London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

**Why study this course?**

Make your dreams of writing about film and television or working in the media industries a reality with this innovative course combining theory and practice. The course provides a wide'ranging examination of film and television cultures, considering a variety of approaches and national contexts, and enabling the development of key filmmaking, documentary and screenwriting skills.

**More about this course**

The Film and Televsion Studies BA degree will guide you through a combination of theoretical, historical and cultural approaches as you explore American, British, European and world cinema and television from both historical and contemporary perspectives. The course teaching team is made up of film and television specialists recognised internationally for research that forms an essential part of the course.

Practice'based projects in short filmmaking, documentary and screenwriting are informed by your growing critical awareness and are enabled by our advanced production and editing facilities. You'll develop transferable skills through a variety of teaching methods and gain key higher learning skills through additional teaching tailored to university study.

Course Modules

Year 1 modules include:

Approaches to Film and Television (core, 30 credits)

Film and Television Histories (core, 30 credits)

Introduction to American Film and Television (core, 30 credits)

Media Genres (core, 30 credits)

Moving Image and Sound Practice (core, 30 credits)

Year 2 modules include:

Cinema and Television in Europe (core, 30 credits)

Film and Television Practice (core, 30 credits)

Representation and Identity (core, 30 credits)

Contemporary American Television (option, 15 credits)

Film and Philosophy (option, 15 credits)

Recognition of Work (option, 15 credits)

Scripting Performance for Screen (option, 15 credits)

Stardom and Performance (option, 15 credits)

Year 3 modules include:

Film Reception and Interpretation (core, 15 credits)

Project (Film and Television Studies) (core, 30 credits)

Screening America in Hollywood Film (core, 30 credits,

The French New Wave (core, 15 credits)

Documentary Filmmaking (option, 15 credits)

The Hollywood Musical (option, 15 credits)

Writing for Film and Television (option, 15 credits)

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Part Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £2,310 Home Fees