AS and A Level Film Studies | Loughborough College

AS and A Level in
Film Studies

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This course will enable you to enjoy and appreciate film and its cultural value and to understand that the role film plays in our daily lives and the lives of others.

You will develop a critical understanding of film through film texts, concepts, and historical perspectives by creatively applying practical skills and you will be able to explore production processes, technologies, and contexts.

Course Content

You will study contemporary English language film and also investigate the role of the cinema in film. This unit is assessed by a written examination which carries 60% of the marks for the first year.

You will also produce a foundation portfolio in film, carrying 40% of the marks for the first year.

In Year 2, you will investigate global cinema and undertake a creative investigation in film and a written examination, each worth 50% of the marks for the second year.


On this course, you will get the opportunity to experience the world of film production through project and portfolio work. Visits to film studios will also provide the opportunity to observe working processes in the film industry.

Entry Requirements

  • At least a grade B/6 in GCSE English Language or English Literature.
  • All Loughborough Sixth Form College courses have minimum entry requirements of at least five GCSEs at grade C or above, including English Language and Maths.

Progression Opportunities

This course provides a solid foundation to continue studying in this subject area in a range of Higher Education degree courses or an applied qualification, such as an HND. It also develops skills that can enable direct progression into employment.

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Key Facts


  • September 2018

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full or Part Time



Course Duration:

1 Year

Programme Costs:

  • The fees for this course are currently being confirmed.

Please contact Student Recruitment for more information.

College Course Code:

  • 18/19ASWFS

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