Tameside College

      A Level in Film Studies

      Tameside College
      In Hyde

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      Typology A Level
      Location Hyde
      Duration 1 Year
      • A Level
      • Hyde
      • Duration:
        1 Year
      Description

      In Film Studies you get the opportunity to learn how to analyse film and sound like a true film critic. Armed with new terminology you will also learn how to write a screenplay and produce a short film. For your examination you will have to answer 3 questions. One on British cinema of the sixties, one on the film industry and the last on film remakes. Trips will feature in Film and in the past.

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      Government funding available

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      Starts Location
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      Hyde
      Clarendon Road, SK14 2JZ, Cheshire, England
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      Starts On request
      Location
      Hyde
      Clarendon Road, SK14 2JZ, Cheshire, England
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      · Requirements

      For entry onto this course, you are required to have achieved at least 5 GCSEs at C grade or above, including a C in English Language.

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      What you'll learn on the course

      Film Studies

      Course programme


      A Level in Film Studies

      Course Code: IL0003MQ/1B
      Category: AS/A2 Level
      Centre: Hyde Clarendon
      Start Date: 07/09/2010
      Times: Full-time
      Duration: 1 year
      Fee: £395
      This course is free for school leavers (Aged 16-18)

      Course Content: In Film Studies you get the opportunity to learn how to analyse film and sound like a true film critic. Armed with new terminology you will also learn how to write a screenplay and produce a short film.

      For your examination you will have to answer 3 questions. One on British cinema of the sixties, one on the film industry and the last on film remakes.

      Trips will feature in Film and in the past we have been to the cinema, the Cornerhouse and New York.

      Special Features: You will learn from a wide range of methods from film screenings to film making and from storyboarding to screenwriting.

      Course Format: You will have a coursework portfolio to put together which includes a written analysis alongside a short film, screenplay or storyboard as well as an exam to sit in May.

      Throughout the course you will also have a series of progress reviews to check you are on the right track.

      Progression: Students must achieve a minimum grade D to progress onto A2.

      Many past students have gone to University to study film studies or film/media production and have ended up as teachers, journalists, camera operators.


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