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Film & Screen Arts BA (Hons)

Plymouth College of Art

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**You’ll be making films from day one, considering film in relation to culture, society and the wider world, and exploring a wide range of practical skills and theoretical approaches. You will be encouraged to work collaboratively, and develop networks that will support your creative and professional future.**- Work with external clients, building your confidence and your professional networks.- Access our top-of-the-range facilities.- Screen your own work professionally.You’ll investigate a variety of production contexts and aesthetics, enabling you to contribute fresh ideas to contemporary moving image culture and the creative industries. Armed with a thorough understanding of the demands of filmmaking, you’ll have the opportunity to produce your own films, creating imaginative and challenging personal work.You’ll develop skills from writing and production design to cinematography and editing. You will learn research, planning and organisational skills to support your practical work. Study with us and you’ll expand your critical approach alongside developing skills in research and analysis. Our academically robust and intellectually stimulating degree programmes are delivered by our team of academics, technical demonstrators and invited experts who together deliver excellence in learning, teaching and assessment. Our programmes encourage diversity in thinking and making - from practical applications through to reflective, analytical writing. Our facilities include film and green screen studios, sound recording and post-production studios and Foley studio space. Our Equipment Resource Centre is stocked with a wide range of kit, including 4K HD cinematography, Super 16mm film, underwater film resources, professional sound design apparatus and extensive support equipment. Our professional post-production editing facilities utilise current professional software packages including Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer and Pro Tools.We have a team of highly experienced lecturers and technicians, and offer a visiting lecturer programme of internationally recognised cinematographers and editors. In recent years we have welcomed Jan Harlan, Ben Wheatley and Walter Campbell to campus.Our programme has links with NAHEMI, BFI, the Royal Television Society and the Aesthetica Short Film Festival, as well as independent filmmaking professionals. Students have the opportunity to attend international film festivals, work in partnership with Plymouth Arts Cinema (an independent arts cinema located on campus) and with external clients.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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UCAS Points : 112

Although many of our students do come in with top grades and high UCAS points, these aren’t necessarilyessential for entry. We typically ask for a minimum of 112 UCAS points, but we understand that talentedartists, designers and makers can have a wide range of relevant strengths and skills beyond formalqualifications. We’re just as interested in exploring your portfolio and discussing your creative experiences as we are in seeing your grades.


University information

Plymouth College of Art

  • Campus address

    Plymouth College of Art, Tavistock Place, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    94th out of 102

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    121 63%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    48 48%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%


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