University of Roehampton

Course Introduction

' Roehampton is ranked the number one London university for Film, production and Photography (Guardian University Guide 2016). ' Develop, shoot and exhibit your own drama and documentary films. ' Teaching staff actively research or have recent commercial photography experience. ' High specification equipment and studio facilities, including an industry'standard medium format digital camera. ' 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 2015).

Course Modules

Photography Year 1: photography and genre; photography, truth and fiction; photography practice (core skills). Year 2: photography and the home; photography and commodity culture. Optional modules; identity and difference: dividing selves; photojournalism and documentary practices; landscape and mapping space; career preparation; image, text, practice; photography, archive and memory. Year 3: project proposal; independent project. Optional modules: contemporary photographic practices; portfolio development; work placement. 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 (Hons) £12,500 ???abroad???
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000 ???home???
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

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£1,030 - £1,236
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