussion, as well as providing you with important employable skills.Film Studies at Keele also offers you the chance to tailor your degree based on your interests and career aspirations. You may wish to develop key skills in creative filmmaking, as well as in related practices such as screenwriting. You will also have the chance to make further connections to film through the study of other media forms, such as photography and literature. As a graduate, then, you will emerge with the widest range of specific and transferable skills to take into careers in the film and media industries, or in a variety of other professional sectors.**About Keele**Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university.We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level.Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.

Application deadline

25 January

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University information

Keele University

  • University League Table

    52nd

  • Campus address

    Keele University, Keele, ST5 5BG, England

The university’s beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the largest in England – but you’ll find all the most important services and facilities on your doorstep.
With over 120 nationalities studying with Keele, international students are welcomed to its global community.
Dedicated support, scholarships, and preparatory courses to help you through your application, enrolment and beyond.

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