|Study location||United Kingdom, Leicester|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 years|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
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.
IELTS: 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component)
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Studied alongside your Film Studies degree, this course is ideal for students who dropped languages at school after year nine or GCSEs, or for those who have no background in languages. In both cases, the pathway offers you an essential skill for success in the global job market.
You will take a 30-credit beginners’ or post-GSCE module in your chosen language which will equate to two hours of language classes plus one hour of cultural studies per week, learning about the main country/ies associated with your chosen language, its culture and history, and its people.
Introduction to Film Studies
Introduction to Film History
Writing, Reviewing and Film Criticism
Language module (Basic User A1 or A2 depending on entry language level)
Professional Practice in British Cinema
Media, Gender and Identity
Language module (Basic User A2 or Independent User B1 depending on entry language level)
Case Studies in Film Genre
Writing for the Screen
Audiences and Fandom
Language module (Independent User B1 or Independent User B2 depending on entry language level)
The course provides a broad grounding in film history, criticism, practice and industry skills. On graduation, you may use the skills you have gained to pursue a variety of careers in the film and cultural industries or beyond, or go on to study or research at postgraduate level.
Over the past five years, graduates from our joint honours courses have gone on to work for employers such as BBC Films, BBC Sport and Odeon Entertainment. They work in roles such as film and television production staff and researchers, writers for film news media, public relations writers and executives, film journalists in print and online, including Little White Lies magazine, independent filmmakers and camera-people, commercial managers, and as teachers and academics.
We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.