Study multiple aspects of Film and Screen Media with this exciting foundation degree. This practitioner-focused programme covers three contemporary strands of the film and screen industries. Through traditional film making, motion design and emerging technologies, this course offers new exciting approaches to production and career pathways.
The production, content and distribution of film is developing alongside advancing technologies in an increasingly networked culture. This practitioner-focused course will develop your skills preparing you for a variety of roles in this ever-evolving and exciting creative industry.
This programme will cover three strands including filmmaking, motion design and screen practices. You will be challenged to think about the screen in new and exciting ways that give meaning to an audience while studying techniques including traditional film methods, motion graphics, editing, post-production techniques, 360 degree camera workflow and creating.
Additionally, you will acquire employability skills to support you as you pursue your career goals and explore your unique style of visual language creation. You will investigate issues affecting media, respond to issues through your work and create a high-quality portfolio.
This course is subject to validation by Luminate Education Group
£7,950 (per academic year)
Quarry Hill Campus
UCAS Course Code: F244 Institution code: L21
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We are part of Screen Yorkshire’s Connected Campus initiative which works to forge closer links between TV and Film professionals, production companies, broadcasters and students. Through this initiative you will have access to a range of boot camps, masterclasses and special events, including visits to live sets and studios, industry workshops, visiting speakers and the opportunity to gain feedback on your work from industry professionals. The scheme is encouraged and supported by the broadcasters based in the region, including Channel 4, the BBC and ITV.
We are also members of Film Buddy UK who offer bespoke employability services to encourage, inspire and assist students directly into work experience placements and employment within the Film, Television & Creative Media Industries. UCL Creative Arts students have free registration with the company throughout their studies and have access to live Q and As with some of the world's leading specialists, mentoring support, access to work experience opportunities and FB-1, an online catalogue of interviews and podcasts with specialists from the screen industries.
You will develop a wide range of film and screen specific skills, such as camera and editing techniques, sound and motion design techniques using professional film and screen technology.
This technical development will be coupled with employability and enterprise skills specific to the contemporary film and screen industry. Critical thinking and academic skills contextualise your work and prepare you for future study and employment.
A typical offer would normally be made up of appropriate level 3 qualifications, such as full A levels or BTEC L3 Diploma. T levels in a relevant subject are also accepted.
This could be translated as 2 x D at A level, or a Merit profile in a relevant creative based BTEC National Diploma/Certificate, together with 5 of GCSE grades at C or above including English.
We welcome applications from mature candidates who may not have met the academic criteria, but can demonstrate experience in their chosen field of creative practice.
Candidates in this category and otherwise will be interviewed to assess their suitability for the course and asked to provide a portfolio of evidence to support their application.
The course structure actively supports claims for Accreditation of Prior Certified Learning (APCL) and Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).
International qualifications will be assessed against these criteria. Speakers of other languages will need to possess an IELTS band score of 6.0 (with no-less than 5.5 in any one element) or a recognised English Level 2 qualification.
All students are to present a portfolio and supporting academic text. This is undertaken during an interview or correspondence for distance applicants.
There are additional costs associated with the practical elements of this programme, which may include optional trips and visits.
Students can decide to create small budgets for their film projects but this is not a course requirement as all equipment is provided. Some additional production costs such as food and travel will need to be considered.
However, we do recommend students buy a portable hard drive of at least 1 tb.
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