Film Studies


Type of qualification – A Level
Exam Board – OCR

Course Description

A level Film Studies is an academic qualification based on the study of a film, which encourages students to engage with film on a critical level.

You will explore a wide range of films from different social, historical and cultural contexts. These include films from different cultural perspectives, films from the Silent Era to the present day, and different forms of film, including documentary, shorts and experimental.

You will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of film as an aesthetic medium.

Interesting fact about studying this at S6C

You will be taught by an enthusiastic and experienced teacher, who has a huge passion for film. You will have regular film screenings of course texts as well as films outside the standard course specification.

In the past, trips have included visits to New York and London.

Entry Requirements

To study this course you will need to meet the overall entry requirements on page 7 for Pathway 1 or 2 including a grade 5 or above in GCSE English.

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Film Studies Course Handout