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Film and Media (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) Musselburgh, United Kingdom
Film and media are central to individual identities, local and national cultures and to globalised political and economic spheres. The BA Film and Media (Hons) degree at the Queen Margaret University examines these topics from the perspective of the academic disciplines of film studies and media studies.
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Overview

On this BA Film and Media (Hons) degree at the Queen Margaret University you’ll study film as an artistic and commercial enterprise, as well as various media institutions and the debates surrounding them. You’ll engage in deep critical thinking about culture, media and society as a whole.

You will also develop real-world technical skills in video and media production, teamwork, academic research, project management and a variety of forms of communication. Modules in the first two years will introduce you to key developments in film and media, and key concepts in film and media studies, including the emergence of cinema and the establishment of national broadcasting systems, and concepts like narrative, popular culture and citizenship.

Careers

You’ll graduate as a critical maker and consumer of media. You’ll be technically confident in the field, with rounded practical skills, and raring to succeed in the career of your choice. Our graduates are making names for themselves in film and television production, media research, PhD and academic research, public relations, marketing, advertising, arts and cultural management. Employers including the Edinburgh International Film Festival, Edinburgh Filmhouse, Channel 4, and the Leith Agency have snapped up their skills and attitude.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      3/4 years

  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Film Studies
  • Introduction to Media Studies
  • Media Industries
  • Narrative and Representation
  • Media Production 
  • Media Consumption

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Scottish Higher: BBBB
  • A Level: BCC
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H2 H2 H3 H3
  • International Baccalaureate: 28 points
  • Required Subjects: English, Media Studies, or Film Studies preferred at Higher/A level or equivalent. Maths and English at S/Int2/N5/GCSE level are preferred.
  • Mature/Access: Access to Humanities/ Arts/ Business/ Social Sciences/ Film and Television or some Digital Media courses. Applications welcomed from mature students with relevant qualifications/ experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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RUK (FT)+: £9,250

Funding

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