With first-class facilities, opportunities to gain valuable hands-on experience, and a reputation for producing highly employable television graduates, Solent University’s ScreenSkills accredited post-production for film and television degree will help provide you with the specialist skills you’ll need for a creative post-production career. You will learn to edit for high-end drama and factual film and TV, using state-of-the-art software including Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer and Avid Pro-Tools, along with high-quality post-production sound and colour grading facilities. You will also discover Da Vinci Resolve, and get the chance to complete an Avid Certified User certificate to enhance your employability. You’ll also have the opportunity to collaborate with leading editors from industry, and learn valuable insight from industry experts through a range of guest lectures. Recent speakers have included Mick Audsley (Harry Potter), Walter Murch (Apocalypse Now), Eddie Hamilton (Kingsman, MI:6), Nina Hartstone (Bohemian Rhapsody, Gravity, Beauty and the Beast) and many more. You will be encouraged to complete work experience alongside your degree, and recent students have completed placements at Envy, Woodcut Media and the BBC. The School of Media Arts and Technology also has a long history of providing summer work experience opportunities at festivals such as Glastonbury, Bestival, Camp Bestival, and many more. Collaborative working with students in music, drama, animation, special effects, gaming, make-up, fashion design and more. What does this course lead to? This ScreenSkills accredited course is ideal for those who want to be editors, sound mixers, colour graders, visual effects and edit assistants working in TV and film. Who is this course for? We welcome applicants from a wide range of academic and creative backgrounds, who aspire to be editors, sound mixers, colour graders, edit assistants and more.
YEAR 1 - CORE MODULES Introduction to Single Camera Production Introduction to Studio Production Introduction to Post Production Introduction to Sound Screenwriting Research and Development for TV YEAR 2 - CORE MODULEs Live Brief and Professional Practice 1 Live Brief and Professional Practice 2 Fiction Production Documentary Production Intermediate Editing YEAR 2 - OPTIONS (please note that not all options are guaranteed to run each year) Motion Graphics Sound of the Story YEAR 3 - CORE MODULES Working in the Creative Industries Creative Editing: Documentary Creative Editing: Fiction Final Major Project YEAR 3 - OPTIONS (please note that not all options are guaranteed to run each year) Colour Correction and Grading Collaborative Drama
This is an experiential course, which means you learn by doing - and everything you do on our course is designed to prepare you for a career in industry. Assessment is through coursework, individual and group projects, presentations, reflective reports and peer-evaluation.
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
For information about applying to Solent as an International applicant, please visit https://www.solent.ac.uk/how-to-apply/entry-requirements/help-for-international-students
• 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
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||with 5.5 in each individual component.|
|TOEFL (iBT)||80||with a minimum of 20 in each individual compoenent.|
All international applicants need to be aware that the English language requirements to attend 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 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.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£13800||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Solent University offers a number of bursaries, grants and scholarships. For more information, please visit https://www.solent.ac.uk/finance/grants-bursaries-scholarships/bursaries
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