University of Greenwich

Course Introduction

* This is a practical degree programme underpinned by an arts/cultural theoretical framework through which you will gain a thorough understanding of the global film and TV industries.

* Aimed at students who have an interest in screen writing, producing, directing, production management, production design and researching for film, television and digital media production.

* The programme covers storytelling, idea development, drama and documentary filmmaking, TV studio and camera, sound and editing practices to help you become a multi'skilled practitioner.

* Work experience is embedded into the programme as is learning professional industry techniques to help you successfully launch a career in the Film and TV world. This programme runs within the department of Creative Professions & Digital Arts, it is for people who would like careers in the film, television, documentary, commercial and digital media industries.

This is a practical degree programme underpinned by an arts/cultural theoretical framework through which you will gain a thorough understanding of the global film and TV industries. It is aimed at students who have an interest in screen writing, producing, directing, production management, production design and researching for film, television and digital media production. You will gain a broad knowledge of production and post'production. The programme covers storytelling, idea development, drama and documentary filmmaking, TV studio and camera, sound and editing practices to help you become a multi'skilled practitioner. Work experience is embedded into the programme as is learning professional industry techniques to help you successfully launch a career in the Film and TV world.

Course Modules

**Year 1**

In year 1, students are introduced to 4 core courses to provide a broad understanding of production processes & professional practice, to solidify learning, encourage a sense of adventure and creativity and enable you to become multi'skilled practitioners with an understanding of how the global film and TV industries work. Through a combination of seminars and hands'on camera, sound and editing workshops you will learn the fundamentals of film making, TV production and post production; working across genres to produce innovative drama, documentary and TV studio productions. You will be introduced to the basic principles of screenwriting and storytelling techniques from a creative and cultural, filmic and televisual context; and develop contextual and written academic research skills.

Core Courses:

* Fundamentals of Film Making

* Post Production

* Storytelling for Film and Television

* Introduction to TV Studio Production

**Year 2**

Year 2 develops a deeper cultural, social and business knowledge of film and TV production and post production and professional industry practice, fostering creative, technical, intellectual & entrepreneurial skills and the freedom to take risks and learn from hands on practical exercises and assessments. You will study two core courses plus develop further the theory and practice of writing for the screen or documentary practice. Work experience is embedded into the curriculum and supported through the Digital Enterprise course.

You may undertake an industrial placement as an optional sandwich year. A placement will give you practical experience by enabling you to work on real'life scenarios and witness the end results. It will also consolidate and expand on your first two years of study.

Core Courses:

* Professional Production Practices

* Digital Enterprise and the Creative Economy

Option courses:

* Writing for the Screen

* Documentary Practice

* Optional Sandwich Year

**Year 3**

Year 3 advances students' knowledge and independence and prepares you for industry or further academic study. Empowering you (with tutorial support) to take increasing responsibility for identifying your own learning needs, and developing proactive strategies to fulfill them so that you are industry ready. Students undertake 3 core courses and you will develop a firm understanding of the social, cultural and aesthetic traditions that the international film and TV industries operate within. You choose one key production role such as director, producer, screenwriter, production designer etc. to specialise in, to hone your skills to a high level in your group graduation film / TV project. Your graduation project can be a calling card to industry. It demands a high standard and original and ambitious thinking that is framed by the wider critical cultural debates within the film and TV industry, offering you an advantage in the workplace.

Core Courses:

* Graduate Project

* Global Film and TV Industries

* Pre'Production and Industry Preparation

Start Date:

09/2019

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £12,100 Overseas Fees
4 years
Sandwich
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Sandwich
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £12,100 Overseas Fees