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Film studies at Cardinal Newman Catholic School

Course description

Film Studies is designed to deepen your understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of film, challenging you both academically and creatively. You will study films deriving from a variety of cultures developing skills of observation, critical analysis and personal reflection, as well as creative and practical skills.

This interesting course explores the relationship between the film and the individual by exploring how films create meanings and produce both intellectual and emotional responses. Additionally, the aesthetic and sensory qualities of film are emphasised as integral to a study of the interaction between films and spectators.

This interesting course introduces you to the diverse range of film styles developed in different places throughout the history of cinema. In giving you the opportunity to study significant film movements and aspects of national cinemas, it is intended that an interest in film culture will be fostered which you can take forward in lifelong learning, as well as a range of possible careers.

Entry requirements

The equivalent of atleast five GCSEs at grade C or above

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cardinal Newman Catholic School directly.

Last updated date: 23 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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