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 

You will take core modules that develop the craft of digital filmmaking, using the University’s digital camera systems as well as industry-standard editing software including Final Cut Pro and Avid products. Modules include a series of practical projects, culminating in a major project in your final year. There are also options to study more theory-based modules.

In addition to subject-specific skills, you will also build up transferable skills in communication, teamwork and creativity. These will help you move into rewarding jobs in the media after the end of the course.


Why us?

  • Sunderland was voted joint Best in the North-East for Spend Per Student in Media and Film studies (Guardian University Guide 2015)
  • Sunderland was voted joint Best in the North-East for Spend Per Student in Media and Film studies (Guardian University Guide 2015)
  • Opportunities for work experience
  • A good choice of modules across the programme

Teaching and Assessment

 We use a variety of teaching methods including 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.

Modular structure

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
  • £10,750 if you are an international student

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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