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University Centre Leeds, Leeds City College

Film & Screen Media

UCAS Code: F244

Foundation Degree - FD

Entry requirements


A level

D,D

Access to HE Diploma

M:24

A typical offer would be based on students achieving their Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits, 24 of which are to be at Merit.

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

MM

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

MMP

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Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2021

The way that we consume film and media is changing. The production, content and distribution of film is developing alongside advancing technologies in an increasingly networked culture. Film and Screen Media has a strong focus on developing your skills to prepare you for this constantly evolving industry.

This course is a foundation degree but has the option for you to top up to a BA (Hons) in year three. The course is practitioner focused and its key ethos is preparing you for a variety of roles within the film and media industries.

The three strands of the course are filmmaking, motion design and screen practices. The course is also designed to challenge you to think about screen in new and exciting ways that give meaning to an audience. You will be taught a range of techniques including traditional film methods, motion graphics, audio, 360° video recording, Video for VR alongside learning enterprise and employability skills relevant to the sector.

You will be continually challenged and encouraged to pursue not only your career path but to explore your own unique style of visual language creation. All modules allow you to produce a diverse portfolio of high quality work. You will investigate issues currently affecting the media and respond through your own work.

Film & Screen Media seeks to provide a broad foundation of knowledge and understanding that will make you a well rounded and skilled media professional.

Modules

Modules may include the following:

Level 4:

Sound for Media
Film Techniques
Screen Practice 
Introduction to Motion Design
Documentary Practice 
Contextualising Film and Screen

Level 5:

Alternative Screen Practice 
Production Project 
Film studies 
Self-Promotion
Motion Design for Screen

Assessment methods

You will assessed in a variety of ways including: practical tasks, portfolios, collaborative projects, industry briefs essays, case studies and presentations.

Tuition fees

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£7,950
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£7,950
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EU
£7,950
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,950
per year
Scotland
£7,950
per year
Wales
£7,950
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Quarry Hill Campus

Department:

University Centre

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