United Kingdom, Birmingham

Film & Media

when 16 July 2018 - 3 August 2018
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
fee GBP 2500

Based in the Department of Film and Creative Writing, this programme provides and introduction to studying and experiencing film and media culture in the United Kingdom. Seminars, lectures and workshops will combine with field trips and external activities to offer a comprehensive picture of the disciplines and their place in modern society. Professional academics will be on hand to provide expert guidance and support.

Target group

The 2018 Summer School is ideal for students based overseas who would like to experience studying abroad for a short period, while gaining a valuable insight into the fascinating culture and heritage of Britain. International Students who are currently studying in UK universities are also welcome to apply.

Course aim

On completion of the Programme in addition to obtaining credits, students will have been given an opportunity to understand the basic principles of film and media scholarship in the UK, appreciate ways in which film and media are distributed and consumed in the UK, demonstrate awareness of the history of film and media in the UK, and to develop and deliver ideas in writing and through critical discussion.

Credits info

10 ECTS
This is a three week programme and is equivalent to an accredited undergraduate course (20 UK credits, 5 US Credits, or 10 ECTS). All students will receive a certificate of attendance.

Fee info

GBP 2500: The fee includes all tuition fees, including assessment (where applicable), self-catering accommodation, and a programme of social events.

Partner Discounts: Students registered at one of our partner institutions will receive a discount of £150.
Students who apply before the early application deadline 20th March 2018 will be eligible for an additional discount of £150. Further discounts for Universitas 21 partners are also available.