Film and Screen Studies

Course Introduction

BA (Hons) Film and Screen Studies teaches the historical, theoretical, cultural and critical analysis of film and screen to the next generation of filmmakers and influencers in the commissioning, distribution, curation and exhibition of film and screen. This course is taught at London College of Communication, at Elephant and Castle, part of University of the Arts London (UAL).

**Why choose this course at London College of Communication**

• You'll be taught the knowledge and skills for the current, emerging and evolving screen industries.

• You'll explore an extensive programme of films and a broad investigative analysis, underpinning the intellectual core of your studies.

• A student-led graduation film/screen festival offers you the opportunity to curate an outward, public-facing event.

• The course promotes an inclusive approach to the distinct diverse voices from the UK and the international filmmaking community.

• The course is modelled to generate graduates who are ethically aware, creative risk-takers, for film/screen distribution.

• Investigation and critical analysis is informed by contextual studies, practice and the technologies of a breadth of screen disciplines.

• Opportunities for furthering archival research around the Stanley Kubrick Archive and other film-based archives onsite at London College of Communication.

• You'll develop a critical and analytical approach to the moving image and problem solving and will learn the transferable skills of project management, marketing and public relations.

• The course is based in the heart of London – the centre of the UK’s film and TV industries. London College of Communication is located within easy reach of the IMAX, the BFI Southbank and the British Film Institute Library, as well as a large concentration of cinemas and venues in central London.

**What to expect?**

The course is taught through an extensive programme of screenings, lectures, and seminars. You'll learn about moving image and screen practices through a combination of contextual theory units and practical workshops. The course celebrates distinct identities and diverse voices. You'll explore British-Black, Asian- British, LGBTQA, gender and feminist debates within the screen industry. You'll explore how innovative techniques and tools inform storytelling and interactivity on the screen. You'll look at audience engagement and learn practical and critical skills for programming, curating, archiving or mounting an exhibition of the moving image for an audience. You'll have a chance to collaborate with other programmes within LCC's Screen School.

**About London College of Communication**

London College of Communication is for the curious, the brave and the committed: those who want to transform themselves and the world around them. Through a diverse, world-leading community of teaching, research and partnerships with industry, we enable our students to succeed as future-facing creatives in the always-evolving design, media and screen industries. The London College of Communication experience is all about learning by doing. Our students get their hands dirty and develop their skills through the exploration of our facilities and technical spaces. Students work on live briefs and commissions, with everything from independent start-ups and charities in Southwark, through to major global companies, including Penguin, the National Trust and Royal Mail, to name a few.

Start Date

20/09/2021

Tuition & Fees

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