Film and Media

If you want to develop your critical thinking, get hands on, and step out into the world of employment with the right skills to set you apart, this is the subject area for you.  

Film and Media INTRODUCTION

Dive in to practical and theoretical projects grounded in real world experience. Our lecturers work as practitioners in the field, which helps us to maintain relationships with local and national organisations. Through these networks we give students networking and placement opportunities that make them informed, industry ready graduates.  

Our courses are designed so that, however much previous experience you’ve had, your individual path will be laid out with clarity and support. 

By studying one of the courses within Film and Media, you will learn to articulate your ideas and develop a host of transferable skills to make you a versatile and agile prospect.  

Foundation Film and Media COURSES

4 years full-time
BA (Hons)

Film Production with Foundation Year

If you aspire to see your name in the rolling credits of a hard-hitting Netflix documentary or BAFTA nominated feature film then this is a great place to start out. Our cutting-edge course embraces all the key areas of film production, from development to post production, and will help you determine whether you’re destined to be a director, editor, screenwriter or one of several other vital roles in the thriving film industry.

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4 years full-time
BA (Hons)

Media and Communication with Foundation Year

Whatever the platform, media is at the centre of our daily experience and the ways in which we communicate with each other. Our dynamic and focused Media and Communication programme equips you to analyse the media and think critically about its social and political impacts, while giving you the chance to develop practical solutions for work-relevant projects.

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Undergraduate Film and Media COURSES

3 years full-time; 6 years part-time
BA (Hons)

Media, Communication and Advertising

Studying Media, Communication and Advertising at University of Winchester provides you with a deep understanding of how global media works and the impact of new digital and AI technologies. We offer employability-led opportunities to develop professional skills and creative practices, including responding to live briefs, developing pitches, and participating in client-facing projects.

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3 years full-time; 6 years part-time
BA (Hons)

English Literature & Film

If you are a big fan of the sort of books and films that have stood the test of time and how the two relate, then this course is made for you. In our English Literature and Film degree you consider the disciplinary differences of literature and film as well as their interdependence, as many films begin as screenplays and many novels have been adapted for the big screen.

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3 years full-time; 6 years part-time
BA (Hons)

Film and Media Studies

Studying Film and Media at the University of Winchester will offer you the opportunity to build an understanding of the historical and contemporary developments in this major global industry and to critically examine central elements of Film Studies – such as production, reception, and textual functions – within the context of wider media history and culture, including the latest developments surrounding digital production techniques, algorithmic cultures and the use of AI in the industry.

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3 years full-time; 6 years part-time
BA (Hons)

Film Production

If you aspire to see your name in the rolling credits of a hard-hitting Netflix documentary or BAFTA nominated feature film then this is a great place to start out. Our cutting-edge course embraces all the key areas of film production, from development to post production, and will help you determine whether you’re destined to be a director, editor, screenwriter or one of several other vital roles in the thriving film industry. 

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3 years full-time; 6 years part-time; 4 years sandwich
BA (Hons)

Film Studies

Whether you’re passionate about zombie movies, Hollywood blockbusters, or art-house French classics, our Film Studies degree provides you with the intellectual rigour to analyse all types of film from a number of different perspectives. 

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3 years full-time; 6 years part-time
BA (Hons)

Film Studies and Screenwriting

Behind every film and TV programme is the creative mind that wrote the screenplay. Could that person be you? Is your dream to pen a Hollywood blockbuster, a BAFTA-winning TV drama, or a quirky, independent film? Our Film Studies and Screenwriting course is ideal for you if you are passionate about film and determined to produce creative work within the industry.

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3 years full-time; 6 years part-time
BA (Hons)

Media and Communication

Studying Media and Communication at the University of Winchester will help you develop a strong understanding of the media industries and trends in media culture and communication, providing you with a critical perspective of how global media works and the impact of new digital and AI technologies. We offer employability-led opportunities to develop professional skills and creative practices, including responding to live briefs, developing pitches, and participating in client-facing projects. 

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3 years full-time; 6 years part-time
BA (Hons)

Music and Sound Production

Does professional studio recording and sound design thrill you? Are you seeking to push audio boundaries, discover emerging musical trends or forge new collaborations with musicians and creative artists? You can achieve all this and more on our Music and Sound Production programme, which is designed to provide you with an in-depth exploration of music and sound’s role in the convergent media industries of today enabling you to become the professional you want to be. 

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Postgraduate Film and Media COURSES

1 year full-time; 2 years part-time
MA

Digital Media Practice

The Digital Media Practice programme at Winchester is designed to accommodate a wide range of specialist interests within the digital media industry. Build your theoretical understanding within the context of honing practical skills in a range of specialist careers. Develop new ideas and theories through your engagement with several live client projects, which may culminate in the real-time release of output through different media platforms.

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1 year full full time, 2 years part time
MA

Media Management

Our dynamic Masters course in Media Management offers a combination of practical management skills and theoretical knowledge to prepare you for an exciting career in one of the fastest expanding sectors in the UK and beyond.

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"I came into Winchester planning to be a director or do cinematography, but after trying all the different roles in film production, I actually found out I really enjoy editing and now that’s what I would like to go into in the future". Tamsin, Film Production Student 

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