School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

IFP for Film

Your QM Education

  • you prepare for a degree within Humanities and Social Sciences at a Russell Group university

  • you attend seminars and lectures given by our brilliant teaching team, all highly qualified and experienced members of QMUL staff

  • you receive personal attention and support to achieve your full potential; external examiners consistently highlight the excellent standards in teaching and support


IFP for Film Programme Structure


Compulsory : English Language and Study Skills, Introduction to Film Studies

Optional: choose TWO from: Introduction to Business and Management, Introduction to Politics, Introduction to Human Geography I, Liberal Arts I : the Making of the Modern World, Introduction to English Literature, Twentieth Century History I : 1900-1945, Microeconomics*, Pure Mathematics for Economics, French Language and Culture, Spanish Language and Culture, Japanese Language and Culture



Compulsory : Independent Study Project, Management, European and American Art Cinema 

Optional : choose TWO from: The Human Geography of London, Liberal Arts II : the Making of Modern Britain, Introduction to American Literature, Twentieth Century History II : 1945 - 1990, Introduction to International Relations, Macroeconomics*, Statistics for Economics, French Language and Culture, Spanish Language and Culture, Japanese Language and Culture 



Revision week and exam period.

For further details on module content, click here.

Your QM Experience

  • as an IFP student at Queen Mary, you will be a full member of both QMUL and the University of London
  • you are guaranteed accommodation on our Mile End campus**; live within the heart of our friendly and vibrant campus
  • you will experience a truly diverse international programme on a truly diverse international campus, surrounded by all the wonderful opportunities that London has to offer



  • QMUL PROGRESSION: if you achieve an average grade of 60 in your second semester modules with 60 in European and American Art Cinema, you can progress to the prestigious School of Languages, Linguistics and Film at QMUL, which offers a range of Film degree specialisms and combinations - click here for more details
  • Film at Queen Mary is highly ranked for research and for teaching quality. In recent the National Student Surveys (NSS 2016), Film Studies at Queen Mary was rated highly in terms of overall student satisfaction (96%) and in terms of the quality of teaching across the programme (96%).  
  • Queen Mary was ranked first in London and third nationally for media and film studies (Guardian University League Tables, 2015).





*Economics modules can only be taken alongside Maths modules 

**To qualify for guaranteed accommodation on campus, you must accept a conditional or unconditional offer and apply for campus accommodation by the 31st of May