Bachelors of Arts in Film Studies

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Film Studies

A Bachelor of Arts degree is offered by many universities as an interdisciplinary undergraduate program encompassing foundational studies, electives, and a concentration of interest in classes for the major itself.

What is a BA in Film Studies? This degree is an undergraduate program that focuses on film production as well as film history, theory, and criticism. It includes analyses of a wide variety of films, from Hollywood blockbusters to art house cinema and amateur video.

The benefits of a bachelor’s degree in film studies include being exposed to every aspect of film making and film culture. A student may learn practical skills such as camera work and editing. He or she can also graduate with an understanding of film criticism, how to research and propose a project, and how to manage a film project. Studies may also include screenwriting and direction. Widely applicable skills include keen organization and the ability to meet demanding deadlines within a complex schedule.

The cost of tuition for a degree in film studies may be different for every university that offers the program. It is best to contact the school of your choice to find out details regarding its tuition and application fees.

The film industry is highly competitive, but there are many opportunities for a graduate with a BA in Film Studies. The art, design, and culture sector of the job market offers myriad options. Graduates can find careers as camera operators, directors of film and video, television and film editors, photographers, art directors, producers and production assistants, location managers, and props managers. There are opportunities for work in research, as well as in writing and script editing. Graduates may pursue a career in film archiving and restoration. A bachelor’s degree also lays the foundation for post-graduate study, which can lead to teaching and lecturing opportunities.

A degree in film studies can be the first step to an exciting and creative career in film. Our database offers many international options for study. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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BA in Film and Television

DEKRA Hochschule für Medien
Campus Full time 6 semesters October 2019 Germany Berlin

The Film and Television course of our university focuses on the numerous steps involved in a production - from the idea to the finished contribution. [+]

The Film and Television course of our university focuses on the numerous steps involved in a production - from the idea to the finished contribution.

This Bachelor programme teaches the required theoretical basics, such as film history, film analysis, scriptwriting, film and video technology as well as audio technology. The practical components emphasize the methods and techniques of filmmaking and television production. An interactive and hands-on study approach form the focus in all our Film and Television courses. Aside from basic scientific and technical knowledge, students will also acquire comprehensive practical experience.

After the basic courses, students can choose one of the available specializations: directing, cinematography, production, post-production or sound design. They also write, film, edit and produce their first short films, documentaries, music videos and similar film and television contributions from early on with supervision and assistance from our lecturers who are themselves working in the creative sector. The BA programme is completed with a subject-related Bachelor thesis.... [-]


BA Film Directing and Video Games

Warsaw Film School
Campus Full time 3 years October 2019 Poland Warsaw

This 3 year BA Film Directing program blends academic theory with practical skills to equip students with the comprehensive knowledge they need in order to find a job in the competitive field of film and games industry. Students learn the professional skills necessary to become a film or video games director. Students will work on each others' productions with different crews, directors, cinematographers, actors, producers, game designers and receive a practical experience that helps to prepare upon entering the film and video game industry. Each students makes 4 films /exercises during the academic year plus the end of year film, all in close cooperation with other students of different specialization. Team work and cooperation are our fundamentals. [+]

ENROLLMENT for Academic Year 2018-2019 The first application period: from March 15, 2018, to June 30, 2018 Innovative education programme

Warsaw Film School has launched a unique, undergraduate BA Film and Multimedia course, which turned out to be very popular among foreign students. The innovative programme for our new specialization in Film Directing and Video Games is based on knowledge and experience of world-class multimedia specialists, as well as active filmmakers, creators, and producers of video games.

Students will be given the opportunity to use a top-notch equipment available in the market.

All classes will be held in English in the adjusted workshop rooms, studios, arranged film sets at Warsaw Film School.... [-]


Film and Media

American University
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Washington

The Film and Media Arts Program BA provides undergraduate students with a professional skill set in photography, film, video, and digital media for successful careers in the media industry. Students can take advantage of Washington, DC internships at national media organizations, such as USA Today, National Geographic Television, and the Public Broadcasting System. Students are positioned on the forefront of social purpose filmmaking at nonprofits, NGOs and government agencies such as the World Wildlife Fund and Smithsonian Museum, and the National Park Service. [+]

The Film and Media Arts Program provides undergraduate students with a professional skill set in photography, film, video, and digital media for successful careers in the media industry. Students can take advantage of Washington, DC internships at national media organizations, such as USA Today, National Geographic Television, and the Public Broadcasting System. Students are positioned at the forefront of social purpose filmmaking at nonprofits, NGOs and government agencies such as the World Wildlife Fund and Smithsonian Museum, and the National Park Service.

Admission to the Program

Formal admission to the major requires a cumulative grade point average of 2.50 (on a 4.00 scale). Students should declare their major by the end of the sophomore year and no earlier than the end of the freshman year. Students who are unable to achieve a cumulative grade point average of 2.50 and declare a major in communication are not allowed to take courses in the school after they have completed 60 hours of undergraduate credit.... [-]


BA (Hons) Creative Music Production

The Institute Of Contemporary Music Performance
Campus Full time 3 years August 2019 United Kingdom London

The ICMP’s BA (Hons) in Creative Music Production offers you, as an aspiring music maker and producer, the opportunity to develop your unique sound and professional profile in preparation for a career in the industry. [+]

The ICMP’s BA (Hons) in Creative Music Production offers you, as an aspiring music maker and producer, the opportunity to develop your unique sound and professional profile in preparation for a career in the industry.

Course Overview

The ICMP’s BA (Hons) Creative Music Production course further develops the central ICMP practice of close industry connectivity and engagement through both the employment of dual practitioner tutors, focusing on ‘real world’ vocational and entrepreneurial development. The core benefits of this course are:

It will enable you to create, produce and launch market-ready original music. It will enable you to develop industry-relevant technical and entrepreneurial skills. ... [-]

Bachelor of Design Arts: Filmmaking & Photography

LCI Melbourne
Campus Full time 3 years January 2019 Australia Melbourne

If you have a creative eye for detail, our Filmmaking & Photography program will provide a focus for you to explore interests in both still and motion photo imagery. Covering both historical and contemporary photographic and filmmaking methods, the program provides a springboard for you to produce creative and innovative visuals. [+]

If you have a creative eye for detail, our Filmmaking & Photography program will provide a focus for you to explore interests in both still and motion photo imagery. Covering both historical and contemporary photographic and filmmaking methods, the program provides a springboard for you to produce creative and innovative visuals. Imagery is developed using the latest digital technologies and workflow processes, allowing you to merge your ideas and skills to complete your concepts with finesse and critical expertise. This knowledge base will give you the flexibility to progress your career, from traditional forms of photo media to newer models, in a variety of employment opportunities, either freelance or within a studio.... [-]


Theatre: Film and Television

Louisiana State University
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Baton Rouge

The Film & Television program, a partnership between L.S.U. and Baton Rouge Community College, is designed to provide students with the essential skills and knowledge not only to create and collaborate on and off stage, but on and off camera as well. The program is directly tied to the growing film industry in Louisiana, and its need for highly skilled artists, technicians, and administrative personnel.

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Theatre: Film and Television

The Film & Television program, a partnership between L.S.U. and Baton Rouge Community College, is designed to provide students with the essential skills and knowledge not only to create and collaborate on and off stage, but on and off camera as well. The program is directly tied to the growing film industry in Louisiana, and its need for highly skilled artists, technicians, and administrative personnel. The Film & Television concentration is one of the ONLY programs in the country to include hands-on courses in both production technology as well as acting for the camera and content creation. Graduates receive a B.A. in Theatre: Film/ TV Concentration. Students will develop a broad, comprehensive foundation in live theatre, electronic media, film production, and Acting for the Camera. Students choose their overall emphasis based on personal aspirations and interests (Film Performance, Film Production, Technology, Management.)... [-]


BA in Film Arts

The Open Window Institute for Arts and Digital Sciences
Campus Full time 3 years Open Enrollment South Africa Pretoria

THE MOVING IMAGE is the fastest growing sector of the visual arts worldwide. The audio-visual experience is now at the heart of every mass communication medium. The Open Window Bachelor of Film Arts degree is dedicated to pushing the boundaries of this dynamic and contemporary art form. [+]

Bachelor of Film Arts NQF 7

SAQA ID: 94670

The FILM ARTS programme offers an exciting immersion in audio-visual communication, with a wide range of skills that enable students to work in tomorrow’s demanding time-based media environment. Emphasis is placed on narrative and storytelling across all audio-visual moving image “platforms”. The programme is designed to offer the graduate a sustainable career by focusing on an area of specialisation while encouraging an interdisciplinary audio-visual awareness. Majors include Motion Design, Game Design, 3D Animation, Screenwriting, Production Design, Sound Design, Screen Acting and Film & Television.

This approach provides a flexibility that promotes lateral thinking in arriving at innovative problem-solving solutions in the corporate, entertainment and art environments. Students are made aware of the technological, socio-economic, cultural, and political context of issues facing tomorrow’s audio-visual communicator in Africa and abroad. This qualification is intended for scriptwriters, broad base producer/director filmmakers, sound designers, 3D animators, motion designers, game designers, production designers and screen actors.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts ( Film & Television Production )

Amity University: Dubai
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 United Arab Emirates Dubai

BA Film and Television Production develop creative skills and enhance conceptual understanding to help students learn the art of storytelling. [+]

Overview

BA Film and Television Production develop creative skills and enhance conceptual understanding to help students learn the art of storytelling. Nurtured through hands-on exercises, the programme provides practical experience in scripting, shooting, directing, lighting, editing, audio design, post-production as well as writing proposals and pitching ideas needed to kick-start your career in the flourishing creative industries sector. The course is designed to pursue creative projects in a range of different formats and genres, wherein the students integrate technical know-how with the power of the imagination. With state of art facilities and experience-based learning approach, students develop short films and documentaries as part of their coursework. The three-year programme run in association with the industry. The learning takes place through a series of workshops and masterclasses from internal and visiting staff, including acclaimed filmmakers and television producers.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Film and Media Arts

Messiah College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Mechanicsburg

From classroom to clapboard, the film and media arts Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree program will immerse you in both the technical and creative aspects of the growing field of film and media arts. [+]

Film and Media Arts at Messiah College

From classroom to clapboard, the film and media arts Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree program will immerse you in both the technical and creative aspects of the growing field of film and media arts.

Messiah’s well-regarded film and media arts program provides significant opportunities for internships at all levels of media production, and prepares you for a career in production, screenwriting, directing, editing or cinematography.

Film and media arts major distinctives

As a film and media arts major at Messiah College, you'll be able to:

Acquire training in digital production and editing, 16 mm film production, cinematography, basic directing, screenwriting, and advanced filmmaking techniques such as lighting and sound. Explore documentary making, basic special effects and topics in new and digital media. Our coursework is constantly updated to reflect new advancements in the film industry. Create your own films during your time as a student with the potential to screen it at the College's annual Humanities Symposium; at "Splice," the annual juried student film festival; or even submit to local and national festivals for consideration. Utilize our new 1,740 square-foot media lab facility in Hostetter Chapel, which features and endless floor green screen (as well as several portable green screens); a control room; a Foley sound studio which includes a sound booth, Foley pits (for putting various materials inside and creating sounds), a large monitor, microphones, and a computer station with Pro-tools and audio mixing equipment; and new equipment - including HD cameras... [-]

BA in Film Production (Hons)

University of Gloucestershire
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Cheltenham

Learn how to make films by making your own. The course will give you a wide range of professional skills in post-production, cinematography, sound design and directing, using a dedicated film studio and a range of editing and grading suites; all of a professional standard. [+]

Learn how to make films by making your own. The course will give you a wide range of professional skills in post-production, cinematography, sound design and directing, using a dedicated film studio and a range of editing and grading suites; all of a professional standard. Our ethos is both to push your individual creativity while also training you to work professionally when you leave us. We're rated top 20 for film production career prospects in the 2018 Guardian University Guide.

You'll be mentored by staff who are active filmmakers themselves and whose work has screened internationally. Several team members are BAFTA-winners and nominees. Our guest lecture series runs throughout the year and includes a diverse range of speakers: Sarah Hauldren, Art Director Evita, Luke Rainey, Colorist - Band of Brothers, Simon Haslett, VFX - Harry Potter VII, Titanic, Nik Powell, Head of N.F.T.S. (National Film and Television School) and David Morrissey- Actor, The Walking Dead.... [-]


BA (Hons) Filmmaking

Nottingham Trent University: School of Art & Design
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Nottingham

This exciting new degree course has been created in response to the rise of the global filmmaking industry. We’ll help you to develop a deep creative understanding of the art of filmmaking, focusing on the production of original, entertaining, and provocative content. [+]

This exciting new degree course has been created in response to the rise of the global filmmaking industry. We’ll help you to develop a deep creative understanding of the art of filmmaking, focusing on the production of original, entertaining, and provocative content.

You’ll undertake the roles of writer, director, and producer while working on real-life briefs with our industry partners. We’ll teach you key technical and production skills, enabling you to produce a professional production folder tailored to your career goals.

Taught in partnership with NTU’s School of Arts and Humanities and Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies, you’ll benefit from a wide range of staff expertise and industry-standard facilities and equipment.... [-]


Film and Media

International Accelerator
Campus Full time Part time September 2019 USA Boston

The Film and Media Arts Program BA provides undergraduate students with a professional skill set in photography, film, video, and digital media for successful careers in the media industry. [+]

BA in Film and Media Arts

Goals

The Film and Media Arts Program BA provides undergraduate students with a professional skill set in photography, film, video, and digital media for successful careers in the media industry. Students can take advantage of the internships at national media organizations, such as USA Today, National Geographic Television, and the Public Broadcasting System. Students are positioned on the forefront of social purpose filmmaking at nonprofits, NGOs and government agencies such as the World Wildlife Fund and Smithsonian Museum, and the National Park Service.

Admission to the program

Students apply to the University, upon admission, they may choose any major offered. ... [-]


Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Cinema and Television

United International College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 China Zhuhai

The Cinema and Television (CTV) programme of UIC, founded in 2006, was developed in conjunction with, and modeled after the curriculum of the Academy of Film of Hong Kong Baptist University, the largest and most important of its kind in the region. The CTV programme aims to nurture a new generation of graduates with a global vision, professional knowledge, and production and research skills needed for the robust development of the media and creative industries in the Greater China Region and overseas. [+]

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Cinema and Television

The Cinema and Television (CTV) programme of UIC, founded in 2006, was developed in conjunction with, and modeled after the curriculum of the Academy of Film of Hong Kong Baptist University, the largest and most important of its kind in the region. The CTV programme aims to nurture a new generation of graduates with a global vision, professional knowledge, and production and research skills needed for the robust development of the media and creative industries in the Greater China Region and overseas.

Creative industries such as film, television, and new media are one of the important soft-powers behind a country’s cultural and economic development. They play crucial roles in establishing the image of a country, region, or city and help nourish their people’s sense of humanity and belonging. With the rapid growth in demand for professionals in film and television productions and studies in the global era, the CTV Programme meets the needs of the media and creative industries in the Greater China region.... [-]


B.A. Film and Television Production

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2019 China Suzhou

The programme benefits from state-of-the-art facilities in the brand new dedicated School of Film and Television Arts building. These facilities feature film and TV studios, digital media laboratories and post-production facilities running industry-standard software and hardware platforms. You will work with dedicated research-active international staff with practical experience in digital media arts (film makers, directors and producers, and academics) and in communication and media teaching. The programme is accredited by the Chinese Ministry of Education and the University of Liverpool.

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Overview

Film and television production are significant growing and developing industries in China with a growing emphasis on international co-production and collaboration. The B.A. Film and Television Production programme aims to equip students with the skills, knowledge, and understanding of film and television production, and a critical and theoretical grounding in film, media and communication studies contexts. With the curriculum delivered in English and drawing on X.J.T.L.U.’s international education model, graduates will be well equipped in both language, subject-specific skills, and critical abilities to go onto work in local, national and international media industries or to progress on to further specialist study.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Film, Television or Performance

AFDA
Campus Full time 3 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg Cape Town Durban Port Elizabeth Botswana Gaborone + 5 more

The first year in the BA degree is essentially about discovery and inspiration. Students are exposed to the multiple disciplines on offer in the Film, Television or Performance Schools and use the year to identify and test their aptitudinal strengths and weaknesses. [+]

Overview

FIRST YEAR:

The first year in the BA degree is essentially about discovery and inspiration. Students are exposed to the multiple disciplines on offer in the Film, Television or Performance Schools and use the year to identify and test their aptitudinal strengths and weaknesses.

There are no limitations on the number of electives that students may attend. Discipline choices and outcomes are governed by the student's personal ambition, work ethic, and enthusiasm. However, certain timetable logistics, discipline choice combinations and minimum assessment requirements may limit the student's choices.

These discipline choices are done in combination with the five Production Course components and the Assist Programme.... [-]