Met Film School

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of West London

Content, Media and Film Production

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Course summary

The purpose of the BA Content, Media & Film Production course is to inspire the next generation of creative screen entrepreneurs, equipping them with the knowledge, critical thinking skills, professional skills, and the attitude to deliver a range of filmed projects to their intended audiences. This course challenges you to create branded content, viral videos, fictional tv series, and social impact filmmaking, as well as skills to navigate the modern media environment through digital literacy and data, social media analytics, and creative entrepreneurship.

  • Practical: Students will benefit from a module system where they acquire knowledge and understanding about the evolving media landscape, learn about storytelling, analytics, audience media consumption, and contemporary trends in delivering video content.
  • Industry-facing: Learn digital video production skills from professionals who are active in the media industries, ensuring that the skills learned will be relevant and up to date.
  • Real-life Experience: Each semester, an industry partner from a creative field will set a brief, and students will produce content for them as part of their assessment. Our previous partners include Twitter, Karmarama, VidCon, and MTV. At the end of each semester, the partners will help to judge the productions of students, and award prizes to the winning entries.
  • Portfolio: Coupled with practical experience, students will emerge from their degree with a portfolio of professional content, and a business plan to help them navigate the complex media and creative industries job market.

Course details

Modules

Level 4: Tell a Story  In this module, you will define your creative purpose through the development of a short form piece of work that identifies and connects with the target audience. Learn the basics of content, media, and film production to create a coherent narrative using a range of production techniques and technical skills. Experiment with your learning to create a coherent production, finding an audience to tell a story that meets the brief set by Twitter. Change Hearts  Use the power of storytelling to trigger an emotive response or ‘change of heart’ from the audience through social impact filmmaking. You will learn to create documentary and factual content, to work with subjects, people, clients, and to observe, capture, and edit material to support its’ emotional power. Incorporate your learning into the creating of content which shows a demonstrable change in opinion. Level 5: Entertain Me  You will develop an understanding of the core concepts of fiction storytelling, and appreciate the audience’s relationship with film and television through the production of a short film, TV pilot, or feature film trailer. Learn about audience and market dynamics of the industry, and how to work within the world of fiction by creating an excerpt or pilot for a feature film, television pilot episode, or short film. Change Minds  In this module, you will be tasked to inspire an audience to make a choice or change their behaviour through a piece of advertising or branded content in response to an industry client brief. Learn how creative agencies and producers engage with clients to create content that will affect opinion, build brands, and change behaviour, as well as learning to write, direct, shoot, and edit for relevant formats. Level 6: Becoming Influential  Employ engaging storytelling techniques, and use evolving new media technologies to create an online brand that garners a loyal following. Learn the business dynamics involved in building a real presence in the digital space, engaging with both new and emergent innovations in audience engagement, and developing your skills in creating content with the capacity to build a loyal audience. Be an Entrepreneur  In this module, you will incorporate your previous learning into a self-defined graduation project that develops your skills and showcases your talent in one of six specified areas. Develop your knowledge, skills, and understanding in your chosen area, research and discover new techniques or technological methods to create film or content, and learn entrepreneurship and business skills to raise funding.

Assessment method

The course is practical, and within each module students will choose to make one or more projects and can choose one for assessment, together with the required supporting materials. There are no exams, but written and video work is required to support all submitted projects.

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

Application codes

Course code:
P3W6
Institution code:
M73
Campus name:
Met Film School - London
Campus code:
L

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

UCAS Tariff: 96 points A-Level: CCC Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma: MMM GCSE Match & English: A, B, C UK applicants need to apply through UCAS using codes: Course code: P3W6 Institution code: M73 Campus name: Met Film School London A UCAS application requires applicants to complete a simple online form where they will have to supply the following information: Personal details Details of the ScreenSpace degree programme applied for Education and employment history A personal statement A reference, and contact details for your reference Once you submit your application, a member of the Admissions team will be in touch to arrange a brief interview. This can be done in person at Ealing Film Studios, where we are based, or over the phone. Applicants will be assessed on their background, creative experience and passion for studying at ScreenSpace. Applicants are encouraged to research ScreenSpace and MetFilm School prior to applying. If you are accepted at ScreenSpace, you will be given an offer via UCAS. It is then your responsibility to accept this offer at your preferred institution.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.screenspace.ac.uk/courses/ba-content-media-film-production/#entry-requirements


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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England €9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland €9250 Year 1
Scotland €9250 Year 1
Wales €9250 Year 1
EU £12750 Year 1
International £12750 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Content, Media and Film Production at Met Film School - UCAS