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Digital Film Production with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Birmingham City University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Millennium Point Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    22-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Want to study a Film Production degree? Explore the fundamentals of technology in film, from narrative, composition and film theory to camera testing, designing digital production workflows and post-production. Like the film industry itself, BSc Digital Film Production enables students to exercise a broad range of technical and creative skills with the support of the university’s cutting edge facilities and software, including our Parkside Media Centre.**About the Foundation Year** The Foundation Year course option enables you to study for our BSc (Hons) degree over an extended full-time duration of four years by including a Foundation Certificate (year one of four). The Foundation Certificate provides a broad study programme that underpins the follow-on degree. In order to progress to the next year of your degree, it is necessary to achieve a pass in all of the modules of the Foundation Certificate.**What's covered in the course?**The Digital Film Production degree course combines a study of audiovisual technologies and production processes, with contextual investigations and production experience. You’ll develop knowledge, understanding and skills relevant to the production of digital film content and to the wider film, television and video industries. You’ll focus on fundamental technical concepts, including the physics of sound and light being recorded during production (and the tools and techniques required to do this), as well as the technology used to digitally store and manipulate both images and audio in post-production.When you graduate, you will be versatile, technically literate, and creative: well-equipped to perform a variety of craft roles within film, television and video production and will bridge the gap between technology specialists and creative artists.Birmingham City University is a great place to study - the city has an active and accessible film-making community, and you will be studying in the same campus as undergraduates studying a range of arts, including acting, music, photography, fashion and theatre.You’ll also be encouraged to engage with industry, with a number of flexible paths to help you gain work experience, including: basing selected modules around work experience, taking a placement year and working on commercial productions within the University.**Why Choose Us?**• **Incredible opportunities** - On of our graduates, Tayyib, landed his first graduate job working on a Hollywood blockbuster film straight out of BCU.• **Outstanding facilities**  - Our  Centre for Digital Media Technology is equipped with over 1,200 sq m of facilities including two film/television studios, four multi-track recording studios, post-production suites, a MILO motion control rig and several editing and grading stations.  • **Knowledge of the fundamental aspects in film production**  - Explore the technology and science of film production, from working with light and sound, to understanding how different production and post-production tools affect images and sound you capture.      • **Highly employable graduates** - Move quickly into key production roles with the combination of technical knowledge and practical production experience from your course. Our graduates have gone on to work on major feature films and high-end TV series.• **Gain first-hand experience in industry** - You will have the opportunity to network and make contacts with people in industry, gain work experience and to take a placement year between your second and final year.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,000per year

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80 UCAS pointsA maximum of 3 subjects are considered. These can be other A-levels or level 3 equivalents.

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Birmingham City University

  • University League Table

    84th

  • Campus address

    Birmingham City University, University House, 15 Bartholomew Row, Birmingham, Birmingham, B5 5JU, England

One of only four UK universities offering a Master's in International Human Resource Management which is also fully CIPD-accredited.
ACCA programmes are taught in a Platinum status centre, showing that the university meets ACCA performance targets for course tuition and support.
Many master's courses now offer international students six-month professional placements towards the end of their studies.

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