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Course Details

Film Studies AS and A2

Locations and Attendance

Full Time - To be arranged

This subject is part of the full time A level Programme. To apply for this subject you need to apply for the A Level or Combined Programme A Level Programme - You will need to choose 3 or 4 AS Levels to study the A Level Programme Combined Programme - You will need to choose 1 or 2 AS Levels combined with a vocational option. Vocational options include: Applied Science, IT, Business, Criminology, Law, Sports and Exercise Sciences, or Health and Social Care.

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Course Duration : 03/09/2018 to 28/06/2019
Course Code : GEF310NL

Please Note - These fees are for the 2018/19 Academic Year and are subject to change annually. Fees are payable for each year of study. Days, Times and Fees for Part Time and HE courses are subject to change. HE Tuition Fees will be confirmed April 2018.

Course Outline

Film Studies is a fast growing subject both at AS/A Level and in universities. The course is for learners who wish to deepen their understanding and appreciation of film both practically and academically. The subject develops creativity, observation and critical analysis.

Entry requirements

You will require 5 GCSEs at Grades A*- C including a B Grade in English/Welsh Language.

You will be invited to attend an interview, and will undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy, to establish any support required.

What will I study?

At AS Level you will study: Exploring Film Form (coursework) covers the deconstruction and analysis of films, using micro elements such as sound and cinematography. Practical film making. Plus British and American Film (exam). Learn how UK film genres differ to Hollywood film and focus on key areas of British and American film such as Working Title and Comedy.

At A2 Level you will study: Individual Film Research and screen writing or film making (coursework). Plus Varieties of Film Experiences (exam) World Cinema, Urban Stories. Documentaries and Spectatorship and a Critical Study of Fight Club.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by 50% coursework and 50% examination.

Career Opportunities and Progression

On successful completion of this course many learners apply to and are offered places at university or one of the creative apprenticeships.

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