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FILM & VISUAL CULTURE AND POPULAR MUSIC BA (HONS)

UCAS Code: W347|Duration: 3 years years|Full Time|Hope Park|UCAS Campus Code: L46
Work placement opportunities|International students can apply

FILM & VISUAL CULTURE

If you want an exciting career in the creative industries, but also want to understand the role that film and visual culture plays in wider society, studying at Liverpool Hope is the right choice for you. Film and Visual Culture is an intellectually stimulating degree that combines theory and practice, and encourages students to explore the way in which cinema represents issues such as gender, race and inequality.

This degree is underpinned by creative and critical practice. It is creative because it gives you the opportunity to develop practical skills in the fields of screenwriting, filmmaking (drama and documentary), photography and animation. It is critical because it involves the in-depth study of film history and theory, including the way in which cinema intersects with a range of social and political issues. You will graduate with a degree underpinned by academic rigour, but with the transferable skills needed to pursue a wide variety of careers in the creative industries.

The degree is taught by leading international scholars and practitioners and you will also benefit from access to outstanding library resources and an extensive range of practical equipment and studio space. Extra curricula activities support the curriculum by widening critical and creative horizons. Recent activities on the degree include fieldtrips to the National Science and Media Museum, the Media Department at the Ministry of Defence, and Tate Britain.

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Film & Visual Culture

POPULAR MUSIC

What do we mean when we both study and play popular music? What exactly are we talking about when we consider the 21st century popular music industries? Our Popular Music degree enables you to appreciate the dynamic relationship between the rapidly changing practices involved with the creation, performance and marketing of popular music and its theoretical, methodological, professional/industrial, ethical and social contexts.

This degree offers a unique integrated three-strand approach - ‘performing’, ‘studying’, and ‘the business of’ - to create not only an opportunity to play popular music at a professional level, but also to consider the study of popular music as a text-based discourse. By studying this degree, you will gain the ability to perform and/or compose at a professional level and to apply stagecraft and technological excellence in a practical manner. You will also gain an understanding of the key developments relevant to the study of popular music industries of the 21st century, at both national and international levels.

Popular music is one of the UK’s largest industries and in recent years has experienced enforced reinvention as new media forms have changed not only sounds, but also the industrial process of popular music. Our Popular Music degree utilises a research-led teaching approach underpinned by both academic and industry-facing skills. It will provide you with personal and academic development, alongside work and performance-based experience, to ensure you graduate with the skills and knowledge base highly valued by employers.

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Popular Music
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  • Please note that Combined Honours degrees at Liverpool Hope University are split 50/50. This means both subjects will be studied equally.
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