Why choose this course?
Whether you prefer to work with the still or moving image, you can creatively explore film and photography on our inspiring degree.
Using cutting-edge facilities and state-of-the-art equipment, you’ll discover and develop a range of skills as you work towards a career in this dynamic industry. With access to our on-site HDTV and photographic studios, 3D workshop, post-production, media training and editing facilities, you’ll discover how the lens can be used creatively as a tool for storytelling, digital imaging, camera techniques for still and moving images and more.
With access to industry-standard software across Apple and PC platforms, you’ll be able to develop and locate your role in the film and photographic industries either as a provider of creative lens imagery, a media developer, a content provider or in production and post-production industries. There are also opportunities to produce work for commercial clients, for charitable and community organisations and education.
Work can also be produced in collaboration with other design students to provide experience of teamwork to reflect normal industrial practice. You are encouraged to present your work to a wider audience through festivals and competitions. Emphasis is placed on your personal and professional development, communication and entrepreneurial skills so you’re well equipped to enter and shape a diverse and rapidly-changing industry.
Throughout the course you’ll be given the opportunity to gain a range of skills and knowledge including storytelling, storyboarding, character development, digital imaging, camera techniques for moving and still images, lighting for studio and location work, editing and post-production. Your flexibility and entrepreneurial flair will be given space and opportunity to grow and evolve as you create a strong portfolio of work and expertise.
You can also choose to study this course as a foundation year BA (Hons) Applied Arts (4 years including foundation year) and as an integrated masters MDes Film & Photography.