Sixth Form Campus
09 Sept 2024
This academic course is for students who enjoy watching films but want to understand the theoretical concepts behind them.
Film studies provides an opportunity to explore this popular and specialist area of commercial art whilst also enabling you to develop valuable and transferable academic skills in research, analysis, discussion and the construction of arguments in writing. There is also the opportunity to explore your creativity and technical skills by making your own film.
When moving into the competitive film industry, you will be supported in taking part in some valuable work experience.
A minimum of five GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English language.
You will have a 9.55am start, one lesson in the morning, one in the afternoon and a guaranteed 4pm finish. You will also have at least one morning and one afternoon per week free for private study.
70% written examination and 30% non-exam assessment.
Having studied A Level film studies, you are able to confirm to any university or employer your ability to analyse effectively and work to strict deadlines. It will demonstrate your ability to approach analytical tasks in a logical and effective manner. It works well with most other subjects and will certainly add strength to your overall course combination. Students who have studied A Level film studies have progressed to university to study subjects such as film studies, digital film making, English, journalism, media studies, business studies, drama, history and law.
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