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School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

Film Studies Taster

When: Wednesday, March 16, 2022, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Online

Taster Session Schedule

Welcome: What is Film Studies? In this session, Dr Guy Westwell, will explain what makes Film Studies such an exciting subject. You’ll hear about our distinctive approach which combines studying film and making film, get a sense of what modules we offer, learn about our optional year abroad, and find out where some of our graduates are today.

Case-study: What kind of thing will you study? In this session, titled ‘Film as a Window to the World’, Dr Ashvin Devasundaram will give you an insight into his own research and teaching by addressing a key issue in Film Studies in an interactive way. If you can, please watch the following film before the session: Thursday Appointment (Mohammad Reza Kharadmand, 2019 (2 mins, 25 secs))

Q & A with current students: This slot is your chance to ask our current students about the degree, the modules they’ve taken, what it’s like to live in London, etc.

Advice/Questions/Personal Statement: Dr Westwell will take questions, tell you more about our requirements for entry and what we look for in a personal statement.

This taster session is suitable for Years 10 to 13; no prior knowledge of the subject is necessary.

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