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Film Studies with Foundation Year 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

    24-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**About Keele**Set in 600 acres of countryside in North Staffordshire, we have one of the largest and most beautiful campuses in Britain. We’re proud to be No.2 in England for Student Satisfaction with Course (Guardian University League Table, 2020), investing more than £140m in our campus in the last ten years, including £45m new science laboratories. In 2021 we were proud to be awarded Sustainability Institution of the Year at the prestigious Green Gown Awards as part of our mission to become a carbon neutral campus by 2030. We're committed to supporting you to achieve your career goals, and have a dedicated Careers and Employability team who can assist you to navigate your options beyond Keele.**Foundation Year**If you do not meet the requirements for direct entry onto the BA (Hons) Film Studies, our Humanities Foundation Year can provide an alternative route into your degree. The course provides preparation for the academic skills required for degree level study, delivering the opportunity to develop the questioning and analytical skills required for progression in your chosen humanities subject. After you have completed your Humanities Foundation Year, you can progress on to studying at degree level.**Start Dates**We offer a September and January entry point onto this course. (Applicant information for January 2022 entry can be found on the 2021/2022 pages.)The closing date for applications to the September 2022 entry point is the 15th January (unless otherwise stipulated) and the closing date for applications for the January 2023 entry point is the 20th December 2022. Please note that the January start point runs in a compressed time-frame (January to July) but without loss of teaching weeks or acceleration of teaching and content delivery. Please ensure that you are viewing the correct UCAS page for the entry point you are interested in. You can switch between the September and January UCAS pages by using the blue 'course options available' button above.We welcome direct applications for the January entry point. Contact our Admissions team to apply now. Telephone: +44 (0)1782 734010 Email: admissions@keele.ac.uk.**BA (Hons) Film Studies** As both a medium of mass entertainment and a mode of expression, film is a powerful art form. Studying Film at Keele provides insight into its forms, technologies and cultural importance, both historically and now.Film Studies is an exciting, diverse and creative area of academic study. Studying Film at Keele offers you the chance to focus intensively on the history and theory of the medium, or to study it alongside Creative Writing as an integrated single honours programme.You can also combine the study of Film with other related subjects, such as Media and English Literature. You will have the opportunity to apply your theory of film in the form of practical work, developing scriptwriting and filmmaking skills.Taking a Film Studies degree at Keele also offers you the opportunity to learn a language, study abroad for a semester or a year, and do a work placement through one of our exciting local partnerships. As a Film student at Keele, then, you will learn to employ theoretical, historical and cultural strands of enquiry to analyse both classical and contemporary cinema, as well as making creative connections between Film and other art forms, such as literature and photography.Indicative areas of the course include:• Modern European Film and Television• Introduction to Television Studies• Gender and the Cinematic Gaze• Global Popular Cinemas• Science Fiction Cinema: Utopias and Dystopias• Documentary: Theory and Practice• Race and Sexuality on Screen• Approaches to Screenwriting• Crime in Neoconservative America• World Cinemas in the 21st Century

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,000per year

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UCAS Points : 48

48 UCAS tariff points from at least 1 level 3 qualification or GCE A-level grades DD

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University information

Keele University

  • University League Table

    58th

  • 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.

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