Degree Type: 

Bachelor of Arts


Department of Theatre and Film Studies

Modes of Study: 


Entry Requirements: 

Post-Senior Secondary Scool Candidates
i. Candidates must have passes in at least two Elective Arts subjects: Literature in English, Ghanaian Language (Akan/Ewe/Ga), Music, Religious Studies, History/Government.
ii. Applicants who intend to read B.A. (Film Studies) as their major subject must have a good pass (not below C6) in Literature in English at the WASSCE.

Career Opportunities: 

Films provide great source of entertainment for many people as well as a great means to inform and educate. An in-depth understanding of this field is important to maximise the benefits society can gain from it. The UCC BA in Film Studies equips students with the tools to critically examine films on technical, thematic and structural bases. It also builds one’s capacity to become great filmmakers.

This programme seeks to:

develope in the student skills that will enable him/her solve problems of his/her mother environment through the application of research in theatre and film aesthetics.
develope in the students the creative ability in theatre and film arts.
promote the development of a contemporary film graduate relevant to the developmental agenda of the country and consistent with the trends of human resource development globally.
the use of the powerful media of film to inform, entertain and educate, to effect desired social, cultural, environmental, political and economic development of the people of the nation and beyond.
1. provide the media to effect behavioural change in target audiences.
2. develop film and theatre talents for the advancement of the theatre and film industries in Ghana.