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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B.A. Film Studies

University of North Carolina Wilmington
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Wilmington

The Film Studies Department prepares students to participate in a world increasingly shaped by moving pictures. Through courses that offer a foundation for understanding cinema - and its relation to culture, history, technology, and aesthetics - Film Studies teaches students to create and analyze moving images, to produce research, and to make art.

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The Film Studies Department prepares students to participate in a world increasingly shaped by moving pictures. Through courses that offer a foundation for understanding cinema - and its relation to culture, history, technology, and aesthetics - Film Studies teaches students to create and analyze moving images, to produce research, and to make art.

Current Majors

Most university film programs segregate cinema study and motion picture production. What distinguishes Film Studies at U.N.C.W. is the belief that a comprehensive knowledge of film history, theory, and analysis enriches the creative filmmaking process, and that film scholarship benefits from an understanding of how filmmakers conceive, develop and realize their vision.... [-]


B.A. Film and Television Production

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2018 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 Design Arts: Filmmaking & Photography

Academy of Design Australia
Campus Full time 3 years January 2018 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.... [-]


BA (Hons) Filmmaking

Nottingham Trent University: School of Art & Design
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 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 2018 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 in Film and Media Arts

Messiah College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 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, screen writing, 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 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 Honours in Film

University of Westminster - Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design
Campus Full time 3 years United Kingdom London

This three-year degree is one of the best known film and television courses in the world, with an international reputation for its academic and practical teaching. Our students’ films are shown at festivals all over the world, and have won Student Academy Awards and a host of honours in both the UK and across the world. [+]

This three-year degree is one of the best known film and television courses in the world, with an international reputation for its academic and practical teaching. Our students’ films are shown at festivals all over the world, and have won Student Academy Awards and a host of honours in both the UK and across the world.

We operate from a purpose-built studio facility in Harrow, with two sound stages, a set construction workshop, and extensive post-production facilities. The environment is both academic and practical, scholarly and creative, and all students study film history, criticism and aesthetics alongside their practical work. You will learn to collaborate creatively as you develop production specialisms in areas such as writing, producing, cinematography, directing, production design, editing and sound. You will also gain the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development.... [-]


Bachelor In Film, TV And Media Production

University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna
Campus Full time 3 years October 2018 Austria Vienna

Graduates are conducting participate in the location on the production and economic exploitation of cinematographic works, films and documentary formats; to conduct web-based multimedia animation projects; in convergent contexts (eg in Multimedia worldwide, in cultural projects, for the integration of social media formats in mass media communications, corporate publishing, etc.) produce AV formats ... [+]

Graduates are able to:

participate conducting at the production and economic exploitation of cinematographic works, films and documentary formats to conduct web-based multimedia animation projects produce AV formats in convergent contexts (eg in Multimedia worldwide, in cultural projects, for the integration of social media formats in mass media communications, corporate publishing, etc.) exercise control functions in the film, TV and media production Career Options Executive producer Multimedia producer Cross-Medial / r sales expert production manager Line producer ( "Line Producer") Managing movie In the core sectors film industry TV TIME industries (telecommunications, information, media and entertainment industry) recording method ... [-]

BA (Hons) Creative Music Production

The Institute Of Contemporary Music Performance
Campus Full time 3 years August 2018 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 Arts (Honours) in Cinema and Television

United International College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 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.... [-]


Film and Media

American University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Washington DC

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.... [-]


Film Degree BA(Hons)

dBs Film Berlin
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Germany Berlin

Learn the practical and theoretical underpinnings you need to become a well-rounded filmmaker, combined with a good chunk of the experience hours that are so essential to becoming an expert. Key to this are our applied modules on the business of filmmaking, building your brand as a filmmaker, funding, multi-platform distribution, audience building, and harnessing the power of social media for promotion. [+]

Overview

Learn the practical and theoretical underpinnings you need to become a well-rounded filmmaker, combined with a good chunk of the experience hours that are so essential to becoming an expert. Key to this are our applied modules on the business of filmmaking, building your brand as a filmmaker, funding, multi-platform distribution, audience building, and harnessing the power of social media for promotion.

Our degree is designed to prepare you for where the industry is going, not where it’s been. It will take you in-depth into each of the key areas and really focus on finding your own creative voice as a visual storyteller. Hands-on and practical, time is also given to really polish each production, with the expectation you will complete your studies with a festival-ready short film. ... [-]


Theatre: Film and Television

Louisiana State University
Campus Full time September 2018 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 (Hons) Digital Film & Television Production

University of Wales Trinity Saint David
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years September 2018 United Kingdom Swansea Carmarthen + 2 more

The BA (Hons) Digital Film & Television Production programme embraces the demands of the contemporary film and TV industries, looking forwards to future developments yet steeped in traditional filmmaking techniques. Building on close industry connections, the course aims for students to develop the technical, creative and professional skills necessary to forge careers in film and television. [+]

The BA (Hons) Digital Film & Television Production programme embraces the demands of the contemporary film and TV industries, looking forwards to future developments yet steeped in traditional filmmaking techniques. Building on close industry connections, the course aims for students to develop the technical, creative and professional skills necessary to forge careers in film and television.

Course Overview

The course has been designed to provide graduates with the necessary technical skills, creative abilities and professional attitude relevant to those wishing to work in the film and television industries.

The course is highly practical, with 80% being practice-based and 20% theoretical. The course provides training and guidance in the fundamental technical skills of current digital film and television production from camerawork and sound recording to editing and post-production. The course also provides students with an understanding of the many roles in the production process by taking a multi-skilled approach while also giving students the opportunity to specialise later on. As an established Avid academic partner with an in-house Avid certified instructor, we are able to offer students the opportunity to gain certification in professional editing packages for those preparing for careers in high-end film and television editing.... [-]


BA Video Design and Filmmaking

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Rome
Campus Full time 3 years October 2018 Italy Rome

A Filmmaker creates and produces audiovisual work in the world of storytelling and film using an increasingly integrated mix of language and communication in directing films, in conveying meaning and in the technical and production solutions employed. [+]

A Filmmaker creates and produces audiovisual work in the world of storytelling and film using an increasingly integrated mix of language and communication in directing films, in conveying meaning and in the technical and production solutions employed. A filmmaker’s work integrates the work of a designer with the work involved in cinematographic and television storytelling, documentaries, video art and commercials for entertainment, information and communication.

Job pospects: making films for cinema and television; creating documentaries and reports; creating graphic formats for television programmes, making TV commercials and institutional films for public organizations or private companies; directing company events and conventions; producing films for concept art, vj’ing and interactive installations; creating tv and video formats for new media promotional campaigns; directing and creating videoclips and visual contents for art (museum tours and exhibitions) and for entertainment (theatre, music and fashion shows).... [-]