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Technical and Production Arts for Film and Television

Bradford College

UCAS Code: W990 | Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


Creative subject including Art and Design required.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Five GCSE subjects at Grade C/4 or above including English (or equivalent Level 2 qualifications).

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MMP

Creative subject including Art and Design required.

UCAS Tariff

80

A minimum of two A level passes (or equivalent qualifications), including at least one creative subject which includes Art and Design and five GCSE subjects at Grade C/4 or above (or equivalent), including English.

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About this course


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Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Other options

6.0 years | Part-time | 2022

Subjects

Film production

Television production

The BA (Hons) Technical and Production Arts for Film and TV course cultivates craft and technical design skills as well an ability to plan and prepare production requirements. It draws on both practical art & design skills as well as developing and understanding of pre-production, production and production management skills for film and tv production. It develops problem solving skills, including creativity; practical and interpersonal skills; team working, leadership and communication.

Strong industry links across Yorkshire and the North will enable entry to many opportunities for work experience and future employment. As part of the course you will gain exposure to the film and television industry particularly in Yorkshire.

By utilising project based learning via industry links/work experience opportunities, you will develop a framework of skills and creative knowledge that are associated with film and TV professional practice. You will be encouraged to develop a creative identity, work autonomously and negotiate self-directed projects.

Modules

Year 1 (Level 4): Introduction to Design Practice for Film and TV; Sound and Lighting Techniques for Film and TV; Drawing Techniques for Production Design; Introduction to CAD for Production Design; Collaboration, Teams and Techniques; Creative Industries Context.

Year 2 (Level 5): Production Management in the Creative Industries; Sound and Lighting Design for a Film or TV Production; Costume Design and Implementation; Production Design and Implementation; Exploring Design Practice for Film and Television production; Creative Industries Professional Practice and Entrepreneurship.

Year 3 (Level 6): Pre-Production Professional Portfolio; Independent Project; Creative Technology; Freelance Working and Self-Employment in the Creative Industries. Plus one option module from: Advanced Production Management; Advanced Production Design; Advanced Technical Design for Production.

Assessment methods

Assessment is carried out at key points during teaching. Formative assessment with either verbal and/or written feedback is offered during each module.

Types of assessment evidence can include: assignments, projects, case study, reflective and evaluative journals, blogging, portfolio development, peer to peer critiques, viva interviews, artefacts, performance, reports, scale models, and presentations, exhibitions, video, film and photographs.

Group critique and presentation by teams will take place and will form an essential part the creative learning process.

Tuition fees

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England
£8,750
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,750
per year
Scotland
£8,750
per year
Wales
£8,750
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Bradford College

Department:

School of Arts and Creative Industries

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