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Film Studies AS/A2 Level via Video Conferencing (Modular) at Anglo European School

Course description

Film Studies covers the appreciation of all forms of moving-image over the last 150 years, encompassing photography, cinema and digital media. Students learn to think historically, theoretically and analytically about a wide variety of images within the context of Humanistic Studies. Film Studies examines the way in which cinema operates as an art form and as an industry. It also investigates the role of film in culture and society today.

Course content

AS Level

Unit 1

Exploring Film Form. During this part of the course students will produce two pieces of coursework: One analysis of how the micro aspects of a chosen extract from a film of the candidate’s choice produce meanings and responses (1500 words); and one creative project based on a film sequence storyboard with a reflective analysis.

Unit 2

British and American Film split into three sections. A: Producers and Audiences, B: Topics in British Film, and C: Comparative Study of two US Films from the Vietnam War genre.


A2 Level

Unit 3

Film Research and Creative Projects – students will be required to carry out a small scale research project.

Unit 4

Varieties of Film Experience: Issues and Debates split into three sections. A: World Cinema topics, B: Spectatorship topics and C: Single Film – Critical Study.

Entry requirements

A minimum of five GCSEs at grade C or above, including English.


AS Level:


Written paper.


A2 Level:


Written paper.

Future opportunities


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Anglo European School directly.

Last updated date: 19 May 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years