Film Studies A Level

Languages, Literature and Culture

Languages, Literature and Culture
Languages, Literature and Culture
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


Film is a popular, cultural medium and has been influential for over 100 years. A film studies course allows students to investigate the reasons behind film’s popularity and influence on modern society.

A major focus of the course is on the craftsmanship of film, and cinematography, lighting and narrative structure will feature. There is a high emphasis on responding to these through written essays and students must be prepared to continue to develop their English and communication skills alongside the study of the texts.  



How will it be delivered?

80% of the A level course will be assessed through examnation.

The practical element will make up 20% of the course.

Entry requirements

Overall requirement for Post 16:

5 A* - C at GCSE (English and mathematics grade 4). Max 2 BTECs at merit can count.

Subject specific requirements:

Grade 4 in English language and English literature. 

Your next steps...

Careers in media industries, television, radio, advertising, web design, print making.