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Film & Visual Culture

Duration: 3 years

Overview

Film and Visual Culture at Liverpool Hope is summed up by the term critical and creative practice. Critical practice enables you to study the history, theory and contemporary subject of film, whilst having the opportunity to apply this understanding to creative practice in the fields of screenwriting, filmmaking (drama and documentary), photography and animation. Thus you will graduate with a degree underpinned by academic rigour, but with the transferable skills needed if you intend to work in the creative industries.

Why study this subject at Hope?

  • Film and Visual Culture gives you the unique opportunity to illuminate your academic understanding with creative practice, and to underpin your practical skills with theoretical rigour.
  • You will be taught by academics and practitioners who are leading international specialists in their fields and will be supported by exceptional library and equipment resources.
  • You will study in the country’s leading film city outside London and will have exciting opportunities to work in the creative industries, building your CV and showreel before graduation.

 

Subject Guides

Read more about studying this course at Liverpool Hope in our Film and Visual Culture Subject Guide. 

Film & Visual Culture Subject Guide 2017

 

The programme specification for this subject is subject to approval.

Curriculum

What you will study

All students will study film history and theory throughout their degree, but from the second year you will have the choice to specialise entirely in theory, or to continue with both theory and practice. Areas of study include: 

  • The history of film from the silents to the present day
  • Film theories, such as genre, stardom and auteur
  • Cinema and society
  • World cinema
  • Filmmaking
  • Photography
  • Animation
  • Screenwriting

Entry Requirements

2017 Entry Requirements

The offer level for 2017 entry will be BCC - ABB at A Level or DMM - DDM at BTEC Extended Diploma or 104 - 128 new UCAS tariff points.

UCAS points offers can be achieved in many ways, the following are just a few examples of how you could achieve our entry requirements:

  • Three A Levels with grades of BCC or above
  • BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF) with grade DMM
  • BTEC Diploma (QCF) with grade DM and BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (QCF) with grade M
  • BTEC Diploma (QCF) with grade DM and A Level with grade of C
  • CACHE Diploma at grade B

The Access to HE Diploma now also attracts points under the new UCAS tariff. Visit the UCAS website to calculate your points.

 

Useful Links

How to apply

Admissions Policy

UCAS

Employability

The theoretical study of film leads to careers including teaching, film journalism, cinema management, and film and television studio researcher, especially if followed by MA Film, Visual Culture and Society. Practitioners will achieve careers as screenwriters, producers and directors, and often establish their own companies. While studying you will have many opportunities to work with local creative industries and to gain university funding to help start up your company.

 

Overview

Film and Visual Culture at Liverpool Hope is summed up by the term critical and creative practice. Critical practice enables you to study the history, theory and contemporary subject of film, whilst having the opportunity to apply this understanding to creative practice in the fields of screenwriting, filmmaking (drama and documentary), photography and animation. Thus you will graduate with a degree underpinned by academic rigour, but with the transferable skills needed if you intend to work in the creative industries.

Why study this subject at Hope?

  • Film and Visual Culture gives you the unique opportunity to illuminate your academic understanding with creative practice, and to underpin your practical skills with theoretical rigour.
  • You will be taught by academics and practitioners who are leading international specialists in their fields and will be supported by exceptional library and equipment resources.
  • You will study in the country’s leading film city outside London and will have exciting opportunities to work in the creative industries, building your CV and showreel before graduation.

 

Subject Guides

Read more about studying this course at Liverpool Hope in our Film and Visual Culture Subject Guide. 

Film & Visual Culture Subject Guide 2017

 

The programme specification for this subject is subject to approval.

Curriculum

What you will study

All students will study film history and theory throughout their degree, but from the second year you will have the choice to specialise entirely in theory, or to continue with both theory and practice. Areas of study include: 

  • The history of film from the silents to the present day
  • Film theories, such as genre, stardom and auteur
  • Cinema and society
  • World cinema
  • Filmmaking
  • Photography
  • Animation
  • Screenwriting

Entry Requirements

2017 Entry Requirements

The offer level for 2017 entry will be BCC - ABB at A Level or DMM - DDM at BTEC Extended Diploma or 104 - 128 new UCAS tariff points.

UCAS points offers can be achieved in many ways, the following are just a few examples of how you could achieve our entry requirements:

  • Three A Levels with grades of BCC or above
  • BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF) with grade DMM
  • BTEC Diploma (QCF) with grade DM and BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (QCF) with grade M
  • BTEC Diploma (QCF) with grade DM and A Level with grade of C
  • CACHE Diploma at grade B

The Access to HE Diploma now also attracts points under the new UCAS tariff. Visit the UCAS website to calculate your points.

 

Useful Links

How to apply

Admissions Policy

UCAS

Course Combinations

Employability

The theoretical study of film leads to careers including teaching, film journalism, cinema management, and film and television studio researcher, especially if followed by MA Film, Visual Culture and Society. Practitioners will achieve careers as screenwriters, producers and directors, and often establish their own companies. While studying you will have many opportunities to work with local creative industries and to gain university funding to help start up your company.

 

Course Contact Details

Student Recruitment

0151 291 3111

enquiry@hope.ac.uk

Department: Arts and Humanities 

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