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Bachelor of Film Studies - BA

Bachelor’s Degree
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  • IELTS Overall Band: 6.0
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Studying a Bachelor's degree in film studies will help you work on some of the most popular visual arts right now. You can study a degree that will teach you all the inner workings that make a feature movie, documentary or short film come to life. Or, study for a degree in this course, teaching you the subtleties of photography, light, color and composition in perfect ways. While a degree may explore ways of integrating film and photography with other emerging tools such as digital integration. Film and Media students will attend classes including topics such as Commercial Photography, Film Interpretation, News History, and more.

At Essex this degree combines the study of the history and concept of cinema with practical film production, so you don't just explore cinema - you create it. Your production modules give you the ability to develop and apply your film learning and understanding, immersion and enhancement of your acting career. We offer you the opportunity to explore film across this wide variety of genres, time zones, and regions, from Hollywood, the world and the private cinema, documentaries and television. At the same time, you gain experience in leading film production and production management, important in careers in the film and television industry.

Essex nurture tomorrow's creative talent, develop budding artists, academics, and thinkers with a powerful worldview: Gain hands-on camera work experience, sound recording, editing, lighting, and writing, explore fine filmmaking and composition in various aspects of production and reception, Discover the history and social significance of film as center, Understand the link between critical analysis and composing, Produce group films and projects themselves. With your graduation you will be building a comprehensive portfolio of work, empowering you to showcase your experience, flexibility and employability to future employers.


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October 2020

3 Years


Colchester Campus

October 2021

3 Years


Colchester Campus

October 2022

3 Years


Colchester Campus

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