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Leeds Trinity University

Film

UCAS Code: P3W2

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

112

GCSE English language at grade C or 4 (or higher) will be required

93%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Subject

Film studies

Do you want to develop a deep understanding of film as an art form and cultural phenomenon? Do you want to learn the creative and technical skills to produce your own distinctive work to a professional standard?Our Film degree integrates the academic study of film with a practical education in filmmaking.Well give you a broad introduction to film in your first year, developing your key analytical skills and knowledge of contemporary developments in the film industry internationally. Youll study all aspects of audio-visual production, developing a range of practical and craft skills.Youll deepen and extend your knowledge and abilities in years 2 and 3, studying core modules that explore approaches to researching media, film and culture and theorising film.Well give you the chance to explore the aspects of film that interest you the most with a choice of practical and academic option modules including short film production, digital effects and contemporary cult TV. We structure your options to make sure you get a broad-based knowledge of film, but how you balance the academic and practical is up to you.Real-world experience is at the heart of your degree, thanks to the two professional work placements youll complete. By the time you graduate, youll have had the opportunity to become a confident, engaged, and skilled professional with extensive specialist knowledge, the ability to generate and communicate original ideas, and a mastery of all the crafts of filmmaking.**Graduate opportunities**Our graduates work as camera operators, film and television producers, programme schedulers, sound recordists, promotional videographers, freelance filmmakers, radio producers/presenters, teachers and university lecturers. Many of our graduates have set up their own businesses and work for a wide range of companies, such as the BBC, Sky and ITV.**Placement opportunities**We are one of only a few UK universities to build professional work placements into every degree. Youll complete two professional work placements, which will give you the chance to graduate with up to three months professional work experience without having to take a sandwich year out. Our students have undertaken placements working as camera operators, production assistants, editors, photographers, visual effects artists, graphic designers, animators, script writers and researchers. We have strong links with many key employers in the region and beyond, including the BBC, ITV, independent production companies in film, television, and new media, and marketing, public relations, and advertising agencies.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£11,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Leeds Trinity University

Department:

Media and Film

TEF rating:

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

75%
med
Film studies

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Media studies

Teaching and learning

85%
Staff make the subject interesting
90%
Staff are good at explaining things
86%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
85%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

86%
Library resources
84%
IT resources
88%
Course specific equipment and facilities
64%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

99%
UK students
1%
International students
46%
Male students
54%
Female students
88%
2:1 or above
11%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
C
C

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Media studies

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£16,950
low
Average annual salary
95%
med
Employed or in further education
98%
high
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

25%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
12%
Sales assistants and retail cashiers
10%
Media professionals
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

The UK has a world-class media industry in film, print and broadcast media, worth billions to the economy, and employing thousands of new graduates every year, so it's hardly surprising that ambitious and talented graduates want to work in it. But be realistic — this is a highly-sought after industry and jobs are amongst the most competitive around. If you want to be a star in front of the camera or in print, you might want to look at other options. Media studies graduates are much the most likely graduates to get into the media industry (in 2015, one in five grads entering the film industry, and one in four getting jobs in TV or film production had a media studies degree) and they’re more likely to be in crucial roles directing, producing, or operating sound or video equipment, or in media research or marketing roles. Self-employment and freelancing is more common than for most degrees, so that may be something to prepare for.

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Film studies

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£15k

£15k

£17k

£17k

£22k

£22k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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The Longitudinal Educational Outcomes dataset combines HRMC earnings data with student records from the Higher Education Statistics Agency.

While there are lots of factors at play when it comes to your future earnings, use this as a rough timeline of what graduates in this subject area were earning on average one, three and five years later. Can you see a steady increase in salary, or did grads need some experience under their belt before seeing a nice bump up in their pay packet?

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