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Bachelor of Film and Drama - BA

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English Requirements

  • IELTS Overall Band: 6.0
Course Details

A Film and Drama Course at the University of Essex is ideal for creative genres. Upon graduation you will be ready to enter the world of cinema, stage and behind the scenes - and a range of other art, media, education and creative industries. We don't stop there, we make sure you know the theater talk and screen teaching too. She studies themes in drama such as gender, identity, tragedy, human rights, composing and writing. Your film modules explore direction, screenwriting, ancient and modern texts and many aspects of screen media, from cinema to social media.

You also gain skills in professional theater and film production, such as acting and stage management, camerawork, editing and film production. You will still write articles like any other Humanities degree, but along with your appreciation and critical thinking, you will also have the opportunity to be tested for your intelligence, performance and technical skills. What makes us different? We also offer many modules that combine film and drama instruction together. These Modules for Film Makers and Screenwriting Presentation provide you seamless blending of both film and drama so you can get on screen and on stage.

Essex’s high quality institutions mean that you always have somewhere to practice and plan. You will be given guidance and training for the job, which prepares you for the job you want to do. This course is based on our Department of Literature, Film and Drama. You will be taught by professionals and professionals in their field and have valuable industry experience - from filmmakers to award-winning theater professionals. Essex is ranked first in the UK for Film Studies (Dance, Drama and Cinematic, Times Good University Guide 2019) and 100% of it’s Drama students expressed their full satisfaction with their studies in the 2019 National Student Survey.


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October 2020

3 Years


Colchester Campus

October 2021

3 Years


Colchester Campus

October 2022

3 Years


Colchester Campus

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