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Film and TV Production with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

UK

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What will I learn?

Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.**Course summary:**- Learn key techniques and skills required in film and TV and develop an understanding of professional practice.- Develop the ability to produce distinctive moving image work, informed by a range of historical, cultural, theoretical and professional contexts.- Create content that supports a vision for a sustainable future with the BAFTA albert HE Partnership.On this course, you’ll find yourself in an exciting community of creatives who are inspired and empowered by bold and innovative film and TV production. Working together and independently, you can produce a range of film projects including narrative, documentary and experimental filmmaking.**How you learn:**All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.This programme offers a distinctive approach to film and TV production for multiple platforms and a variety of audiences. The focus is on practice-based learning and professionalism, independent as well as group practice. This reflects industry standards while encouraging innovation and risk taking.You’ll be trained as an independent creative and technical thinker. You’ll graduate as a multi skilled and employable professional — with the knowledge, contacts and experience you need to start an exciting career.You learn through:- producing short films- writing scholarly essays- lectures, seminars and feedback screenings- technical workshops- industry visits and field trips- independent study- practice based learning and group work- public screening events and film festivals- distributing and exhibiting your work in the public realmIn the foundation year, you’ll study wide-ranging media arts and communication topics, while also focussing on your particular subject area and completing assignments in that field. You’ll grow as a creative, and begin developing a professional portfolio. You’ll also become familiar with Hallam’s exceptional facilities and staff, so you’re fully prepared for undergraduate study.**Applied learning:****Live projects**You will work on real projects, making documentaries, training films and online content for local and national companies. Recently our students have produced work for the Screen Yorkshire, DocFest’s Exchange Programme, Aesthetica film festival, NHS, Sheffield City Council and with Sheffield’s diverse communities.In your final year, you’ll make a graduation piece, crewing up with your peers and exhibiting your work in a public space, normally The Showroom Cinema. You will engage with industry practices including distribution and exhibition.**Field trips**We aim to take students on trips to film festivals which in the past have included London Short Film Festival, Aesthetica, Berlin and Glasgow.

Which department am I in?

College of Social Sciences and Arts

Study options

Full time including foundation year (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£15,860.00 (US$ 19,132) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

18 September 2023

Venue

Main Site

City Campus,

Howard Street,

Sheffield,

S1 1WB, England

Full Time (5 Years)

Tuition fees
£15,860.00 (US$ 19,132) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

18 September 2023

Venue

Main Site

City Campus,

Howard Street,

Sheffield,

S1 1WB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

The following qualifications will be considered for entry on to undergraduate programmes: two GCE/VCE A level passes; High School Leaving Certificate, which is recognised as equivalent to A' level standard; and other international qualifications gained after 13 years of secondary/further education. Sheffield Hallam welcomes applications from international school students taking the International Baccalaureate Diploma and those achieving 28 points or more will usually be successful in obtaining an offer of a place on our undergraduate programmes. IELTS for UKVI 6.0; Listening: minimum level 5.5; Speaking: minimum level 5.5; Reading: minimum level 5.5; Writing: minimum level 5.5.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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