Explore all aspects of contemporary production design practice for film and television. Created and maintained in close collaboration with the film and television industry, this course will prepare you for a successful career as a production designer, art director or other art department role. You’ll gain a sound knowledge of scenic design and you’ll learn to manage design projects from an initial idea through to realisation. Learn a wide range of art department skills, including visualisation, draughting, industry-standard software use, small props creation and scale model making. Benefit from the course’s excellent film and television industry connections and wealth of experience the teaching staff have. This opens up opportunities for you to have guest lectures with visiting professionals and diverse work experience and graduating employment opportunities. **Key features of the course:** - This course has an excellent graduate employment rate, with 95% of graduates in employment or further study within six months (DLHE survey 2016/17). - The course consistently achieves high student satisfaction rates, with 93% of students saying they were satisfied in the National Student Survey 2017. - Learn a wide range of art department skills to set you up for a career in the film and television industry. - Benefit from the course’s industry connections for guest lectures, work experience, live projects and employment opportunities. - Study in facilities that reflect the latest industry standards, learning from staff who have industry experience. - Undertake optional work placements on a wide variety of productions. Recent examples include: Star Wars, Strictly Come Dancing, Hollyoaks, Downton Abbey, and Peaky Blinders. - Opportunity to apply for an international exchange to one of our partner institutions, such as RMIT in Australia. - Recent study trips have included the Harry Potter film studios, UK; film studios in Paris, Berlin, Prague, Rome and Budapest; and the Museum of Cinema, Turin. - Showcase your work at our Degree Show in Nottingham, with a chance to exhibit at New Designers, London. - Be selected to showcase your work at high-profile industry venues such as Shepperton Studios and Pinewood Studios. - The course has been awarded the Creative Skillset Tick, a mark of quality demonstrating that the course is benchmarked to contemporary industry standards of excellence. **Assessment** Assessment is 100% through coursework. You will receive feedback throughout each module and will be awarded a grade. **Employability** This course has an excellent graduate employment rate, with 95% of graduates in employment or further study within six months (DLHE survey 2016/17). Our graduates work across the film and television industry, in a variety of art department roles such as art direction, production and set design, set dress, and storyboard artist. Recent graduate destinations include Vanity Fair, Electric Dreams, Victoria, and Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them.