Film and Theatre

If you have always been dreaming of a career in Hollywood and watched movies with a thought “I should be there on their place”, you are not afraid of difficulties, love stage and wish to start one of the most interesting and glorious live paths you can even imagine, that you should apply for one of the study programs in Film and Theatre Studies in foreign universities.

Usually people think about acting when they hear about Film and Theatre studies, but these disciplines are actually quite diverse, as movies and theatre consist of actors only for a small (but obviously the most visible) part.

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Film and Theatre studies program structure

Usually Film and Theatre study programs are very practical -  the curriculum consists of workshops, lectures and practical lessons. Those who are interested in history and culture of filming and theatre industry can choose theoretical study programs, which can be provided by Departments of Philosophy or Cultural Sciences.

Bachelor study programs usually last from three to five years, Master study programs - from one to three years.

Usually universities provide a job placement for  Film and Theatre students so they can develop their skills and receive work experience.

 

Entry requirements

The admission requirements for applicants for Film and Theatre undergraduate study programs depends on the chosen program, institution and even country. Sometimes institutions require previous education in film and theatre field,some institutions, however, prefer to accept applicants without any practical experience but with passion for filming and theatre.

Usually applicants (especially for Acting specializations) have to pass an audition.

Since all study programs in Film and Theatre which can be found on our website are taught in English, language proficiency is always required. All universities accept the results of IELTS, TOEFL or other equivalent language tests.

Those who apply for foreign universities should also meet the chosen country requirements for international students.

 

Best Universities

According to QS Top Universities Ranking by Subject, the best institution hosting study programs in Performing Arts (including Film and Theatre studies) is the Juilliard School in the  USA. The list of other world leading universities hosting various study programs in Film and Theatre studies include: University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, Indiana University Bloomington, Harvard University, University of Cambridge, University of Oxford, New York University, Royal Holloway University of London, University of California Berkeley, Yale University and many others. Most of these institutions are located in USA and UK. Some information about  these countries special requirements for international applicants can be found on our website.

 
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The aim of the programme is to train performers who can portray characters through conscious use of body, voice and move...
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PhD Film and Theatre Studies programs

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