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BA (Hons) Film and High-End Television Production

University of Derby
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Derby
English
University of Derby

About this program

BA (Hons) Film and High-End Television Production

  • You will be taught by tutors who are still successful in the film and TV industry today. They have worked on feature films, TV dramas, promotional videos and sports broadcasts
  • You will work with the best digital cameras, just like those used for Hollywood blockbusters
  • There’s the option to work with traditional celluloid film (35mm), which is what most blockbuster productions use. Few UK film degrees offer this
  • Our film students have a track record of winning high-profile industry competitions, such as the Royal Television Society Awards and the NAHEMI Kodak Student Commercial Awards
  • You will have many opportunities to gain experience on real film and TV sets, plus we offer a career-making six-month placement with Malta Production Hub.

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Admission requirements

BA (Hons)

2022 entry

These are the typical qualification requirements for September 2022 entry.

  • UCAS points - 72
  • A Level - DDD
  • BTEC - MPP
  • GCSE - GCSE Maths and English are preferred, however if you don't have these qualifications you will be able to undertake Maths and English at Level 2 as part of your course of study
  • Access to HE - Pass Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits: 45 at Level 3 and 15 at Level 2

English language requirements

IELTS: 6.0 (with at least 5.5 in each skills area)

2023 entry

These are the typical qualification requirements for September 2023 entry.

  • UCAS points - 72
  • A Level - DDD
  • T Level - Pass
  • BTEC - MPP
  • GCSE - GCSE Maths and English are preferred, however if you don't have these qualifications you will be able to undertake Maths and English at Level 2 as part of your course of study
  • Access to HE - Pass Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits: 45 at Level 3 and 15 at Level 2

English language requirements

IELTS: 6.0 (with at least 5.5 in each skills area)


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Program content

Foundation Year

  • History and Theory of Creative Practice
  • Creative Studies
  • Creative Technologies
  • Creative Digital Skills
  • Negotiated Project

Year 1

  • Image, Industry and Analysis
  • Professional Practice
  • Production Toolkit
  • From Script to Screen

Year 2

  • Image Industry and Analysis 2
  • Production Project
  • Focusing on The Facts
  • Project Development

Year 3

  • Research Project
  • Advanced Production and Post-Production Practices
  • New Horizons: Independent Creative Practice

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please visit the university website for more information.

Program delivery

We use a variety of teaching methods, including:

  • Practical work and production projects
  • Lectures, seminars and tutorials
  • Studio practice
  • Film screenings
  • Presentations
  • Essay or blog writing
  • Web-portfolios
  • Discussion groups and critiques
  • Study trips to places like Prague, New York, Portugal and Malta.

Tuition

Tuition Fees

Full time

  • UK - £9,250 per year
  • International - £14,045 per year

Qualification

UCAS points: 72 (September 2022 entry)

Career paths

This course will prepare you for a range of specialist careers, in moving image production or in the wider creative industries. For example, graduates from our previous Film Production degree have gone on to work as:

  • technicians in sound, lighting and grips
  • production personnel such as production assistants and runners
  • independent personnel such as script writers, directors of photography, editors, art directors, cinematographers, animation specialists, producers and directors.

Many of our graduates have achieved success as feature film directors and music video artists. They have worked on major film projects such as Assassin’s Creed and 13 Hours while others have worked for the BBC, ITV, MTV, Disney and leading music labels.

You'll also build up a range of transferable skills, useful for any career. For instance, you’ll have great oral and written communication skills, be able to manage projects, and be good at identifying and finding relevant source materials.

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University of Derby

Kedleston Road
DE22 1GB Derby
UK

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