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Syllabus: EDUQAS
Course Leader: Ms H McMaster

Entry Requirements: Minimum 6 GCSEs at Grade 9-4 mainly at Grade 6 or above. English Language GCSE Grade 5 or above.

Course Content: This course develops your ability to respond critically to a wide and diverse range of film texts from different eras and different countries and cultures. You will investigate how film works both as a medium of representation and as an aesthetic medium. You will broaden your knowledge and understanding of specific films and the range of responses that films can generate.

You will study American and British films from the past and present as well as independent and mainstream cinema. You will study significant film movements to understand the development of the medium. Production work also gives you the opportunity to create a short film or screenplay.

Future Prospects:
This course can lead to further academic study at higher education and careers including film making, film writing, journalism, education and curating.

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