Studying this industry accredited course will enable you to develop as a highly skilled and experienced professional with a comprehensive understanding of the Film and Television industries. You will be taught by a team of expert lecturers who remain industry active and will share their knowledge with you and give you a clear insight into the realities of working within Film and Television. You will be introduced to the creative and technical aspects of single camera and multi-camera filmmaking and television production, supported by film and media theory to inform your practice. And you will learn how to generate and develop ideas and adopt a creative approach to your work. During the second and third years of the course, there are a range of specialist options available to enable you to explore your own areas of interest. There is also the option to study abroad at a partner university or to do a placement in industry on the four-year version of the course. Placements In your final year you will undertake a major bespoke production project, where you will be able to collaborate with other disciplines and put your learning into practice, whilst showcasing your expertise developed through the course. Professional Accreditation This course is accredited by ScreenSkills, the sector skills council for the creative industries, which ensures that it is work-based and industry relevant. Industry professionals also make regular inputs into this course.
Year 1: Creativity and Imagination (core) Editing (core) Film Narrative and Genre (core) Institutions and Audiences (core) Moving Image Production (core) Reading the Screen (core) Year 2: British Film & Television Fictions (core) Drama Production (core) Factual Film and Television (core) Factual Production (core) Soundscapes (core) Storytelling for Multiple Platforms (core) Year 4: Final Production Project (core) Practices of Representation (core) Professional Industry Profile (core) Experimental Filmmaking (option) Individual Project Film and Media (option)
Most modules use a mixture of formal lectures, practical lab sessions, tutorials and seminars. Some modules involve supervised group work, usually with an assigned academic staff member for each group. All modules require students to undertake independent study, supported through distance learning technologies such as our Virtual Learning Environment. Reading lists and suggested resources for independent study provide further direction for students to undertake this work, and regular contact hours and informal feedback throughout the courses provide opportunities for further guidance for learners. Assessments for modules mostly take the form of practical coursework, lab tests and written exams, with all forms being well represented throughout all years of the course across all modules
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The following entry points are available for this course:
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The University welcomes applications from students with a wide range of qualifications from the UK and overseas, including combinations of qualifications. To check whether your qualifications meet the entry requirements for this course, please contact the University. English language requirements for International and EU applicants: The standard University requirement is IELTS 6.0 with no sub-test less than 5.0 (or equivalent). However, if you require a Tier 4 (student) visa to study you will need to meet the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) department's requirement which is currently IELTS 6.0 with no sub-test less than 5.5. Conditional offers to international students will be made on this basis.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
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