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Film, Media and Cultural Studies (Hons)

Lancaster University

36 months
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19930 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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Lancaster University’s degree in Film, Media and Cultural Studies (Hons), taught by the Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts and the Sociology department gives you the opportunity to study film within the broader areas of communications and entertainment media and culture.

Overview

Key facts

Film at Lancaster University is a stimulating and intellectually engaging course which provides a framework for the close analysis of individual films. You will study cinema history and the social significance of films and will develop a detailed understanding of the techniques of film production. You will also have the opportunity to produce short films in all three years of your study. You can choose from a range of specialist courses and will develop skills that can lead to postgraduate study and careers in the media, advertising and marketing.

The Film, Media and Cultural Studies (Hons) programme at Lancaster is similarly theoretical and analytical but also contains practical components and skills embedded within the core curriculum. This programme is concerned with the critical study of media and culture and offers you the opportunity to examine historical and contemporary issues and debates. We will cover such themes as media history, politics and power, subcultures and marginal cultures, the role played by media in contemporary activist movements, the relationship between media, gender, race, ability, disability and body image, and making, reforming and hacking the public sphere.On this combined programme of study you will take the core modules from the Film Studies programme and the closely related Media and Cultural Studies programme. You can choose optional modules from a wide range of topics.In your final year, you will complete an independent research Dissertation, where staff will support you on a topic of your choice, and where you have the option to combine practical and written elements.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Film Studies
  • Transformations: From Mass Media to Social Media
  • Fundamentals: Contemporary Arts and Design
  • Fundamentals: Film (part 1)
  • The Sociological Imagination
  • Hollywood and beyond: Global cinema
  • Key Perspectives on Media and Culture
  • Skills tor researching social and cultural lite

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

  • A Level ABB
  • Required Subjects Film, Media or one other humanities subject considered desirable but not essential
  • International Baccalaureate 32 points overall with 16 points from the best 3 Higher Level subjects
  • BTEC Distinction

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19930 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 19930 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 Lancaster

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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