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Film and Video Production Technology

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,B

Overall: BBB Required subjects: Mathematics Applicants taking an A level science subject with the Science Practical Endorsement are required to pass the practical element. We do not include General Studies or Critical Thinking in our offers.

Access to HE Diploma

D:27,M:18

Overall: QAA recognised Access to Higher Education Diploma with 45 Level 3 credits overall including: 27 at Distinction and 18 at Merit. Required subjects: Please contact us to discuss suitability.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE English Language at Grade C(4) and Mathematics at Grade C (4) (or equivalent).

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

32

Overall: 32 Required subjects: HL5/SL6 Mathematics GCSE or Equivalent: English, HL4/SL4 (including MYP). Maths, HL4/SL4 (including MYP). Maths Studies, SL4.

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

DDM

Overall: DDM Required subjects: Please contact us to discuss suitability. A level Mathematics grade B also required.

Scottish Advanced Higher

B,B,B

Overall: BBB Required subjects: Mathematics GCSE or Equivalent: English Language: Scottish National 5 - C Maths: Scottish National 5 - C.

Scottish Higher

A,B,B,B,B

Overall: ABBBB Required subjects: Mathematics GCSE or Equivalent: English Language: Scottish National 5 - C Maths: Scottish National 5 - C.

Overall: Pass overall with BBB from a combination of the Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate and two A levels. Applicants taking an A level science subject with the Science Practical Endorsement are required to pass the practical element. Required subjects: A level Mathematics. We do not include General Studies or Critical Thinking in our offers.

UCAS Tariff

120-144

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About this course


Course option

4.0years

Sandwich | 2021

Subject

Film production

**Why choose this course**
Our BSc (Hons) Film and Video Production Technology course combines broadcast engineering, artistic storytelling and professional film making.

We will provide you with an all-round education in this fascinating subject and prepare you for a vast range of careers across the film and broadcast industries. In 2020, we achieved a 92% overall satisfaction score in the National Student Survey.

**What you will study**
Our BSc (Hons) Film and Video Production Technology course combines the study of engineering theory with practical skills development. You’ll study the fundamentals of signals, computing and broadcast technologies, video and audio engineering, wireless links and video over IP.

On the practical side, you’ll study camera skills, cinematography for cinema, film sound post-production, TV production, titles and graphics.

All of our technical modules have practical labs, giving you a hands-on illustration of topics. Our professional facilities will familiarise you with industry-standard equipment and allow you to work at the highest level. This, along with a focus on professional attitudes to work and health and safety, will prepare you for professional industry.

Modules

To see the full range of modules for this course please visit our website – the link is under the Course contact details. You will also find full details of the programme, including programme structure and Graduate prospects etc.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

Extra funding

Applicants who require a Student Visa to study in the UK:
To apply for a Student Visa, students must have a Confirmation of Acceptance (CAS) for the University they wish to study at. This is a unique number which will enable students to apply for their visa. The University is under no legal obligation to sponsor any individual and exercises caution with respect to issuing a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) to not risk its status as a Student sponsor.

Confirmation of Acceptance to Study (CAS) will issued in accordance with the Visa Sponsorship and CAS Issuing Policy, available at: https://www.surrey.ac.uk/apply/policies

The Uni


Course location:

Stag Hill

Department:

FASS - Department of Music and Media

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

74%
med
Film production

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Media studies

Teaching and learning

80%
Staff make the subject interesting
90%
Staff are good at explaining things
71%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
71%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

89%
Library resources
86%
IT resources
84%
Course specific equipment and facilities
60%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

68%
UK students
32%
International students
70%
Male students
30%
Female students
89%
2:1 or above
10%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

A
C
A

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Media studies

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£22,000
high
Average annual salary
100%
high
Employed or in further education
72%
high
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

17%
Artistic, literary and media occupations
15%
Customer service occupations
13%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Media, journalism and communications

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£23k

£23k

£28k

£28k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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