This BA course has been designed to provide students with the skillsets required by employers in the screen industries. Students learn to work collaboratively towards professional standards through the course model that sees lecture, seminar and workshop training followed by the practical application of learning on set. In the final phase of the course students demonstrate the culmination of their learning through major graduation film projects that then receive a screening in Central London.
Level 4 Across terms 1 and 2, students must successfully pass the following modules: Practical Film Production 1: HD (30 CATS) Screen Studies: Landmarks in Cinema (30 CATS) Visual Storytelling and Screen Grammar (30 CATS) Working with Actors (15 CATS) Screenwriting: Writing Short Films (15 CATS) Level 5 Across terms 3 and 4, students must successfully pass the following modules: Practical Film Production 2: S16mm (30 CATS) Writing, Pitching and Developing Short Film (30 CATS) Directing Actors (15 CATS) Documentary Production (15 CATS) Contemporary TV Formats (15 CATS) Interactive Media Production (15 CATS) Level 6 Across terms 5 and 6, students must successfully pass the following modules: Graduation Film Development and Pre-Production (30 CATS) Film Business, Marketing and Distribution (30 CATS) In addition to this, in term 6 students must successfully pass assessment on 2 specialisms - Producing (30 CATS) Directing (30 CATS) Assistant Direction (30 CATS) Cinematography (30 CATS) Editing/Continuity (30 CATS) Sound Recording/Mixing (30 CATS)
Practical assessment and/or Essay No written exams
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Additional entry requirements
Once you have submitted a Visual Portfolio you will be invited to an interview to discuss your portfolio, motivations and experiences.
A Visual Portfolio with a showreel no longer than 10mins. The showreel / short film should showcase your creative style and creative voice. The Visual Portfolio can be uploaded to Vemo or YouTube and the link sent to [email protected]
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£33000||Whole course|
|Channel Islands||£33000||Whole course|