Studying Film and Theatre - Placement Year (Hons) at Lancaster University gives you the opportunity to learn about innovative twentieth and twenty first century theatre and performance through an exciting and varied mix of theoretical and practical approaches. You will gain critical and creative skills that open up possibilities for working in theatre, while making you attractive to a wide range of other employers.You will begin your degree with core courses including an Introduction to Film Studies and an Introduction to Theatre Studies. In your second year you’ll move on to subjects such as Global Cinema, Performance Composition and our LICA interdisciplinary module Critical Reflections. You will then complete your degree by choosing a selection of the Film and Theatre modules we offer such as Advanced Film Theory, Film and Comic Books, Contemporary British Theatre and Applied Theatre Practice.
You will have the opportunity to spend Year 3 on placement with a public, private or voluntary organisation in the UK or overseas. This experience will boost your employment prospects and will help you to decide on your career direction and the kind of organisation in which you want to work once you graduate. You will be doing a real, responsible job – with all the satisfaction that brings. Our Placements Team will support you in finding and applying for a suitable placement that will support your professional development. Applying for a placement is a competitive process and the preparatory modules you will complete in years one and two are designed to give you the best chance of success in your placement applications.
During the placement year you will remain a Lancaster University student which means that you will still be eligible for a student loan, have access to facilities such as the library and receive discounts on transport and council tax. Your tuition fee will be reduced to 20% during the placement year.
- Fundamentals: Contemporary Arts and Design
- Fundamentals: Drama
- Fundamentals: Film
- Drama, Theatre and Performance
- Film Studies
- Placement Preparation
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesFilm, Photography & Media Liberal Arts Theatre & Dance View 795 other Bachelors in Film, Photography & Media in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A Level ABB
- Required Subjects Film, Media, Theatre, Drama, Dance or Performance are considered desirable but applications from those studying other subjects who can demonstrate experience and interest in practical theatre are welcomed
- International Baccalaureate 32 points overall with 16 points from the best 3 Higher Level subjects
- BTEC Distinction
International20929 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 20929 GBP per year during 48 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.
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