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Film and Screen Media BA (Hons)

St Mary's University, Twickenham, London

  • September, 2020 Start Date

  • 3 years Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £9250.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

Study with media professionals and with national and international experts in film, television and popular culture. The Film and Screen Media degree reflects how film and television studies have changed in recent years as a result of the impact of digital media and our interaction with it.

With approximately one in five new jobs in London within the creative industries, Film and Screen Media will provide you with a solid background in screen industries, from a theoretical, practical and industry perspective.

You will learn precise research and production skills that will allow you to enter a wide variety of professions. You will also be following individual interests and passions that will motivate you to work hard in your chosen area of study.

By studying a range of topics you will gain an understanding of the most significant issues affecting the media today and its relationship with our culture and society. This degree will prepare you for a career in a wide range of industries. 

We offer opportunities for you to gain work experience in the media and specialist modules to develop your skills in creative scriptwriting, film and cultural criticism, film production and specialist pathways in screenwriting and film production. 

  • Available as a Single Honours and Combined Honours Degree.
  • Study with media professionals and international and national experts in film, television and popular culture.
  • Exciting study trips and opportunities for work experience in the media and creative industries.
  • Specialist pathways in screen-writing and video production.
  • Taught on our historic Strawberry Hill campus.
  • A range of scholarships are available for undergraduate students.

Study with media professionals and with national and international experts in film, television and popular culture. The Film and Screen Media degree reflects how film and television studies have changed in recent years as a result of the impact of digital media and our interaction with it. With approximately one in five new jobs in London within the creative industries, Film and...

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Course Content

Year one

  • British Film and TV 
  • Digital Cultures 
  • Digital Production 
  • Film, Style and Form 
  • Harry Potter and the... 
  • Media History 

Year two

  • Cult Media and Identity 
  • Documentary and World Cinema 
  • Multimedia Production 
  • North American Cinema 
  • Screen Theory and Criticism 
  • Screenwriting One 

Year three

  • Disney and Animation 
  • Dissertation 
  • Industry Placement 
  • Paradox of Horror 
  • Screenwriting Two 
  • The Beatles and the Counter Culture 

Year one British Film and TV  Digital Cultures  Digital Production  Film, Style and Form  Harry Potter and the...  Media History  Year two Cult Media and Identity  Documentary and World...

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

Classroom

Waldegrave Road

Full Time, 3 years

September, 2020

£9250.00

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Entry Requirements

80 UCAS points should include at least two B grades at A Level (or equivalent).

Requirements for other qualifications (including BTECs, Irish Highers, Scottish Highers, International Baccalaureates and Access Courses) are also available. For more information please email apply@stmarys.ac.uk.

To calculate your expected UCAS points, please use the UCAS Tariff calculator.

We will make you an offer if you are within the tariff band range and you meet subject-specific requirements (where applicable).

For undergraduate programmes we will take into account subjects studied at Level 3, your GCSEs (or equivalent) profile, relevant non-academic achievements outlined in your personal statement, references and your motivation for study.

International requirements

International students should check our country-specific pages for equivalents. If English is not your first language you will need to achieve an IELTS score of 6.0 overall with no less than 5.5 in any section (or equivalent).

80 UCAS points should include at least two B grades at A Level (or equivalent). Requirements for other qualifications (including BTECs, Irish Highers, Scottish Highers, International Baccalaureates and Access Courses) are also available. For more information please email apply@stmarys.ac.uk. To calculate your expected UCAS points, please use the UCAS Tariff...

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Assessment Methods

We assess your work in a variety of ways. These usually include essays, portfolios of work, research reports and blogs. We also assess group work including presentations, films and other practical projects.

We assess your work in a variety of ways. These usually include essays, portfolios of work, research reports and blogs. We also assess group work including presentations, films and other practical projects.

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