Film and Television Production with Foundation Year at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS

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Course summary

Available for September or January intakes. Course overview: This course includes a foundation year - ideal if you need additional preparation or if you don't have sufficient grades to join Year 1. Are you fascinated by film or TV genres, and do you find yourself discussing directors and deconstructing their work? Have you already practised your awards speech? If so, this course nurtures your passions and helps you build a career in film and tv. You learn the practical aspects of film and television production, and film in our industry-standard facilities, which includes two television studios, a fully operational radio station, digital film production equipment, and grading and edit suites. We have our very own award-winning multimedia platform – TUXtra – which showcases content produced by students and volunteers across the university, including live broadcasts. You work on live briefs from industry contacts including BBC, Channel 4 and ITV Signpost, ensuring that you hone your skills within real-life environments. Supported by our dedicated technical staff, you become familiar with a range of filmmaking disciplines, experiencing working as part of a media production team. Throughout your studies you create a range of work, broadcasting it through TUXtra and exploring the industry to find exactly where your skills fit. Top reasons to study this course 1. State-of-the-art-facilities: including specialist digital cameras with motion control rigs, camera jibs with electronic pan and tilt, green screen sound stage for filming live action, recording studios and booths with industry standard kit, digi design audio workstation, broadcast TV studio with technicians to support, vision gallery with TriCaster video production system, and TV studio sound control room. 2. Location: our campus is in the heart of a growing and thriving broadcasting community. The BBC is one of several broadcasters that has committed to significant investment in the North East film and TV industry over the next five years. 3. Financial support: you may be eligible to apply for a range of scholarships including our Franc Roddam scholarship and our Marston Scholarship. Franc Roddam is a Hollywood film director and producer, well known as the creator of Auf Wiedersehen Pet, MasterChef and the renowned film classic Quadrophenia. Visit our course page to find out more. 4. Get creative: our course and campus are powered by Adobe and Apple. We’re Europe’s first Adobe Creative Campus and the only Apple-accredited University, equipping you with the digital tools and resources to hone your creative skills. Take advantage of our Creative UK membership and help futureproof your career, with networking events, a resource hub to support professional development, and bespoke workshops in partnership with industry leaders and mentors. Sign up for free student membership to get opportunities, events and newsletters sent directly to your inbox. After the course: This course provides you with opportunities to work in a variety of creative industries including film, television, digital media, audio production, creative arts organisations, marketing, social media and events. Our graduates have gained work at the BBC, ITV and major production studios such as Pinewood.


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Points of entry

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  • Foundation

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Film and Television Production with Foundation Year at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS