The degree offers coaching and guidance for achieving industry placements, and students from DMU have gone on to take up internships with BBC Films, Warp Films and others.
The degree can be taken in sandwich mode – if you find a suitable placement, you can work in the business for a year, receive credit, and return to complete your studies.
Institution code: D26 UCAS course code: Film Studies and Journalism: PP35 Film Studies and Media: P390 Creative Writing and Film Studies: WP83 English Literature and Film Studies: WQ63 Duration: Three years full-time or six years part-time Fees and funding: £13,250 Find out more about course fees and available funding.
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The teaching team is made up of widely-published academics, film journalists, filmmakers and industry professionals.
The course is taught using a mix of lectures, film screenings, small group discussions, group and practice-led projects, individual tutorials and private study.Over the past five years, graduates from our joint honours courses have gone on to work for employers such as BBC Films, BBC Sport and Odeon Entertainment.They work in roles such as film and television production staff and researchers, writers for film news media, public relations writers and executives, film journalists in print and online, including Little White Lies magazine, independent filmmakers and camera-people, commercial managers, and as teachers and academics.The course provides a broad grounding in film history, criticism, practice and industry skills.On graduation, you may use the skills you have gained to pursue a variety of careers in the film and cultural industries or beyond, or go on to study or research at postgraduate level.The group explored Kino International cinema in East Berlin, which showed film premieres before the fall of the Berlin Wall, and is still used for premieres due to its unusual style and historical significance.The iconic cinema is even one of the venues of the Berlin International Film Festival.You will also benefit from access to our excellent production facilities on campus and the ability to borrow filmmaking equipment.Students from DMU's Leicester Media School visited ‘one of the most iconic and historically important cinemas in Berlin’ as part of the #DMUglobal visit to the city.Joint degree options: Creative Writing and Film Studies combines different kinds of writing skills with a focus on cinema, and emphasises screenwriting.English and Film Studies draws on expertise from our respected team of adaptation specialists, focusing on the relationship between film and fiction.