Module code: FVP3005

Module Overview

This module forms a one of the major specialisations of Level 6 and consists of three components.
Students will present their project plans, with sample shots early in semester 1, to the rest of the year so that colleagues learn from their findings. Students will also have the opportunity to develop skills as film and TV professionals in lead and their choice of assisting roles.
Students will document their progress throughout the year in a journal or blog.

Module provider

Music and Media

Module Leader

PRATT Susan (Music & Med)

Number of Credits: 45

ECTS Credits: 22.5

Framework: FHEQ Level 6

Module cap (Maximum number of students): N/A

Overall student workload

Personal Tutorial Hours: 15

Independent Learning Hours: 425

Seminar Hours: 10

Module Availability

Year long

Prerequisites / Co-requisites

FVP2008 or equivalent

Module content

The content of the creative project will be agreed between the student and the module co-ordinator during Semester 1.
Students will agree their major creative project details as well as their operational roles for other projects.
Group and individual tutorials will be given throughout the year.
Students will maintain a continuous journal or blog record of the project development, plus a final reflective report.
The completed projects will be presented in an appropriate form.

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Oral exam or presentation Presentation 20
Coursework Creative project 80

Alternative Assessment

Alternative assessment will be given on the creative project and documentation of process

Assessment Strategy

The assessment strategy is designed to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate excellence in film and TV production skills, as well as strong oral and written communication:
Thus, the summative assessment for this module consists of:
Coursework 1 - Presentation. Week 5 of semester 1. Outline of project plans with sample shots.
Coursework 2 - Creative project. 80%, Consists of three elements:-
1. A major project or productions to be agreed in semester 1.
2. Evidence of assisting roles in other productions.
3. A continuous documentation of the process.
Formative assessment will be given in the form of regular individual and group tutorials, plus a formative submission of the creative project.

Module aims

  • Provide students with the experience of developing, individually, a major production or portfolio that is relevant to the Film and TV industry.
  • Provide an opportunity to develop individual areas of operational interest and expertise.
  • To enable the students to produce a screen based creative project demonstrating a high standard of intellectual and practical skills.
  • To provide opportunities for students to produce a comprehensive oral presentation and complete projects that accurately reflect personal achievements through the creative work completed.

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
001 Initiate and organise a creative project as an individual to a high standard. CKPT
002 Produce a comprehensive presentation, which clearly and precisely communicates the creative project aims and aspirations. CKPT
003 Critically evaluate filmed material and media product, applying good production standards CP
004 To contribute to more than one production in a specified professional operational role. CKPT
005 Plan, pre-produce and document the creative process throughout the module, relating it to professional practice. CKP

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Methods of Teaching / Learning

The learning and teaching strategy is designed to: develop production skills in styles of TV and film making. It will also provide opportunities for discussion and debate.
One two-hour plenary session at the beginning of Semester 1.
Seminars in week 5 of Semester 1 during which each student will give a presentation on their project topic.
Regular tutorials and group feedback sessions

Indicated Lecture Hours (which may also include seminars, tutorials, workshops and other contact time) are approximate and may include in-class tests where one or more of these are an assessment on the module. In-class tests are scheduled/organised separately to taught content and will be published on to student personal timetables, where they apply to taken modules, as soon as they are finalised by central administration. This will usually be after the initial publication of the teaching timetable for the relevant semester.

Reading list
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Other information


Programmes this module appears in

Programme Semester Classification Qualifying conditions
Film and Video Production Technology BA (Hons)(YEAR LONG) Year-long Compulsory A weighted aggregate mark of 40% is required to pass the module
Film and Video Production Technology BSc (Hons)(YEAR LONG) Year-long Compulsory A weighted aggregate mark of 40% is required to pass the module

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 2019/0 academic year.