801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2020
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2019
201+
European Teaching Rankings 2019
College Road, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 2DE, United Kingdom

Film and Media Production (with a Foundation Year) - Staffordshire University

Our film and media production course will provide you with the skills and expertise to succeed in the film and/or media industry, pursuing careers such as film director, producer, cinematographer, sound recordist and editor. The course has been designed with our new pathway structure, so you have the option to focus on a specific element of film and media production during your studies. You’ll learn how to research, develop, write, produce, direct, shoot, edit and promote your own creative portfolio of short films. You’ll also develop professional skills in areas such as camera operation, sound recording, art direction, editing, sound design and post-production. During the course, you will have the opportunity to complete a period of work experience to develop your knowledge and understanding of professional practice. Many of our students make contacts for future employment during these placements. What’s more, in the second year of the course, you can choose to specialise which will tailor your module structure in a way that gives you an expertise in one of the following fields of film and media production, Advertising Film Music Video Experimental Production Production Technologies Enrich your academic and practical studies by attending field trips to art galleries, film screenings and leading film festivals - in the UK and abroad. Visit some of the UK’s leading production facilities and attend residential trips to shoot films on location. All while having access to industry-leading film production equipment and spending the majority of your time working in our professional film production studio and post-production facilities. What you’ll do: To develop your knowledge and understanding of professional practice, every year, you’ll have the opportunity to complete a period of professional work experience. This is also an excellent opportunity to make valuable contacts for future employment. To enrich your academic and practical studies there will be field trips to art galleries, film screenings and leading film festivals in the UK and abroad. You’ll also visit some of the UK’s leading production facilities and attend residential trips to shoot films on location. Thanks to our relationships with leading production companies, we are also able to offer internship opportunities with organisations such as Double Negative, QVC and Fuzzy Duck Creative. Course features: Cinema Studies Craft Skills for Film Production Film Production Processes Ideas Development & Pre-Production Non-Fiction Film Production Advanced Craft Skills for Film Production Directing and Producing Fiction Film Production Film Industry Practise Film Project Contextual Studies & Research Methods Film Dissertation Personal Presentation & Portfolio If you are creative, driven and hardworking – and dream of working for companies such as Warner Bros, Universal Pictures, BBC, ITV, Double Negative, Disney and Endemol, on productions such as Baby Driver, Dunkirk, James Bond, This is England or Hollyoaks – this course could be for you. You'll enrich your academic and practical studies by attending field trips to art galleries, film screenings and leading film festivals - in the UK and abroad. You'll also visit some of the UK's leading production facilities and attend residential trips to shoot films on location. You'll have access to industry leading film production equipment and you'll spend the majority of your time working in our professional film production studio and post-production facilities.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) or Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BA/BSc (H)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-14
  • Location
    Sixth Form College, Stoke on Trent,Stoke-on-TrentUnited Kingdom