Tameside College

A Level in Film Studies

Tameside College
In Hyde

£395
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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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Location

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Hyde (Cheshire)
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Clarendon Road, SK14 2JZ

Starts

On request

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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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