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  • Qualification

    Diploma of Higher Education - DipHE

  • Location

    Carmarthen Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

Filmmaking degree is at the cutting edge of production techniques, creating graduates that are ready to contribute to that change.

Students learn to manipulate the important relationship between theory and practice to deliver original and engaging film content for the next generation of film and media industries. Our theory modules service the creative approach to producing films. Graduates will be equipped to engage with many aspects of the industry, from broadcast to freelance.

There are many opportunities within Wales and the UK for entrepreneurial filmmakers, and this programme is informed by the experience of industry practitioners and close relationships with companies.

Course Overview

The filmmaking degree combines theory and practice to allow students to produce a creative and informed film and media content.

Students will also have the opportunity to engage with the media centre, Canolfan S4C Yr Egin, which is located next door to our teaching and learning building. This degree equips students with the specialist skills and knowledge to create content for contemporary film and media industry. Students will be guided through the principal aspects of pre-production, production and post-production techniques, before applying these in their own projects.

The emphasis on vocational skills and employability enables students to assemble a portfolio of work in the area of their specialism, enabling them to compete for employment in their chosen field. Entrepreneurial skills are also embedded into the programme, preparing graduates to work confidently as freelancers in today’s industry.

There are opportunities for work placements, and to produce work for large external clients, enabling students to begin building a network of industry contacts. Teaching will not be delivered through formal lectures, but through workshops and seminars, expeditions and projects, often involving industry professionals. There are also additional opportunities on offer throughout the year, for those who wish to gain extra experience to build up their portfolio and CV.

Career Opportunities

Entrepreneurial and vocational skills are core to the student experience, enabling graduates to enter industry confidently as freelancers and to promote and exhibit their work.

Engagement with industry is embedded in all aspects of our programmes. This can take the form of work placements, projects for external clients, working on film projects, or engaging with many professionals from industry who will be offering their expertise in the delivery of the programmes.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 11,500per 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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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 120

University information

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

  • University League Table

    91st

  • Campus address

    University of Wales Trinity Saint David, College Road, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, SA31 3EP, Wales

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    54th out of 102 21

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    147 77%

    18th

    53
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%

    38th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    56th

    14

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