International Year One in Media, Film & Television Production
Prepare for direct entry to Year 2 of an undergraduate degree at the University of East Anglia's (UEA) School of Art, Media and American Studies.
The International Year One is taught by INTO and UEA, combining expertise in the subject area and international student support to ensure you thrive in your studies. From film and TV to online media, you’ll examine a wealth of media forms. You'll also explore your own creative applications of different media, preparing for a diverse range of career paths.
If you choose to specialize in film and television production, you will hone your skills using UEA’s state-of-the-art TV studio – a professional environment supported by a team of experienced producers, directors and engineers. You will also be introduced to studio production, including directing, camera-work, floor management and editing.
If you are aiming to progress to media studies or film and television studies, you will be introduced to major debates, theories and thinkers in media studies. Explore audio-visual and audio formats, from television to podcasts, and learn how to analyze and think about media representation.
INTO UEA's core modules are taught in small classes sizes by INTO lecturer, Nicky Barrell, who has 25 years’ experience working in industry for BBC, ITV, Sky, Channel 4 as a series producer and director. You'll also study in the School of Art, Media and American Studies for range of academic modules and have regular contact with students and lecturers at UEA.
Minimum of 72 UCAS points (DDD), excluding General Studies. Min C in Maths GCSE. Native language NOT considered
English Language Requirements
IELTS 5.5 overall with 5.5 listening and 5.0 in other subskills or equivalent.
23 September 2024
- 60 out of 120 credits are taught by UEA professors together with first year university students. Students will be part of the degree at UEA’s School of Art, Media and American Studies from the start of their International Year One, but with additional English, critical thinking and academic support from INTO in smaller class sizes.
- Develop the language, communication, research and study skills needed to thrive in academic modules. Attend workshops to enhance your creative vision, engage with current academic debates, and learn critical and theoretical approaches in seminars.
- Students are taught television production skills in UEA’s TV studio and media suite – a professional environment supported by a team of experienced producers, directors and engineers.
- Benefit from strong partnerships with film and television production companies and agencies such as the British Film Institute, Cambridge International Student Film Festival and the National Centre for Writing in Norwich – England’s first UNESCO City of Literature.
- Learn from UEA professors acclaimed for scriptwriting, producing and directing, having worked with local and international companies such as the Norwich Gaming Festival, The Walt Disney Company, Harpo Entertainment and HBO.
- Gain valuable short-term work experience and long-term career opportunities thanks to UEA’s strong network of national and regional film and TV production company contacts.