Film Studies A Level - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

By studying the extensive and exciting film industry you discover links to industrial practices, economics, sociology and cultural developments, while engaging with fun and dynamic subjects. An exciting blend of coursework and analytical theory is supported by the use of digital and web technologies to maintain learning.

Projects are developed using industry standard equipment, building successfully on your understanding. Our students’ work is showcased to audiences throughout the College through various shows and exhibitions.

Throughout this innovative course you will study film in the following areas:

  • Exploring film forms
  • Producers and audiences
  • British and American films
  • Film movements
  • Scriptwriting and film-making
  • Film experience, issues and debates

What makes this course special?

  • Excellent facilities at professional standard
  • Extensive progression routes
  • Full Creative Suite on Apple Mac computers
  • Residential trips
  • Opportunities to work on live briefs within Media Academy
  • Bookable professional equipment and open access edit suites
  • Supportive staff with industry experience
  • Diverse and exciting curriculum
  • Live projects and screenings of work

Progression Options

You will be able to persue higher education opportunities, career paths or apprenticeships in media across a range of sectors. You can also continue your study at the College with our FdA Media Production at the University Centre Somerset.

Course Summary

Course Title Film Studies A Level
Entry Requirements

You need five GCSEs in the A* to C or 9 to 5 range, including
Maths and English.

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I chose to study at the College as it offered me the chance to study the subject I was most interested in and it has an excellent reputation, so I knew I could achieve here.

Callum Sherwood

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