Bradford College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Bolton

Technical and Production Arts for Film and Television

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Course summary

TEF Bronze

Bradford College has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

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The BA (Hons) Technical and Production Arts for Film and TV course cultivates craft and technical design skills as well an ability to plan and prepare production requirements. It draws on both practical art & design skills as well as developing and understanding of pre-production, production and production management skills for film and tv production. It develops problem solving skills, including creativity; practical and interpersonal skills; team working, leadership and communication. Strong industry links across Yorkshire and the North will enable entry to many opportunities for work experience and future employment. As part of the course you will gain exposure to the film and television industry particularly in Yorkshire. By utilising project based learning via industry links/work experience opportunities, you will develop a framework of skills and creative knowledge that are associated with film and TV professional practice. You will be encouraged to develop a creative identity, work autonomously and negotiate self-directed projects.

Course details


Year 1 (Level 4): Introduction to Design Practice for Film and TV; Sound and Lighting Techniques for Film and TV; Drawing Techniques for Production Design; Introduction to CAD for Production Design; Collaboration, Teams and Techniques; Creative Industries Context. Year 2 (Level 5): Production Management in the Creative Industries; Sound and Lighting Design for a Film or TV Production; Costume Design and Implementation; Production Design and Implementation; Exploring Design Practice for Film and Television production; Creative Industries Professional Practice and Entrepreneurship. Year 3 (Level 6): Pre-Production Professional Portfolio; Independent Project; Creative Technology; Freelance Working and Self-Employment in the Creative Industries. Plus one option module from: Advanced Production Management; Advanced Production Design; Advanced Technical Design for Production.

Assessment method

Assessment is carried out at key points during teaching. Formative assessment with either verbal and/or written feedback is offered during each module. Types of assessment evidence can include: assignments, projects, case study, reflective and evaluative journals, blogging, portfolio development, peer to peer critiques, viva interviews, artefacts, performance, reports, scale models, and presentations, exhibitions, video, film and photographs. Group critique and presentation by teams will take place and will form an essential part the creative learning process.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Application codes

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Course codeW990
Institution code B60
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 80 points A minimum of two A level passes (or equivalent qualifications), including at least one creative subject which includes Art and Design and five GCSE subjects at Grade C/4 or above (or equivalent), including English.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMP Creative subject including Art and Design required.
Access to HE Diploma Creative subject including Art and Design required.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 Five GCSE subjects at Grade C/4 or above including English (or equivalent Level 2 qualifications).

Additional entry requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8750 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8750 Year 1
Scotland £8750 Year 1
Wales £8750 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Technical and Production Arts for Film and Television at Bradford College - UCAS