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What makes Media & Film Studies and Filmmaking at Worcester special?

In this course, you'll delve deep into the art of Film and Media, exploring their rich history, theory, and societal impact. You'll analyse and deconstruct the messages within texts, gaining a profound understanding of Media and Film and applying this in your creative process.

We'll place a camera in your hands from day one, and our experienced lecturers will guide you through the entire filmmaking process, from concept to post-production. With top-notch equipment and industry-standard software available to students all year round in our Digital Arts Centre, you'll turn your creative ideas into captivating films. Whether you dream of being a director, reviewer, screenwriter, or editor, we'll equip you with the knowledge and practical skills to excel.



Key Features

  • Dynamic curriculum informed by the very latest research innovations on the media and film industries and associated contemporary cultural issues. Our lecturing team frequently publish their research and your learning is informed by this expertise.
  • Study in our purpose-built Digital Arts Centre, which includes a video studio, sound studio, individual edit suites and high-spec computer labs with the latest image manipulation, editing and sound post-production software
  • Develop a solid portfolio of work, which can act as your springboard for a career in the creative and media industries
  • You will be introduced to leading innovators in the media, technology and creative industries. Our regional and national professional contacts include: digital marketing agencies, public relations agencies; immersive media agencies; A & R music representatives working with NFTs; local political party offices; award-winning content creatives; galleries and museums; festival and event organisers; charities and youth work.
  • Benefit from regular visits, guest lectures and feedback from top industry experts
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Entry requirements

Entry requirements

UCAS tariff points

Entry requirements

104 UCAS Tariff points

T Levels may be used to meet the entry tariff requirements for this course. Find out more about T levels as UCAS tariff points here.

Other Information

If you have any questions about entry requirements, please contact the Admissions Office on 01905 855111 or email for advice.

Further information about the UCAS Tariff can be obtained from the UCAS website.

Course content

Course content

Our courses are informed by research and current developments in the discipline and feedback from students, external examiners and employers. Modules do therefore change periodically in the interests of keeping the course relevant and reflecting best practice. The most up-to-date information will be available to you once you have accepted a place and registered for the course. If there are insufficient numbers of students interested in an optional module, this might not be offered, but we will advise you as soon as possible and help you choose an alternative. 

Year one


  • Studying Media & Film
  • Introduction to Film
  • Identity, Representation & Diversity
  • Crafting the Moving Image 
  • Fiction: History and Production 

Year Two


  • Specialist production Skills 
  • Screen Cultures


  • Single Camera Drama 
  • Experimental Film Production 
  • Factual Film
  • Music Video Production 
  • Studying Media & Film
  • Contemporary British Cultures
  • Horror
  • Festivals & Celebrations
  • Audio Cultures
  • Work Project
  • Philosophies of Gender & Sexuality
  • Beyond the Mainstream
  • Digital Campaigns

Year Three


  • Independent Research Project or Final Production (Dissertation equivalent module) 


  • Professional Practice 
  • Factual Film Production 
  • Advance Specialism
  • Extension module 
  • Corporate or Commercial production
  • Group Film Production
  • Reviewing
  • War, Democracy & the Media
  • Green Media
  • Media Futures
  • Local Cultures
  • Film & Folklore
  • Making Monsters
  • Pornography & Modern Cultures
Teaching and assessment

Teaching and assessment

You are taught through a combination of lectures, seminars, practical group work, peer review sessions and individual development tutorials. Transferable skills, employability and work-based learning allow you to develop media-enhancing skills alongside your creative practise. 

For more information about teaching, learning and assessment on this course, please see the single honours course pages for Media & Film Studies BA (Hons) and Filmmaking BA (Hons).

Meet the team

You will be taught by a teaching team whose expertise and knowledge are closely matched to the content of the modules on the course. Every member of the team has a wealth of industry experience, including academics with specialist areas and those who combine teaching with professional practice. There are also demonstrators and technicians.

Teaching is informed by research and consultancy and all permanent staff on the team are Fellows of HEA and have the post grad teaching qualification.

Katy Wareham Morris smiling at camera

Katy Wareham Morris

Katy leads the BA Hons in Media & Film Studies, a dynamic course which responds to innovations in media forms and applications as well as contemporary cultural issues. Katy is particularly interested in how digital technologies have changed media industries and the way audiences respond to them; and, media futures including immersive media. Katy interrogates media representations created by and representing identities and cultures which have been historically marginalised and challenge the white, middle class, patriarchal tradition. Katy is a proud working class, disabled, female academic and, a published poet.

Holly Barnes-Bennetts

Holly Barnes-Bennetts

Holly completed a her BA Hons Media with Cultural Studies at Southampton Solent University in 2006.  After finishing her degree she gained employment ranging from running music and arts festivals, working in PR and charity fundraising. She then returned to teaching, securing a Diploma to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (University of Warwick) and completing a Masters by Research from Bournemouth University. Currently, Holly is working towards her PhD at the University of Worcester titled: A Digital Interactionist, Praxis Study of Perception and Communication of Positive Sexual Consent.

Dr Mikel Koven

Dr Mikel J Koven is a senior lecturer in Media & Film Studies. His teaching areas include World cinema; genre; Hollywood cinema; horror cinema; film & folklore; and cult & exploitation cinema.

His research areas include Film & Folklore (fairy tales, myths, and legends); Exploitation cinema (with a focus on Italian horror film); Jewish cinema (representations, stereotypes, and the Holocaust); and “Cult” TV.  

Dr Paul Elliott

Paul Elliott is the author of three books on film and popular culture: Hitchcock and the Cinema of Sensations, a study that deals with embodiment and philosophy in the work of Alfred Hitchcock; Guattari Reframed, an introductory volume on the French psychoanalyst and activist Felix Guattari, and Studying the British Crime Film. He has a PhD in film studies and has written widely in the area of cinema.

He has a passion for British film and television and the avant-garde. He is currently writing a book about the experimental documentary and how the philosophies of art have impacted upon filmmakers depictions of reality.

Paul teaches on a number of modules including Truth, Reality and the Documentary Film, Hollywood and Beyond and Screening the Nation. All of these modules ask students to see film as part of a wider culture of modern thought and philosophical inquiry.

He is also interested in the concept of the film archive and historical film documents and is the proud owner of an original copy of the 1929 Surrealist manifesto. You can follow him on twitter @drpellio

Barbara Mitra

Dr Barbara Mitra

Dr Barbara Mitra is a Principal Lecturer in Media & Film Studies. She has varied teaching and research interests and has published on issues relating to television, gender, advertising and children, and has become interested in social media, body image and eating disorders. 

Barbara's teaching includes specialist modules on gender and commercial issues of social media and she is also interested in the use of technology in relation to learning and teaching. She has spoken on local radio and schools on issues related to gender and body image, Facebook and television advertising and children. She has also made a number of films on various academic topics.

Barbara welcomes PhD and MRes topics in relation to the broad areas of gender, social media, body images and digital cultures. 



Media & Film Studies and Filmmaking graduates have skills suitable for a wide range of industries and fields including media technology, arts and culture, charities and the creative industries. Our course also provides an excellent foundation for postgraduate students. Potential careers for graduates of this course include:

  • Digital marketing
  • Festival and events
  • Charities and youth work
  • Events management
  • Media strategising
  • Television
  • Social media
  • Marketing and communications
  • Public relations
  • Teaching
  • Television and Film Production
  • Script Development and Editing
  • Media research
  • Advertising
  • Marketing and public relations

Fees and funding

Full-time tuition fees

UK and EU students

The standard fee for full-time home and EU undergraduate students enrolling on BA/BSc/LLB degrees and FdA/FdSc degrees in the 2024/25 academic year is £9,250 per year.

For more details, please visit our course fees page.

International students

The standard tuition fee for full-time international students enrolling on BA/BSc/LLB degrees and FdA/FdSc degrees in the 2024/25 academic year is £16,200 per year.

For more details, please visit our course fees page.

Part-time tuition fees

UK and EU students

The standard tuition fees for part-time UK and EU students enrolling on BA/BSc/LLB degrees and FdA/FdSc degrees in the academic year 2024/25 are £1,156 per 15-credit module, £1,542 per 20-credit module, £2,312 per 30-credit module, £3,083 per 40-credit module, £3,469 per 45-credit module and £4,625 per 60 credit module.

For more details, please visit our course fees page.


Finding the right accommodation is paramount to your university experience. Our halls of residence are home to friendly student communities, making them great places to live and study.

We have over 1,000 rooms across our range of student halls. With rooms to suit every budget and need, from our 'Chestnut Halls' at £131 per week to 'Oak Halls' at £221 per week (2024/25 prices).

For full details visit our accommodation page.

Additional costs

Every course has day-to-day costs for basic books, stationery, printing and photocopying. The amounts vary between courses.

If your course offers a placement opportunity, you may need to pay for an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.

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