Film and Video Production Technology BA (Hons) - 2017/8

Awarding body

University of Surrey

Teaching institute

University of Surrey

Framework

FHEQ Level 6

Final award and programme/pathway title

BA (Hons) Film and Video Production Technology

Subsidary award(s)

Award Title
Ord Film and Video Production Technology
DipHE Film and Video Production Technology
CertHE Film and Video Production Technology

Modes of study

Route code Credits and ECTS Credits
Full-time with PTY ULG13008 480 credits and 240 ECTS credits

JACs code

J990

QAA Subject benchmark statement (if applicable)

Communication, Media, Film and Cultural Studies

Other internal and / or external reference points

N/A

Faculty and Department / School

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences - Music and Media

Programme Leader

HAIGH A Mr (Music & Med)

Date of production/revision of spec

26/05/2018

Educational aims of the programme

To develop a commitment to professional engineering and production values, by demonstrating a personal commitment to professional standards, and to social and political citizenship, recognising obligations to society and a professional awareness of the dynamics (cultural, economic, ethical, legal, political, social or affective) which shape working environments in the media production industries.

To develop responsible skills for project planning and management together with some responsibility for leading and developing others.

To enable students to develop effective interpersonal skills in communicating technical matters with their colleagues from both engineering and artistic backgrounds.

To equip students for employment in film and broadcast-related industries by providing both the theoretical and technical knowledge of engineering principles and practice, along with the creative, innovative and imaginative skills of video production.

To equip students to apply their knowledge and intellectual analytical skills to design and deliver engineering systems and creative projects, or services using contemporary technologies and methods which require the application of research skills; including a combination of general and specialist engineering and creative knowledge, and understanding the application of existing and emerging technology and creative practice.

Programme learning outcomes

Attributes Developed Awards Ref.
To provide theoretical and technical knowledge of engineering principles and practice, along with the creative, innovative and imaginative skills of video production. K
To equip students to apply their knowledge and intellectual analytical skills to design and deliver engineering systems and creative projects or services using contemporary technologies and methods which require the application of research skills; including a combination of general and specialist engineering and creative knowledge, and understanding the application of existing and emerging technology and creative practice. K
To develop responsible skills for project planning and management together with some responsibility for leading and developing others. C
To enable students to develop effective interpersonal skills in communicating technical matters with their colleagues from both engineering and artistic backgrounds. C
To develop a commitment to professional engineering and production values, by demonstrating a personal commitment to professional standards, and to social and political citizenship, recognising obligations to society and a professional awareness of the dynamics (cultural, economic, ethical, legal, political, social or affective) which shape working environments in the media production industries. P
Use scientific evidence and logical thought in the presentation of ideas. T
Use general IT tools. T
Work as part of a team. T
Evaluate information and requirements. T
Apply creativity and innovation to problem solving. T
Show effective oral and written communication skills. T
Apply effective time management. T
Manage more junior operational personnel. T
Show teamwork and leadership. T
Exercise initiative and personal responsibility. T
Make decisions in complex and unpredictable contexts. T
Understand the need for appropriate further training of a professional or equivalent T

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Programme structure

Full-time with PTY

This Bachelor's Degree (Honours) programme is studied full-time over four academic years, consisting of 480 credits (120 credits at FHEQ levels 4, 5, 6 and the optional professional training year). All modules are semester based and worth 15 credits with the exception of project, practice based and dissertation modules.
Possible exit awards include:
- Bachelor's Degree (Ordinary) (300 credits)
- Diploma of Higher Education (240 credits)
- Certificate of Higher Education (120 credits)

Programme Adjustments (if applicable)

N/A

Modules

Opportunities for placements / work related learning / collaborative activity

Associate Tutor(s) / Guest Speakers / Visiting Academics N
Professional Training Year (PTY) N
Placement(s) (study or work that are not part of PTY) N
Clinical Placement(s) (that are not part of the PTY scheme) N
ERASMUS Study (that is not taken during Level P) N
Study exchange(s) (that are not part of the ERASMUS scheme) N
Dual degree N

Other information

Students will be required to decide at the end of their second year of study whether to pursue the BA option, which
provides a creative/artistic focus to the programme, or the BSc option, which provides a technical focus. The decision to
pursue either the BA or the BSc is made when enrolling for final year modules. Students wishing to pursue the BA will
elect to take the Dissertation option, while those wishing to pursue the BSc will take the Technical Project option

Quality assurance

The Regulations and Codes of Practice for taught programmes can be found at:

https://www.surrey.ac.uk/quality-enhancement-standards

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2017/8 academic year.