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Film and Media

Queen Margaret University

Content

On this course you’ll study film as an artistic and commercial enterprise, as well as various media institutions and the debates surrounding them. You’ll engage in deep critical thinking about culture, media and society as a whole.

Year 1:
Introduction to Film Studies; Media Analysis; Core Concepts in Media and Communications; Media and Cultural Industries; Media Production: Skills and Techniques; Media Production: Non-Fiction.

Year 2:
Film Genre; Popular Media Cultures; Disruption and Innovation in the Media and Cultural Industries; Media Production: Storytelling; Media Production: Online Journalism; Media Client Project.

Year 3:
Global Film Cultures; Media, Politics and Culture; Independent Research Project; plus three options.

Year 4:
Dissertation; Modernity on Screen; plus three options.

Entry Requirements

2020 entry requirements:
4 Highers at BBBB (standard entry) or BBCC (widening access entry) preferably including English or Media plus English and preferably Maths or Applications of Maths at National 5.

For entry to year 2 you must have 2 relevant Advanced Highers at BC plus Highers at BB (in different subjects).

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BA/BA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

P303

Course Length

3 - 4 years

Faculty

School of Arts, Social Sciences and Management

Department

Film, Media and Communications

SCQF Level

9/10

Website

www.qmu.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Advertising, Marketing and PR

Journalism

Media and Broadcasting

Publishing and Writing