University of Roehampton

Course Introduction

' Roehampton is ranked the number one London university for Film, production and Photography (Guardian University Guide 2016). ' Work with leading filmmakers, film theorists and film historians. ' Develop, shoot and exhibit your own drama and documentary films. ' Easy access to world'class facilities including the British Film Institute. ' Roehampton is ranked the best modern university in London (Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015) and the most research'intensive modern university in the UK (Research Excellence Framework 2014).

Course Modules

Year 1: film history and criticism; reading visual aesthetics; film production skills; forms of cinema; ideas into film. Year 2: thinking about film; audio'visual criticism. Optional modules: forms of animation; forms of documentary; world cinemas; writing on the screen; career preparation; European cinema. Year 3: dissertation; audio'visual dissertation; screenwriting. Optional modules: screen women (from pin'ups to postfeminism); music on the screen; the modern vampire; contemporary Hollywood cinema; research essay; contemporary documentary film form; digital cinema; guerrilla filmmaking; cult film and television; work placement.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £12,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
5 - 7 years
Part Time
BA (Hons)

Qualifications required:

  • Tariff 112
  • International Baccalaureate 25
  • Tariff (Scottish qualifications) 112
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • BTEC National Diploma MMD
  • BTEC National Award
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MMD
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma D*D*
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • GCE A-level
  • SQA Higher
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • OCR Certificate for IT Professionals
  • OCR Certificate/Diploma for iMedia Professionals
  • OCR L3 Certificate for Young Enterprise
  • OCR L3 Certificate in Mathematics for Engineers
  • OCR L3 Quals in ICT Systems and Principles
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units) M2
  • OCR Diploma for IT Professionals
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Award
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Certificate
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Extended Award
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Extended Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Specialist Diploma
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Certificate
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 National Certificate

Key Course Information

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88% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 75%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 78%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 92%

£17,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

80% Go on to work and/or study

In work 75
Studying 5
Studying and working 0
Unemployed 15
Unknown 5

34% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 2%

Total Coursework: 93%

Total Practical: 5%

£905 - £905
Typical cost of university accommodation

£1,030 - £1,236
Typical cost of private accommodation