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Film and Television (with integrated foundation year) BA (Hons)

University of Cumbria

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UCAS CODE: P314

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Carlisle - Brampton Road

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Why Study at University of Cumbria**Want to break into the film and TV industry? Then this highly innovative and practical course will boost your quest. Many graduating students have scooped Royal Television Society Awards and gone straight into big production.The course will rapidly develop high-level technical, creative, and professional hands-on skills to produce quality films and television programmes. Every week you'll be out planning, shooting, or editing films and working on a wide range of projects - from commercials to documentaries; scripts to multi-camera productions; short films to music videos.**Course Overview**Our aim is to ensure that you not only graduate with writing, shooting, and editing technical skills, but also as a creative practitioner with your own unique voice. Each year will build on the skills you developed in the previous year as you take on more challenging projects of bigger scale.The foundation year gives you extra time to develop your experience and confidence, studying a broad range of media in a way that is designed to prepare you for the BA (Hons) Film and Television degree. We ensure that you are taught how to focus your studies at undergraduate level, ensuring not only that you have the skills you need, but also the right mental attitude for further study.During this foundation year you will be introduced to a broad range of skills, focusing on real world film and television production. You will learn the things you need to know for current professional practice and learn to operate the same equipment as industry professionals.Over the following three years of the degree you will cover areas such as documentary, script-writing, TV commercials, short film, music video and multi camera television production. You will have the option to focus on creative pathways, skill sets, and specific areas of production practice during the second year, which will lead to your final degree productions in year three.You will also learn the place of new distribution technologies and maximise your opportunities of getting your work seen by an audience.**Partners & Memberships**- RTS Royal Television Society **Your Career with a Film and TV Degree**We aim to see you become a highly proficient and career-ready practitioner, armed with an impressive portfolio of work to present to future employers and make you stand out from the crowd. Our track record speaks for itself: graduates have gone on to work for Disney, the BBC, ITV, Sky, Nickelodeon, Ridley Scott Associates and Pinewood Studios. So, if you want to kick-start your career in the film and TV industry, this course is for you.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 7,500per year

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University information

University of Cumbria

  • University League Table

    117th

  • Campus address

    University of Cumbria, Registered Office, Fusehill Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2HH, England

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