The degree is designed to enable students to engage critically with the analysis, theory and history of Film in ways that complement and inform the creative processes within Screenwriting. The range of Film Studies modules on offer allows students to develop a deep understanding of the aesthetic, formal, narrative and representational qualities of a wide variety of film texts. Screenwriting modules mirror industry standard script development processes. The broad set of transferable skills students acquire allows them to work in a variety of roles such as screenwriter, script researcher, script editor, storyliner, producer, advertising account executive, market researcher, teacher, cinema manager and film critic. Students may also chose to go onto to Postgraduate study to lead into careers such as teaching.