Filmmaking | UAL Diploma/Extended Diploma | Level 3

Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
Arts, Media and Publishing
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What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title UAL LEVEL 3 DIPLOMA IN CREATIVE MEDIA PRODUCTION & TECHNOLOGY - FILM
Code FE0033-1C
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

Brighton’s thriving film and digital scene provides the perfect backdrop from which to develop skills and knowledge aligned to industry practices. You will learn through practical projects using professional cameras and editing facilities, backed up with theory and critical analysis; all of which are essential to entering the world of TV, video and film industries.

You have the opportunity to complete the UAL Diploma in the first year and then the Extended Diploma in the second year.

Year 1 is a continuation of your practical learning leading to the Extended Diploma in Year 2, where you will specialise in your chosen area of this exciting and dynamic industry.

  • State-of-the-art cameras and editing
  • Opportunities to work on live broadcasts of gigs, talks and performances across the city
  • Guest speakers provide industry insights
  • Excellent opportunities for progression

Details

About this course

You will learn through practical projects using professional cameras and editing facilities, backed up with theory and critical analysis; all of which are essential to entering the world of TV, video and film industries. Industry-based projects and work experience opportunities are part of each course curriculum, enabling you to develop the skills to progress to a career in the creative industries with the confidence to thrive.

Topics include

Year 1 (Diploma):

  • Specialist filmmaking technical skills workshops
  • Presenting work professionally
  • Design and research skills
  • Critical and contextual awareness
  • Audio and visual production and technology

Year 2 (Extended Diploma):

  • Technical skills and problem solving
  • Audio and visual production and technology
  • Directing and screen writing
  • Live projects and presenting client work professionally

Entry requirements

To start at this level you need at least four GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, including English, maths and a creative subject. You will need to show your interest in filmmaking.

An interview with a course tutor will be required prior to enrolment.

If you do not have these grades, start on the Level 2 course.

Your next steps...

After this course

Further study

On successful completion of the first year, you will achieve a UAL Diploma, after which you can progress to the second year Extended Diploma course.

On successful completion of the second year (Extended Diploma), you can move on to related university degree courses.This course provides a sound underpinning of practical and theoretical skills to build a portfolio and progress to university, employment or an apprenticeship.

Future careers

  • Editor
  • Camera operator
  • Cinematographer
  • Animator
  • Screenwriter
  • Freelance videographer
  • E-learning producer
  • Social media content creator