BA (Hons) Film and Media

University of Sunderland
England, United Kingdom
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
3 years
Intakes
September
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 35,834
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 44,551

Entry Requirements

  • Related qualifications accepted by the university.

English Language Requirements:

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS): an overall score of 6.0, with at least 5.5 in each component: reading, writing, listening and speaking.
  • Pearson Test of English Academic:  a minimum score in each individual element of 51 and 52 overall.
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): grade C or above.
  •  Cambridge Certification in Advanced English (CAE): grade C or above.

Curriculum

Year 1 

  • Introduction to Media and Cultural Studies 
  • Introduction to Film Studies
  • Introduction to Academic Research Methods 
  • History of Cinema 

Optional modules (choose at least three):

  • Contemporary Cinema 
  • Popular TV Genres
  • Introduction to Radio 
  • Introduction to Video 
  • Introduction to Journalism 
  • Introduction to Photography 
  • Introduction to the Television Studio 
  • Introduction to New Media Production 
  • History of Broadcasting
  • Language and the Media 

Year 2

  • Media Studies 1 
  • Film Theory and Criticism 
  • Academic Research Skills 

Optional modules (choose at least one):

  • American Film and Society 
  • European Film and Society 
  • British Cinema 
  • Animated Film 

Further optional modules (choose up to three):

  • Cultural Theory and Popular Culture 1 
  • The Making of Popular Culture 
  • Media Law 
  • Language and Power
  • Sexual Cultures 
  • Power, Politics and the Media 
  • Cybercultures 
  • Documentary Photography
  • Print Journalism 1 
  • Video Production 1 
  • Radio Production 1 
  • Photography 2
  • Live Radio and Commercial Production
  • Introduction to Multimedia 
  • Television Studio Operations 1
  • New Media Production 1
  • Placement 1 
  • Placement 2

Final Year

  • Media Studies 2 
  • Dissertation 

Optional modules (choose at least one):

  • Film Studies Special Topic 
  • Asian Cinema 
  • Film, Horror and The Body 
  • Hitchcock 

Further optional modules (choose up to four):

  • Cultural Theory and Popular Culture 2 
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy Television 
  • Media Studies Special Topic 
  • Popular Culture Special Topic 
  • Body, Media and Culture 
  • Popular Music: Histories, Theories, Performers and Genres
  • Race, Identity and Culture 
  • Language and Gender 
  • Media Ethics 
  • Special Topic in Radio 
  • TV Studio Operations 2 
  • Print Journalism 2 
  • Radio Production 2 
  • Photography 3 
  • New Media Production 2 
  • Practical Project 

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