Digital Film Production BA (Hons) (W612)




University of Sunderland

Digital Film Production BA (Hons)

Requirements / Wymagania

PRZEDMIOT (co najmniej 2 przedmioty na poziomie rozszerzonym) POZIOM PODSTAWOWY POZIOM ROZSZERZONY
Matura podstawowa oraz rozszerzona Ogólna średnia ze wszystkich przedmiotów minimum 60% (podstawowe i/lub rozszerzone) Ogólna średnia ze wszystkich przedmiotów minimum 60% (podstawowe i/lub rozszerzone)
Stara matura ocena minimum 3 -
J. angielski minimum 80% minimum 50%
Certyfikat językowy IELTS opcjonalnie jeśli nie spełnisz powyższych wymagań z matury - minimum 6.0 -
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Course overview 

Kick start your career in film. Explore your personal creativity through practical projects. Develop technical skills, with excellent training in film, television and new media.

Whether your film interest is action, animation, documentary, horror or sci-fi, this course provides an excellent environment for you to develop your own exciting and rewarding career in the film industry. With a mix of practical skill and theoretical knowledge, you’ll be set to turn creativity into reality.

Develop practical production skills including camera, sound, editing, post-production, lighting, colour grading, producing and directing. Your learning experience will be greatly enhanced by our top class equipment including specialised digital cameras, Steadicam rigs, drones and professional editing software packages like Avid and Final Cut Pro.

You will increase your understanding of the history of cinema and different film genres with our theory based modules. Options include European Cinema and Contemporary Cinema. You will gather a broad understanding of many varied aspects of the film industry.

We encourage you to take full advantage of our creative and business services, which prepare you for careers in digital film and broadcast industries. Supported by our experts you will engage with industry from year one through work experience with a number of broadcasters and film shoots.

Students have gone on to win awards from the Royal Television Society and have seen their work used in promotional material for organisations and cities.

You will acquire transferable skills in communication, teamwork and creativity which are essential to success in the industry. This course will give you the skills and experience to move into rewarding jobs in the media.


Why us?

  • Media and Film Studies courses at Sunderland are 15th in the UK according to The Guardian University league tables 2018
  • 94.2% of our graduates are in employment or further study within six months of graduating, according to DLHE 2015/16 (based on UK undergraduate students)
  • All our academics are working or researching in media so you’ll study alongside scriptwriters, film makers, radio producers, and independent film producers
  • A good choice of modules across the programme, allowing you to specialise and explore your interests
  • All students studying on-campus undergraduate media courses can take up a CV-enhancing work placement
  • Study in our purpose built media centre, a base for Made in Tyne & Wear and BBC Newcastle


Modular structure

Teaching and assessment

Our teaching methods develop subject-specific knowledge and transferable skills that enhance employability. These include skills in communication, analysis, research, teamwork, writing and presentation.

You will receive lectures, demonstrations, workshops, seminars, screenings, group and individual projects, and independent learning.

In the second year of the course, we encourage you to take a work placement module. Developing relevant experience of work is an integral part of the course, and throughout your time at Sunderland, you will be encouraged to continuously liaise with the digital film production industry with work experience placements and industry-run master classes.

According to the National Student Survey, 95% of our media students agree that staff are good at explaining things.

Assessment methods include portfolios of practical work, production files, essays, examinations, reports and presentations.

Part-time study

If you study this course on a part-time basis you will typically complete 40-80 credits in a year, rather than the 120 credits of full-time students. All modules are taught during the day time and you will be studying alongside full-time students.

Year 1 (national level 4):

  • Introduction to Media and Cultural Studies (20 credits)
  • Media Production Skills (20 credits)
  • Introduction to Sound Design (20 credits)
  • Introduction to Film Studies (20 credits)
  • Visual Storytelling (20 credits)
  • Digital Fictional Film (20 credits) 

Year 2 (national level 5):

  • Media and Cultural Studies (20 credits)
  • Documentary (20 credits)
  • Digital Fictional Film 2 (20 credits)
  • Experimental Digital Film Production (20 credits)
  • Film Theory and Criticism (20 credits)

Optional modules (choose two):

  • Moving Camera (20 credits)
  • Digital Effects 2 (20 credits)
  • Scriptwriting (20 credits)

    Final year (national level 6):

  • Digital Fictional Film 3 (20 credits)
  • Major Practical Project (40 credits)
  • Film and Feeling (20 credits)

Optional modules (choose three):

  • Advanced Digital Postproduction (20 credits)
  • Documentary Production (20 credits)
  • Screenwriting (20 credits)
  • Moving Camera 2 (20 credits)

Fees and funding

Full-time fees

The annual fee for this course is:

  • £9,250 if you are from the UK / EU

Part-time fees

Tuition fees for part-time students are £4,880 per 120 credits.

Please note that part-time courses are not available to international students who require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK.

If you are not sure whether you qualify as a UK, EU or international student, find out more in our Help and Advice article.

Take a look at the Your Finances section to find out about the scholarships and bursaries that may be available to you.

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