What will I learn?

Film Studies BA (Hons) at De Montfort University (DMU) combines the academic study of cinema with a focus on practical film-making skills. It gives you the opportunity to learn about the industry, from learning the mechanics of making movies and the latest developments in the world of cinema, to organising and promoting film events - allowing you to pursue a variety of careers in the creative industries. Our Communication, Cultural and Media Studies ranked joint 1st in the UK for the proportion of its research outputs rated as world leading (4*) in the latest Research Excellence Framework 2014. We have a strong focus on employability and 95.2% of our Film Studies graduates from summer 2017 are in work or further study after graduating according to the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) 2016-17 report. Film Studies was awarded 92% overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2018. Film Studies at DMU can be taken either as a Single or Joint Honours course; the Joint option allows you to study another subjects alongside Film and expand your career prospects further. Whichever route you choose, the course will be taught by a team of experienced subject experts with a range of relevant professional, industry and creative expertise. You will also benefit from our relationship with Leicester’s Phoenix Square cinema and will have the chance to attend teaching and screenings delivered in a real cinema environment.

Which department am I in?

Computing, Engineering and Media

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,750.00 (US$ 20,301) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved
Start date

September 2022


Leicester Campus

The Gateway,



LE1 9BH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

If you hold an associate degree from a Community College you may be eligible for direct entry onto year 2 of our undergraduate courses. Our normal criteria is a GPA 3.0, plus you will need to submit a copy of your transcript so that course leaders can check the modules and syllabus match. IELTS 6.0 overall, with 5.5 in each band, or equivalent.

*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