European Teaching Rankings 2018
Fusehill Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2HH, United Kingdom

Film and Television (with integrated foundation year) - University of Cumbria

Want to break into the film and TV industry? Then this innovative and highly-practical course - with a roll call of students who’ve scooped Royal Television Society awards – will boost your quest. You’ll rapidly develop high-level technical, creative and professional skills through hands-on studies to produce quality films and television programmes. Our foundation course will teach you the core academic skills you need to progress onto the full degree programme. You’ll be within 20 minutes of Scotland in one direction and the stunning Lake District National Park – now a UNESCO World Heritage site - in the other. Add to that close to the spectacular north west coastline and you’ll never be stuck for something to do. **Why Choose University of Cumbria?** Every week you’ll be out on a shoot, guided by highly-experienced – and even BAFTA-winning – tutors to work on everything from adverts to documentaries, scriptwriting to multi-camera production and from short films to music videos. So, not only will you be a highly-proficient and career-ready practitioner, but you’ll graduate armed with an impressive portfolio of work to present to future employers. Cumbria is a popular area for film and TV companies. In recent years it has been the backdrop for box-office hits Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Snow White and the Huntsman, and the latest Avengers film. And, because of our strong links with major film companies, many of our students have been hired to work on these large-scale, exciting productions – even securing jobs. - 75% of your learning will be in practical sessions – including, writing, shooting and editing your own productions - Explore a broad variety of genres and processes, giving you a sound grounding in the diverse skills required for the film and TV industry - Encouraged to be creative and develop your own style - Visits from professional filmmakers – giving you the chance to make good industry contacts - Boost your future job prospects by learning entrepreneurial skills – how to market yourself, how to get your work seen and the skills you need for self-employment - Learn current professional practice and to operate the equipment used by industry professionals - Working in small crews with full access to production facilities and up-to-date technology - Create a minimum of 10 portfolio-ready pieces of work to present to potential employers

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Carlisle - Brampton Road,CarlisleUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £6,000
  • Scotland Year 1 £6,000
  • Wales Year 1 £6,000
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £6,000
  • EU Year 1 £6,000
  • International Year 1 £7,500