University Centre Leeds, Leeds City College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Film & Screen Media

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Course summary

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The way that we consume film and media is changing. The production, content and distribution of film is developing alongside advancing technologies in an increasingly networked culture. Film and Screen Media has a strong focus on developing your skills to prepare you for this constantly evolving industry. This course is a foundation degree but has the option for you to top up to a BA (Hons) in year three. The course is practitioner focused and its key ethos is preparing you for a variety of roles within the film and media industries. The three strands of the course are filmmaking, motion design and screen practices. The course is also designed to challenge you to think about screen in new and exciting ways that give meaning to an audience. You will be taught a range of techniques including traditional film methods, motion graphics, audio, 360° video recording, Video for VR alongside learning enterprise and employability skills relevant to the sector. You will be continually challenged and encouraged to pursue not only your career path but to explore your own unique style of visual language creation. All modules allow you to produce a diverse portfolio of high quality work. You will investigate issues currently affecting the media and respond through your own work. Film & Screen Media seeks to provide a broad foundation of knowledge and understanding that will make you a well rounded and skilled media professional.

Course details


Modules may include the following: Level 4: Sound for Media Film Techniques Screen Practice  Introduction to Motion Design Documentary Practice  Contextualising Film and Screen Level 5: Alternative Screen Practice  Production Project  Film studies  Self-Promotion Motion Design for Screen

Assessment method

You will assessed in a variety of ways including: practical tasks, portfolios, collaborative projects, industry briefs essays, case studies and presentations.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeF244
Institution code L21
Campus nameQuarry Hill Campus
Campus codeQ

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Leeds City College and it's various centres welcome students from across the EU and international students who are already residing in the UK. The College is not currently recruiting students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) whose immigration permission is for education only.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
A level DD
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMP
Access to HE Diploma M: 24 credits A typical offer would be based on students achieving their Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits, 24 of which are to be at Merit.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MM

Additional entry requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7950 Year 1
England £7950 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7950 Year 1
Scotland £7950 Year 1
Wales £7950 Year 1
Channel Islands £7950 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees are charged per academic year.
Film & Screen Media at University Centre Leeds, Leeds City College - UCAS