Bachelor in Film Production

General

Program Description

This degree offers students the opportunity to gain extensive experience in all areas of the film production process, working with contemporary industry-standard facilities, equipment, and software. Students may have the opportunity to apply for paid work experience for external clients to develop their CV and showreel and may have the opportunity to learn on professional film sets with industry-active staff.

Dominique Webb is an award-winning and research-active producer who heads up a team that includes director Philip Stevens, who has won the international festival award including Best UK Short at Nottingham Film Festival (2017), and BAFTA Scotland New Talent recipient Dr Mikey Murray.

Facilities include video-editing suites with Avid Media Composer, Da Vinci Resolve, and Adobe Creative Cloud; audio editing suites with ProTools and Adobe software; digital imaging, design, and multi-media suites; a sound dubbing theatre with foley room; a high-end post-production finishing suite with Flame software; a writers' room and production offices.

How You Study

The first year of this programme introduces students to a range of skills such as directing, producing, screenwriting, cinematography, sound recording, and editing. Students can explore filmmaking through a variety of projects in a range of genres while developing an understanding of film theories.

In the second year, students are expected to explore creative areas in greater depth, enabling them to choose areas of specialism for their final-year films. A variety of theoretical optional modules are available and can develop students’ critical understanding and analytical thinking.

Collaborative filmmaking is a key feature of the course, with students working across the programme to produce work. Throughout the course, there is a focus on employability with the degree aiming to prepare graduates for a career in the screen and creative industries.

How You Are Assessed

Assessment Feedback

The University of Lincoln's policy on assessment feedback aims to ensure that academics will return in-course assessments to students promptly – usually within 15 working days after the submission date (unless stated differently above).

Methods of Assessment

The way students are assessed on this course may vary for each module. Examples of assessment methods that are used include coursework, such as written assignments, reports or dissertations; practical exams, such as presentations, performances or observations; and written exams, such as formal examinations or in-class tests. The weighting given to each assessment method may vary across each academic year. The University of Lincoln aims to ensure that staff return in-course assessments to students promptly.

Features

There is a full range of quality portable equipment available to students for filming and recording on location, and students currently have free access to Adobe Creative Cloud for the duration of their studies.

Student as Producer

Student as Producer is a model of teaching and learning that encourages academics and undergraduate students to collaborate on research activities. It is a programme committed to learning through doing.

The Student as Producer initiative was commended by the QAA in our 2012 review and is one of the teachings and learning features that makes the Lincoln experience unique.

Entry Requirements

  • GCE Advanced Levels: BCC
  • International Baccalaureate: 28 points overall
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: Distinction, Merit, Merit
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma: A minimum of 45 level-3 credits to include 30 at merit or above will be required.

Applicants will also be required to have at least three GCSEs at grade C or above (or the equivalent), including English.

We will also consider applicants with extensive relevant work experience.

International Students will require the English Language at IELTS 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in each element, or equivalent.

Last updated Jan 2020

About the School

Since being opened by Queen Elizabeth II in 1996, the University of Lincoln has invested more than £300 million in its buildings and facilities.

Since being opened by Queen Elizabeth II in 1996, the University of Lincoln has invested more than £300 million in its buildings and facilities. Read less