Truro and Penwith College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Plymouth

Film, Media and Photography

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Course summary

The FdA Film, Media and Photography is an exciting opportunity to study a combination of film, media and photography modules that include the development of higher level skills in areas such as media, film, photography, graphic design and digital content. It is suitable for level 3 students progressing from media, photography or art related programmes. It could also appeal to industry professionals, photographers and/or film makers with an interest in online content provision. The world of media and photography is fast moving and this programme will provide people an opportunity to develop their practical and academic skills. This programme will equip students with an understanding of how to produce still and moving images and the academic and practical skills required to specialise in their chosen field. The programme intends to take a 360 approach to studying media and enable students to go on to find employment for local, national and international media and photographic companies, produce content for websites, tv channels and online magazines. Students who have completed the Foundation Degree have the option to progress to the BA (Hons) Applied Media top up at Truro College to gain a full Bachelor's Degree. Graduates from this course have been known to go on to be: Freelance Photographer, Image Processor, Picture Researcher, Photo Retoucher, Videographer, Film Director, Graphic Designer and an Animation Producer.

Course details


First Year Introduction to Contextual Studies Photographic techniques Moving Image Techniques Visual Design and Graphic Techniques Applied Factual Production Self-directed Production Second Year Advanced Contextual Studies Content Creation Professional and Exhibition Professional Engagement Showcase Production Modules may be subject to change in 2021.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9335 Year 1
England £8224 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8224 Year 1
Scotland £8224 Year 1
Wales £8224 Year 1
Channel Islands £8224 Year 1
International £9335 Year 1

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Film, Media and Photography at Truro and Penwith College - UCAS