You will acquire advanced knowledge and skills in digital production, screenwriting, directing, and sound design. Throughout the programme your practice-based learning is framed by the study of film concepts, critical contexts, and current industrial practices. This approach encourages our students to become critical practitioners with ideas and positions that can be articulated effectively in the language of film and digital media, allowing them to specialise in specific areas and enhance their employability potential within the media and creative industries sector.
Studying for a Film Studies and Production degree at Queen's University Belfast will assist you in developing the core skills and employment-related experiences that are valued by employers, professional organisations and academic institutions. Graduates from this degree at Queen’s are well regarded by many employers and over half of all graduate jobs are now open to graduates of any discipline.Film Studies and Production, with its practice and professional components, provides an excellent background for work in film, television and other broadcast media and creative industries. A degree in Film Studies and Production can lead to careers in education, training and arts administration as well as offering a wide range of career possibilities including postgraduate study.
Employment after the CourseOur graduates have gone into a diverse range of careers, including the following:
- Lauren McGuigan (Assistant Editor, Yellow Moon)
- Alastair Livesley (Sub-Editor at Virgin Media Presents)
- Stephanie Fitzsimons (Associate at PwC)
- Daniel McCabe (Sound Trainee, HBO)
- Niall McEvoy, (on set VFX supervisor, HBO, Game of Thrones)
- Grace Sweeney (Camera Department, HBO, Game of Thrones)
- Maria Murphy (Assistant Producer, Below the Radar)
- Aaron Bell (Online Assistant at ‘Fifty Fifty Post’)
- Chris McGeown (Content Delivery Operator at BBC)
- Michele Devlin, (Director of The Belfast Film Festival)
- Genevieve Ewing (Business Consultant at CSG The Global Talent Experts)
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- Introduction to Film Studies
- Introduction to Film Practice
- Editing for Film and Television
- Visual Studies: Theory and Practice
- Documentary Film Studies
- Experimental Practice
- 36 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
A level requirements
Irish leaving certificate requirements
- Successful completion of Access Course with an average of 65%.
- There are no specific subject requirements to study Film Studies and Production.
International16900 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16900 GBP per year during 36 months.
EU/EEA4395 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4395 GBP per year during 36 months.
England, Scotland or Wales (GB): £9,250
Living costs for Belfast
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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