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We live in a world of moving images

Explore how they work and what they mean

Audio-visual literacy is a vital skill in the modern workplace. By studying with us you’ll develop a sophisticated way of understanding the world you live in.

Our teaching and research focus on global visual culture in all its variety. Our expertise is second-to-none, and your learning will be supported by state-of-the-art facilities. You will pursue your intellectual and creative passions through a mix of approaches. These combine traditional methods of learning with digital production that is at the cutting edge of the discipline.

We are a close-knit, friendly and modern department with a long history. We run the longest established film degree in the country and have a reputation for world-leading teaching and research.

Our rankings

  • The Guardian University Guide 2020 rated us first for Media and Film Studies, with a score of 100%.
  • Our teaching received a satisfaction rate of 94.4% in the latest National Student Survey (2018)
  • Our research was rated 1st out of all the UK's Film and Television Studies departments in the latest Research Excellence Framework (2014)