Foundation Year Film, Media, Theatre and Performance at Northumbria University, Newcastle - UCAS

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Course summary

Whether you want to be behind the camera or its focus, writing the script or bringing it to life - find your place among the action. Would you like to develop the practical, intellectual and creative skills required to become critical and reflective arts practitioner? Acting as a gateway to degree-level study, the Film, Media, Theatre and Performance Foundation Year course allows you to study a broad range of creative arts disciplines across all aspects of film, media and theatre. You will work practically and intellectually to acquire key transferable skills such as effective communication, teamwork, time and project management, research and digital literacy, all of which can prove vital to achieving at university and gaining employment after graduation. But more than this, you will learn from leading academics to develop the practical and theoretical grounding needed to become a future cultural industries leader, with particular focus on Film, Media and Performance. The degree is dynamic, interdisciplinary, and addresses real world challenges, ensuring you will have the best possible foundation for future study and continued success. Upon successful completion of the foundation year, you will be able to progress into any of the following undergraduate programmes: Film and TV Production BA (Hons) Mass Communication BA (Hons) Mass Communication with Business BA (Hons) Mass Communication with Advertising BA (Hons) Mass Communication with Public Relations BA (Hons) Theatre and Performance BA (Hons)


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Assessment method

Your tutors will use a variety of teaching methods, which may include lectures, seminars, problem-based workshops, case discussions, practical activities, group work and tutorials. Teaching is backed up by a well-designed support system that will underpin your learning journey. You will have access to a Guidance Tutor with whom you can discuss any academic issues. Extensive feedback from both tutors and peers is built into the course.

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Points of entry

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  • Year 1

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Foundation Year Film, Media, Theatre and Performance at Northumbria University, Newcastle - UCAS