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Contemporary Film Making in the Highlands and Islands

The University of the Highlands and Islands

48 months
Duration
12360 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The BA (Hons) Contemporary Film Making in the Highlands and Islands from The University of the Highlands and Islands is designed to allow you to produce creative films using the beautiful and diverse rural landscapes of Scotland.

Overview

The Contemporary Film Making in the Highlands and Islands programme at The University of the Highlands and Islands will give you the opportunity to collaborate with local communities, as well as arts and cultural industry experts, to set up realistic industry links for your future career and employment.

You will study a mix of craft skills, editing and production, film studies, documentaries, and cultural archiving and recording, in an environment that promotes personal development and learning. You will also develop skills in small business planning and research, while acquiring technical ability and hands-on, intensive experience.

Special features

  • You will be taught by industry experts
  • Collaborations with local communities and industry experts will help you set up realistic links for your future career
  • A blend of theory, technical and project-based learning is applied throughout the course
  • You will receive hands-on learning and immediate experience, and develop skills in business planning and research
  • Residentials will enrich your experience

Programme Structure

Course include:
  • Critical commentary
  • Post-production: advanced techniques
  • Freelancing skills for the digital film-maker
  • Creating work for clients: developing the brief
  • Writing for film: writing a screenplay
  • Creative work for clients: production

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 96 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 3 Scottish Highers at grade C or above, one in a literary subject, eg English, History, Psychology OR
  • 2 A levels at grade C or above, one in a literary subject AND
  • Standard Grade Credit level, National 5 Computing Science at grade C or above, or equivalent
  • Alternatively, Foundation Apprenticeship Creative and Digital Media PLUS an additional Scottish Higher in either English, History or Psychology, at Grade C or above
  • Relevant industry experience or understanding of the requirements of film-making is also required
  • You will be required to attend an interview to assess your technical ability
  • Applicants with other qualifications or experience will be considered on an individual basis

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    12360 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12360 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • Eu: £1,820

Funding

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