BA (Hons) Film Production- Media Foundation Year (P31P)

Southampton Solent University

BA (Hons) Film Production- Media Foundation Year

Requirements / Wymagania

PRZEDMIOT (co najmniej 2 przedmioty na poziomie rozszerzonym) POZIOM PODSTAWOWY POZIOM ROZSZERZONY
Średnia z matury ze wszystkich przedmiotów na poziomie podstawowym i rozszerzonym 50% 50%
Z matury z jednego przedmiotu rozszerzonego - 50%
Certyfikat językowy IELTS opcjonalnie jeśli nie spełnisz powyższych wymagań z matury - minimum 6.0 -

About the course

With a wide range of high-end film equipment, a passionate teaching team and a reputation for producing well-rounded graduates, film production at Southampton Solent University will help prepare you for life as a film production professional.

Solent University’s media academy is a hub for creative students at Solent, with three green screen TV studios, a large visual recording studio with capacity for 200 seated audience members and a range of radio and music production facilities. Our large edit suites feature Mac Pro computers and the full Adobe Creative Suite for editing, colour grading and special effects.

Students studying in the School of Media Arts and Technology can benefit from a schedule high calibre of guest speakers and visiting fellows. Recent talks have been given by Anne V. Coates (Oscar winning editor), Paul Franklin (Oscar winner for visual effects on Inception), Brian Tufano (cinematographer on Trainspotting, Quadrophenia and Billy Elliot) and Sir Alan Parker (director of Fame, Evita, Bugsy Malone, The Commitments and Mississippi Burning).

Think a career in film production might be for you? Immerse yourself in the culture of film, access our high-end facilities and work with experienced industry professionals who will help you develop a critical understanding of this modern art form.


What does this course lead to?

Graduates have gone on to a range of industry roles, including researcher, marketing manager, film agency manager, video director, script developer, digital imaging technician, editing assistant and film director. Companies that our graduates have gone on to include Sprout Pictures, Unitbase, the BBC, Harbour Lights Cinema and Renegade.

Who is this course for?

BA (Hons) Film Production is well suited to students with a background in media production or general media studies.

Candidates often aspire to hands-on creative industry roles including creative direction, screenwriting, audio production, camera operation, cinematography, or freelance production.

Modular structure

Year one:

Core units

  • Film Forms and Aesthetics
  • Mapping Your Industry
  • Film Production Skills: Digital Cinematography
  • The Shoot
  • Screenwriting: From Pitch to Page
  • Film Production Skills: Post-Production

Year two:

Core units

  • Crafting the Scene
  • Brief Encounters: Short Film Theory and Practice
  • Cinematic Documentary: Politics and Practice
  • The Promo
  • Fiction and Beyond


  • Colour Correction and Grading
  • Directing Actors for the Screen
  • Intermediate Editing
  • Sound Production
  • Producer’s Toolkit
  • Model Your Business
  • Freelancing at Solent Creatives 1
  • Curriculum Plus

Please note: Not all optional units are guaranteed to run each year.

Year three:

Core units

  • Final Major Project: Production
  • Professional Practice Portfolio
  • Creative Entrepreneurial Freelance Practice
  • Film Marketing and Distribution


  • Advanced Editing
  • Advanced Grading
  • Post-Production Sound
  • Freelancing at Solent Creatives 2
  • Curriculum Plus
  • Producing and Managing Web Content for Clients at Solent Productions

Please note: Not all optional units are guaranteed to run each year.

Fees and costs

The tuition fees for the 2018/19 academic year are:

  • UK and EU full-time fees: £9,250 per year
  • UK and EU part-time fees: £4,625 per year

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