Film, TV & Music Production

Hertfordshire is home to the majority of the UK's media production. We have strong links with the major film and TV studios, all located within 45 minutes of our campus. In recent years staff and students have worked on major blockbuster movies including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and the Harry Potter films.

 

We provide some of the best facilities in the UK for studying and producing your own creative work. Sharing of resources and expertise across the faculty is encouraged, giving you access to all spaces and equipment.

Stage 1:
University Foundation
Stage 2 & 3:
Bachelor's Degree
Film, TV & Music Production

For these courses, you will be required to show evidence of previous work through a portfolio or evidence of musical theory.

BA (Hons) Film and Television (Production)*

BSc (Hons) Music Composition and Technology

BSc (Hons) Music Composition and Technology for Film and Games

BSc (Hons) Songwriting and Music Production

BSc (Hons) Sound Design Technology

BA (Hons) Visual Effects for Film and Television

*No portfolio is required for the 2 semesters entry of this course

Business & Management

For these courses, you will not be required to show evidence of previous work through a portfolio or evidence of musical theory.

BA (Hons) Music Industry Management

Fees

Academic Year Stage 1: University Foundation Stage 2: First Year Degree Studies

2016/17

One semester: £7,000
Two semesters: £9,950

£12,500

2017/18

One semester: £7,950
Two semesters: £10,950

£12,950

Location

Duration

Stage 1: One or two semesters

Stage 2: Two semesters

Intakes

For one semester

Stage 1: January and May

For two semesters

Stage 1: September and January

Stage 2: September

Examples of students' work!

Stage 1: University Foundation

Modules

One semester
Semester one
  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication(ILSC)
  • Principles of Computing
  • Practical Study Skills
  • Introduction to Art, Design, Film and Media
Two semesters
Semester one
  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication(ILSC)
  • Principles of Computing
  • Practical Study Skills
  • Introduction to Art, Design, Film and Media
Semester two
  • Business Studies
  • Introduction to Mass Communications
  • Specialist Project (Double Module)
Progression rule to Stage 2

Minimum 50% pass mark in all modules except ILSC which is 60% with minimum 85% attendance required across all modules.

Stage 2: First Year Degree in Creative Arts

Modules

HIC provide subject specialist skill progression classes during integrated first year degree.

 

Students need to pass all modules to progress. All students study a collection of modules, totalling 120 credits.

 

More information about the University’s degree modules can be found on their website: www.herts.ac.uk/apply/schoolsof-
study/creative-arts.

Progression rule to Stage 3

Minimum 40% pass mark all modules with minimum 85% attendance required.

 

Employment & career options

Previous graduates have gone to work in the film industry on the James Bond and Harry Potter films, with such companies as Crytek UK, ITV, The London Studios, MSN UK, Virgin Media TV, Warner Bros.