BA (Hons) Film Studies

University of South Wales
United Kingdom
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
3 years
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Entry Requirements

  • Typical A-Level Offer: BCC to include a relevant subject such as Art, Drama, English, History, Theatre, Film Studies, Welsh or Media Studies;
  • Typical IB Offer: 29 points to include 16 points at Higher Level to include 5 in a relevant higher subject
  • Typical Access to HE Offer: 60 credits overall to include 45 Level 3 credits equating to 12 Distinctions, 18 Merits and 15 Passes in a relevant subject
  • GCSEs: The University normally requires a minimum 5 GCSEs including Mathematics and English at Grade C or above, or their equivalent but consideration is given to individual circumstances.
  • Other equivalent qualifications. 
  • IELTS grade of 6.0 with a minimum score of 5.5 in each component.


Year One

  • Critical Approaches to Film
  • Cinema, Nation and Identity: French Film
  • Silent Cinema
  • British Cinema
  • Academic and Professional Skills
  • Scriptwriting for the Media

Year Two

  • New Hollywood
  • European Cinema (Central and Eastern)
  • Histories and Theories of Documentary Film
  • TV Genres
  • Film Symposium
  • Short Form Scriptwriting
  • Work Experience

Year Three

  • Masculinities, Media and Culture
  • Film Studies Dissertation
  • Comedic Traditions in Film and Television
  • Hispanic Cinema
  • Cult Cinema
  • The Self on Screen: Autobiographical Film
  • Major Project in Scriptwriting (Theatre, Screen, Radio)
  • Screenplay

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