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Film Business and Promotion, BA (Hons)

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) Birmingham, United Kingdom
Film Business and Promotion degree at Birmingham City University is a unique two-year, fast-track programme that prepares you for the business realities of film distribution and consumption in today’s rapidly evolving global film marketplace.
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Overview

What's covered in the course?

Reflecting the international nature of the film industry the course will take a worldwide perspective from the outset, looking at the international marketplace, differing international audience trends and how the industry works globally, domestically in the US, and independently in the UK.

How you will learn

Film specific modules will provide you with a thorough grounding in theory, research practices and the current and emerging industry landscape - You will view the film business from the perspectives of key professionals in the sector, looking at film industry structure, how money flows and films are financed, to the challenge of bringing desirable film products to market and engaging audiences.

You will participate in lectures, seminars, workshops and film screenings requiring you to interact with your peers, tutors and industry. Practitioners and professional academics with proven experience will teach you.

Your passion for film will be nurtured, as you are encouraged to view and interact with a diverse array of film titles encouraging appreciation of film history, culture, the scope of the international market and trends in consumer tastes and viewing habits.

Career

Along the way, you’ll build a tangible ‘portfolio of practice’ showcasing your work and proving your professionalism. Assignments reflect real-world practices and are designed to develop the critical and strategic thinking skills necessary to exploit opportunity in the sector.

Project Experience

In addition to studying your specialism you’ll be working in collaboration with your peers, who’ve chosen to specialise in fast-track degrees around the digital marketing, digital art, and video games industries. You’ll work together with expert professionals and tutors on shared projects to develop, make and deliver tangible media solutions to live briefs.

NTI courses are built upon workplace simulation and industry-standard work, ensuring you behave less like a student and more like a professional, gaining the workplace experience and attributes you need. The aim is to produce confident, work-ready graduates.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Film Industry Primer
  • Film Advertising and Audiences
  • Language of Film
  • Film Distribution: Planning Strategy
  • Narrative Entertainment, Script & Production
  • Interactive Entertainment, Development & Implementation
  • Collaborative Practice
  • Film Festivals
  • Festival Planning
  • Film Business Landscape
  • Film and Entertainment Finance

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    88

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

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General Requirements

At the point of application, you must have GCSE at Grade 4 (C) or above in English Language and Mathematics. Equivalent qualifications and/or experience will be accepted.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12800 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Birmingham

  • 765 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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