Film Studies

A Level

If you are interested in entering the film or media industry and would like to work with professional equipment, this course is for you.

This course is for you if... would like to study how films are put together and consider their wider economic, social and cultural significance.

Where can this course lead to?

Many universities now offer Film Studies as a full-time course should you wish to take these studies further. This course will also provide you with the analytical and creative skills necessary to embark on a wide range of other degree courses.

What will I study on this course?

The first year will help you find ways to analyse and discuss films you are already familiar with.

You will also have the chance to study cinema as an industry and engage in a detailed study of an area of British cinema.

You will explore the following:

  • Core study areas
  • Hollywood film
  • Contemporary independent film
  • British film
  • European global film
  • Silent cinema
  • Documentary film
  • Global film
  • Production of short films

Extended opportunities and enrichment

You will be able to go on trips around the UK to visit media institutions and businesses. You will also be able to participate in writing and creating shows for Itchen Radio. 

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