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Film Studies AS & A Level at Christ The King Catholic High School and Sixth Form Centre

Course description

The specification explores the relationship between film and the individual by exploring how films create meanings and produce both intellectual and emotional responses. 

Analysis is enabled by the application of critical approaches appropriate to this level, as well as through creative project work. 

The study of film producers and audiences explores issues of production and consumption: the supply of and demand for films. Debates include the global dominance of Hollywood, strategies for supporting indigenous film and the significance of fandom.

Entry requirements

Route 1 - Grade C in a related subject (and Grade 5 in English)

Route 2 - Grade C in a related subject (and Grade 5 in English)

Route 3 - Not available

Assessment

AS Coursework 1 X 1500 words Micro Analysis of a film sequence of your choice. A creative project comprising of an Extended Step-Online and Reflective Analysis.

Exam: Producers and Audiences; Topics in British Film; US Film Comparative Study

A Level Coursework: Research Study Project (3000 words); Creative Project (can be practical production)

Exam: World Cinema; Spectatorship Topicsl Single Film Critical Study

Future opportunities

Film Studies is a diverse subject that affords students many avenues to further their interests.

The subject is useful in areas such as film making, scriptwriting, journalism, marketing and advertising, as well as drama related careers. 

The high level of written expression and analytical ability required is also useful in many other careers.

Studying Film will also give you a rich appreciation of cinema that will last a lifetime.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Christ The King Catholic High School and Sixth Form Centre directly.

Last updated date: 06 January 2017
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