Year 1: Initially, you will be introduced to techniques of film and television analysis, aspects of film and television theory and the changing structures of cinema and television as industries.
You will also study two other subjects in year 1 according to your interests: see Degrees in Arts, Science and Social Sciences.
Year 2: In second year you will extend this study with more specific topics, including detailed consideration of issues of spectatorship, identity, aesthetics and film and television historiography.
You will also study one or two other subjects in year 2 according to your interests: see Degrees in Arts, Science and Social Sciences.
Years 3 and 4: If you achieve good results in the first two years, you can progress to either Single or Joint Honours (years three and four). Your final two years will consist of a combination of compulsory core courses and specialist options. These will typically include courses devoted to particular periods and places (such as contemporary television drama, American independent cinema) genres (such as animation, amateur cinema, documentary film and television); theory and practice of film and television (such as digital media, television production, audio-visual team project, media and cultural policy); specific themes (such as screen violence, cinematic journeys, children’s television).
2021 entry requirements
Standard entry: 5 Highers at AAAAA (by end S6 with min BBBB after S5) including English and a humanities subject.
Widening access entry: 4 Highers at AABB/BBBB (by end S6) including English and a humanities subject. Completion of pre-entry programme is necessary.
Please refer to list below
College of Arts
School of Culture and Creative Arts
|Film and Television Studies/Archaeology
Film and Television Studies/Digital Media and Information Studies
Film and Television Studies/Classics
Film and Television Studies/Comparative Literature
Film and Television Studies/English Literature
Film and Television Studies/French
Film and Television Studies/German
Film and Television Studies/History
Film and Television Studies/History of Art
Film and Television Studies/Latin
Film and Television Studies/Music
Film and Television Studies/Philosophy
Film and Television Studies/Politics
Film and Television Studies/Portuguese
Film and Television Studies/Social and Public Policy
Film and Television Studies/Scottish History
Film and Television Studies/Scottish Literature
Film and Television Studies/Sociology
Film and Television Studies/Spanish
Film and Television Studies/Theatre Studies