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HIGHER EDUCATION

FILM TELEVISION & RADIO

Course Overview

This course is for people who want to focus on the research, analysis and practice of film, TV and radio production. The Foundation Year will train you in a variety of media platforms and prepare you for progression onto the BA (Hons).

The BA (Hons) will give you a solid understanding of the critical and production elements of film and broadcasting. It is ideal if you want to gain skills in order to work in film, television or radio. You’ll also be given the opportunity to specialise in an area of the entertainment industry as you progress through your degree.

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Degree Timetable

To view the Film, Television & Radio timetable, click here.

Course Content

The Film, Television and Radio Foundation Year is made up of 5 modules:

  • Ideas Generation and Problem-solving for Media
  • Imaging/Production Skills for Media
  • Major Media Project
  • Team Project in Media
  • Theory and Practice in Media

Academic Commitment

Foundation year of 4-year full-time course. 

Teaching will take place at the City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College and amounts to 13.5 hours per week. To support your development, you will also be expected to undertake 23 hours, per week, of independent study.

Study & ASSESSMENT

To give you a thorough grounding in essential media techniques, and to support your personal development, you will be taught using diverse methods, which include: independent and group studio practice, technical demonstrations, tutorials, group critiques, lectures and seminars.

During the Foundation Year you will be assessed via a range of means including: presentations, practical, creative and technical projects, and written assignments.

Where Courses Become Careers

After successfully completing the Film, Television & Radio Foundation Year you will progress onto your chosen undergraduate degree programme at Staffordshire University. Course options include:

  • English Literature and Creative Writing
  • Film, Television and Radio
  • Film and Media Production
  • Journalism and Digital Media
  • Games PR and Community Management
  • Sports Journalism

Entry Requirements

Successful applicants will typically have 48 UCAS points, made up of Level 3 equivalent qualifications, including A Level and BTEC courses. However, we welcome applications from people with a variety of qualifications, skills and experience. Each application will be assessed on their individual merits.

tuition fees

Full-time students enrolling on the Foundation year of a Degree in 2021 will pay a tuition fee of £5,950.

Levels 4–6 (Years 2–4) of the BA/BSc (Hons) will be charged at Staffordshire University’s standard rate.

Apply

For more information, and to apply, visit this link and select the City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College option

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HELP!?

If you are unsure what course you think you should choose or what career you would like to aspire towards then contact Admissions:

E: admissions@stokesfc.ac.uk