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96% of our undergraduate students were in work or further study six months after graduating.
Source: Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey, 2016/17
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Benefit from our rich network of professional connections in local and national creative industries, from Theatre Royal Stratford East to MotionBlurr at Pinewood Studios.
Screenshot of a student film of two people running through the woods in black and white

80+ performances a year.

You'll have many opportunities to develop your performance skills in our Department.

 

Image credit: The Blood That Binds Us, Year Two film (Sherie McCormick)

As a student in the Department of Film, Theatre & Television, you’ll have opportunities to develop your creative ideas and gain practical skills. Watch this trailer to see some of the theatre performances devised by our undergraduate and master’s students.

Life in the Department

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I had a fantastic time studying in the Department of Film, Theatre & Television; all the tutors are passionate about their subjects and I had a lot of fun learning from them.
Rhianna Dhillon, BA English Literature with Film & Theatre graduate, freelance film critic and presenter at BAFTA

Work with industry

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Our relationships connect you with professionals in the field and provide opportunities for placements.

Our excellence in research

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Our research analyses the languages and conventions of film, theatre, performance, television and new media.

Our students' stories

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Spending the week at Molinare has been fascinating. It's been a really good insight into a large post-production house in the centre of London, which edits both fiction and factual film and TV.

Amy Mary Jones, BA Film graduate


Image credit: Scheme, Year Two film (Ana-Mariya Sotirova)

Life in Reading

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Step off campus and you'll find yourself in a bustling town centre offering a variety of shops, restaurants and activities. We're also well-connected – you can reach London Paddington within half an hour by train.