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A-Level Film Studies Chichester

Lights, Camera, Action: AQA A-Level Film Studies at Chichester College

Dive into the World of Cinema and Develop Your Filmmaking Skills and Critical Analysis.

The AQA A-Level in Film Studies at Chichester College is designed for students passionate about cinema, offering an in-depth exploration of film as both an art form and a cultural product. The course covers film theory, history, and criticism alongside practical filmmaking techniques. Students analyze a diverse range of films, develop critical thinking skills, and create their film projects. This comprehensive program prepares students for further education in film studies or careers in the film and media industries.

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Course Code: CMED002D

Course Overview: AQA A-Level in Film Studies at Chichester College

The AQA A-Level in Film Studies at Chichester College is crafted for those passionate about cinema. This course delves into film theory, history, and criticism, comprehensively understanding film as an art form and a cultural artefact. Students will study a diverse range of films, from mainstream to independent cinema, across various genres and periods. The program also includes practical elements where students create film projects, enhancing their filmmaking skills.

Course Specification

Content Areas:

  • Film Analysis:  Study of cinematic techniques, narrative structures, and genres.
  • Film History:  Exploration of significant movements and periods in film history.
  • Critical Debates:  Examination of key theoretical and critical approaches to film.
  • Practical Filmmaking:  Hands-on experience in creating short films, from scripting to post-production.


  • Written Exams:  Analysis and essay-based exams on film theory and history.
  • Coursework:  Practical film projects and written evaluations.

Career Opportunities:

  • Filmmaking
  • Film Criticism
  • Media Production
  • Further studies in Film and Media

Entry Requirements:

Minimum of five GCSEs at grades 9-4 (A*-C), including English.

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Created Date: 06-18-2024
Last Updated Date: 06-18-2024

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