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Film Studies at Teddington School

Course description

Are you interested in films and the way they are made? Would you like to learn more about the language of film, the film industry and its history and development? If you love visiting the cinema, watching films at home and following developments in the film industry, then A level Film Studies could be for you.

Course content


  • American Film
  • British Film
  • Global Film
  • Experimental film, documentary and silent cinema
  • Screenwriting and storyboarding (Non-Examined Assessment: 30% of qualification)

Entry requirements

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Future opportunities

Progression Routes

Film Studies is a theoretical course, akin in depth and detail to English Literature. This subject will complement degrees in Sociology, The Humanities, English and Media Studies. Film Studies will provide a good route into a variety of careers.                            

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: 23 November 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: Two Years


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