Birkbeck, University of London

Course Introduction

Arts and humanities courses at Birkbeck are ranked third best in London and 11th in the UK in the Times Higher Education 2015'16 World University Subject Rankings. This course will enable you to reach near'native standard in Japanese, while developing a critical appreciation of journalism and Japanese culture and society. Birkbeck offers an extensive portfolio of internationally respected film and media studies courses that combine a tradition of teaching and researching cultural studies with the latest ideas and techniques across film studies, journalism, screenwriting and digital media. Our staff are active researchers at the highest levels in their respective fields and leading, influential practitioners at the heart of London's global media industry. Our Centre for Media, Culture and Creative Practice organises a dynamic programme of seminars, events and guest lecturers. We offer a range of resources and student support services to help you while you're studying with us. Birkbeck Library has an extensive teaching collection of books and journals in film and media studies. You can also take advantage of the rich research collections nearby, including the British Film Institute, Senate House Library and the British Library. Birkbeck is different: classes are in the evening, so you can work, volunteer or do your own thing during the day. Record numbers of students are doing just that and getting a head start on their future careers.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £13,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
4 years
Part Time
BA (Hons) £9,750  Academic year. First year overseas fees
4 years
Part Time
BA (Hons) £6,750  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level
  • Tariff 104
  • Course specific