Bachelor Programs in Film Studies

Compare 26 Bachelor Programs in Film Studies

Film Studies

A Bachelor in Film Studies allows students to learn through a hands-on approach to film studies, including cinematography, production, editing, lighting, and sound design. The degree provides further professional development by imparting new qualifications to students, and allowing graduates to become more competitive in the workforce.

What is a Bachelor in Film Studies? Academically, it is a program that equips students with fundamental and basic knowledge, such as how the myriad elements of film work side by side. Eager participants will also learn about the unique combination of theoretical knowledge and filmmaking practice. Students may choose options from an extensive array of courses, enabling them to apply various methods in order to analyze movement techniques, films, and styles within global film history.

There are several reasons why students choose to obtain a Bachelor in Film Studies. The program teaches a variety of concepts, including visual storytelling, history of film and television, and film genre studies. Typical course topics include directing, film theory and production, scriptwriting, international cinema, motion picture history, and animation.

The program costs vary depending on the institution. The program typically lasts between three and four years. Individuals should research the school thoroughly to ensure that the program offered fits their anticipated goals.

Graduates who earn a bachelor’s degree may find themselves in significant demand for a number of career prospects, such as a director, screenwriter, producer, camera operator, and film editor. These employment opportunities are becoming increasingly competitive. Students will develop a stronger foundation by successfully interacting with faculty, peers, and industry professionals through intensive learning experiences.

International opportunities are possible at a multitude of schools worldwide. Online courses are an excellent choice for people who live in remote areas worldwide with insufficient access to a university. Web-based programs also cater to people who require a flexible schedule. To find the right school for you, 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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Bachelor in Digital Film Production

SAE Institute Berlin
Campus Full time Part time 24 - 42 months September 2017 Germany Berlin + 1 more

If you are passionate about movies and looking to start a career in the film industry then look no further. In this programme you will develop the essential skills and knowledge utilised in film production working across a range of independent and collaborative projects. [+]

Bachelors in Film Studies. OVERVIEW If you are passionate about movies and looking to start a career in the film industry then look no further. In this programme you will develop the essential skills and knowledge utilised in film production working across a range of independent and collaborative projects. Combining the technical with the artistic you will graduate with a strong portfolio and the confidence to forge your own path to your dream job. The study programme consists of two courses, the well known and industry recognised SAE Digital Film Production Diploma and a progressions course that provides you with additional skill sets and understanding of the creative industries, project management, intellectual property and specialised film making technique, leading to an internationally recognised BA/BSc (Hons) Digital Film Production* degree, validated by Middlesex University, London. There are different study modes available: Full time: The course is delivered full time where the standard duration is 96 weeks (24 months). This compact, fast-track study allows you to graduate quicker, and start your career earlier. Part time: The course is delivered full time where the standard duration is 96 weeks (24 months). This compact, fast-track study allows you to graduate quicker, and start your career earlier. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS University entrance qualifaction (Abitur or similar) Alternatively: minimum age of 18 years plus intermediate educational qualification and aptitude test Own notebook computer for office work, theoretical tests and own notes from lectures Language skills: students whose first language is not English will need a qualification that... [-]

Bachelor in Film and Television

Canadian University of Bangladesh
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Bangladesh Dhaka

Film and Television program provides students with a golden opportunity to learn the diversified aspects of television journalism, television production and film making and criticism. [+]

DURATION: 4 Years (Trimester System) Film and Television program provides students with a golden opportunity to learn the diversified aspects of television journalism, television production and film making and criticism. Its digital resource center is being set up with latest cameras, sound equipments, and editing panels. Leading film and television personalities of the country are involved with the department as adjunct faculties. The bachelor program consists of 129 credits with Internship/ Graduate Film. ADMISSION REQUIREMENT Minimum GPA 2.50 in both S.S.C and H.S.C or equivalent. Minimum 5 subjects in O-Level and 2 subjects in A-Level with minimum grade of B in 4 subjects and minimum grade of C in 3 subjects. PROGRAM STRUCTURE [-]

BA in Performing Arts

Link Campus University
Campus Full time 3 years October 2017 Italy Rome

The Performing Arts, with its three routes (Performer, FilmMaker, Producer), is able to form students capable of working in theater, film, television, museums, as well as to their own cultural startup. [+]

Bachelors in Film Studies. CONTEXT Today, the world of culture and entertainment offers great opportunities to jobs. The Performing Arts, with its three routes (Performer, FilmMaker, Producer), is able to form students capable of working in theater, film, television, museums, as well as to their own cultural startup. CHARACTERISTICS OF THE COURSE The Performing Arts course is typically unique in Italy, because It combines the features of a modern academy with a training of university ranking. Teaching, is headed by a teaching staff and professionals who have a strong relationship with the world of work, who use integrated methods of theoretical study , languages of the show together with practical experience of workshops and meetings with best know figures of show business. This gives to the students a solid cultural background and expertise in the fields of acting, directing and production. A particular attention is given to the study of English, which is essential for actors, filmmakers and cultural workers who wish to work in the thriving market production and international distribution. Lectures, workshops and open rehearsals are held at the Theatre Italy to allow students to compete r with the space and the atmosphere of a real theatre. [-]

Bachelor in Digital Media

Greenville College
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2017 USA Greenville

The Digital Media major prepares students to become content creators in a world that is constantly being shaped by technology. Preparation includes the cultivation of analytic and critical thinking skills as well as the ability to work and communicate with others on complex interdisciplinary projects integrating digital music and graphic design; web based digital communications; and internet development skills. [+]

The Digital Media major prepares students to become content creators in a world that is constantly being shaped by technology. Preparation includes the cultivation of analytic and critical thinking skills as well as the ability to work and communicate with others on complex interdisciplinary projects integrating digital music and graphic design; web based digital communications; and internet development skills. Find Your Track Game Design & Development Experiment and study games. Learn video game design and prototyping programs. Complete theoretical and laboratory work that focuses on the video game development process. Film Learn state-of-the-art techniques and methods for production and film theory. Graphic Design Gain proficiency in the digital-based design field for web and print publishing. Recording Integrate audio into digital technologies such as video and web. Internet Development Learn how to design cutting-edge digital content and put it in action on the web. Degree Plans Sample degree plans provide a glimpse of what your schedule may look like as you complete this program. 3-Year Digital Media with Business Minor Plan 3-Year Digital Media Graphic Design Track with Business Minor Plan 4-Year Digital Media Plan Entrance Requirements Greenville College admits students who desire to achieve a liberal arts education in an evangelical Christian context. Members of this community are either committed to Christ or are sympathetic to the Christian perspective. Applicants are evaluated by consideration of their academic record, test scores, references, interviews, and participation in extracurricular activities. To be considered for admission, students must submit the following: A completed Application... [-]

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Cinema

Mapúa Institute of Technology
Campus Full time November 2017 Philippines Manila

This program is designed to train students who will join the ranks of the new breed of independent filmmakers [+]

Bachelors in Film Studies. The School of Multimedia and Visual Arts of Mapúa Institute of Technology offers programs that explore infinite possibilities of creativity in concept and design development. Its innovative curricula are geared to develop competencies and greater understanding of art and its societal impact. Instructions are designed to provide utmost learning experience combining traditional art and emerging multimedia technologies with outcomes-based teaching and learning system as foundation to meet the aptitudes required for successful launching of careers of its graduates. Vision and Mission We shall be globally recognized as a center of excellence in Multimedia and Visual Arts education by providing instructions that are current in content, state-of-art in delivery and responding to the challenges of the times. Our mission is to disseminate, generate, preserve and apply knowledge using the most effective means, and to provide our students with quality education through rigorous and up-to-date preparation with ample opportunities for the exercise of creativity and the experience of discovery. We shall implement curricula that, while being steeped in technologies, shall also be rich in the humanities, languages and social sciences that will inculcate ethics. The Program This program is designed to train students who will join the ranks of the new breed of independent filmmakers in the rapidly growing field of digital cinema. The program will teach film techniques during the first year, while the last two years will be geared to developing projects based on specific film tradition (documentary and experimental) and film genre (drama/biography, action, comedy,... [-]

Bachelor in Screenwriting

South Gate Society Arts Center
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Denmark Aalborg

The four-year screenwriting degree focuses on developing knowledge of genres, practical application, and publishing work, while building platforms, networks, and learning the skills every artist-entrepreneur needs to build their business and brand. [+]

The four-year screenwriting degree focuses on developing knowledge of genres, practical application, and publishing work, while building platforms, networks, and learning the skills every artist-entrepreneur needs to build their business and brand. You will learn not only the craft of writing, but also learn to master tools and techniques to build a career as a writer. Start your first year with a foundation in all forms of creative writing. The second year introduces you to the history and analysis of of screenwriting with a focus on Hollywood and Global Cinema with classes on 3-Act Structure, Copyright, Writing for a Budget, Conducting Research, and the Art of the Pitch. The third year expands through the study of contemporary film and adaptation with a focus on documentaries and experimental screenwriting. You will develop skills in character development and authentic dialogue, while also learning how to write a film review, synopsis, script analysis, and filmography. In your fourth year, you write a feature-length screenplay and query agents, while researching artist residency programs as well as developing a marketing strategy, grant application, and refined pitch. This degree is available on campus or online. Check out the curriculum below. General Admission Requirements The South Gate Society Degree Program requires prospective students hold a minimum of a high school diploma or upper secondary school exit exam. Due to the rigorous amount of reading and writing, students should have a high level of language skills and abilities. Below, you will find information on Admission Requirements, Language Level,... [-]

BFA in Filmmaking

EICAR
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 France Paris

EICAR, the only film school in continental Europe with an English language curriculum, offers a three year Bachelor of Fine Arts program in filmmaking with 5 Specializations – Directing, Screenwriting, Cinematography, Producing and Editing. The School provides degrees and programs with an emphasis on practical filmmaking experience and teamwork. We favor direct studio work and exercises where lessons can... [+]

Bachelors in Film Studies. BFA in Filmmaking EICAR, the only film school in continental Europe with an English language curriculum, offers a three year Bachelor of Fine Arts program in filmmaking with 5 Specializations – Directing, Screenwriting, Cinematography, Producing and Editing. The School provides degrees and programs with an emphasis on practical filmmaking experience and teamwork. We favor direct studio work and exercises where lessons can sink in. The programs also concentrate on the proper management of film sets so students can understand how things are done in the professional world and develop their skills and talents accordingly. This is why we focus our curriculum and philosophy on getting the process right. Studying in Paris with an international network of professionals EICAR provides an international environment with over 60 nationalities present within the school’s student and staff community. Our international faculty of working film and television professionals has one foot in the industry at all times. Because EICAR instructors are not academics but active professionals, they are able to offer a real world, cutting-edge approach to film education where students are prepared to confront and master the latest technical changes and artistic tendencies in the rapidly evolving audiovisual industry. In addition to EICAR’s faculty of film and media professionals, a rigorous program designed to emulate the reality and challenges of the professional world is keystone of the BFA curriculum. The European Bachelor of Fine Arts is a degree-level diploma which is accredited by EABHES, the European Accreditation Board of Higher... [-]

Bachelor in Radio, Television and Cinema

Kadir Has University
Campus Full time September 2017 Turkey Istanbul

In recent years, the audiovisual industries have gained a great momentum in Turkey. Filmmakers receive international awards at major film festivals, and Turkish series are watched by millions worldwide. Taking advantage of new media possibilities, these fields go beyond all borders and create their own audiences. These developments require a new understanding and know-how of cinema and broadcasting that is independent and creative. [+]

In recent years, the audiovisual industries have gained a great momentum in Turkey. Filmmakers receive international awards at major film festivals, and Turkish series are watched by millions worldwide. Taking advantage of new media possibilities, these fields go beyond all borders and create their own audiences. These developments require a new understanding and know-how of cinema and broadcasting that is independent and creative. Alumni profile Our students learn not only the theories and methods of "seeing" and "showing" but also acquire skills regarding the management of all processes related to cinema and broadcasting. They gain a vision which will lead them through the changes that these fields are constantly going through. We are raising a free-thinking new generation of filmmakers and broadcasters. They do not only produce works that are in accordance with the requirements of the communication era, but are also capable of promoting, selling, distributing and analyzing these works. Why KHas Radio, Television and Cinema? Our curriculum is taught by a first-rate faculty comprised of graduates of internationally renowned universities and experts who actively work in the industry. Through effective advice offered by this faculty, our students are guided at the end of their second year towards tracks that will provide them with a specialized set of skills. They are free to choose either Cinema or Broadcasting as a specialization track. Alternatively, they can select to complete a liberal arts program by taking courses from a wider selection of elective courses. The track system allows our students to... [-]

Bachelor in Cinema and TV

Istanbul Sehir University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Turkey Üsküdar

As the Department of Cinema and Television at İstanbul Şehir University, we see the media from a large perspective, as a social tool and art form which is technological and industrial. Our aspiration is that our students graduate and join us as fast as possible as young colleagues with the sufficient scientific and professional assets. [+]

Bachelors in Film Studies. As the Department of Cinema and Television at İstanbul Şehir University, we see the media from a large perspective, as a social tool and art form which is technological and industrial. Our aspiration is that our students graduate and join us as fast as possible as young colleagues with the sufficient scientific and professional assets. Both in Turkey and in the countries of the region, the need for qualified communications personnel is increasing day by day. There is a special need for generations familiar with world cinema, with advanced visual and numerical literacy, which possess intellectual depth and technical skills and are informed of the operation of both national and transnational cinema and TV industries. Upon their graduation from our department, there will be many professionals who will want to work with our students as producer, director, screenwriter, critic, copywriter, curator, researcher, reporter, editor, television programmer, new media specialist and visual communications designer. At the Department of Cinema and Television of İstanbul Şehir University, we offer an education that is in line with the dynamic and critical character of the media world and puts weight on the theoretical as well as the practical. The research areas of our academic staff reflect a curriculum variety without precedent in Turkey, including anthropology, new media, cultural studies, sociology of modernization, cinema history and aesthetics, television sociology. During their studies at our department, students will gain experience at studios and workshops possessing the newest technologies of the media and communication... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Visual Representation (Formerly: Film and Media studies)

Budapest Metropolitan University
Campus Full time 6 semesters September 2017 Hungary Budapest

You can acquire comprehensive theoretical and practical knowledge on the areas of traditional imagery and portrayal as well as study the world of electronic imagery, motion picture and media [+]

Our teaching staff consists of the teachers of the former Visual Imagery Representation department and the Institute of Graphic Design, Media and Motion Picture Art. The range of education at our department has stretched to include the classical methods of expression such as autonomous graphic design and painting, as well as the digital variations of these art forms. Besides these, presenting the various border areas between applied and media arts brings new colors to our educational palette. You can acquire comprehensive theoretical and practical knowledge on the areas of traditional imagery and portrayal as well as study the world of electronic imagery, motion picture and media. Our department offers a strong basis for students to find their way in the traditional and digital visual world, including its traditional, motion picture, multimedia and interactive segments applicable in the areas of art and everyday practical use. SPECIALIZATIONS: Film and Media Specialist Visual Representation Specializations are launched only if the sufficient number of students wish to join the specialization. FILM AND MEDIA SPECIALIST SPECIALIZATION: (Formerly: Film and Media Studies BA) Unlike other programs, the three-year Film and Media Specialist Program at METU, offers an introduction to this art form in the full range of the profession, including experiences in its various challenges, from one-camera interview shootings to multi-camera studio recordings. The program offers practical experience in making short films, television scenes and documentaries, as well as practice in the work of a screenwriter, director, assistant, lighting technician, sound engineer, and editor. These various... [-]

Bachelor Communications and Journalism

Felician University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Rutherford

As a communications major at Felician, you will learn to tell your stories to the world! Our close proximity to New York City makes the department an ideal place to prepare for a career in communications, journalism or videomaking. You will learn from professionals with industry experience in the "media capital of the world," including reporters in radio, television and print journalism. [+]

Bachelors in Film Studies. As a communications major at Felician, you will learn to tell your stories to the world! Our close proximity to New York City makes the department an ideal place to prepare for a career in communications, journalism or videomaking. You will learn from professionals with industry experience in the "media capital of the world," including reporters in radio, television and print journalism. Our own student-run radio station, WRFC, is a state-of-the-art facility where you will have the opportunity to design your own show, select music and discussion topics, and run the station's digital radio equipment. The radio studio is located in the Little Theatre complex on the Rutherford Campus. The Little Theater is a 90-seat, black box theater with digital video projection and Dolby Digital 5.1 multichannel surround sound system – often used as a communications classroom for film screenings and student projects. In our fast-paced, media-driven world, employers are looking for effective communicators who can engage audiences inside and outside the organization, make effective arguments and solve problems. We are living in the “Age of Communication!” Programs Bachelor of Arts in Communications The major offers two pathways of study to pursue your special interests: Journalism/Media and Videomaking. Regardless of the concentration you choose, the courses in the core curriculum balance theory and the practical skills necessary for effective, ethical communication in a changing and complex media environment. Students in each concentration are encouraged to take courses in the other concentration in order to enhance the... [-]

Bachelor of Art & Design - 3D Animation & Visual Effects

Media Design School
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 New Zealand Auckland USA San Diego Italy Milan Thailand Bangkok Australia Adelaide + 8 more

The Bachelor of Art and Design (3D Animation and Visual Effects) delivers a comprehensive technical skillset and essential project experience [+]

Create the impossible. Develop stunning 3D Animation and imagery and learn how to use visual effects to blow stuff up...without accidentally blowing your computer up! Our award-winning faculty will take you on an immersive journey; teaching you the basics of modelling, rendering, lighting, and technical direction that will culminate with you being a part of an amazing, industry-level short film in your final year. Careers & Industry To succeed in the film post-production industry, you'll need to be proficient and confident in using industry standard visual effects software. You'll also need experience applying creative thinking and problem solving in a collaborative and demanding environment. Employers value our graduates because this course focuses on the technical skills and soft skills you'll need in the industry. Your first year will begin with an eight week introduction to the world of computer graphics. You'll finish the year by working on an intensive yet rewarding short 3D production that will ensure you have the academic foundation and the skills you need to progress throughout your degree. During your second year, you'll be asked to pick a specialisation in visual effects, technical studies or 3D animation, which will enable you to fine-tune your particular skill set. Your final year will see you working on a number of industry level productions that will culminate with you being a part of an amazing, state-of-the-art short film. You'll also finish your final year with a research project that will provide you with the skills to take your knowledge... [-]

Bachelor in Cinematic Arts

Multimedia University
Campus Full time 1 - 3 years January 2018 Malaysia Cyberjaya

Multimedia University’s degree programme, the Bachelor of Cinematic Arts (Honours), CAP, is an innovative programme that enables students to explore a range of cinematic arts forms as well as the social and industrial contexts in which they are produced and consumed. [+]

Bachelors in Film Studies. Multimedia University’s degree programme, the Bachelor of Cinematic Arts (Honours), CAP, is an innovative programme that enables students to explore a range of cinematic arts forms as well as the social and industrial contexts in which they are produced and consumed. The FCM Cinematics Arts programme offers a unique Asian worldwide perspective, from the Malaysian, Korean, and other Asian film industries to the Hollywood cinema, students will have opportunities to explore their own ideas and interests, supported by academic staff who have experience film making themselves. The modules covered in the programme examines a wide range of past, recent and contemporary production for both big screen and small with heavy emphasis on technology and industry driven connections. CAP takes an innovative, comprehensive and flexible approach to the “script-to-screen” method of filmmaking where students begin their studies with the basics of ideation and storyboarding right up to producing their own works. Students of the programme will be equipped with key disciplines such as screenwriting, production management, cinematography, sound production, art direction, and much more to ensure that they evolve into creative filmmakers with the ability to work individually or in a team. The degree has been developed in collaboration with the University of Southern California (USC), one of the best film schools in the world that has renowned film producers such as Jeffrey Katzenberg, George Lucas,Sidney Poitier, Steven Spielberg and Robert Zemeckis among its board of councilors. Together with USC, Multimedia University has developed course modules that... [-]

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Screenwriting)

Victorian College of the Arts
Campus Full time 3 years January 2018 Australia Melbourne

The Bachelor of Fine Arts (Screenwriting) provides training in the many facets of screenwriting through lectures, classes, film screenings, on-set experience and intensive modules. Students undertake units in cinematic writing, TV writing, adaptation, writing for games and web content, and attend workshops with the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Film and Television) directing students to develop a wider industry perspective and form creative partnerships. [+]

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Screenwriting)The Bachelor of Fine Arts (Screenwriting) provides training in the many facets of screenwriting through lectures, classes, film screenings, on-set experience and intensive modules. Students undertake units in cinematic writing, TV writing, adaptation, writing for games and web content, and attend workshops with the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Film and Television) directing students to develop a wider industry perspective and form creative partnerships.Students also undertake Critical Studies subjects that introduce them to the practice of critical self-reflection in the context of wider contemporary arts practices, as well as the opportunity choose electives from other specialisations across the Victorian College of the Arts, and the University of Melbourne.At the end of three years you will be able to write professionally for the various screen media and will have acquired a solid base in many generic skills such as presenting professional work, giving and taking feedback and working in creative teams.Graduates are successful in local and international film festivals, winning numerous awards with their productions. Graduates, employed in the industry, may work initially in an assistant capacity as freelancers. Many of our graduates develop high-profile careers in the film, television or allied industries.... [-]


Bachelor of Film (BFA)

NSCAD University - Nova Scotia College of Art and Design
Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Hamilton Halifax

The Film program at NSCAD is one of the few programs in Canada where you can use actual film. You will have an opportunity to explore the practice, history, theory, and analysis of film [+]

Bachelor of Fine Arts - Film

The Film program at NSCAD is one of the few programs in Canada where you can use actual film. You will have an opportunity to explore the practice, history, theory, and analysis of film production and film art. With an emphasis on collaboration and innovation, you will be encouraged to embrace all elements of film production, from the technical craft to narrative, experimental, and documentary  approaches to your own unique creative vision. This program’s emphasis on one-on-one instruction enables you to study independent film production models that focus on the art of cinema.

 You will take courses in editing, production, cinematography, acting, and sound. Advanced Film Studios form the backbone of the  program and provide superb expertise. Art History courses will inform your studio development, and hands-on experience will prepare you professionally.... [-]