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Writing and Film Studies BA (Hons)

Anglia Ruskin University

Student rating
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( 3.9) 1276 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE WP83
OverviewPrepare for a career in screenwriting, journalism or film-making. Develop your creative and professional writing skills, examine key films and film-makers and create your own short films.On our BA (Hons) Writing and Film Studies, you’ll discover the fascinating ways in which writing and film intersect.As well as developing your creative writing skills, including screenwriting and short stories, you’ll have the chance to explore professional writing techniques, including film reviews. ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
127th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
118th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
41st
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
85th

Start date and duration

Start date
14-SEP-20
Full Time
3 Years

Creative Writing

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 - 65 = 35% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Creative Writing graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Creative Writing graduate salary
£18,000

Media Studies

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Media Studies graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Media Studies graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, March 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
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
53%
Film Studies
35%
English Literature
25%
Drama
17%
History
17%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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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
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
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More info: Fee is £13,100 for 2019/20 entry. There will be a slight increase in fees for 2020/21 entry..

International Students
International Fees
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How Film Studies students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 20 reviews

5 star 30%
4 star 50%
3 star 20%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 1,276 reviews

5 star 23%
4 star 51%
3 star 22%
2 star 2%
1 star 2%
Anglia Ruskin University
CompUniGuide ranking
118th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 3.9)
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Anglia Ruskin University has campuses in Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough, plus many partner colleges and institutions across the UK and globally. Students from 177 countries study with them across four continents. ARU is well regarded for its health and social care courses. You can also study the arts, humanities, education, computing and technology, engineering, law, business, economics, life sciences and more, including medicine at Essex’s only School of Medicine. Research across six key study-areas continues to build on the university’s growing reputation.

Where you'll study

Anglia Ruskin University

East Road Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB1 1PT United Kingdom Nearest train station: Cambridge  0.4 miles away

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