Film Studies AS/A-Level at Worthing College
This course aims to give students an opportunity to combine creative work with an academic exploration of a broad range of film – from Hollywood mainstream to World Cinema.
You can carry out individual research and choose from several creative options.
You can develop the skills necessary for preparation for a wide range of degree subjects and career choices.
AS Level Topics:
- Coursework: involves an analysis of an extract from a chosen film and a creative practical project, based on a storyboard sequence or short film.
- Exam: “British and American Film” which has three sections. These require a response to exam board set material, topics in British film and a comparative study of two US films.
A Level Topics:
- Coursework: involves a small scale research project and a creative practical project.
- Exam: “Varieties of film experience: Issues and debates” involving study of World Cinema, Spectatorship study and a critical study of a single film.
You will need a minimum of five GCSEs at A* - C grade and one of these should be in English.
Coursework units are internally marked, with reference to the set assessment objectives, and externally moderated.
Exams are externally marked.
- Many students go on to study film, media or cultural studies or to study film as part of a combined degree at university.
- Career opportunities exist in the film industry, teaching, and any jobs that require thoughtful, adaptable and skilled people.
- Film Sudies A Level can also accompany many other subjects and can form part of an application to a huge range of university courses and career paths.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Worthing College directly.