Film And Television Production (Including Foundation Year) – BA (Hons)

Why study this course?

Our Film and Television Production (including foundation year) BA (Hons) degree is a four-year course with a built-in foundation year.

The course is a great fit if you want to study film and television production at undergraduate level but you can’t meet the entry requirements for the traditional three-year course.

More about this course

During the foundation year you’ll learn the key principles of creative practice, the conceptual process of idea development and the techniques and materials you’ll use to form your first projects.

Later in the course you’ll focus on longer projects and work on film recording, editing and sound, exploring techniques and methods that will help you achieve your creative vision. Your work-in-progress projects will be presented to students and staff regularly to prepare you for the final show at the end of the year. These presentations are an opportunity to ensure your work is progressing the way you intend it to.

The foundation year will give you the chance to explore what your specific practice might be, with the option of specialising after this initial year. This year will be share with students from other foundation year courses, so you’ll get to learn about different disciplines within the School of Computing and Digital Media.

You’ll learn from tutors who are specialists in the field of film and television production, giving you an insight into the industry and its modern practices; the course also includes a work placement element.

You’ll be encouraged and supported throughout the course, with regular feedback given to ensure you are achieving your full potential.

By the end of the course you’ll have created a substantial portfolio. You’ll also get to display your work at a public screening.

Accreditation of Prior Learning

Any university-level qualifications or relevant experience you gain prior to starting university could count towards your course.

Modular structure

The modules listed below are for the academic year 2022/23 and represent the course modules at this time. Modules and module details (including, but not limited to, location and time) are subject to change over time.

Year 0 modules include:

Introduction : Film, TV and Broadcast Media (core, 30 credits)

Introduction: Digital Media (core, 30 credits)

Introduction: Journalism and Writing for the Media (core, 15 credits)

Introduction: Media and Communications (core, 30 credits)

Journalism and Professional Writing (core, 15 credits)

Year 1 modules include:

Approaches to Film and Television (core, 30 credits)

Film and TV Practice 1 (core, 30 credits)

Film and TV Production 1 (core, 30 credits)

Film and Television Histories (core, 30 credits)

Year 2 modules include:

Film and TV Industry Roles (core, 15 credits)

Film and TV Practice 2 (core, 30 credits)

Film and TV Production 2 (core, 30 credits)

Hollywood Industry and Politics (core, 15 credits)

Hollywood Stardom, Genre and Authorship (core, 15 credits)

Scripting Performance for Screen (core, 15 credits)

Year 3 modules include:

Film and TV Industry Careers (core, 15 credits)

Film and TV Production Dissertation (core, 30 credits)

Major Film and TV Projects (core, 60 credits)

Work Based Learning for Film and Television (core, 15 credits)

Where this course can take you

Graduates of this course can pursue postgraduate study, or work in a variety of fields, including the creative and cultural industries, film criticism and academia.

As the hub of the film and television industries in the UK, London provides many options for students, both in organisations such as the British Film Institute, the BBC, ITV and Channel 4, and in the numerous independent production companies located across the city.

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