Prepare for a media-related career with this combination of film theory, media theory and practical skills, including film-making, animation and digital publishing. Discover media and film-making practices from all over the world Make your own films and see them screened at a professional public cinema Take part in work placements with a variety of media organisations Our BA (Hons) Film Studies and Media Studies will introduce you to the key issues of media and film in the 21st century. We will support you to work creatively and think critically, as you learn to analyse and discuss these subjects with confidence. You’ll consider the impact of film and the media on society, including politics, youth culture and technology, and explore some of the skillsets crucial in today’s media, such as audio production and online publishing. Television studies will feature prominently throughout your studies. You’ll analyse and debate the latest theories and discover the impact of media on all our lives. You’ll also learn the language of film from the perspective of a film-maker, and use this to make your own short films, with the chance to explore camera operation, sound recording and editing. Your work will be screened to both tutors and fellow students, allowing you to receive invaluable feedback. If there is a particular career that you are working towards, or interests that you want to explore, you can specialise further on our optional modules, including subjects such as screenwriting and film journalism. You can also continue to practise your film-making, and create a project for screening at the Cambridge Arts Picturehouse. Throughout the course you’ll have the chance to take part in extra-curricular events such as the Cambridge Film Festival, as well as attend guest lectures from key figures in the film industry. Our recent speakers have included Larry Sider and William Raban. Your studies will be supported by our team of expert lecturers and a close community of students and alumni, fostered through our dedicated Facebook group and YouTube channel. We also have a Facebook Group dedicated to helping you find work experience on film and video projects.