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Film, TV and Digital Media (BA)

Bachelor of Arts
3 years
Course Type
UCAS Course code

About this course

Learn media production skills and develop your knowledge of the film, TV and digital media industries.

On this course, you'll become a knowledgeable and independent student of screen media.

You'll learn about:

  • film, TV and digital media across different social, historical and cultural contexts, and from significant theoretical perspectives
  • how digital media have affected our relationship with the environment and each other
  • how digital platforms have transformed the way audiences produce and consume film, TV and other media

You'll be taught by leading scholars and explore a wide range of films, directors and movements. You'll also study modern TV shows and genres.

In addition, you'll:

  • identify and explore key issues in digital culture
  • examine the development of film and TV, and changing professional practice 
  • learn how the screen industries work through practical and creative tasks such as video essays and visualising data

An extensive catalogue of films will be available to support your learning.

You'll be part of a thriving student film culture, including a student film society and TV channel, and have the chance to show your own work as part of the annual Southampton Student Film Festival.

Course location

This course is based at Avenue.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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Changes due to COVID-19

Although the COVID-19 situation is improving, any future restrictions could mean we might have to change the way parts of our teaching and learning take place in 2022 to 2023. This means that some of the information on this course page may be subject to change.

Find out more on our COVID advice page.

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