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Film and Screen Studies (Hons)

University of the Arts London (UAL)

36 months
22920 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Film and Screen Studies (Hons) programme at the University of the Arts London (UAL) teaches the historical, theoretical, cultural and critical analysis of film and screen to the next generation of filmmakers and influencers in the commissioning, distribution, curation and exhibition of film and screen.


On the Film and Screen Studies (Hons) programme at the University of the Arts London (UAL) you'll explore the rich global history of the moving image from the 20th Century, alongside contemporary immersive and interactive platforms.

Develop your critical thinking through an extensive programme of film screenings, delivered alongside contextual analysis. You'll explore film and screen narrative from the cinematic, historic, national, geographic, genre, ethnic and diversity perspective.

For your final graduation project, you will collaborate and curate a film or screen festival.

BA (Hons) Film and Screen Studies aims to generate graduates who are insightful, analytical, commercially minded and ethically aware.

Why choose this course at London College of Communication

  • You'll be taught the knowledge and skills for the current, emerging and evolving screen industries.
  • The skills and practices taught include critical review, video essays, podcasting, distribution, curation and exhibition of film and screen. Please note: this course does not teach film-production nor the filmmaking roles through practical filmmaking exercises.
  • You will explore an extensive programme of films and a broad investigative analysis, underpinning the intellectual core of your studies.
  • The graduation project is a student-led film/screen festival. This offers you the opportunity to curate an outward, public-facing event.
  • The course promotes an inclusive approach to the distinct diverse voices from the UK and the international filmmaking community.
  • The course is modelled to generate graduates who are ethically aware, creative risk-takers, for film/screen distribution.
  • Investigation and critical analysis is informed by contextual studies, practice and the technologies of a breadth of screen disciplines.
  • Opportunities for furthering archival research around the Stanley Kubrick Archive and other film-based archives onsite at London College of Communication.
  • You'll develop a critical and analytical approach to the moving image and problem solving and will learn the transferable skills of project management, marketing and public relations.
  • The course is based in the heart of London – the centre of the UK’s film and TV industries. London College of Communication is located within easy reach of the IMAX, the BFI Southbank and the British Film Institute Library, as well as a large concentration of cinemas and venues in central London.

Career opportunities

  • Curating for film festivals, screen events or gallery installations.
  • A range of employability skills either side of the traditional craft or production roles, with specific strengths in written or presentational work for commissioning editors, journalistic critical review, and marketing.
  • Film, screen and moving image production.
  • Working on archival or restoration projects.
  • Postgraduate study.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Moving image as an art form 
  • Innovation and Storytelling 
  • Creative technologies for storytelling and interactive
  • Distinctive identities 
  • Curating for the screen 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

112 UCAS tariff points, which can be made up of one or a combination of the following accepted full level 3 qualifications:

  • A Levels at grade B, B, C or above (preferred subjects include: English; History; Media; Business; Art and Design, or other subjects within Social Sciences).
  • Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (Level 3 or 4).
  • Distinction, Merit, Merit at BTEC Extended Diploma (preferred subjects: Art and Design, Media, Music and Performing Arts).
  • Merit at UAL Extended Diploma.
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma (preferred subject: Digital and Creative Media, Film and Production, Humanities and Social Sciences).
  • OR equivalent EU/International qualifications, such as International Baccalaureate Diploma at 25 points minimum 

And 5 GCSE passes at grade 4 or above (grade A*-C).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22920 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22920 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

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

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Bursaries of £1,000 awarded to eligible UK students studying an undergraduate course at University of the Arts London.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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