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Film and High-End Television Production BA (Hons)

University of Derby

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Explore the most exciting and challenging areas of contemporary film and high-end TV-making on a course designed to get you noticed in an intensely competitive industry. If you aspire to make big-budget productions for cinemas or small-screen streaming platforms like Netflix and Amazon, this course will suit you. You’ll need to be highly creative, passionate and dedicated.** **Why choose this course?**You will be taught by tutors who are still successful in the film and TV industry today. They have worked on feature films, TV dramas, promotional videos and sports broadcasts. You’ll work with the best digital cameras, just like those used for Hollywood blockbusters and have the option to work with traditional celluloid film (35mm). Our film students have a track record of winning high-profile industry competitions, such as the Royal Television Society Awards and the NAHEMI Kodak Student Commercial Awards. There are also lots of opportunities to gain experience on real film and TV sets, plus we offer a career-making six-month placement with Malta Production Hub.**Is this course for you?**Through a blend of practical projects and more traditional teaching, you’ll develop the creative, technical and theoretical expertise needed to work within the moving image sector. We’ll cover these key areas:- Screenwriting and directing- Cinematography, sound and editing- Production, including 1st assistant directing- Film history and theory- Research skills- Employability skills.By the end of your final year, you will have built up an impressive portfolio of work that will help you gain employment or get accepted onto postgraduate programmes. We’ll also make sure you leave with a great understanding of the film and television industry so you know how to create products that get seen by an audience. Plus, you will develop the professional skills you’ll need to deal with clients, commercial briefs, audiences and markets.**Careers**This BA (Hons) in Film and High-End TV Production can prepare you for a range of specialist careers, in moving image production or in the wider creative industries. For example, graduates from our previous Film Production degree have gone on to work as:- technicians in sound, lighting and grips- production personnel such as production assistants and runners- independent personnel such as script writers, directors of photography, editors, art directors, cinematographers, animation specialists, producers and directors.Full module information will be available shortly for this course. Find out more: www.derby.ac.uk/film-and-media-production-courses/film-production-ba-hons/

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,045per year

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University information

University of Derby

  • University League Table

    99th

  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    40th out of 102 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    120 63%

    69th

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    69 69%

    20th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    36th

    17

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