What are the best universities for studying Film and Television/Film Studies?

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My predicted grades are AAC if that helps :P
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My predicted grades are AAC if that helps :P
For film there’s only a few universities in the uk who are accredited by the international industry body: http://www.cilect.org/profiles/membe...4#.Webm2bbTXYU

Most of these don’t offer tv production (and quite a few don’t offer undergraduate degrees).
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My predicted grades are AAC if that helps :P
It depends whether you want to do a more practical or theory based degree. What kind of degree are you looking for?
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my top choice at the moment for film and tv is york, but it's mostly a production degree despite being at a Russell group. I've also looked into Leeds (film, photography and media), Bristol (film and tv studies), Nottingham (film and tv studies) and Warwick (film studies) and out of those i'm planning to apply to york, leeds and bristol (bristol as insurance as i get a contextual offer of BBB) most of those degrees are AAB i think, some might be ABB?

the important thing is going to open days to see if you like the place itself once you decide you have some interest in the courses based on uni websites, and checking their requirements (eg. if they're lenient with letting you into an ABB course with AAC as some places can be iffy?)

this was incredibly long winded lol just look at the websites and see what interests you specifically!
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(Original post by Danny Dorito)
It depends whether you want to do a more practical or theory based degree. What kind of degree are you looking for?
More of a theoretical based degree
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my top choice at the moment for film and tv is york, but it's mostly a production degree despite being at a Russell group. I've also looked into Leeds (film, photography and media), Bristol (film and tv studies), Nottingham (film and tv studies) and Warwick (film studies) and out of those i'm planning to apply to york, leeds and bristol (bristol as insurance as i get a contextual offer of BBB) most of those degrees are AAB i think, some might be ABB?

the important thing is going to open days to see if you like the place itself once you decide you have some interest in the courses based on uni websites, and checking their requirements (eg. if they're lenient with letting you into an ABB course with AAC as some places can be iffy?)

this was incredibly long winded lol just look at the websites and see what interests you specifically!
Ok thanks haha, I'm currently looking at Nottingham. They said they would accept AAC as it is equivalent to ABB in terms of UCAS points. Not sure I would get in to most Russell Groups as they don't like C grades I will continue to research though, thanks for the advice
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More of a theoretical based degree
I studied in Nottingham because I loved the flexibility of the course, the lectures were passionate as well as industry experts and I love the modules that were available.
But as you're starting to make your list of potential unis, you should have a look for courses with our UniMatch tool as it has student reviews and uni rankings to help you make your decision.
Let me know if you want any other advice
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Southampton might be worth a look - they're asking for AAB-ABB - it would depend which subject the C was in but no harm in asking.

Sussex ask for ABB

UEA might be worth a look - we've had practical film students on TSR who have left the course because it's more theory focused than their course info implies (and although they ask for AAB they might be flexible and they offer a foundation year option).
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Southampton might be worth a look - they're asking for AAB-ABB - it would depend which subject the C was in but no harm in asking.

Sussex ask for ABB

UEA might be worth a look - we've had practical film students on TSR who have left the course because it's more theory focused than their course info implies (and although they ask for AAB they might be flexible and they offer a foundation year option).
Ok thank you! Will look into those courses
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Salford is pretty good as they have a lot of ties to the media city, which is where most TV is produced these days. I know two people who went there, and one works as a researcher for channel 4 while the other is working at a radio station.
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Salford is pretty good as they have a lot of ties to the media city, which is where most TV is produced these days. I know two people who went there, and one works as a researcher for channel 4 while the other is working at a radio station.
OP is looking for theoretical courses not practical (basically an english lit degree but looking at films/tv instead of books/poems).

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Ok thank you! Will look into those courses
Cardiff is another very good university to look at http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/under...entryyear=2018

ABB-BBB typical offers, russell group, and with a very strong reputation for academic media studies.
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OP is looking for theoretical courses not practical (basically an english lit degree but looking at films/tv instead of books/poems).



Cardiff is another very good university to look at http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/under...entryyear=2018

ABB-BBB typical offers, russell group, and with a very strong reputation for academic media studies.
Oh, apologies, I didn't catch that bit, nor did I even know they existed, sound pretty interesting tbh.
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Hiya Goeke :wavey:

The University of Bradford has a couple of degrees that may interest you BSc Film and Television Production and BSc Film and Visual Effects Technology.

Bradford is the world’s first UNESCO City of Film. The UNESCO City of Film offices are based on campus, at the School of Media, Design and Technology. This gives our students the opportunity to produce content for them.

Bradford is also home to the National Science and Media Museum with is partnered with the School of Media, Design and Technology, giving privileged access to the museum’s collections, exhibitions, industry events, film programmes and festivals.

If you're in the UK please come along to one of our Open Day events, where you can experience our specialist video production, photography and digital design facilities, including our full-scale HDTV Outside Broadcasting Truck and television studio. If it is too far to travel, you can also check out our facilities on our Virtual Experience

Any questions, give us a shout

Shelley
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my top choice at the moment for film and tv is york, but it's mostly a production degree despite being at a Russell group. I've also looked into Leeds (film, photography and media), Bristol (film and tv studies), Nottingham (film and tv studies) and Warwick (film studies) and out of those i'm planning to apply to york, leeds and bristol (bristol as insurance as i get a contextual offer of BBB) most of those degrees are AAB i think, some might be ABB?

the important thing is going to open days to see if you like the place itself once you decide you have some interest in the courses based on uni websites, and checking their requirements (eg. if they're lenient with letting you into an ABB course with AAC as some places can be iffy?)

this was incredibly long winded lol just look at the websites and see what interests you specifically!
What made you not go with Nottingham?
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What made you not go with Nottingham?
mostly the fact there was little to no production elements in the course, and I also personally didn't really like the uni itself, especially not in comparison to others I'd seen, but I'm p sure that's just personal preference so don't let that put you off!
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