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Film and TV Production with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

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Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    B034

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    73rd

    4
  • Subject Ranking

    66th

    3 (Communication & Media Studies)
  • Entry Standards

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    114

  • Graduate Prospects

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    56

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    3.91

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    21-SEP-20

Course Summary

**Course summary**• Consider the key techniques and skills required to make different types of films and TV.• Understand how theory and practice inform and inspire each other.• Study a practical course with intellectual rigour at its core.• Learn sustainable filmmaking with a founding member of the BAFTA albert HE Partnership.• Develop your understanding of working in the creative industries.On this course, you’ll be inspired and empowered by film and television. You’ll own your own learning, while working collaboratively, and graduate with realistic, confident expectations of what your next steps will be.**How you learn**The course is suitable if you don’t meet the entry requirements for our BA (Hons) Film and TV Production course, or you want extra preparation before starting degree-level study. You share the first year with other media arts and communication foundation year students, then move on to the degree.This programme offers a distinctive approach to Film and TV production for multiple platforms and a variety of audiences.The focus is on practice-based learning and professionalism, independent as well as group practice. This reflects industry standards while encouraging innovation and risk taking.You’ll be trained as an independent creative and technical thinker. You’ll graduate as a fully rounded, collaborative and employable professional — with the skills, knowledge, contacts and experience you need to start an exciting career.You learn through• group work• lectures and seminars• technical workshops• industry visits and field trips• independent study• practice based learning and group work• public screening events and film festivals• distributing and exhibiting your work in the public realm• our own cinema, The VoidIn the foundation year, you’ll study wide-ranging media arts and communication topics, while also focussing on your particular subject area and completing assignments in that field. You’ll grow as a creative, and begin developing a professional portfolio. You’ll also become familiar with Hallam’s exceptional facilities and staff, so you’re fully prepared for undergraduate study.**Applied learning****Live projects**On the full degree course, you will work on real projects, making documentaries, training films and online content for local and national companies. Recently our students have produced work for the NHS, Sheffield City Council and the Royal Society for the Blind. You can also have your work shown on Sheffield Live, a TV station which broadcasts to the region on Freeview and all digital packages.In your final year, you’ll make a final, graduation piece, crewing up with your peers and exhibiting your work in a public space, normally The Showroom Cinema. You will engage with industry practices including distribution and exhibition.**Field trips**On each year of the course you take a field trip at no additional cost. In recent years these have included filmmaking in locations such as Liverpool and the Peak District, and trips to film festivals including Glasgow, London and Aesthetica in York. UK field trips that are a required part of the course will be included in your course fees, though additional costs will be required to attend further UK and overseas field trips that are not compulsory, such as the Berlin Film Festival.**Networking opportunities**We are a BBC partner and a sponsor of Sheffield Doc Fest, and also work closely with media companies such as Envy Post Production and Warp Films.You will develop a two year strategy for your own future development as a filmmaker after the course and you will have the opportunity to visit major studios, post production houses and media businesses and to build professional networks and contacts.

Entry Requirements

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  • GCSE/National 4/National 5
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Grades / Points

80

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With at least 32 points from one A level or equivalent BTEC National qualifications. For example:•CDD at A Level.•MMP in BTEC Extended Diploma.•A combination of qualifications which must include an A level grade C or BTEC grade M.

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

73rd

About this University

Sheffield Hallam is one of the UK's largest universities, set in the heart of Sheffield where one in ten residents are students. Offering a wide range of courses at all levels, the university prides itself on applied learning – with 24,000 placements a year in over 1,000 organisations like BBC, Sony, NHS and Rolls-Royce. It is one of the UK's largest providers of health and social care courses, teacher training, and sport and physical activity.

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