Watch: senior lecturer Dr Ellen Wright as she discusses the expertise of film academics at DMU, the opportunities you'll have on the course and why Film Studies is important.
Our Film Studies Joint Honours course links the criticism and history of film to the core concerns of a range of other subjects. If you are fascinated by film, but want to combine your passion with another area of study, the Joint Honours route is the perfect choice.
Subjects include Creative Writing, English, Journalism, or Media and Communication. Each of these options functions as a carefully designed programme of study, which allows you to focus on the films you love, while also developing knowledge and skills in an area of your choice.
Reasons to study Film Studies (Joint Honours) at DMU:
100% of our Film Studies Joint Honours graduates from summer 2017 are in work or further study after graduating
According to the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education ( DLHE) 2016-17 report
by the influential The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017
Learn in the Phoenix Cinema
benefit from our relationship with Leicester’s Phoenix Cinema, with placement opportunities and selected teaching and screenings delivered in a real cinema environment
Teaching influenced by world-leading research
our Communication, Cultural and Media Studies ranked joint 1st in the UK for the proportion of its research outputs rated as world leading (4*) by the Research Excellence Framework 2014
Multi-million pound industry-standard facilities
our Creative Technology Studios feature a host of audio recording studios, broadcast-standard radio production studios and management systems, alongside stand-alone film studios| equipped with multi-cameras, blue screen and green screen facilities
Enjoy an international experience with #DMUglobal
take part in a #DMUglobal experience, which can enrich your studies and expand your cultural horizons. Recent students have benefited from trips to the Film Festival in Berlin, and exploring fan culture at Wondercon in Los Angeles
Joint degree options:
Creative Writing and Film Studies combines different kinds of writing skills with a focus on cinema, and emphasises screenwriting.
English and Film Studies draws on expertise from our respected team of adaptation specialists, focusing on the relationship between film and fiction.
Film Studies and Journalism allows you to combine vocational journalism skills with film news reporting and film criticism.
Film Studies and Media and Communication focuses on the role played by cinema in the broader media environment.
Since graduating from DMU, Keiran has created his own Film Production Company, ImageNova, and has praised the blend of theoretical and practical projects of his course. He said: “De Montfort University as a whole is continuing to improve their courses and campus, proving a strong contender for any student wishing to make an inspiring start to their further education."
Kieran Chauhan, English and Film Studies BA (Hons)
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