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Film Art (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Falmouth, United Kingdom
This Film Art (Hons) course offered at Falmouth University fosters a sense of inquiry and prepares you to meet the challenges and opportunities of the contemporary art world and wider creative industries.
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There’s an open approach to art practice throughout the course with experimentation, learning through making and exploration of contemporary artforms.

During the Film Art (Hons) programme offered at Falmouth University, you will:

  • Have access to Fine Art studio space from day one of the course.
  • Work with industry partners like Tate St Ives and Newlyn Art Gallery.
  • Get the opportunity to study abroad in your second year.
  • Have access to excellent studios, and 3D printmaking and time-based media workshops.
  • Complete your journey with the third year degree show and be given the chance to exhibit in London or other major cities.

What you'll learn

Focusing on studio practice, you’ll learn through a mix of visual arts and critical studies. We’ll focus on disciplines like drawing, painting, printmaking, performance, installation, 3D, video, digital and lens-based work, as well as any media appropriate to your studies. You’ll also analyse visual arts through written work and reflective practice assignments.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Art Practice 1: Strategies for Practice
  • Critical Studies and Reflective Practice 1: Introduction: The Contexts of Contemporary Art
  • Art Practice 2: Initiating Practice
  • Critical Studies and Reflective Practice 2: A New Millennium
  • Art Practice 3: Thematic Developments
  • Critical Studies and Reflective Practice 3: The Mediascape of Contemporary Art

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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

We consider all applications on their own individual merit and potential. We invite all applicants to an interview day or audition to give them the opportunity to demonstrate this along with what inspires and motivates them in their field. 

Applicants will also be able to show their portfolio or give a performance depending on the course. We welcome applications from all subject backgrounds, whether you’ve specialised in STEM, the arts or humanities.  

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Falmouth

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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


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