Bachelor Programs in Film Studies

Compare 18 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 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. [+]

Bachelors in Film Studies. 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 [-]

BACHELOR IN ACTING

The Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art at Trinity College Dublin.
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Ireland Dublin

At The Lir Academy we believe that students learn best by doing. This three-year, full-time, intensive honours degree will provide each student with all the training necessary to become a professional actor through a series of skills based courses. Acting technique, voice, movement, and singing form the core subjects taught and practiced whilst classes in Dramaturgy and Text Analysis complement this learning. [+]

At The Lir Academy we believe that students learn best by doing. This three-year, full-time, intensive honours degree will provide each student with all the training necessary to become a professional actor through a series of skills based courses. Acting technique, voice, movement, and singing form the core subjects taught and practiced whilst classes in Dramaturgy and Text Analysis complement this learning. In order to emulate best practice of our associate drama school (RADA) the course is taught over nine semesters (three per annum) and over three years. Given the practical nature of the course, and the principal objective of training the actor’s body as an instrument as well as the creative imagination, the intensity of the training for actors means that a student can expect to be in class for approximately 35 hours per week and 36 weeks per annum. Additional commitment during production modules will also be required. Students must demonstrate deep physical, mental and emotional strengths in order become an actor. Assessment All modules in the first two years of the course are examined by continuous assessment. All modules in the final year of the course are examined both by continuous assessment and by final public performance. Mode of delivery All modules will taught through practical workshops, seminars and rehearsals. Core/elective curriculum As this is a professional training course for a very defined profession all modules are compulsory. However, within each module there are ample opportunities for individual personal development with individual tuition provided. Annual intake A... [-]

Bachelor in Drama Television Film

Oral Roberts University
Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2017 USA Tulsa

The drama-television-film performance (DTF) major provides a foundation on which one can build experiences in professional, semi-professional or amateur DTF performances. T [+]

The drama-television-film performance (DTF) major provides a foundation on which one can build experiences in professional, semi-professional or amateur DTF performances. Through a variety of acting opportunities and experiences on the live theatre stage, in the television studio and on film location, the DTF Major strives to develop the intellectual, aesthetic and creative potential of students as well as prepare students for graduate studies.

Students majoring in DTF will experience the following

- Acting opportunities in main-stage productions, Showcase Theatre productions, student film and television projects - Designing makeup, costumes, sets and props - Building sets, costumes and props - Directing a scene for a film and a scene for the stage - Writing a script for a television series or a feature length film - Stage management and crew experiences for stage, television and film - Seminars with professionals in the areas of drama,television and film - Participation with Alpha Psi Omega (a national honorary dramatic society) - Audio production and voice-over opportunities ... [-]


Bachelor of Film

SAE Institute Australia
Campus Full time 2 years June 2017 Australia Byron Bay Brisbane Sydney Melbourne Perth + 4 more

The SAE Bachelor of Film is a hands-on filmmaking course covering tactile hard skill elements of filmmaking in the modern era. New forms of film distribution have changed the film-viewing environment but the foundation skills needed to create films are still core to the future of film production. [+]

The SAE Bachelor of Film is a hands-on filmmaking course covering tactile hard skill elements of filmmaking in the modern era. New forms of film distribution have changed the film-viewing environment but the foundation skills needed to create films are still core to the future of film production. Soft skills are invaluable attributes for students and are taught through the organising of film productions at the student level. Communication, scheduling, and organisational skills are the core of the Studio Units delivered in Stage II alongside the foundational skills learnt. Creation of high quality short films with high production values lead students through this combined technical and people oriented delivery giving them the springboard to all areas of filmmaking. You will undertake specialised units designed for students to participate in real-world projects under the guidance of expert SAE staff. With this unique teaching style, you will demonstrate your skills and technical knowledge in a collaborative and creative studio-based learning environment. Your Studies: Each degree program is broken up into discrete stages, each designed to promote different skills. Stage I – Foundational Skills Development In Stage I, you will undertake a number of foundational units which will give you the essential technical skills and knowledge not only relevant to your discipline area, but also give you the skills required to collaborate with other creative media students and professionals in later stages of the program. Introduction to cinematography and film production Post-production principles and techniques Storytelling for contemporary media Critical thinking for creative... [-]

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,... [-]

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. [+]

Bachelors in Film Studies. 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... [-]

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... [+]

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 Education Schools. 
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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. [+]

Bachelors in Film Studies. 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... [-]

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 in Film and New Media Studies

Wheaton College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Norton

FNMS introduces students to the theoretical, historical, aesthetic, global and technological dimensions of cinema and digital media. Such media inform not only how we understand and value representation, but how we understand and value the ideas, peoples, places and cultures that we see represented. [+]

Bachelors in Film Studies. Wheaton is excited to announce its new interdisciplinary program in Film & New Media Studies. FNMS introduces students to the theoretical, historical, aesthetic, global and technological dimensions of cinema and digital media. Such media inform not only how we understand and value representation, but how we understand and value the ideas, peoples, places and cultures that we see represented. As information and communication technologies and media comprise an ever more prominent aspect of daily life, their social, psychological, cultural, political, economic and environmental impact becomes increasingly consequential. So too does the need to identify, study and responsibly contribute to that impact. The Film and New Media Studies major is designed to be at once intellectually cohesive yet highly flexible. Multiple pathways through the major ensure that in addition to developing competencies in core areas, students can, in consultation with their academic advisor, plan a program of study that will help them identify and achieve their goals both while at Wheaton and in their post-graduation pursuits. Designed in the liberal arts tradition and for the 21st century, Wheaton’s Film & New Media Studies program emphasizes... Developing skills, knowledge and literacies that will help achieve academic 
and professional success; Understanding the past, participating in the present and preparing for the future; Critical thinking, computational thinking and creative innovation; The integration of curricular and co-curricular learning experiences; Project- and participation-based learning; Thoughtful engagement with a diverse range of views, cultures, traditions and people; Opportunities to study abroad and to... [-]

Bachelor Degree in Film and Video

Five Towns College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Long Island City

The program is designed to take 4 years to complete. Of those that completed the program in 2012-2013, 86% finished [+]

How much will this program cost me? - Tuition and fees: $78,040 - Books and supplies: $5,000 - On-campus room & board: $50,040 *The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion. Note that this information is subject to change. International Scholarships International students accepted to Five Towns College are eligible to receive an international scholarship ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 USD per year. These scholarships are based on talent and/or merit and are renumerable based on the scholarship criteria set forth in the awards letter. These scholarships are awarded at both the undergraduate and graduate level. What financing options are available to help me pay for this program? Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional financing plans. The median amount of debt for program graduates is shown below: - Federal loans: $40,279 - Private education loans: $5,350 - Institutional financing plan: $0 The school has elected to provide the following additional information: 73% of program graduates used loans to help finance their costs for this program. How long will it take me to complete this program? The program is designed to take 4 years to complete. Of those that completed the program in 2012-2013, 86% finished in 4 years. [-]

Bachelor of Film

SAE Institute UAE
Campus Full time 2 - 3 years September 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai

The SAE Bachelor of Film is a hands-on filmmaking course covering tactile hard skill elements of filmmaking in the modern era. New forms of film distribution have changed the film-viewing environment but the foundation skills needed to create films are still core to the future of film production. [+]

Bachelors in Film Studies. COURSE OVERVIEW The SAE Bachelor of Film is a hands-on filmmaking course covering tactile hard skill elements of filmmaking in the modern era. New forms of film distribution have changed the film-viewing environment but the foundation skills needed to create films are still core to the future of film production. Soft skills are invaluable attributes for students and are taught through the organising of film productions at the student level. Communication, scheduling, and organisational skills are the core of the Studio Units delivered in Stage II alongside the foundational skills learnt. Creation of high quality short films with high production values lead students through this combined technical and people oriented delivery giving them the springboard to all areas of filmmaking. You will undertake specialised units designed for students to participate in real-world projects under the guidance of expert SAE staff. With this unique teaching style, you will demonstrate your skills and technical knowledge in a collaborative and creative studio-based learning environment. Your Studies: Each degree program is broken up into discrete stages, each designed to promote different skills. Stage I – Foundational Skills Development In Stage I, you will undertake a number of foundational units which will give you the essential technical skills and knowledge not only relevant to your discipline area, but also give you the skills required to collaborate with other creative media students and professionals in later stages of the program. Introduction to cinematography and film production Post-production principles and techniques Storytelling for... [-]

Bachelor of Creative Arts (Film and Television)

JMC Academy
Campus Full time 104 - 156 weeks January 2018 Australia Sydney Melbourne Brisbane + 2 more

These intensive yet crucial trimesters prepare students to enter the industry by having them undertake advanced production management, post production and motion graphics studies. They are encouraged to develop a stronger... [+]

Bachelor of Creative Arts (Film and Television)

These intensive yet crucial trimesters prepare students to enter the industry by having them undertake advanced production management, post production and motion graphics studies. They are encouraged to develop a stronger context from which to view and critique their own and others work in international cinema and genre subjects. With the focus on developing industry-ready screen practitioners, students are provided internship opportunities and time to develop a feasible business plan for pitching to future investors. There is a significant practical component to the Degree, with students encouraged to specialise in the creative, technical or management role that most interests them. As part of their professional development, students are required to create a showreel of work that showcases their unique skills and talents to show to prospective employers. What Career will this course prepare me for? Students are given extensive theoretical and practical training using the most up-to-date facilities available to ensure they enter the industry with a realistic and competitive approach to all aspects of digital production. A career in television is a demanding one, but it is also very challenging and rewarding. You will be required to have solid technical knowledge and endless creative inspiration. Experience and determination are often the key elements towards a successful career. Graduates may find employment with:... [-]


Bachelor (BFA) Film

California College of the Arts
Campus Full time 4 years

The moving image is today’s leading form of communication. That’s why understanding the art and craft of filmmaking is more important than ever. [+]

Bachelors in Film Studies. The moving image is today’s leading form of communication. That’s why understanding the art and craft of filmmaking is more important than ever. Make Films -- Make Them Matter In the Film Program at CCA, mastering the fundamentals is only the beginning. We help you move beyond convention to break new ground in storytelling and the art of filmmaking -- on the big screen, on small screens, and beyond. Your BFA in Film prepares and inspires you to become a creative visionary of the future. Create the Future of Filmmaking You’ll make many films at CCA, from your first semester through your final senior project. You’ll be challenged by cutting-edge methods and ideas. You’ll experience life as an artist in the dynamic creative community of the San Francisco Bay Area. CCA’s interdisciplinary environment lets you collaborate with students in other programs such as Photography, Painting/Drawing, and Writing and Literature to develop innovative ways of making and learning. Renowned Faculty, Guest Artists & Lecturers Co-chaired by Academy Award-winning director Rob Epstein and filmmaker/composer Brook Hinton, the Film Program’s expert faculty of working filmmakers and media artists are shaping the future of cinema and media art. Interdisciplinary artists such as Jeanne C. Finley and Lynn Marie Kirby bring a diversity of practices that benefits students. Our program also attracts world-class visiting artists and lecturers, including maverick film industry leaders who engage students in our unique master classes. Past visitors have included Gus Van Sant and John Waters. Learning... [-]