BA (Hons) Film and Screen Media (Top-Up)

Focus your vision of becoming a film and screen media professional with this top-up degree. This programme allows you to solidify your practice allowing you to zoom towards your dream career. Leverage industry insight and professional product output to identify and maintain your specialism in film and screen media.


About the course

This production, content and distribution of film in the industry is developing alongside advancing technologies in an increasingly networked culture. This programme will challenge you to develop your specialist skills in preparation for this ever-evolving industry. Build your visual storytelling techniques and refine your practice to meet industry standards.

This practitioner-focused degree will challenge you to think about the screen differently to give meaning to an audience. The three strands covered on this course include film making, motion design/visual effects and screen practices and you will be encouraged to focus on your specialism while experimenting with your creative practice.

You will explore advanced film and moving image techniques, motion graphics and digital effects, 360 degree camera narrative workflow and working as a freelancer. Additionally, you’ll create a portfolio to showcase your creativity and support your progression.

This course is subject to revalidated by The Open University

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£7,950 (per academic year)

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Quarry Hill Campus

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Start Date

September 2023

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1 year

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Course Code

UCAS Course Code: F245 Institution code: L21

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We are proud to work in partnership with

Screen Yorkshire  Film buddy

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.


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Virtual showcase and degree show highlights

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