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Film Studies BA (Hons) (Joint Honours)

De Montfort University
36 months
Full time
Bachelor's degree
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Leicester
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Film Studies BA (Hons) (Joint Honours)

Program description

Film Studies BA (Hons) (Joint Honours)

Our Film Studies Joint Honours course links the criticism and history of film to the core concerns of a range of other subjects. If you are fascinated by film, but want to combine your passion with another area of study, the Joint Honours route is the perfect choice.

Subjects include Creative Writing, English, Journalism, or Media and Communication. Each of these options functions as a carefully designed program of study, which allows you to focus on the films you love, while also developing knowledge and skills in an area of your choice.

Admission requirements

  • Five GCSEs at grade C or above, including English or equivalent, plus one of the following:
  • Normally 104 UCAS points from at least two A-levels or equivalent or

In addition for

  • Creative Writing and Film Studies - Creative Writing or English Language or English Literature A level or equivalent at grade C or above. Where A’ level English (Language or Literature) is not being studied, you may be asked to complete a piece of work to support your application.
  • English Literature and Film Studies – English Language or English Literature A level or equivalent at grade C or above
  • Pass in the QAA accredited Access to HE course. English GCSE required as a separate qualification as equivalency is not accepted within the Access qualification. We will normally require students to have had a break from full-time education before undertaking the Access course

In addition for

  • Creative Writing and Film Studies – Access in Creative Writing or English Language with at least 15 credits in Creative Writing, English Language or English Literature at merit
  • or English Literature with at least 15 credits in English Language or English Literature at merit
  • English Literature and Film Studies – Access in English Language or English Literature with at least 15 credits in English Language or English Literature at merit or
  • International Baccalaureate: 24+ points

In addition for

  • Creative Writing and Film Studies – English at higher level grade 5
  • English Literature and Film Studies – English at higher level grade 5

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

First year modules

  • Introduction to Film Studies
  • Introduction to Global Film History

Second year modules

  • The New Hollywood
  • Film and TV Genres
  • Disney
  • Contemporary British Cinema

Third year modules

As a Joint Honours student you can choose to do your dissertation in Film Studies or your other subject.

  • Film Studies Dissertation
  • Cult Film
  • Film Exhibition and Consumption
  • The Past on Screen
  • Hollywood Now

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

2021/22 tuition fees

  • UK students: £9,250 per year
  • International students: £14,250 per year
  • EU students: Check the website for more information

Career opportunities

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.

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De Montfort University

De Montfort University (DMU) in England welcome hundreds of European students every year for one of our 300 courses at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate level. We have approx. 25,000 students studying in our 4 faculties; Business & Law; Health &...


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Why study at De Montfort University

  • Ranked 20th for Graduate Prospects (The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020)
  • In the top 10% of institutions overall recognised by the Times Higher Education’s Impact Rankings 2020
  • TEF Gold Award in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework – the only government-endorsed measure of teaching quality in higher education.
  • Campus of the Future - DMU has invested £136m in transforming its campus, creating new green space in Leicester and using renewable energy technology. Four of the largest campus buildings generate renewable energy via more than 1,110 solar panels, and a wood biomass boiler cuts out the need to burn fossil fuels.
  • 2030 Climate Action - More than 100 students and staff have taken part in carbon literacy training to understand how choices like transport, clothes, overseas travel and food impact the planet. DMU and the University of Leicester have teamed up with Leicester City Council to deliver the training in city schools. DMU has halved its carbon dioxide emissions since 2005.

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LE1 9BH Leicester
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