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University of Derby

Film and Television Studies (Joint Honours)

UCAS Code: J3FS

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) or Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BA/BSc (H)

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Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2021

Subject

Combined studies

Focus on the fast-paced world of film and TV as part of your Joint Honours degree – and prepare for an exciting future in the creative and cultural industries.

**TWO SUBJECTS, ONE DEGREE:** A Joint Honours degree adds variety and interest to your studies. Studying Film and Television Studies Joint Honours helps you to keep your career options open and marks you out as a versatile graduate with a broad portfolio of skills. You can combine Film and Television Studies Joint Honours with a wide range of subjects at Derby – the full list can be found in the subject options below. **Please ensure you add the second subject you wish to combine with Film and Television Studies in the further details section when adding your choice in apply.**

- Look forward to excellent career prospects in fields like film marketing, cinema management and TV production as well as teaching, archiving and librarianship

- ?Gain vital experience through a work experience project, volunteering opportunities, film festivals, and networking at events

- Enjoy real-world learning opportunities to develop your research, writing and presentation skills

- Be inspired by our dedicated teaching team with experience in film and television research

- Visit places relevant to the film and television history and hear guest speakers talk about their work

- Apply for our American exchange programme and spend one semester studying at a university in the States or take part in a European Exchange programme to places such as Madrid, Spain and Tallin, Estonia.

This course develops your critical and theoretical understanding of the moving image, drawing on a wide variety of disciplines including history, psychology, cultural studies and aesthetics.

You’ll consider areas such as genre, narration and the film and TV industry while exploring related topics such as film history, contemporary research and the context of production.

As a joint honours student you will also have the opportunity to undertake an extended project within Film and Television.

**Professional links to inspire you**
Our strong network of contacts within film and TV will open doors for you. We have close ties with QUAD, the arts and media centre which acts as a creative and cultural force for Derby and features an acclaimed independent cinema. The Chief Executive of QUAD – Adam Buss – is one of our Film and Television graduates.

We also offer exciting opportunities for you to hear from industry experts via guest lectures, become involved with QUAD cinema and field trips such as to British Board of Film Classification, the London Film Museum and the National Media Museum.

**Industry insights and work experience**
As part of the course, there is the chance for you to attend a number of film festivals and we encourage you to undertake volunteering opportunities within the sector. Our close links with QUAD pave the way for you to support the marketing and promotion of their annual film festival.
In the second year of your studies, you will select a work experience project and you can gain experience of the creative and cultural industries.

The course also features an opportunity for you to focus on communication and produce a range of coursework including essays, video essays, presentations and a dissertation. His subject focuses on film and television theory with some practical options and elements included in some modules to apply theory to practical examples.

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Course location:

University of Derby

Department:

Joint Honours

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90%
UK students
10%
International students
37%
Male students
63%
Female students
47%
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