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What can I do with my degree in Film?

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A Film degree may be useful in the following career areas because the skills it develops are likely to be important to do these jobs

Arts Administrator

An arts administrator manages activities and services which support the arts sector, involving projects and initiatives provided by arts organisations

Job profile of an Arts Administrator from the Prospects website
Job profile of an Arts Administrator from the TARGET Jobs website
Job profile of an Arts Administrator from the National Careers Service website

Higher Education Lecturer

As well as teaching through lectures and seminars, academic staff in higher education also carry out research and a wide range of administrative and pastoral tasks. Although a teaching qualification is not required, you will need a higher degree, normally a PhD. Competition is strong for entry-level academic posts.

Job profile of a Higher Education Lecturer from the Prospects website
Job profile of a Higher Education Lecturer from the TARGET Jobs website

I want to work in a University

Media Planner

Media planners identify which media platforms would best advertise a client's brand or product. They work within advertising agencies or media planning and buying agencies. They enable their clients to maximise the impact of their advertising campaigns through the use of a range of media. 

Job profile of a Media Planner on the Prospects website
Job profile of a Media Planner on the TARGET Jobs website

I want to work in the Media

 

You may be interested in graduate roles outside of Film. There are many employers who are looking for graduates with good degrees but that don’t have a preference for the subject studied. To explore different career options see:

 

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Last Updated: 10/09/2019