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BAFilm Studies (with a Year Abroad)

University of Southampton
United Kingdom, Southampton
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Overview

Apply for the BA Film Studies with a Year Abroad degree and spend your third year at one of our international partner institutions. This course is for those who find themselves fascinated with the art of writing and critically analysing films. From earliest cinema to contemporary blockbusters to art house film, this course provides a clear understanding of not only how to analyse film, but how it is created.

Year one offers a grounding in how to read film, covering key debates in film theory and cinema history.

Specialist practical option modules in years two and three in documentary film making or scriptwriting.

Individually supervised dissertation on a topic of your choice in year three

Programme structure

Typical course content

- Popular film genres
- Film aesthetics
- Cinema pre-history
- Critical theories, cultural history
- World cinema
- Hollywood
- European film
- Cinematography
- Professional practice
- Creative writing/screenwriting

Career opportunities

Career skills are embedded throughout every stage of study. Certain professional practice modules include visits from industry professionals who offer vocational training.
We offer a number of optional employability modules. During your studies you will gain key skills sought by employers, and learn to communicate challenging ideas to a wide range of audiences.
Daniel Greenway is a graduate of Film and French and progressed to work on major Hollywood productions Batman Begins and The Da Vinci Code.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States