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Film Studies CRE at Invictus Sixth Form

Course description

Film Studies is an exciting and varied course which enables students to hone their analytical reading skills whilst experiencing a huge range of films – including Buster Keaton’s silent movies and Casablanca; films from global cinema; independent and experimental films; modern Hollywood films such as La La Land. The course aims to encourage students to be active spectators of Film, rather than passive observers

Course content

Component 1 – Varieties of Film and Filmmaking

Component 2 – Global Filmmaking Perspectives

Component 3 – Production

Entry requirements

Specific Entry Requirements:

Ideally: GCSE Grade 6 or higher in English Language or Literature and/or GCSE Grade B in Film Studies

Assessment

Component 1: Hollywood, American, and British Film since 1930 – Examination – 35% of the total qualification.

Component 2: Global Film, and Film Movements– Examination – 35% of the total qualification

Component 3: Production – either a short film, or a screenplay for a short film, with an accompanying evaluation – 30% of the total qualification

Future opportunities

Higher Education: Film Studies, Media, Journalism, teacher training, and many more. The skills developed in Film Studies overlap with those in many analytical and English-based courses, and the qualification is now recognised by both Oxford and Cambridge University.

Career opportunities: Film Studies opens doors for careers in the Film, Media and Television industries, as well as marketing and advertising, and many more.

Further information

Miss A. Evans (Second in English/Lead teacher of Film Studies)

Aevans2@crestwood-s.dudley.sch.uk

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 19 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Course code: WJEC/Educas

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