Film Studies

At Sussex, you don't just study film, you experience its culture and history, and tailor your degree to your interests. Study in a top-10 department* and learn in a city known for its thriving independent film scene, explore Brighton's many film festivals or volunteer on our student television channel.

Key facts about Film at Sussex

  • We are ranked 9th in the UK (for Communications and Media Studies subject area) in The Complete University Guide 2018 
  • you study in excellent facilities where you can access more than 5,000 films and documentaries
  • you are given the chance to develop your key skills on work experience placements with our industry links - some of our students have worked at the CINECITY International Film Festival and See International Documentary Film Festival
  • we also have links with the Duke of York’s Picture House, one of the UK’s oldest purpose-built cinemas, as well as production and film companies. This means our teaching is always up to date with the latest developments in the industry. 

*The Complete University Guide 2018