Film and Digital Media

Film and Digital Media

Hull is one of few universities to incorporate digital and computer game design alongside film and TV. The structure of our degrees allows you to tailor your course to suit your own interests and specialisms. Film and Media is part of the School of Arts, which sits in the Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education

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Come to an Autumn Open Day on October 7, October 21 or November 18 to find out more about this subject, our students and the University.


Our film studies courses combine theory with the practical side of film-making. If media studies is more your thing, you can master your creative production skills while exporting the relationship between media and society.

Foundation year Year abroad Industrial placement Integrated Masters


  • Creative Writing and Film Studies

    Develop your skills in writing and experimenting in different genres. You'll also look at film as art, history, culture, entertainment and commerce.

  • Digital Design

    Learn how to solve creative problems using advanced digital technologies. You'll study graphic design, 2D and 3D design, animation and filmmaking.

  • Digital Design with a Modern Language

    Combine our hands-on digital design degree with the opportunity to learn another language.

  • Drama and Film Studies

    Gain unique, hands-on experience. A wide range of modules and facilities help bring your ideas to life on stage and screen.

  • English and Film Studies

    Study English from a range of genres and periods, while looking at film as art, history, culture, entertainment and commerce.

  • Film Studies

    Ideal for those passionate about film, and want to develop a deeper understanding of its history and culture, alongside practical filmmaking experience.

  • Film Studies with a Modern Language

    Combine your passion for film with the opportunity to learn another language and you'll graduate with the skills to open up a wide range of career options.

  • Game and Entertainment Design

    Develop the skills to succeed as a creative designer. Build a digital portfolio of professional-standard work to showcase your abilities after graduation.

  • Game and Entertainment Design with a Modern Language

    Choose to study any language from Chinese, French, German, Italian and Spanish while developing the creative skills to succeed as an innovative designer.

  • Media Studies

    Master creative production skills and critically explore the economic, cultural and historical relationship between media and society.

  • Music and Film Studies

    Ideal for those who love film and music, this degree is focused where the two subjects integrate – such as composing for film and audio-visual composition.

Postgraduate Taught

  • MA in Digital Media

    Gain an understanding of the role that digital media can play across different business functions, including marketing, IT, and executive management.

Postgraduate Research

  • Digital Media research degrees

    Our research is wide ranging and covers topics as diverse a social media, e-learning, digital curation and human-computer interaction.

  • Film Studies research degrees

    We offer MPhil and PhD degrees in areas including television, American cinema, animation, horror and adaptation studies.

Music Film and Screen Digital Design Ashvita Sudhakar UNI-1198

I chose Hull because I liked the modules compared to other universities I looked at. They're better suited to me, and what I want to get out of the course.

Ashvita Sudhaka
BA (Hons), Digital Design


Film and Digital Media at Hull is part of the vibrant School of Arts, with a whole host of creative events throughout the year.

Our programmes are cross-disciplinary, with ties to subjects in American Studies, World Cinema, and Chinese Studies – boosting your employability in a global career market.


You'll be taught by industry experts, our digital media staff have experience in managing large team-based projects across Europe, directing live media events and delivering visual design solutions in the creative industries.


Our film degrees are practical and hands-on. You'll study the theoretical and practical aspects of film side by side.


Benefit from our connections with regional film and media organisations, which allows our students to gain invaluable work experience during their courses.



At Hull, our film and media students have access to some fantastic facilities. We’ve recently invested £9.5 million in creating a world-class concert hall, cinema and theatre space. These are in addition to our existing dedicated TV, film and digital media facilities on campus.


Our close connections with regional film organisations and the media industry mean our students benefit from work experience opportunities.

Throughout your degree you’ll accumulate a portfolio of work. The optional year in industry allows you to enhance your CV with valuable real-world experience.

*Data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency

100%of our students are in employment or further study within 6 months of graduating*




Our diverse research output includes focus on Disney Theme Park history, extremity in horror films, and Information security, e-government and educational technologies.

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