Our BA (Honours) Film and Digital Broadcast Production degree brings together a wide range of skills and technical understanding from areas that are increasingly converging. You will build up production skills covering the creation of ideas from written concepts, scripts and audience research through to filming and editing for film, television, audio and online. The aim is that graduates will be best placed to secure employment either as freelance or for an organisation. Delivered at our newly-developed Digital Media Centre at the City Hub campus, you will have access to our new broadcasting studio and podcasting/audio studio as well as the industry-standard Adobe Creative Suite. You will also have numerous opportunities to engage with other students aiming to get into the creative industries and will work in response to industry briefs. This award is validated by The Open University. About the course Year 1 (Level 4) provides clear foundations on which to build your skills in both practical film/broadcast productions and the concepts behind them. You will undertake practical units in camera, editing and broadcast studio technology whilst studying ideas and concepts in analysing visual imagery, interpreting narratives and understanding audiences. Year 1 modules: -visual imagery -audience and narrative -single camera production -television practical skills Year 2 (Level 5) gives the chance to continue building and developing your practical skills and how to work with clients. Year 2 modules : -TV newscast -working with a client -audio production And choose one from: -documentary video production or -fictional video production Year 3 (Level 6) provides the opportunity to show academic understanding with a dissertation whilst also analysing what skill sets they need to improve to meet practical and production based understanding needed in the industry through the completion of a module in advanced video skills. Finally, students will undertake an independently planned and managed production project to demonstrate their skills to potential employers. Year 3 modules: -film/TV dissertation -advanced video skills -video production and enterprise Assessment A combination of traditional and innovative assessment methods are used: including case studies, group projects, live briefs, peer review, time-constrained assessments and presentations. There are no examinations. Bursaries We want our courses to be accessible to students from any background, so we’ve put together a cash support package in the form of non-repayable bursaries to provide financial help where it’s really needed. Details for 2024-25 will be advertised once approved by the university regulator – the Office for Students (OfS). Please check our website - www.nottinghamcollege.ac.uk - for more information. Careers and progression Graduates will be well-placed to progress to postgraduate education, training or employment in the global creative industries - such as: camera operator, sound/lighting technician, editor, producer, director of photography, videographer, games developer, film-maker or into the teaching profession.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
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
- Year 2
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
For direct entry to Year 2, applicants must have passed (or expect to achieve) 120 academic credits from undergraduate study in a relevant subject area. For example, by passing a full Level 4 qualification (such as a Higher National Certificate or Certificate of Higher Education or equivalent).
Students are advised to contact their own national student finance service for up-to-date information concerning potential financial support. Applicants who are permanently resident outside the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Gibraltar or Republic of Ireland are advised to contact the College before submitting an application. Any additional costs or fees are shown on the UCAS page for each individual course.
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English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||5.5||An overall band score of 5.5; with no individual component less than 5.0.|
English Language requirements
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£8250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£8250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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