Film and television are central to global culture. They entertain, inform, promote ideologies and help us communicate to and connect with other cultures.
This course is designed for talented UK students with a passion for film and television but whose personal circumstances make achieving our usual entry requirements difficult. This could be your opportunity to study your subject of choice at a top 20 UK university (Times Higher Education Rankings 2022).
Through a range of engaging modules spanning the arts and humanities, the foundation year gives you an opportunity to develop key skills such as communication, critical thinking, teamwork, and digital capability. Your foundation year tutors will support you in developing the necessary skills, knowledge and confidence for undergraduate study.
During the foundation year you will be a full member of the university, with all the opportunities this offers, including the same accommodation options as direct entry students.
Upon progressing from the foundation year to the three-year Film and Television Studies BA you'll discover the history of the industries and learn how audiences interact, you'll also have the opportunity to gain practical camera skills through an optional module.
Visit our Foundation Arts web pages to discover more about the foundation year.