A Level Film Studies

Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
Arts, Media and Publishing
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code AA10
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


The majority of us watch films at some point. This course gives you the knowledge and skills to understand how film influences people and how the values of a society are reflected in film. The Film Studies course is designed to deepen your understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of film; you will develop skills of observation, critical analysis and personal reflection, as well as developing their creativity and practical skills.


Over the duration of the course you will study eleven full length feature films and a compilation of eight short films. Exploring film form/film production: You will learn how to closely analyse and evaluate how meaning is created in film. British and American film: You will learn about all aspects of the mainstream film business. You will study a range of British and American film texts, and a comparison of two British films. Varieties of Film Experience: In this unit, you will also explore: two film movements, including silent film; global films; documentary film and; the short film.

Entry requirements

Grade 5 in GCSE English Language and English Literature.

Your next steps...

The skills learned in Film Studies are invaluable for most degree level subjects and careers. However, specific careers Film students have progressed onto careers

are television, radio, journalism, animation, computer software and game design.