Film Studies (Placement Year) BA (Hons)

Lancaster University

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Course info

UCAS CODE P304
Your degree recognises cinema’s role as a major cultural form and investigates film through a variety of approaches. You’ll examine cinema’s aesthetic, social and political importance in the context of an increasingly visual and media-orientated culture, while also investigating the intersections between contemporary art, theatre, dance, music, sound and film.Film at Lancaster provides a framework for the close analysis of individual films. You will study cinema history and the social ... READ MORE

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WUSCA student ranking
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83rd / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
11th
CUG subject ranking
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Source: Complete University Guide 2023
5th

Start date and duration

Start date
OCT-23
Full Time With Year In Industry
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 - 88 = 12% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

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Source: IDP Connect, December 2022

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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%

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9,250 per year
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More info: Students taking a work placement for a year: 20% of the standard tuition fee..

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26,550 per year
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21,980 per year
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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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