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What makes Film Studies and Film Production at Worcester special?

Studying Film Production and Film Studies at Worcester offers you the opportunity to gain a deep understanding into popular movies, art cinema and experimental film alongside developing the creative ideas, concepts and practical skills required to create films yourself.

You can tailor your Film Production Studies to focus on your career specialism such as producing, directing, sound, cinematography post-production and visual effects. Film studies offer to take part in film festivals, film journalism, screenwriting and film reviewing. 

Overview

Overview

Key Features

  • Balance between contemporary and older films; British, Hollywood, and International cinemas.
  • Research-led teaching by internationally recognized experts in their fields.
  • Employability embedded across the course, offering students opportunities in a variety of career paths.
  • Study in our purpose-built Digital Arts Centre, which includes a video studio, sound studio, individual edit suites and high-spec computer labs with the latest image manipulation, editing and sound post-production software
  • Benefit from regular visits, guest lectures and feedback from top industry experts
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"I'm really thrilled by all of the opportunities I have had whilst studying, I couldn't be more set for the industry; I've had experience on professional film sets, offers from London film companies and my debut film has so far been really successful."

Eleanor Smart, Film Production Joint Honours graduate.

Entry requirements

What qualifications will you need?

104
UCAS tariff points

Entry requirements

104 UCAS Tariff points

For international entry, please contact our Admissions team, admissions@worc.ac.uk

If you have any questions about entry requirements, please contact the Admissions Office on 01905 855111 or email admissions@worc.ac.uk for advice.

Further information about the UCAS Tariff can be obtained from http://www.ucas.com

If you are an international student who does not have the relevant entry requirements for direct entry onto this course, our pathway courses at University of Worcester International College could be the right option for you and enable you to still graduate with this degree. To find out more visit the Art and Design & Creative Media pathway page.

Course content

What will you study?

Our courses are informed by research and current developments in the discipline and feedback from students, external examiners and employers. Modules do therefore change periodically in the interests of keeping the course relevant and reflecting best practice. The most up-to-date information will be available to you once you have accepted a place and registered for the course. If there are insufficient numbers of students interested in an optional module, this might not be offered, but we will advise you as soon as possible and help you choose an alternative. 

Year 1

Mandatory

  • Crafting the Moving Image
  • Fiction: History and Production
  • World Cinema
  • Introduction to Film

Year 2

Mandatory

  • Film Theory
  • Specialist production Skills

Optional 

  • Film Genre Study 
  • British Cinema
  • Film Cultures 
  • Authors & Authorship 
  • Work Project 
  • Beyond the Mainstream: Identity and Diversity in Film and TV
  • Single Camera Drama
  • Experimental Film Production
  • Factual Film
  • Music Video Production
  • Optional language modules

Year 3

Mandatory

  • Dissertation

or

  • Final Production

Optional

  • Professional Practice
  • Factual Film Production
  • Extension module
  • Advance Specialism
  • Corporate or Commercial production
  • Group Film Production
  • Film & Folklore 
  • Film Reviewing 
  • Studies in Cult & Exploitation Cinema 
  • Making Monsters 
  • Cinema & Modern Life
  • Literature & Culture: International Exchanges 
  • Asian Cinema 
  • TV Times
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Joint Honours

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Teaching and assessment

How will you be taught?

For more information about teaching, learning and assessment on this course, please see the course pages for Film Studies BA (Hons) and Film Production BA (Hons).

Programme specifications

For comprehensive details on the aims and intended learning outcomes of the course, and the means by which these are achieved through learning, teaching and assessment, please download the latest programme specification documents for Film Studies BA (Hons) and Film Production BA (Hons).

Careers

Where could it take you?

The programme of study is designed around exposing students to a wide variety of employment options after a Film degree beyond being a filmmaker or reviewer specifically. This may include festivals, programming special seasons, curetting, audience research, marketing, and distribution & exhibition contexts. 

Typical career routes in the media include: employment in production companies working in TV, film or commercial production, further specialised training in a specific industry-related job role, working as a freelancer, or setting up your own small business.

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Careers and Employability

Our Graduates pursue exciting and diverse careers in a wide variety of employment sectors.

Find out how we can support you to achieve your potential.
Costs

How much will it cost?

Full-time tuition fees

UK and EU students

The standard tuition fee for full-time UK and EU students registering in the academic year 2021/22 is £9,250 per year.

For more details, please visit our course fees page.

International students

The standard tuition fee for full-time international students registering in the academic year 2021/22 is £13,100 per year.

For more details, please visit our course fees page.

Part-time tuition fees

UK and EU students

The standard tuition fees for part-time UK and EU students registering on this course in the academic year 2021/22 are £1,156 per 15-credit module, £1,542 per 20 credit module, £2,313 per 30-credit module, £3,083 per 40-credit module, £3,469 per 45-credit module and £4,625 per 60 credit module.

For more details, please visit our course fees page.

Additional costs

Every course has day-to-day costs for basic books, stationery, printing and photocopying. The amounts vary between courses.

If your course offers a placement opportunity, you may need to pay for a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.

Accommodation

Finding the right accommodation is paramount to your university experience. Our halls of residence are home to friendly student communities, making them great places to live and study.

We have over 1,000 rooms across our range of student halls. With rooms to suit every budget and need, from our 'Traditional Hall' at £108 per week to 'En-suite Extra' at £184 per week (2021/22 prices).

For full details visit our accommodation page.

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