Solent University (Southampton)

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Solent University

Film Production

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Course summary

TEF Silver

Solent University (Southampton) has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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With a wide range of high-end film equipment, a passionate teaching team and a reputation for producing well-rounded graduates, film production at Southampton Solent University will help prepare you for life as a film production professional. Solent University’s media academy is a hub for creative students at Solent, with three green screen TV studios, a large visual recording studio with capacity for 200 seated audience members and a range of radio and music production facilities. Our large edit suites feature Mac Pro computers and the full Adobe Creative Suite for editing, colour grading and special effects. Students studying in the School of Media Arts and Technology can benefit from a schedule high calibre of guest speakers and visiting fellows. Recent talks have been given by Anne V. Coates (Oscar winning editor), Paul Franklin (Oscar winner for visual effects on Inception), Brian Tufano (cinematographer on Trainspotting, Quadrophenia and Billy Elliot) and Sir Alan Parker (director of Fame, Evita, Bugsy Malone, The Commitments and Mississippi Burning). Think a career in film production might be for you? Immerse yourself in the culture of film, access our high-end facilities and work with experienced industry professionals who will help you develop a critical understanding of this modern art form.

Course details

Modules

YEAR 1 - CORE MODULES Intro to Cinematography Intro to Editing Film Languages Screenwriting from Pitch to Page The Shoot Film Contexts YEAR 2 - CORE MODULES Cinematic Documentary Crafting the Scene Film Methods The Promo Intermediate Major Project YEAR 2 - OPTIONS (please note that not all options are guaranteed to run each year) Intermediate Post Production Intermediate Production Intermediate Research and Writing YEAR 3 - CORE MODULES Professional Practice Portfolio (PPP) Film Funding and Distribution Final Major Project 1 Final Major Project 2 YEAR 3 - OPTIONS (please note that not all options are guaranteed to run each year) Advanced Editing Advanced Cinematography Advanced Sound Advanced Directing

Assessment method

The course is assessed through portfolios, group screenings of film productions, presentations, pitching sessions, report writing, research and development, live client briefs, peer assessment, reflective evaluations and work experience journals.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
313P
Institution code:
S30
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Applicants who do not have English as their first language will be required to demonstrate an approved level of proficiency in the use of the English language. The agreed minimum requirements for this course are: IELTS minimum 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each individual component TOEFL IBT minimum 80 with a minimum of 19 in each individual component-TOEFL is only valid for EU students or equivalent. Qualifications are checked before enrolment, and international students must bring their original certificates or certified copies when coming to study at the University. The University also offers a pre-sessional English programme for international students who wish to improve their level of English before starting a degree course. Note to all international students requiring a visa: All international applicants need to be aware that the English language requirements to attend Southampton Solent University, and the English language requirements to obtain a visa from the Home Office, may be different. This means that if you meet the Southampton Solent University language requirement to gain a place on the course, you may still have to meet additional requirements to be granted with a visa by the Home Office. We strongly advise all applicants to visit the Home Office website which outlines all the requirements for a successful visa application and to take a look at this PDF document which outlines both Solent University and Home Office requirements for a number of language tests.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

• Direct entry to years 2 (Level 5) or 3 (Level 6) We welcome applications from students currently studying a Foundation Degree, DipHE, HNC, HND or modules of an undergraduate degree course at another university, who wish to enter directly into Years 2 or 3 of one of our undergraduate degree courses. • Level 5 (year 2) entry To directly enter the second year of this course you will need to show appropriate knowledge and experience. For example, you are an ideal candidate if you have 120 undergraduate credits at Level 4 or a CertHE in a related subject area. • Level 6 (year 3) entry To directly enter the third year of this course you need to show appropriate knowledge and experience. For example, you are an ideal candidate if you have 240 undergraduate credits (at Levels 4 and 5), a DipHE, Foundation Degree or HND in a related subject area.

Additional entry requirements

Interview

All applicants will be invited to attend an interview


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)66.0 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each individual component.
TOEFL (iBT)8080 overall with a minimum 19 in each individual component.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £13260 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

Southampton Solent University offers a range of bursaries and scholarships that provide financial assistance or waive fees for tuition or accommodation. Each bursary or scholarship has specific eligibility criteria. Check out our bursaries and scholarships pages to find out more.

Film Production at Solent University (Southampton) - UCAS