BA (with Honors) in Film and Screen Media
The Bachelor of Film and Screen Media from University College Cork is a special and unique degree that offers students a comprehensive education on history, theory, values, aesthetics and the ideology of the moving image.
Our BA’s philosophy is that theory, analysis, and history must be informed by practice, and that practice, in turn, must be informed by understanding. insight into how cinema and ideas about the moving image have developed. Therefore, this unique program innovatively combines the study of film and screen media (Internet, mobile social networks, ezine) and practical filmmaking modules and screenwriting and digital filmmaking workshops.
The bachelor’s degree equips students with the skills for careers in the media, culture and creative industries, teaching, journalism, or for post-graduate study and research. graduate.
Led by internationally recognized experts, this BA will immerse students in the history and theory of film and the screen from around the world, from the birth of cinema to the era of Internet. Students also make films under the guidance of seasoned professionals and take advantage of the professionalization opportunities provided by the program’s association with film festivals such as Schull’s Fastnet Short Film Festival. With a thriving component of visiting speakers, invited professionals and artists-in-residence , students will have the opportunity to meet and be taught by film industry professionals and expert speakers from universities and files from around the world.
- Structure and modules of the BA program
The Bachelor of Film and Screen Media is a bachelor’s degree that lasts for 3 years. Students earn 60 credits each year, as follows:
- First year: BA Film and Screen Media (30 credits) + two other subjects (15 credits each) </ span>
- Second year: BA Film and Screen Media (40 credits) + other subject (20 credits) < / li>
- Third year: BA Film and Screen Media (40 credits) + other subject (20 credits) < / li>
You can also take the International Path and spend your third year studying Film and your other subject at a partner university abroad.
Each year, students will take core courses in theories, history, and aesthetics of motion picture and film media, and practical filmmaking.
- The minimum requirement is Minimum rating H4 In one subject, minimum grade H5 in one subject and minimum grade O6 / H7 in four other subjects. English and Irish are requirements for all programs, unless the applicant is exempt from Irish. Students must have a valid driver’s license before beginning their placement in the third year.
- For international candidates, the foreign equivalent is required. In addition, an officially translated degree will be required.
- IELTS 6.5, with no less than 6 in any component (or its internationally recognized equivalent).
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