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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

With its unique blend of critical studies and creative practice, Solent’s highly regarded film and television undergraduate degree will provide you with the skills you need to become part of an exciting and ever-changing industry.Through a combination of weekly lectures, seminars, screenings and workshops taught by internationally renowned academics and award-winning filmmakers, you will interrogate the ways in which films and television programmes are made and watched around the world.During the first year, you will study modules that address the building blocks of screen language, genre analysis, screenwriting and production management, working on individual projects as well as collaborating in groups to make short films and television content.In the second year, you will interrogate the relationship between representation and identity through screen criticism and in practice, across fiction and documentary, exploring the role of audiences in film and television consumption and employing creative approaches to short film design.During the final year, you will explore career pathways with modules designed to focus on enhancing employability and transferable skills as well as the evolving globalised nature of production, distribution and exhibition practices in the transmedia age. These modules will be accompanied by one-to-one supervision in a final year project, which can either be a dissertation, film or screenplay.Throughout your studies you will have the opportunity to use our cutting-edge production equipment, studio facilities and edit suites based in the University’s media academy. The media academy includes three green screen TV studios, a large visual recording studio with capacity for 200 seated audience members and a range of radio and music production facilities. Our large edit suites feature Mac Pro computers and the full Adobe creative package for editing, colour grading and special effects.Thanks to the course teams close links with local, regional and national media industries, you will have the opportunity to benefit from a range of real-world learning opportunities such as workshops and masterclasses led by visiting media professionals including recognised film directors, exhibitors, writers, distributors, exhibitors and journalists.You will be supported across your time with us with individual and cohort termly progress meetings with a personal tutor and access to our excellent student support, wellbeing and disability services.**What does this course lead to?**Course graduates can pursue careers in a range of film, television and media production roles; or use their transferable skills to pursue roles in education, design, publishing, PR, marketing, advertising and events management, among others. Previous graduates have also gone on to set-up successful production companies or become freelancers.Alumni have worked with a range of organisations including; BBC, ITV, Sky, Warner Bros, Disney, Ignition, Global Radio, Absolute Post, Fox, Channel 4, Optomen, JOE Media, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Premier League Productions, Microsoft and Digital Cinema Media.**Who is this course for?**Solent's film and television degree is ideally suited to students who are passionate about film and television and want to become well equipped with the critical, practical, technical and creative skills that span both subjects and industries.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 13,260per year

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

University information

Solent University (Southampton)

  • University League Table

    100th

  • Campus address

    Southampton Solent University, East Park Terrace, Southampton, Southampton, SO14 0YN, England

The university is home to students from over 100 different countries who have all chosen to study in the UK at Solent University.
With strengths in maritime, creative industries and sports, Solent's ambition is to be renowned for excellence in everything it does.
Solent's dedicated international team can provide information, advice and guidance on issues including visas and immigration, life in the UK and employment.

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