A level Film Studies is designed to deepen your understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of film. To succeed you will need a genuine interest in a wide range of films and good, clear, written English; to do well we recommend you have at least grade B at GCSE English Language. You’ll also need imagination, creativity and the ability to evaluate – and, of course, a love of films! We follow the new WJEC specification: you can view the topics in detail here. Our department results are very good. In 2013 100 per cent of our A-level students passed, with 78 per cent getting an A* to C grade.
To study Film Studies at Bilborough, you need a minimum grade C/4 in GCSE English, with a B/5 being preferred.
Our links with HE
Our students go on to a variety of university courses, including Film Studies, Media Studies, Media & Film Production, Journalism, English Literature, Drama, Modern Languages and Engineering. It’s good to note that AS and A2 Film Studies can be taken with Media Studies – universities are happy to accept both subjects.