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Film and Screenwriting (Hons)

Birmingham City University

36 months
Duration
13500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

Film and Screenwriting (Hons) degree at Birmingham City University course will develop your skills across key film studies and screenwriting debates and conventions.

Overview

What's covered in the course?

The course considers a wide range of script to screen traditions from theory, practice and industry perspectives. 

Not only will you gain an understanding of Hollywood cinema conventions (from silent cinema to modern blockbuster spectaculars), but you will apply these storytelling techniques to a variety of production scenarios. As well as looking at American film and screenwriting genres (such as rom-com, thriller, science fiction and horror case-studies), you will also be introduced to other international traditions of cinema that range from European perspectives of documentary to Bollywood film and beyond. 

A key focus of the course will be on the aesthetic and creative aspects of film and screenwriting, with consideration being given to techniques of storytelling, narratology and screen adaptation. Modern transmedia approaches to storytelling are also considered, while modules on film festival programming and film entrepreneurship provide core skills relevant to the film industry. 

Career Prospects:

Film and Screenwriting (Hons) course is located within the Birmingham City University , which has an excellent track record for graduate employment. Within the School, the majority of graduates going into media-related roles. The course builds upon the School’s employability driven reputation, by opening avenues for students interested in potential careers in screenwriting, film journalism, communications, marketing & PR, advertising and teaching film/media studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Film and the Principles of Storytelling
  • Screenwriting for Film Genres
  • The Language of Film
  • Documentary: Theory and Practice
  • Adaptation for the Screen
  • Festival Programming
  • Collaborative Practice
  • Bollywood Film: Culture, Diaspora and Globalization 
  • Global Cinema Narratives 
  • Film Entrepreneurship 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • At the point of application, you must have GCSE at Grade 4 (C) or above in English Language. Equivalent qualifications will be considered.
  • 112 UCAS tariff points from A Level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 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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