Moving images are the creative life force of the modern era. Studying them provides a unique means for you to better understand the world you live in. Explore the diversity of film and television culture as you explore how the moving image relates to history, politics, philosophy, sociology, the visual arts, drama and literature.
This course will move you through the foundations of film analysis, theory and history to develop your understanding of specific national and historic film cultures. Having explored the breadth of the subject, you’ll then be able to follow your academic curiosity by specialising in topics of particular interest. In your third year, you’ll also have the opportunity to apply for a place on a specialist film production module in delivered exclusively by the world-renowned London Film School.
Within the framework of our traditional focus on film history, theory and criticism, we offer innovative teaching, including practice-led learning and assessment, as well as conventional essay writing. Our vibrant extracurricular culture means you’ll be surrounded by others who share your love of the subject. Many of our students make and show films to audiences both within and outside the University. Students and staff also engage with film and television through writing, blogging and screening films in cinema clubs.