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Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) years full-time 2018
Ucas points guide


% applicants receiving offers


  • Media studies
Student score
Not Available
% employed or in further study
92% MED
Average graduate salary
£16.8k LOW
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level

General Studies is not usually accepted.

Scottish Highers
Not Available

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

UCAS tariff points

This could be a 3 A-levels at grades BBC or an equivalent combination of A-levels and BTECs. You will also require GCSE English Language and GCSE Maths at grade 4 or above (for pre-2017 GCSEs, grade 4 equates to C grade).

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers


Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support


Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

For those who want to learn the history of making and criticising film Suitable for students who wish to combine a theoretical understanding of moving images with film practice Gain key skills in critical analysis of visual images, particularly valued by employers in a multimedia environment Develop excellent communication skills, as you learn how to communicate effectively in images and words through your written work and visual analysis Graduates from this programme work in a range of creative industries including film production, media research, film festivals, media education, advertising and film curating/programming. "If it can be written, or thought, it can be filmed" - Stanley Kubrick Our world is dominated by moving images. A degree in Film Studies will enable you to explore this world, taking you to other cultures, spaces, and eras. What will I learn? This degree programme blends creative practice with academic work, it will challenge you to make and reflect upon cinema. You will learn: Working to brief, teamwork, negotiation, project management, development (i.e., initiation and planning of creative projects), audio-visual production and screenwriting (storytelling and writing techniques).


**Year 1** Students are required to study the following compulsory courses: * Screen Now (30 credits) * Media Technologies (30 credits) * Storytelling for Film and Television (30 credits) * Screen Histories (30 credits) **Year 2** Students are required to study the following compulsory courses: * International Cinemas (30 credits) * Independent Filmmaking Practices (30 credits) Students are required to choose 60 credits from this list of options: * Making and Curating (30 credits) * Documentary Practice (30 credits) * Writing for the Screen (30 credits) * Datascapes (30 credits) * Communications Research (30 credits) * Sound Studies (30 credits) **Year 3** Students are required to study the following compulsory courses: * Film/Memory (30 credits) * Cinema & Space (30 credits) Students are required to choose 60 credits from this list of options: * Creative Industries Placement (30 credits) * Working in Creative Industries (30 credits) * Screen/Writing (30 credits) * Advanced Projects (60 credits) * Dissertation (60 credits)

University of Greenwich

Students on Greenwich campus

The University of Greenwich offers students a chance to study at a choice of incredible locations on London’s doorstep. With a campus on a recognised World Heritage Site and our modern facilities in the new award–winning £76 million Stockwell Street development in the heart of Greenwich, open playing fields setting in Avery Hill in Eltham and the easily commutable Medway Campus in Chatham Maritime – the University of Greenwich has many advantages. And that’s without mentioning all the teaching, programmes, diversity, buzz and employment opportunities on offer.

How you'll spend your time

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What do the numbers say for

The percentages below relate to the general subject area at this uni, not to one course. We show these stats because there isn't enough data about the specific course, or where this is the most detailed info made available to us.

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were taking courses within this subject area about things such as the quality of facilities and teaching - useful to refer to when you're narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether overall satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
29% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
77% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
7% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
328 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
49% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
11% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 92% MED
Average graduate salary £16.8k LOW
Graduates who are media professionals


Graduates who are sales, marketing and related associate professionals


Graduates who are sales assistants and retail cashiers


Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
No employment commentary for this subject
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