Film and Television Studies - BA (Hons)

During your degree, you’ll gain a strong understanding of the film and television industry and its significance across the globe. Through practical learning you’ll develop an array of transferrable skills, preparing you for a huge choice of roles in the cultural industries or for further study.

Course details

Recent graduates have gone on to study master’s degrees at King’s College London or take on roles in organisations including Netflix, Curzon Cinemas, the British Film Institute (BFI) and a variety of production companies including Graham Norton’s So Television.
  • Mode of study: 2 -3 days campus
  • Intake: September , January
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: £9,250 per year
  • Location: London

London Metropolitan University

Course overview

Our Film and Television Studies teaching staff are internationally renowned experts in their field. Widely published, Dr Karen McNally specialises in Hollywood cinema and American television, has collaborated in international research projects and spoken about Hollywood cinema on Channel 4, BBC Radio and at the British Film Institute. Dr Leila Wimmer specialises in French cinema and is also widely published. Her work includes a monograph and essays in a variety of journals and edited volumes.

You can get a taste for studying this course at London Met by taking a look at our YouTube channel of impressive student films.


Entry requirements

a minimum of grades BBC in three A Levels (or a minimum of 112 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg Advanced Diploma)

What the students say

The highlight of my time at London Met so far has been using the resources made available by the University, especially the careers department, along with the skills obtained on my degree to successfully secure an intern position in my first year.


The modules listed below are for the academic year 2022/23 and represent the course modules at this time. Modules and module details (including, but not limited to, location and time) are subject to change over time.
  • Approaches to Film and Television (core, 30 credits)
  • Film and TV Practice 1 (core, 30 credits)
  • Film and TV Production 1 (core, 30 credits)
  • Film and Television Histories (core, 30 credits)
  • British and European Cinema (core, 15 credits)
  • Contemporary Television Studies (core, 15 credits)
  • Film and TV Industry Roles (core, 15 credits)
  • Hollywood Industry and Politics (core, 15 credits)
  • Hollywood Stardom, Genre and Authorship (core, 15 credits)
  • Scripting Performance for Screen (core, 15 credits)
  • Stardom and Performance (core, 15 credits)
  • Work Based Learning for Media (core, 15 credits)
  • Documentary Filmmaking (core, 15 credits)
  • Film Reception and Interpretation (core, 15 credits)
  • Film and TV Industry Careers (core, 15 credits)
  • Project (Film and Television Studies) (core, 30 credits)
  • Screening America in Hollywood Film (core, 30 credits)
  • The French New Wave (core, 15 credits)