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Film Studies with Year Abroad BA (Hons)

University of Southampton

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site - Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

About this course

Study film from a variety of perspectives: as popular art, big business and as a cultural record on our film degree with year abroad . Immerse yourself in the subject, from the earliest projected images to the present day. Learn how to view Hollywood blockbusters, European and world cinema with a critical eye. A year abroad will enhance your understanding of visual arts and let you experience a new culture.

You'll study familiar classics alongside contemporary cinema, and genres including:

  • film noir

  • horror

  • science fiction

  • documentary

  • animation

You'll deepen your understanding and enjoyment of film and develop your critical thinking as part of a lively community.

Learning and assessment

The learning activities for this course include the following:

  • lectures
  • classes and tutorials
  • coursework
  • individual and group projects
  • independent learning (studying on your own)

Careers

Our Film Studies degree at Southampton gives you a strong foundation in skills that are attractive to all graduate employers:

  • written and verbal communication

  • analytical and critical thinking

  • research

  • organisation

  • project management

Our research staff and industry experts will help you gain a picture of the film and TV industries today.

Some modules include work experience. How the arts work, for example, shows you how to programme and manage a professional arts venue.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,520per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level : ABB

Typical Offer: ABB including an essay writing subjectIf you are taking an EPQ in addition to 3 A levels, you will receive the following offer in addition to the standard A level offer:BBB including an essay writing subject and grade A in the EPQWe are committed to ensuring that all students with the potential to succeed, regardless of their background, are encouraged to apply to study with us. The additional information gained through contextual data allows us to recognise a student’s potential to succeed in the context

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University information

University of Southampton

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton is proud of its inclusive global community and welcomes students from over 130 countries, including 6,800 EU and international students.
Southampton's Students' Union (SUSU) has over 40 cultural and international groups that help with social connections for international communities.
Specialist careers support and paid Year in Employment and internship opportunities prepare international students for their future.

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