Film & Television Production at University Centre South Essex - UCAS

Course summary

Our BA (Hons) degree programme is designed to prepare students for a career in all aspects of Film and Television and it’s ever developing industry. It will offer students the skills, knowledge and experience required to produce and adapt their own film and television projects to meet the changing needs of cinema and television industries. It reflects recent changes in patterns of production and distribution as they shift across new and emerging platforms – relating to streaming, downloads and of course, engaging with online content. Student will be challenged with innovative and dynamic assessment methods and be expected to contribute through the learner voice how they wish to pursue their projects. Student will apply critical and technical understanding by analysing examples of film and television to develop their own creative and experimental projects. Student will be encouraged to seek work placement opportunities and contribute to live and vocational projects for professional development. Additional features include an optional Business unit and an optional short qualification in teaching. The signature element of the programme is the opportunity to work on longer more ambitious content as well as industry affiliated film projects.


Year one units FTV 101 - Screenwriting FTV 102 - Theory as Practice FTV 103 - Sound FTV 104 - Lights! Camera! Action! Year two units FTV 201 -Post-Production Portfolio FTV 202 - Theory as Practice II FTV 203 - Moving Image Production FTV 204 - Social Media Impact Year three units FTV 301 - Directing Performance FTV 302 - Production Skillset FTV 303 - Research Proposal and Project FTV 304 - Final Project

Assessment method

Coursework is assessed in a range of different ways in order to accommodate a variety of learning styles and aptitudes including portfolio and sketchbook submissions, group presentations, written essays and research folders. You will be required to create films and other moving image material together with relevant and integrated research. There are no examinations, but we do include simulated working days as part of your professional and creative development. Percentage of the course assessed by coursework: Year 1 100% coursework: 60% Production-based with a written element (including scripts) of 40%; Year 2 100% coursework: 60% Production-based with a written element (including pre-production materials) 40%; Year 3 100% coursework: 70% Production-based with a written element (including scripts and pre-production material) of 30%.

How to apply

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University Centre Southend
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

The University Centre has decided to temporarily stop sponsoring international students who need a student visa to study on our programmes in our campuses in the UK until further notice.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 6.0 - minimum 5.5 across all components.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8000 Year 1
Scotland £8000 Year 1
Wales £8000 Year 1
EU £17930 Year 1
International £17930 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Film & Television Production at University Centre South Essex - UCAS