Bangor University

Music and Film Studies BA (Hons)

Bangor University
In Bangor

£11,750
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Important information

Typology Bachelor's degree
Location Bangor (Wales)
Duration 3 Years
Start September
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Bangor (Wales)
  • Duration:
    3 Years
  • Start:
    September
Description

This exciting course course is run by the School of Creative Studies and Media in collaboration with Bangor’s world class School of Music. The course is aimed at students who want to study Film Studies (for example: digital film production, Hollywood cinema, History of Film, Directing for performance, women on film, animation, world cinema, among other modules) and combine this with the study and/or practice of Music. This course course will equip you with a lively grounding in the practical and critical skills required in these exciting creative fields.

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Where and when

Location

Starts

Bangor (Gwynedd)
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LL57 2DG

Starts

SeptemberNow taking bookings

To take into account

· What are the objectives of this course?

The course aims to enable understudies to: Be able to read and analyse a moving image text in a structured and informed way Have access to a technical and critical vocabulary relevant to the discussion of audio visual imagery Understand the workings of shot structure and scene composition Be able to analyse short film clips, paying attention to their formal techniques Be able to assimilate visual information and use that information to construct a written argument

· Who is it intended for?

Creative Studies and Media courses have seen graduates involved in both academe and in industry, including work in: Creative Writing, Professional Writing and Publishing; Performance and the Theatre, both on and behind the stage; Print and/or Broadcast Journalism; Actors, presenters and in television programme production; Advertising and the Marketing industries; Radio, as presenters, as well as in programme production; Digital, Web and New Media production; Multi media industries.

· Requirements

300 260 points We consider mature students with non standard qualifications.

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What you'll learn on the course

IT
Animation
Theatre
Composition
Performance
Film Studies
Film Production
Cinema
School
Project
Writing
Media
Music
Hollywood
Production
Introduction to New Media
Introduction to Film History
Essentials of Media Production
American Television Culture
Saints, Geniuses, Stars
Music and Film Studies
Language of Film
Media and Popular Music Culture
Introduction to European Cinema
Animation from Mickey to Manga
Women on Film
IT
Women on Film
IT

Course programme

What will you study on this course? A total of 120 credits must be taken in each year. Modules to choose from can include: Film Studies Year 1 60 credits from: Language of Film (20) Introduction to New Media (20) Introduction to Film History (20) American Television Culture (20) Media and Popular Music Culture (10) Essentials of Media Production (20) Introduction to European Cinema (10) Saints, Geniuses, Stars (20) Animation from Mickey to Manga (20) Women on Film (20) Year 2 60 credits from: Standard Media Production (20) Games and Virtual Environments (20) Marketing Creativity (20) Multimedia (20) Documentary and Drama (20) Film Theory/Film Culture (20) Writing for Film and the Media (20) French Film 1895 1950 (20) Bodily Cultures (20) Essential Film Production (20) World Cinema (20) Hollywood (20) Year 3 60 credits from: Individual Project (20) (core) Advanced Media Production (20) Development of Public Relations (20) British Cinema (20) America on Film (20) Scripts for Theatre and Television (20) Stanley Kubrick: Auteur (20) Creating Documentaries (20) East Asian Media and Culture (20) Page and Screen: France (20) Adaptations in European Cinema (20) Advanced Games (20) Applied Film Production (20) Celtic Film (20) Music Year 1 60 credits from: Monteverdi to Mahler (20) Harmony and Counterpoint (20) Composition (20) Practical Music Technology (10) An Introduction to Early Music (10) Twentieth Century Music (10) Music Cultures of the World (20) Media and Popular Music Culture (10) Solo Performance (20) Performance and Interpretation (10) Year 2 60 credits from: Cerdd. Metcalf, Sam a Barrett (10) The Violin in World Culture (10) Christian Church 2 (10) Choral Music 1750 1830 (10) Songs of Protest (10) Minimalism (10) The Twentieth Century Symphony (10) J. S. Bach (10) Purcell in the Theatre (10) Bartok (10) Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (10) Debussy and Ravel (10) Orchestrations and Arranging A (10) Composition A (10) Orchestrations and Arranging B (10) Composition B (10) Ensemble Performance 1 (10) Historical Performance Studies (10) Solo Performance (20) Ensemble Performance 2 (10) Conducting (10) Writing about Music (10) Tonal Studies A (10) Ethno A: Ethno in Action (10) Welsh Music Studies A: 20th Century (10) Arts Administration (10) Recording Techniques (10) Wagner in the Theatre (10) Schenkerian Techniques (10) Research Project (10) Notation and Editing (10) Tonal Studies B (10) Music in the Community (10) Community Arts Project (10) Year 3 60 credits from: Supplementary Study (10) Orchestration and Arranging A (10) Composition A (10) Orchestration and Arranging C (10) Songs of Protest (10) The Twentieth Century Symphony (10) J. S. Bach (10) Purcell in the Theatre (10) Bartok (10) Writing about Music (10) Tonal Studies A (10) Ethno A: Ethno in Action (10) Welsh Music A: 20th Century (10) Arts Administration (10) Teaching Techniques (10) Recording Techniques (10) Ensemble Performance 1 (10) Historical Performance Studies (10) Composition (project) (20) Composition (project) (30) Composition (project) (40) Dissertation (20) Dissertation (30) Dissertation (40) Edition (20) Edition (30) Edition (40) Tonal Music Project (20) Tonal Music Project (30) Tonal Music Project (40) Solo Performance (20) Solo Performance (30) Solo Performance (40) Supplementary Study (10) Orchestration and Arranging B (10) Composition B (10) The Violin in World Culture (10) Christian Church 2 (10) Choral Music 1750 1830 (10) Minimalism (10) Wagner in the Theatre (10) Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (10) Debussy and Ravel (10) Schenkerian Techniques (10) Research Project (10) Notation and Editing (10) Tonal Studies B (10) Ethno B: Music in Africa (10) Music in the Community (10) Community Arts Project (10) Editing Fifteenth Century Music (10) Ensemble Performance 2 (10) Conducting (10)

Additional information

Research and practice Our courses combine elements of research and practice. You have the opportunity to create and produce in all media fields under the supervision of staff that have many years of experience working in the media. We have excellent links with theatre companies, newspapers and the television industry. BBC Wales’ television and radio centre is literally next door, and there are many independent producers nearby. Students will be able to take advantage of the new Pontio centre, which includes a theatre, a cinema, a design and innovation centre, and spacious lecture rooms. Our students play a prominent role in many creative projects, such as Student Cut Films, two student newspapers – Seren and Llef – and a radio station, Storm FM.

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