Film and Media – Bath Spa University

Film and Media

Creatively motivated, ideas based and socially aware, we position film and media at the heart of the world’s most important issues – locally and globally.

University of the Year for Social Inclusion

Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2024

#2 in the South West Overall

for Communication and Media Studies (Complete University Guide, 2024)

#6 in the UK

for Continuation in Film Production and Photography (Guardian University Guide, 2024)

#10 in the UK

and #1 in the South West for Satisfied with Teaching in Film Production and Photography (Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2023)

#12 in the UK

for Teaching Quality in Communication and Media Studies (Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2024)

UK top 20

for Satisfaction with Teaching in Media and Film Studies (Guardian University Guide, 2024)

#23 in the UK

for Student Satisfaction in Communication and Media Studies (Complete University Guide, 2024)

Whether supporting the digital content creators and screen writers of the future, or the next generation of promotional strategists, film critics and media researchers, our courses provide the creative, critical and ethical toolkits to truly reimagine film and media as a force for change, inspiring others to address the issues of the day.

It’s your world, your media.

We are…

Creatively motivated…

Working at the intersection of creative industries, practice and research, our passionate and enthusiastic lecturers are leaders in their fields, producing new ways of learning through documentary filmmaking and digital media arts.

Ideas based…

Our research into gender representation, transnational cinemas and digital media technologies is world-leading, inspiring you to challenge the workings of film and media in the contemporary world.

Socially aware…

Working with community and industry partners in Bath and beyond, you'll experiment with how film, TV, social media, videogames and emerging digital technologies can transform today’s social issues.

Industry and community engagement


Our students have created behind-the-scenes videos commissioned by TEDx Bristol for their social media department.


Our students co-create promotional campaigns for this National Lottery Heritage-funded initiative to ensure that Bath is better recognised as a landscape city.

Great State…

Our students pitch for bespoke work experience placements at this leading digital agency.

Future Publishing…

Our students have been tasked with repackaging their film and media research for the good of this nationally renowned magazine publisher and its diverse readers.

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