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Film & TV and History

Entry requirements


112 UCAS Tariff points from four A-Levels (two of which must be A-Level equivalent)

Pass your Access course with 60 credits overall with a minimum of 45 credits at level 3

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE English grade C/4 GCSE Maths or GCSE Science grade C/4 or equivalent

112 UCAS tariff points from your BTEC level 3 National Diploma and up to two A-Level or equivalent qualifications.

112 UCAS tariff points from your BTEC level 3 National Extended Certificate and up to three A-Levels or equivalent qualifications

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DMM

We will consider T Levels for entry to this course, either as stand-alone qualifications or in conjunction with other Level 3 qualifications, in accordance with the specified course tariff points.

UCAS Tariff

112

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Film studies

Joint Honours degrees offer you the maximum flexibility to study subject areas that genuinely interest you. You’ll be able to shape your study according to your strengths, interests and career ambitions.

This stimulating joint honours degree has been created to allow you to explore the numerous fundamental issues which have shaped history and are still affecting society today. Our FILM & TV course will show you how to examine classic film and TV programmes and consider the contemporary digital revolution. This is an ideal course for anyone who has a real interest in film, TV and other small screen forms, both mainstream and alternative. HISTORY will introduce you to diverse peoples, nations and ideas from medieval and early modern right through to contemporary history within Britain and across the Americas, Asia and the Far East. 94% of History students would recommend studying at NTU (NSS 2020).

If you’re interested in the film and TV industries, how they're put together, how they work, how we create meaning from them as an audience and small screen forms then our FILM & TV course is the perfect choice for you. You'll analyse the purpose of the audience, especially in relation to how they function in the age of global corporations and through the use of digital media. NTU stands out for the diverse range of cultures that our course covers and for giving students the chance to study international cinema on a more intricate level. You'll be encouraged to use various approaches and will help you to think critically. HISTORY offers a range of ways to make sense of the past by utilising a selection of approaches and skills. The academic team at NTU teaches specialist modules informed by their own research specialisms, including; modern History , the Crusades and Real Life Work Project. This course requires you to be passionate, focused and to use digital technology to undertake independent study and library research. The History department have a close network of companies and museums across the East Midlands to help provide you with exciting placement opportunities to help you build your CV and to make your own connections within the industry.

This joint honours degree will provide you with vital skills which will help you to transition into the world of work. You'll gain skills such as; conceptual analysis, project management, excellent verbal and written communication. You'll also become confident with intellectually challenging various information and the way that it is communicated to society. This course requires you to be focused, passionate about both subjects and intellectually curious. Graduates have gone on to careers as researchers, schedulers and producers in TV and positions in production, distribution and programming in film. Other graduates have built careers in journalism; teaching; advertising; public relations; marketing; events management and social work.

Modules

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The Uni


Course location:

Clifton Campus

Department:

School of Arts and Humanities

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

75%
med
Film studies

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Media studies

Teaching and learning

80%
Staff make the subject interesting
87%
Staff are good at explaining things
81%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
78%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

67%
Library resources
78%
IT resources
63%
Course specific equipment and facilities
60%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

86%
UK students
14%
International students
43%
Male students
57%
Female students
64%
2:1 or above
13%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
B
C

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Media studies

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£18,000
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Average annual salary
98%
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Employed or in further education
53%
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Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

26%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
18%
Artistic, literary and media occupations
13%
Customer service occupations

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Media, journalism and communications

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£18k

£18k

£23k

£23k

£26k

£26k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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