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Coleg Sir Gâr Carmarthenshire College

Full Time Film Studies - AS

Coleg Sir Gâr Carmarthenshire College
In Llanelli ()

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

The course looks at all aspects of the cinema industry, including production, distribution and exhibition. Students are taught the techniques needed to enable them to undertake film ?readings? and analyse technical aspects of cinematography as well as learning about the industry and its impact on society.

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· Requirements

Normally students 16 - 19 years of age will require a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grades A* - C including English Language. Applicants will need to demonstrate an interest in film and cinema. Entry for mature students without formal qualifications is at the discretion of the Faculty

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What you'll learn on the course

Film Studies

Course programme

Awarding Body

Welsh Joint Education Committee

Course Content

The course looks at all aspects of the cinema industry, including production, distribution and exhibition. Students are taught the techniques needed to enable them to undertake film ?readings? and analyse technical aspects of cinematography as well as learning about the industry and its impact on society.

Course Features

Opportunities to study a wide range of films from various genres and various eras.

Screenplay writing and storyboarding options in Year One

Screenplay writing, film journalism and filmmaking options in year 2

Domestic British product is studied at AS Level. Foreign films are mainly studied at A Level

Opportunities to engage in debate about film censorship, feminism in film, shocking cinema and numerous other related topics.

Ability to apply skills learned for film ?reading? to titles of the students? own choosing.
Career Prospects and Progression

A Levels provide an excellent basis for progression to Higher level qualifications such as degrees or Higher National Diplomas. There are a number of careers directly related to Film Studies including Television Researcher, Journalism, TV and Radio Presenter, Broadcasting Film or Theatre Producer, TV Production Assistant.

Modules

FS1 - Film - Making Meaning 1 FS2 - Producers and Audiences FS3 - Messages and Values - British and Irish Cinema FS4 - Film - Making Meaning 2 FS5 - Studies in World Cinema FS6 - Critical Studies

Method of Assessment

AS Level Two examinations + Coursework - film readings and screenplay/storyboard. A2 Level Two exams + Coursework - self study project/practical work. NB Coursework is worth 40? of marks.

Course Length

AS - 1 Year Full A Level - 2 Years

Time of Delivery

Daytime

Campus

Graig Campus

Bilingual Provision

Students can receive course materials and submit assignments in Welsh

Entry Requirements

Normally students 16 - 19 years of age will require a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grades A* - C including English Language. Applicants will need to demonstrate an interest in film and cinema. Entry for mature students without formal qualifications is at the discretion of the Faculty

Full-time or Part-time

Full Time and Part Time


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