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What will I learn?

A Film Studies and Media Joint Honours degree at De Montfort University offers you the chance to go beyond the viewing experience to explore film as an art form, as a social institution, and as a business. You will develop practical research skills and critical perspectives in media, television and cultural studies to set you up for a career in the creative industries.Designed with employability in mind, you will benefit from close links with local media partners, including BBC Radio Leicester and the Phoenix Square cinema; providing opportunities for work experience and cultural connections.On this course, you will:- explore modules including television studies, media, gender and identity, cult film, and contemporary British cinema.- be taught by a team of experienced subject experts with a range of relevant professional, industry and creative expertise. - attend teaching and screenings delivered in a real cinema environment. - access a range of specialist facilities, including editing suites, TV studios, radio studios, dark rooms, blue and green screen studios and video production laboratories.- learn from experts in our Cinema and Television History Research Institute and benefit from guest lectures by film directors, writers, distributors and journalists.- expand your horizons with our international experience programme DMU Global. Students have visited the Film Festival in Berlin, explored fan culture at Wondercon in Los Angeles, learned about Berlin’s fascinating media history and explored 100 years’ worth of TV archives in New York.Our Communication, Cultural and Media Studies ranked joint first in the UK for the proportion of its research outputs rated as ‘world leading’ by the latest Research Excellence Framework (2014). **This course is only available for year 2 or year 3 entry.**

Which department am I in?

Computing, Engineering and Media

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,750.00 (US$ 17,790) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved
Start date

September 2023


Leicester Campus

The Gateway,



LE1 9BH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A levels should normally be taken in one sitting. We do not accept General Studies.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • De Montfort University International College

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