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Entry requirements Scottish Higher BBBB A Level BCC Irish Leaving Certificate H2 H2 H3 H3 International Baccalaureate 28 points International IELTS of 6.0 with no element lower than 5.5. Required subjects English, Media Studies, or Film Studies preferred at Higher/A level or equivalent. Maths and English at S/Int2/N5/GCSE level are preferred. Mature/Access Related Access course — see our website for details at www.qmu.ac.uk/ college-qualifications We welcome applications from mature students with relevant qualifications and / or experience. Direct Entry Year Two • HNC: HNC in a related subject with B in the graded unit • Scottish Higher: BC at Advanced Higher in relevant subjects plus BB at Higher • A Level: BBB in relevant subjects For details of related HNC and HND courses, see www.qmu.ac.uk/college- qualifications. Other information UCAS code P303 Duration 3/4 years full-time Start date September 2019 Delivery On campus Awarding body QMU. Please see the ‘External review’ section on pages 8-11. Exchange opportunities* In Year Three, you have the opportunity to study for one semester at a university overseas. See pages 32-33 for more information. Placements N/A Teaching staff, class sizes and timetables Please see ‘How we teach and how you’ll learn’ section on pages 8-11. Course fees Please see pages 170-171 Professional registration/accreditation N/A COURSE QUALITY Year Three • SATISFACTION HND in a related subject with CB in the graded units 100% NATIONAL STUDENT SURVEY Careers Possible areas of graduate employment include film and television production, media research, PhD and academic research, public relations, marketing, advertising, arts and cultural management. Graduates have gained employment with a variety of media and cultural organisations, including the Edinburgh International Film Festival, Edinburgh Filmhouse, Channel 4, and the Leith Agency. 149 Why QMU? Staff have presented films and academic papers at festivals and conferences across the world. Walid Salhab’s Kelpies film, for example, premièred in New York as part of Scotland Week. Students’ films are exhibited annually at an end-of-year show at the Edinburgh Filmhouse. Specialist facilities are available to students including digital editing suites. There is an opportunity for practical production work.