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The School of Film & Media spans across many different areas, all concerned with the production and analysis of contemporary media practise. All courses will equip you with the required skills for the vast range of disciplines involved and enable you to reach your maximum potential.

Animation

With three Oscar winners already within the alumni of our Animation courses, you’ll be in safe hands at UCA. The School of Film & Media is home to several of Europe’s leading undergraduate courses and gives students access to industry-standard facilities including 2D and 3D software to fully prepare them for their career or further study.

Film & Television

Surrounded by the top facilities for both the film and television industries, students at UCA receive training from top practitioners from across the production sector. Based at UCA Farnham, the Film Production Course equips students with all of the creative and technical skills needed by filmmakers such as direction, production design, Cinematography, screen writing, Sound Design, Editing and many more. In collaboration with and based at the Maidstone Studios, the Television Production course immerses students in a working studio and a professional environment where the focus is on content-making and storytelling.

Journalism

The journalism courses at UCA expose students to high level training across the media spectrum. With both generalist and specialist courses on offer, our journalism courses place a strong emphasis on placement opportunities and industry links, whereby students experience real-life working environments to build up their portfolio of work. Our graduates go on to work in a variety of roles within magazines, newspapers, television and PR. (Please note our Fashion & Lifestyle Journalism courses can be found within the School of Fashion)

Media & Communications Industries

A new group of courses to UCA, these courses enable students to focus on the theoretical and practical application of business, communications, media and creative writing. Through exploration of the social, economic, cultural and technological factors that are driving changes in digital media, mass communication and media business, students become fully equipped to deal with a variety of roles within media and communication industries.

 

Acting & Performance

This new degree course in Acting & Performance will take an innovative approach to the teaching of acting by integrating studies for recorded and live drama and using the camera as a tool for teaching and learning from the outset.

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Animation

The animation course at UCA Farnham is one of Europe's premier degree courses. Established in 1972 by the British Oscar-winning animator Bob Godfrey, it’s the first degree course to specialise in the academic study of animation.

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Animation (4 year course)

The first year (or Year 0) of this four year degree, develops the fundamental skills that you will need to grow your potential as an animator.

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Computer Animation Arts

From digital animation to special effects, BA (Hons) Computer Animation Arts at UCA Rochester equips you to produce work from concept art to 3D digital production for film, television, games and events.

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Film Production

BA (Hons) Film Production at UCA Farnham is one of the longest established film courses in the country, embracing all areas of film production from documentary and fiction to artist's filmmaking and critical writing.

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Film Production (4 year course)

This four year degree course includes a preparatory year designed to introduce you to practices and procedures in film-making, photography and academic study.

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Illustration & Animation

BA (Hons) Illustration & Animation at our Canterbury campus helps you to establish your own personal voice whilst communicating visually to defined audiences.

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Journalism & Media Production

As a student of one of the longest running journalism courses in the country, you’ll learn not only the essential journalistic skills sought by the world’s biggest media organisations, but the technical skills too.

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Music Composition & Technology

Explore music composition in relation to film and theatre, and how a creative environment can be enhanced through music and sound.

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Music Journalism

BA (Hons) in Music Journalism at UCA Epsom equips you with all the tools to operate in this fast-moving multimedia environment.

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Music Marketing & Promotion

On BA (Hons) Music Marketing & Promotion you will learn the transferable skills of music marketing and promotion which are so important in today's connected world.

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Television Production

BA (Hons) Television Production is taught at The Maidstone Studios where you have access to industry-standard equipment and offers an unique opportunity to study in a professional environment.

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Television & Media Production

As a student of BA (Hons) Television & Media you will be taught a broad and valuable range of research methods, interviewing skills and visual storytelling techniques giving you the tools to create compelling and informed content that’s always in high-demand.

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MA Animation

The masters course in animation at UCA Farnham encourages the use of digital and new media practices including CGI, Flash, visual FX (after-effects) and experimental approaches to moving image.

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MA Documentary Practices

The Documentary Practices MA at UCA Farnham will allow you to undertake cross-disciplinary work between New Media, Photography and Film.

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MA Filmmaking

This course offers you the opportunity to specialise in key roles within filmmaking and graduate in a named pathway, including Directing, Producing, Screenwriting, Production Design, Cinematography, Editing and Sound.

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