|Study location||United Kingdom, Southampton|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||4 years|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
Include German to your exams
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Upload documents in original language and translations.
You must take verified copies of the entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.5 in Reading and Writing, 6.0 in Listening and Speaking)
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
This combined degree allows you to specialise in Film whilst studying German, the most widely spoken native language in Europe. Film studies look back to film’s 19th-century origins and forward to today’s innovations in digital technology, offering you a large field in which to explore the role of cinema across different social, historical and cultural contexts. You will study a diverse range of filmmakers and influential movements, from Alfred Hitchcock to Pedro Almodóvar, and from German expressionism to contemporary US cinema. Film studies employs a multitude of interpretive tools, from sociological approaches to close textual analysis.
In German you will complement your language learning with a range of modules on history, literature, contemporary culture and linguistics. The emphasis is on choice. You will be able to select from a range of options in areas of study that interest you most. While a degree combination that includes a language already enhances your employment prospects, this programme builds a series of study skills that are vital for succeeding in the world of work. These include expressing arguments in oral and written form, managing time, thinking and working independently and in cooperation with others. In both Film and German the university also offers you the opportunity to conduct primary research using a number of concepts and methods. Practical modules on the Film Studies programme familiarise you with essential film-making and editing skills.
Typical course content
Popular film genres
Critical theories, cultural history
Career skills are embedded throughout every stage of study. We carefully explain the skills taught and offer a number of optional employability modules.
A year abroad gives you the chance to achieve something away from education-centred activity, such as gaining relevant work experience to help form your future plans. With many employers now expecting extracurricular or voluntary experience, this can prove vital.
Daniel Greenway, a graduate of Film and French at Southampton, progressed to work on major Hollywood productions Batman Begins and The Da Vinci Code. “My time at Southampton was invaluable in developing my critical approach to film-making,” he said. “It’s vital for anyone who wants a career in the creative side of the industry”.
We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.