Course Overview

With access to media becoming easier every day, there is more film and media being produced and watched than ever before. From experimental film, to music and advertising, the industry is rapidly growing – and with growth comes opportunity.

The BA (Hons) course in Film and Media Production will give you the real-world experience and technical knowledge needed to corner the market and launch your career in a creative industry. This Foundation Year will train you in the communication platforms and techniques that will prepare you for the transition to the BA (Hons) course.

To ensure that you are ready for continued study and employment in the sports industry, the Degree Foundation Year features a combination of academic study, a range of sporting activities and the opportunity to take part in external visits to sports based industry and to complete performance and coaching awards.

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Degree Timetable

To view the Film And Media Production timetable, click here.

Course Content

The Film and Media Production Foundation Year is made up of 5 modules:

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

Academic Commitment

Teaching will take place at the City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College and Staffordshire University’s main campus and sports facilities, which will amount to 13.5 hours per week.


To cover the diverse content of this course and to give you a thorough basis of sports knowledge, you will be taught through lectures, seminars and group work.

You will be assessed through a variety of different formats, this includes presentations, practical coaching and written assignments.

Where Courses Become Careers

After successfully completing the Film and Media Production Foundation Year you will progress onto your chosen undergraduate degree programme at Staffordshire University. Course options include:

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

Entry Requirements

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


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


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