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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This degree will give you a unique insight into global film culture, film form and style, and the political importance of film.You’ll explore the richness of world cinemas, meaning that your studies will be based on the phenomenon of film creation in different places and periods, not just Hollywood.Through a combination of core and optional modules, you’ll gain an in-depth knowledge of historical, theoretical, critical, and intercultural approaches used in film studies. You’ll benefit from studying in the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies by being able to explore cinema from around the world, including French, German, Italian, Chinese and Japanese cinema. Throughout your degree you’ll develop a range of essential skills valued by employers such as critical thinking, independent research and communication skills.This film studies degree offers you teaching of the highest standard, in a research-intensive environment where enthusiastic experts and students come together to explore film culture. You’ll be encouraged to get involved in a range of activities organised by the Centre for World Cinemas and Digital Cultures.Leeds has excellent resources for studying film. As well as the rich cultural life of the city of Leeds, which includes the annual Leeds International Film Festival and various independent cinemas – such as the Hyde Park Picture House, the oldest cinema in Leeds. Our on-campus resources include an extensive lending library of Hollywood and foreign-language films, and you also can join various student-led film societies. The University Library houses extensive documents, manuscripts and early printed materials in its Special Collections, which are a valuable resource for your original research.

Application deadline

25 January

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University information

University of Leeds

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  • Campus address

    University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, England

The university is a global community, with staff and students from over 130 countries. You’ll have chances to meet and work with people from all over the world.
The university is continually investing in its campus – from new labs and lecture theatres to one of the most impressive libraries in the UK.
The university has been welcoming international students for over 100 years, so students can be sure of experienced help throughout their time at Leeds.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 102 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    155 83%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.78 76%


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