Film Studies BA (Hons)

London South Bank University Department of Education
En London (Inglaterra)

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  • Bachelor's degree
  • London (Inglaterra)
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Combine film theory, cinema studies and video making practice using the latest post-production work stations. Lectures are accompanied by weekly film screenings and interactive seminars.

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London
103 Borough Road, SE1 0AA, London, Inglaterra
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Film Studies

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Modules

Methods of assessment for course overall: 83% coursework

You’ll study modules on both the masterworks of past cinema and the most exciting examples of cinema today. You’ll learn to analyse film in depth, to reflect on its place in culture and society, and to use your knowledge to make films that break the boundaries. Having studied British and National cinemas from around the world, you will leave the course with an advanced understanding of the cultures and practices of our own film industry and its global connections.

Assessment

You'll be assessed by a combination of film analyses, group presentations, essays and exams, which are designed to foster strong academic capabilities in research, communication skills, and critical thinking. In addition, you will develop a range of Professional Practice skills such as film-making, production management and pitching, as well as benefiting from opportunities to gain work experience on a number of outside projects.

Year 1
  • Reading the screen: analysis and design
  • The rise of cinema: history and diversity
  • Film theory and criticism
  • The film auteur: vision and style
  • World cinema: origins and forms
  • Film-making and innovation (practical module)
Year 2
  • Projecting Britain: postwar to the 1980s
  • European realisms: Italy and France
  • The cinematic city
  • American cinema: Hollywood and independents
  • Critiquing gender and sexuality in the movies
  • Documentary modes: practice and theory (practical module)
  • Plus one optional module from: 
  • Scriptwriting
  • Film journalism
  • Professional practice
Year 3
  • Contemporary cinema and digital futures
  • Film and revolution in the developing world
  • British film industry now! (professional practice module)
  • Film dissertation 
  • Plus one optional module from:
  • Critical film practice (practical module)
  • Literature into film