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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Contact: Ben Briggs Program type: Third-Party
Area of study: Communication studies, Global Cinema Studies Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.75
Eligibility: Junior, Senior, Sophomore Open to Non-UNC students: No
Housing options: Apartment (shared) Language of instruction: English
Program Description:
Location| Courses & Credits| Housing| Program Costs| Application Process | More Information|

Pittsburgh-London Film Program

 

Open to UNC students, the Pittsburgh-London Film Program aims to provide students with a uniquely rich academic and cultural experience, combining the highest level of academic expertise with the world class production skills of the Derek Jarman Lab. All the courses on the program take London as their focus and all seek to mix production with history and analysis.

Though this program is intended primarily for Global Cinema Studies students, applications from students in other disciplines within the College of Arts and Sciences would be considered, in particular students in Communication Studies. Students need not be Film majors, but they should have a background in film production or critical studies. Applicants need to have writing skills and practical abilities in order to be successful in the theoretical and practical aspects of the program.

Location

Study abroad in London and you find yourself constantly surprised by what you discover in one of the world’s most diverse and global cities.
 

Courses & Credits

The program is composed of four courses, and two masterclasses. At all stages the program combines theoretical academic analysis and detailed history of film with an emphasis on film-making practice. Each course provides students with an inventive and rich configuration of seminars, weekly screenings, and practical film production. All courses seek to reject the division between theory and practice and to provide teaching which articulates both.

More information about the academics can be found on the Pitt-London Film Program website.
 
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Housing

Most program participants choose to live in shared apartments, arranged by the program. For more information about housing, visit the Pitt-London Film Program website.
 
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Program Costs

Review the Budget Sheet posted above for detailed information on costs and fees. Costs vary per term and are subject to change. 
 
Tuition and fees for the program are set based on the host institution’s rates, and will be charged to the participant’s UNC student account. Always refer to the Budget Sheet on this page, and not the host institution’s posted rates, as it is customized for UNC students. Review the Budget Sheet for additional Cashier Billed Expenses and Out-of-Pocket Costs.The Study Abroad Office strongly encourages students to budget carefully for their time abroad.  
 
Getting Started: Funding Study Abroad  
 
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Application Process

Follow these steps to apply for this program:
  1. Complete the required UNC application by clicking “Apply Now” at the top of the page. If you have not done so already, create a profile to start your application.
  2. Follow the instructions on your UNC application to submit the supplemental application required by the partner institution.
  3. In order to participate in the program, both the Study Abroad Office and partner institution must accept your application. Note that decision notification timelines may differ.

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More Information

For information on requesting ARS accommodations (academic, health, and mobility concerns) for a study abroad program, contact the Advisor for Access.
 
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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2021 04/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.