Final year (national level 6):
- Multi-Platform Performance (20 credits)
Take part in workshops that explore diverse areas of screen performance such as virtual reality, TV presenting and motion capture. Analyse and evaluate the challenges and advantages of your selected multi-platform performance.
- Creative Enterprise Project (20 credits)
Plan and implement a small-scale project and experience a work placement aligned to a possible career. Develop a professional online portfolio/digital CV which showcases some of your best work to take forward as a way of self-promotion, self-branding and identifying key skills and competencies as a graduate and creative practitioner.
- TV Drama Project (20 credits)
Examine acting for TV, and develop your knowledge surrounding video/TV production. Cover screen context and participate in workshops looking at on-camera acting techniques, planning, rehearsing and shooting a range of dramatic scenarios for video/TV. Take part in the award-winning film projects in collaboration with Northumbria Police.
Optional modules (choose 60 credits):
- Practical Final Project (60 credits)
Create a high-end video project for a client of your choosing such as an individual, a business, or a band. Demonstrate your technical ability/skills in creating highly composed compositions, effective audio, and professional editing/grade.
- Final Showcase (40 credits)
Extend your artistic practice and/or demonstrate creative innovation. Depending on the role you select, you'll develop: artistic competence, choreographic, compositional, devising and directorial processes, performance skills and creative use of small scale staging techniques.
- Screenwriting for Film and TV 2 (20 credits)
Look at adapting existing narratives. Study a variety of forms and sources and develop them into your own narrative in screenplay form (up to 30 minutes). Develop your work through treatment stage to final screenplay. Cover subjects including adapting character, plot, narrative voice and thematic choices.
Understand the development of radio drama in the BBC and in independent production and experimental drama. Participate in production workshops which focus on idea formation, pitching, production management, scriptwriting, casting, studio direction and creative production.
- Independent Study (20 credits)
Work independently to develop new, critical and creative insights by means of a research project in either written, or practical and written forms. Reflect the central learning outcomes with a particular emphasis on subject/contextual study, practical/artistic exploration or application, evaluation and reflection.
- High End Video Project (20 credits)
Create a high-end corporate video project for a client in small groups. Demonstrate your technical ability in creating highly composed compositions, effective audio levels/mixing/score, and professional editing/grade. Individually create a showreel of your best work from across the course which highlights your professionalism and technical ability.