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.
To view the Film, Television & Radio timetable, click here.
The Film, Television & Radio 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
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:
- 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
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.
For more information, and to apply, visit this link and select the City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College option