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Film Studies AS/A-Level at Shire Oak Academy

Course description

Assessment of the course units takes place in May/June, both in AS and A2. Each unit has its own weighting which will be made clear to the students, but in general terms, 55% of the A level grade is achieved through examinations and 45% by coursework. This shows the importance placed on practical production of film in this course.

Entry requirements

Students must achieve a grade C or above in GCSE English or English Literature and have a keen interest in film.

Future opportunities

An A level qualification in Film Studies can be used to pursue a degree in film, media, visual culture, communication, humanities or other vocational courses and will develop a range of transferable critical, analytical, creative and research skills.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Shire Oak Academy directly.

Last updated date: 28 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 or 2 years