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Course Overview Have you ever wondered how are nature documentaries filmed? Do you have a passion for animals and the natural world? Well, how about combining your interests with film and photography to learn how to tell wildlife stories through media? On our course - the only one of its type in the UK - you can become a professional wildlife photographer and filmmaker. You'll learn to create polished, professional wildlife documentaries charting the relationship between humans and the natural world. Our aim is to ensure that you graduate with a range of media skills, but also as a practitioner or artist with your own unique voice. Each year will build on the skills you developed in the previous year as you work your way up to bigger scale and more challenging projects.
- Year 1 - Develop the solid technical and academic skills required to understand and successfully capture the environment.
- Year 2 - Further develop and enhance your personal skillset working towards specialisms that match your interests or proposed career path. YouÂ’ll explore and reflect on key wildlife and media related issues, together with developing critical analytical skills.
- Year 3 - Take charge of your own chosen research and project, working towards your major final work. This could be a substantial piece of journalism, a set of photos or a film.
Year one - Compulsory modules: Film & Television Craft Skills, Television Studio Production 1, Wildlife Media 1, Tourism, The Institution of the Arts in our Time, Review. Year two - Compulsory modules: Documentary, Wildlife Media 2, Photography, Student Initiated Expedition, Understanding the Cultural Economy, Working in the Creative Industries. Year three - Compulsory modules: Media Arts Major Project, Film and Television Experimentation, Fieldcraft, Biodiversity and Habitat for Media, Theory & Research Methods in the Arts, Arts Dissertation.
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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- Carlisle - Brampton Road
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Additional entry requirements
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|