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Film Studies AS at The Spires College

Course description

Film Studies is a challenging and interesting course that is designed to deepen students understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of film - the major art form of the twentieth century.Introduced at Westlands in 2007, the course is proving to be an extremely popular choice for our Sixth Form students. At AS Level you will study topics central to American and British cinema. The course is assessed through a coursework portfolio and one summer exam.During AS Level you will learn:How film creates meaningHow we respond to filmThe messages and values of British and American cinemaHow to create your own filmsAt A2 Level you will study various units aimed at fostering a higher understanding of cinematic analysis. The course is assessed through an internal coursework assessment and a summer exam. You will also carry out studies on:Emotional Response to CinemaSurrealist CinemaA detailed single film studyRepresentations in Cinema

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs A* - C

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Spires College directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year