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Film and Media Studies

Explore the culture, history and politics of film and media.

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Study Film and Media Studies at York St John University and you will:

  • Learn about film theory and the conventions of genre
  • Study in a city that has a rich and diverse cross-platform culture
  • Discover how society reacts and engages with different media types.

Study Film and Media Studies at York St John University

If you study Film or Media and Communications you will have plenty of opportunities for new experiences. You will be encouraged to get involved with the writing and production of Neutral, our online magazine. Every year you can immerse yourself in the events, screenings and talks which make up the BAFTA qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival, and you can take part in national and international field trips to explore your subject in new contexts.

In Film Studies you will learn to analyse and discuss films from different genres, periods and cultures. We embrace the changing of landscape of film, emphasising its evolution and interaction with visual art, literature, digital media and more.

In Media and Communications you will explore about how media influences society and culture. This varied degree lets you be creative as well an analytical, as you engage with film, television, digital media, advertising and more.

Courses

Film Studies BA (Hons)

Learn to analyse and discuss films from different genres, periods and cultures. We embrace the changing landscape of film. You will explore cinema's evolution and it's interaction with visual art, literature, digital media and more....

Media and Communication BA (Hons)

Find out how media influences society and culture. This varied degree lets you be creative as well as analytical. Explore the varied world of media, taking in film, television, digital media, advertising and more....

American Studies and Film Studies BA (Hons)

Investigate American society through its history, literature, politics, popular culture, and especially it’s film. Study many different film genres through the lens of American culture and question how cinema reflects the social and political...

English Literature and Film Studies BA (Hons)

Study film and literature together to take an in-depth, varied look at how the stories we tell shape who we are and how we think. Gain new perspectives on these art forms and the world they depict by engaging with many different styles, genres,...

Film Studies and Media BA (Hons)

Combining Film Studies and Media lets you study the artistry and contexts of film in great detail, while also learning about how media and culture affect who we are and how we interact with the world around us. You will investigate major films and...

Media and English Literature BA (Hons)

This Joint Honours degree lets you explore many different forms of media text. You will read different styles, genres and voices in literature. At the same time you will engage with diverse forms of media; from film and television to advertising and...

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