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.
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.
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.