Film Studies Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Film and Media with Integrated Foundation Year BA (Hons) University of Sunderland 71% 10% 6% £9250 £16000 107 Sunderland On campus Full-time
Film and Television Production BA University of East Anglia 66% 5% 8% £9250 £20600 120 Norwich On campus Full-time
Film & Visual Culture and Stage Design & Scenography (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 82% 0% 5% £9250 £12500 115 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Film Studies BA (Hons) York St John University 86% 4% 10% £9250 £14000 117 York On campus Full-time
Film & Visual Culture and German MA (Hons) University of Aberdeen 80% 10% 15% £9250 £21900 £20800 195 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Film & Visual Culture and Special Educational Needs BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 73% 0% 7% £9250 £12500 114 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Film Production BA (Hons) University of Gloucestershire 75% 5% 5% £9250 £15000 £15450 123 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Creative Writing and Film and Screen Studies (Professional Placement Year) BA (Hons) Bath Spa University 76% 5% 12% £9250 £16675 123 Bath On campus Full-time
Comparative Literature and Culture with International Film BA (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London 83% 5% 5% £9250 £23800 134 Egham On campus Full-time
Film BA (Hons) University of Kent 80% 5% 5% £9250 £21900 126 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Film & Visual Culture and Geography (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 84% 0% 5% £9250 £12500 114 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Film and Television with Innovation MArts (Hons) University of Bristol - 0% 10% £9250 £29300 183 Bristol On campus Full-time
Film Studies BA (Hons) University of Hull 90% 10% 0% £9250 £15400 124 Hull On campus Full-time
Film Studies and Italian MA (Hons) University of St Andrews 92% 0% 0% £9250 £30160 206 St Andrews On campus Full-time
Concept Art for Games and Film (with a Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Staffordshire University 85% 7% 0% £9250 £16750 117 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Film Studies BA (Hons) The University of Winchester 58% 0% 10% £9250 £16700 108 Winchester On campus Full-time
Education and Film & Visual Culture (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 91% 3% 9% £9250 £12500 117 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Digital Film Production BA (Hons) University of Suffolk 62% 10% 0% £9250 £14598 134 Ipswich On campus Full-time
Digital Film Production BA (Hons) University of Chichester 67% 15% 10% £9250 £15840 116 Chichester On campus Full-time
Film & Television Studies BA (Hons) University of Exeter 88% 0% 5% £9250 £23700 161 Exeter On campus Full-time
English and Film Studies BA (Hons) Queen's University of Belfast 82% 5% 5% £9250 £20800 135 Belfast On campus Full-time
English Literature and Film & Visual Culture BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 85% 0% 15% £9250 £12500 117 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Filmmaking BA (Hons) University of Sussex 40% 15% 10% £9250 £25000 146 Brighton On campus Full-time
Acting for Stage and Screen with Foundation Year BA (Hons) Buckinghamshire New University - 5% 25% £9250 £15000 121 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
Creative Writing and Film BA (Hons) University of Reading 83% 0% 10% £9250 £22350 121 Reading On campus Full-time
Film and Television Studies BA (Hons) University of East Anglia 66% 5% 0% £9250 £20600 126 Norwich On campus Full-time
Film and History BA (Hons) University of Southampton 88% 12% 0% £9250 £22300 147 Southampton On campus Full-time
Film and Screen Studies and Media Communications (Professional Placement Year) BA/BSc (Hons) Bath Spa University 88% 0% 10% £9250 £16675 124 Bath On campus Full-time
Film, Television and Digital Production BA (Hons) Bath Spa University 85% 5% 7% £9250 £16905 109 Bath On campus Full-time
Concept Art for Games and Film BA (Hons) Staffordshire University 88% 15% 5% £9250 £16750 146 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
American Studies and Film Studies with Foundation Year BA (Hons) York St John University 81% 5% 6% £9250 £14000 114 York On campus Full-time
Film Studies and Russian (year abroad) MA (Hons) University of St Andrews 94% 0% 0% £9250 £30160 196 St Andrews On campus Full-time
Film Studies and German MA (Hons) University of St Andrews 100% 0% 0% £9250 £30160 201 St Andrews On campus Full-time
English Literature and Film & Theatre BA (Hons) University of Reading 86% 3% 10% £9250 £22350 131 Reading On campus Full-time
Film & Visual Culture and Tourism (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 81% 5% 5% £9250 £12500 123 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Film & Visual Culture and History BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 95% 10% 10% £9250 £12500 111 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Film Production with Integrated Foundation Year BA (Hons) University of Sunderland 76% 5% 15% £9250 £16000 117 Sunderland On campus Full-time
Economics and Film Studies MA (Hons) University of St Andrews 91% 0% 0% £9250 £30160 206 St Andrews On campus Full-time
History with Film Studies BA (Hons) University of Essex 85% 5% 5% £9250 £19500 131 Colchester On campus Full-time
Film Studies and Media BA (Hons) York St John University 86% 5% 12% £9250 £14000 117 York On campus Full-time
Film Studies BA (Hons) University of Portsmouth 73% 0% 15% £9250 £18100 133 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
Film Studies and Russian MA (Hons) University of St Andrews 94% 0% 0% £9250 £30160 196 St Andrews On campus Full-time
Creative Writing and Film and Television Studies BA (Hons) Aberystwyth University 96% 0% 0% £9000 £16520 129 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
Theatre and Film BA (Hons) Queen Margaret University 76% 5% 15% £9250 £8000 160 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Film Studies and English Literature BA (Hons) University of East Anglia 72% 0% 5% £9250 £20600 122 Norwich On campus Full-time
Film, TV, Radio & Media Production BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 84% 0% 5% £9250 £12500 121 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Film Studies and Screenwriting BA (Hons) The University of Winchester 83% 5% 5% £9250 £16700 123 Winchester On campus Full-time
Film (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Bournemouth University 67% 6% 11% £9250 £17800 129 Poole On campus Full-time
Film & Visual Culture and Sport & Exercise Science (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 84% 0% 20% £9250 £12500 121 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Contemporary Film Making in the Highlands and Islands BA (Hons) University of the Highlands and Islands 84% 5% 0% £9250 £6120 £13980 £6960 146 Inverness On campus Full-time
Film and Portuguese BA (Hons) University of Bristol - 10% 5% £9250 £29300 168 Bristol On campus Full-time
Film Studies and Art History (including Year Abroad) BA (Hons) University of Essex 86% 5% 5% £9250 £19500 131 Colchester On campus Full-time
Film & Visual Culture and French (5 yrs) MA (Hons) University of Aberdeen 80% 10% 0% £9250 £21900 £20800 189 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Film & Visual Culture and Social Policy BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 100% 0% 10% £9250 £12500 113 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Film and High-End Television Production BA (Hons) University of Derby 32% 0% 10% £9250 £14900 133 Derby On campus Full-time
Film and Creative Writing (Including Placement Year) BA (Hons) University of Essex 80% 5% 10% £9250 £19500 129 Colchester On campus Full-time
Acting for Film BA (Hons) University of Chichester 89% 4% 10% £9250 £15840 150 Chichester On campus Full-time
Film and Television BA (Hons) Southampton Solent University - 0% 0% £9250 £15000 £16125 103 Southampton On campus Full-time
Film & Visual Culture and French MA (Hons) University of Aberdeen 80% 10% 0% £9250 £21900 £20800 189 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Film Studies and Art History BA (Hons) University of Essex 86% 5% 5% £9250 £19500 131 Colchester On campus Full-time
Film Studies BA (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London 75% 10% 5% £9250 £23800 146 Egham On campus Full-time
Criminology and Film & Visual Culture (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 73% 0% 7% £9250 £12500 114 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Theatre and Film BA (Hons) University of Bristol - 5% 10% £9250 £29300 169 Bristol On campus Full-time
Chinese Studies and Film Studies (year abroad) MA (Hons) University of St Andrews 92% 0% 0% £9250 £30160 201 St Andrews On campus Full-time
Film BA (Hons) University of South Wales - 5% 5% £9000 £12600 143 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Art & Design History and Film & Visual Culture BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 84% 0% 5% £9250 £12500 115 Liverpool On campus Full-time
American Studies (United States) with Film (Including Placement Year) BA (Hons) University of Essex 78% 5% 15% £9250 £18585 112 Colchester On campus Full-time
Cinematic Arts BSc (Hons) Ulster University 84% 0% 4% £9250 £15840 £16320 124 Coleraine On campus Full-time
Film and Creative Writing (Including Year Abroad) BA (Hons) University of Essex 80% 5% 10% £9250 £19500 129 Colchester On campus Full-time
Filmmaking (BA) BA Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 64% 0% 0% £9250 £27968 166 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Filmmaking BA (Hons) Leeds Arts University 66% 0% 5% £9250 £16700 137 Leeds On campus Full-time
Film and High End Television Production with Foundation Year BA (Hons) University of Derby 80% 7% 12% £9250 £14900 119 Derby On campus Full-time
Comparative Literature and Film Studies MA (Hons) University of St Andrews 92% 0% 0% £9250 £30160 201 St Andrews On campus Full-time
English and Film Studies BA (Hons) University of Sussex 82% 15% 10% £9250 £21500 135 Brighton On campus Full-time
Film and Television Studies (with integrated foundation year) BA (Hons) Aberystwyth University 82% 5% 10% £9000 £16520 126 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
Digital Film Production BSc (Hons) Birmingham City University 72% 0% 25% £9250 £16085 124 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Film BA (Hons) University of Brighton 49% 7% 13% £9250 £13842 119 Brighton On campus Full-time
Film & Visual Culture and Religious Studies (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 87% 5% 10% £9250 £12500 120 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Film and Television BA (Hons) University of Cumbria 73% 0% 0% £9250 £13250 134 Carlisle On campus Full-time
History and Film Studies BA (Hons) University of East Anglia 86% 4% 6% £9250 £20600 127 Norwich On campus Full-time
Creative Writing and Film Studies BA (Hons) Liverpool John Moores University 88% 10% 10% £9250 £16100 143 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Music and Sound Design for Film, Television, and Interactive Media BA (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London 86% 5% 3% £9250 £23800 174 Egham On campus Full-time
Film and Moving Image Production BA (Hons) Norwich University of the Arts 76% 10% 11% £9250 £18000 127 Norwich On campus Full-time
Film with a Placement Year BA (Hons) University of Kent 64% 5% 20% £9250 £21900 132 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Film Production BA (Hons) Buckinghamshire New University - 5% 15% £9250 £15000 125 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
Film and Spanish BA (Hons) University of Bristol - 10% 5% £9250 £29300 168 Bristol On campus Full-time
English and Film BA (Hons) University of West London 68% 0% 10% £9250 £16250 91 Ealing On campus Full-time
Film & Visual Culture and Politics BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 76% 0% 0% £9250 £12500 107 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Film BA (Hons) Bournemouth University 64% 5% 13% £9250 £18800 127 Poole On campus Full-time
Celtic & Anglo Saxon Studies and Film & Visual Culture MA (Hons) University of Aberdeen 85% 5% 2% £9250 £21900 £20800 174 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Business Management and Film & Visual Culture BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 80% 5% 4% £9250 £12500 109 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Film & Visual Culture and Spanish & Latin American Studies MA (Hons) University of Aberdeen 80% 10% 0% £9250 £21900 £20800 192 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Film and Television Production BA (Hons) York St John University 61% 5% 10% £9250 £14000 113 York On campus Full-time
Film and Television Studies/Fine Art BA (Hons) Aberystwyth University 82% 5% 3% £9000 £16520 135 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
Film and Visual Culture MA (Hons) University of Aberdeen 95% 5% 0% £9250 £21900 £20800 188 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Film & Visual Culture and Health & Wellbeing BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 86% 0% 10% £9250 £12500 110 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Biblical Studies and Film Studies MA (Hons) University of St Andrews 90% 0% 0% £9250 £30160 186 St Andrews On campus Full-time
American Studies (United States) with Film (Including Foundation Year and Year Abroad) BA (Hons) University of Essex - 5% 10% £9250 £19500 132 Colchester On campus Full-time
Film & Visual Culture and Marketing (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 90% 5% 15% £9250 £12500 112 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Film Production (with Integrated Foundation Year) BA (Hons) University for the Creative Arts 61% 7% 5% £9250 £17500 134 Canterbury On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
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25353 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Film Studies

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22017 £19297 £23262
25-75 percentile range £19000 - £25033 £15218 - £24297 £17814 - £29255

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £21711 £19580 £23377
25-75 percentile range £19077 - £24495 £15113 - £23903 £18514 - £28924

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Film Studies

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Film Studies who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Typical employers for graduates of Film Studies

  • Broadcasters
  • Cinemas
  • Independent Production Companies
  • Newspapers and Specialist Film Magazines
  • Market Research Companies
  • Advertising, PR and Marketing Companies
  • Organisations Involved in Festival and Cultural Event Management
  • Multimedia Authoring and Digital Design Companies

Specialisations within Film Studies

  • International Film Production
  • Filmmaking
  • Film Curating
  • Scriptwriting
  • Documentary Film
  • Film Directing

Jobs of graduates of Film Studies (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Film Studies at Anglia Ruskin University

25% Business and public service associate professionals
15% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
10% Sales occupations
10% Teaching Professionals
10% Administrative occupations
10% Web and Multimedia Design Professionals
5% Customer service occupations
5% Sales occupations
5% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
5% Artistic, literary and media occupations

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Film Studies

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Film Studies, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

FAQ

Film Studies is the study of communication between people through film, concentrating on business, management and financial aspects and not on the production of the artwork and ideas themselves.

The median salary of graduates of Film Studies was £22017 15 months after graduation, £19297 3 years after graduation and £23262 5 years after graduation.

  • The following degrees are offered for Film Studies studies:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts - BA
  • Master of Arts (Honours) - MA (Hons)
  • Master of Arts (Honours) - MArts (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) / Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BA/BSc (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)