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9 reasons to study Film and Television Studies at Warwick

Ranked as the UK's top Film and Television Studies department in Guardian University Guide 2020, scoring 100 out of 100.


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Rated 1st in the UK's Film and Television Studies departments for the quality of our research (Research Excellence Framework 2014). 48% of our research publications were awarded a 4* rating (‘world leading’) and 43% were given a 3* rating (‘internationally excellent’).

93% overall satisfaction rating and 97% satisfaction rating of teaching quality by our students in the National Student Survey 2018.



Warwick has a unique partnership with the world-renowned London Film School. Students have the opportunity to apply for an exciting module in professional film production in Year 3 of their studies. Find out more here...

Four screening theatres – 35mm, 16mm and DVD projection in all teaching rooms – and our lecture theatre is fitted with cinema-quality 2k digital projection.


Access to the library's excellent collection of books, journals and an unmatched collection of over 20,000 films.


We have pioneered the study of television criticism, history and theory since the 1970s. You may choose to take a pathway through the BA Film Studies degree which specialises in this exciting aspect of the field.

Understanding how images work is a very marketable skill. Our graduates typically go on to work in different spheres of film and television production, journalism, publishing, advertising, PR, arts administration and also to careers in teaching and academia.

We offer one of the most favourable staff-student ratios in the country. All your learning will take place in small class-sizes so that you can really engage with your fellow students and lecturers.

"It's such a wide variety of different modules; Hollywood cinema one week, silent cinema the next, and national cinema such as Italian and Japanese. The different cultures you learn about are fascinating."

Josh Glenn – 3rd Year, Film Studies