What will I learn?

**If you’d like to have a career in film, study this vibrant, multi-disciplinary programme which incorporates the historical, critical and theoretical aspects of film, including television and new media.** Based in one of the world’s top cultural centres, you’ll be close to the British Film Institute’s IMAX, the UK’s largest screen based at London Waterloo, together with the capital’s many other cinemas and home to world-leading film production companies and studios.You’ll begin with a look at mass media and communications, photography and an introduction to Film Studies. Together with other students at Richmond, you’ll also study disciplines from the Humanities such as Research and Writing and Scientific Reasoning, all part of the American style, liberal arts approach to education which gives a broad perspective, highly valued by employers.There’s a specialist emphasis on the history of film, third world/postcolonial cinema and the programme explores some fascinating film themes, including gender, horror, fantasy and science fiction.A strong technical and practical element of the degree complements the theoretical side, with classes on topics such as video production, acting and screen writing, and documentary film production. You’ll gain a global awareness of film and related media through your choice of electives, as you decide what to study from topics like Screen Acting Techniques, Psychology and Cinema, American Television Drama and Animation and Motion. Not only that, but a Minor in Media Production may be added to your Major in Film Studies.There’s the opportunity to do an integrated internship, gaining great experience by working within the film industry.By studying with us at Richmond, you’ll gain two degrees through one programme, one from the UK and one from the US. International and multi-disciplinary, this degree combines theoretical knowledge with strong elements of practical training.**5 Reasons to Study Film Studies**- Gain in-depth understanding of the theory and practice of the film industry - Develop strong practical skills such as screenwriting, film production, editing, which are highly attractive to employers- Opportunity to study a multi-disciplinary programme that combines areas of study in the Humanities - London location provides great opportunity to explore the world of film at first hand, with visits to cinemas, studios, and production companies- Gain vital work experience that is desirable to employers in the film industry by doing an integrated international internship **Career Paths**Vogue Magazine, NBC News, Al Jazeera, Boston Ballet, Christies

Which department am I in?

Richmond, The American International University in London

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,750.00 (US$ 19,666) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

January 2022

Venue

Main Site

Queen's Road,

Richmond,

Richmond Upon Thames,

TW10 6JP, England

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,750.00 (US$ 19,666) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

January 2023

Venue

Main Site

Queen's Road,

Richmond,

Richmond Upon Thames,

TW10 6JP, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have US High School Diploma (or equivalent): 2.5 GPA minimum (on 4.0 scale).

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

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