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. ' Gain valuable experience with leading cultural organisations. Recent examples have included The Natural History Museum and Marie Claire magazine. ' An interactive and collaborative teaching approach. ' Roehampton is ranked the best modern university in London (Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016) and the most research'intensive modern university in the UK (Research Excellence Framework 2014).

Course Modules

Media, Culture and Identity Year 1: news media. Optional modules: visual culture; media, culture and identity; media and society; from mass media to multimedia. Year 2: research methods for communications and culture. Optional modules: studying popular culture; employability for the creative industries; screening gender; global trends in television; introduction to radio. Year 3: dissertation. Optional modules: work placement; doing visual research in media and culture; madness and metaphor (culture on the edge); popular journalism and tabloid culture; emotions in culture. Film Year 1: film history and criticism; reading visual aesthetics; forms of cinema. 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 post feminism); 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 Fee type
3 years
Full Time
BA/BSc (Hons) £12,500 ???abroad???
3 years
Full Time
BA/BSc (Hons) £9,000 ???home???
5 - 7 years
Part Time
BA/BSc (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
  • Course specific

Key Course Information

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70% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 83%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 87%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 89%

75% Go on to work and/or study

In work 70
Studying 5
Studying and working 0
Unemployed 20
Unknown 5

23% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 4%

Total Coursework: 82%

Total Practical: 14%

£905 - £905
Typical cost of university accommodation

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