Film, Media and Cultural Studies (Placement Year) BA (Hons)

Lancaster University

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( 4.2) 1490 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE PL37
Lancaster’s degree in Film, Media and Cultural Studies, taught by the Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts and the Sociology department gives you the opportunity to study film within the broader areas of communications and entertainment media and culture.Film at Lancaster is a stimulating and intellectually engaging course which provides a framework for the close analysis of individual films. You will study cinema history and the social significance of films and will develop a detailed... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
19th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
8th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
7th

Start date and duration

Start date
OCT-20
Full Time
4 Years

Media Studies

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 85 = 15% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, July 2019

Entry requirements
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A level
Details

Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Media Studies

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Media Studies
41%
English Literature
35%
Religious Studies & Theology
21%
English Language
19%
Film Studies
16%

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
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£9,250 per year
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Latest Cultural Studies reviews

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Nayyab
17 Dec 18

Media and Cultural Studies BA (Hons)

I think that so far we've had incredible lectures and the knowledge is very useful so...
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Beneite
17 Dec 18

Media and Cultural Studies BA (Hons)

It is internship but not challenging...

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How Cultural Studies students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 11 reviews

5 star 19%
4 star 54%
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Student rating ( 4.2) 1,490 reviews

5 star 38%
4 star 51%
3 star 10%
2 star 1%
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Where you'll study

Lancaster University

Admissions
Bailrigg
Lancaster
Lancashire
LA1 4YW United Kingdom Nearest train station: Lancaster  1.7 miles away

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