Film Studies allows you to develop an understanding of film, engaging with films from early silent cinema to 1930s Hollywood films to contemporary and experimental cinema. You will develop skills of interpretation and critical analysis from studying British and American films, as well as contemporary world cinema and cinematic movements. If you live and breathe cinema, Film Studies can help you hone your passion into a career.
Topics you may study include:
You will need:
All applicants must have an interview to confirm that A Levels are suitable for them.
During the 1st year there will be 5 formal internal assessments which you will need to pass in order to progress into the 2nd year. There is an examined coursework element that you will complete by February of the 2nd year. At the end of the 2nd year there are two public examinations.
If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
A Levels are widely regarded as the standard entry qualification for top universities in the UK, and the rest of the world. Many of our students go onto study for a degree at the university of their choice, with some choosing to progress into apprenticeships or other employment.
Gen joined Westminster Kingsway College to undertake a Level 3 Creative Media Diploma.
Gen was guided through our Level 3 Creative Media qualifications, gained valuable knowledge experience on our GLA funded VFX bootcamp, which ultimately led to his successful application to a Visual Effects Level 4 Apprenticeship.
Gen is now working as a Junior Roto and Paint Artist at Industrial Light and Magic, one of the most prestigious global VFX companies.
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