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A Foundation Year is a program that introduces students to college courses. Students learn about a variety of subjects such as technology, humanities, science, business, arts, and engineering. Once the year is completed, individuals are prepared to enter a full degree program.

 

Journalism refers to writing about current events for broadcast news on radio or television, or printed articles for newspapers and other publications. Journalists help stimulate and engage the general public and help inform readers and viewers of the world around them.

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Leeds College of Music

The Foundation Degree in Music Production gives you the vital, practical training you need to become a sophisticated music producer. ... [+]

Foundation Year in Music ProductionThe Foundation Degree in Music Production gives you the vital, practical training you need to become a sophisticated music producer.While no less rigorous than the BA (Hons) Music Production pathway, the Foundation Degree is more vocational, with most assignments written to either reflect industry practice or enable you to build a professional portfolio of work. A work placement gives you hands-on experience, while a year-long independent project sees you devise and create a fully marketable product.You can choose to complete the course over two years (full-time) or four years (part-time). The Foundation Degree stands alone as a respected qualification, or you can top it up to a full BA with one further year of full-time study, or two years' part-time study.The Foundation Degree is ideal if you:... [-]

United Kingdom Leeds
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Campus
Victorian College of the Arts

An intensive part-time filmmaking course for writer/director/editors. Develop your reel adding 3 short film productions. Commence your creative journey towards an exciti ... [+]

Course in Film and TV Foundation Course (Part-Time) An intensive part-time filmmaking course for writer/director / editors. Develop your reel adding 3 short film productions. Commence your creative journey towards an exciting new career.

Course SummaryCombining lectures and practical workshops, Foundations’ part-time delivery schedule is geared to enable people already studying or working full-time access to many of Australia’s best film industry practitioners and educators within our state of the art facilities.Two short filming exercises (one Super 8 film, one Digital) plus one major short production will be individually written and directed by each student, adding three short films to your reel. Please refer to our downloadable brochure for a more detailed course breakdown (above). Reflecting the philosophy of our full-time programs, we deliver to the individual who is seeking to find their unique creative voice. While the emphasis is on training writer/director/editors, you will also develop your knowledge and practical skills by experiencing the myriad of essential roles required on a film or TV production crew, including producing, sound recording, cinematography and production design.This course provides emerging filmmakers with invaluable access to a wide range of industry professionals, empowering participants with the insight, confidence and connections required to move forward in this competitive industry. All students who complete the year receive a VCA Film and Television Foundation's certificate of completion plus a DVD of all of the works generated throughout the year.... [-]

Australia Melbourne
January 2020
Part-time
2 semesters
Campus
Academy of Music & Sound Online

The AMSonline Foundation Degree in Creative Music Production is an ideal platform to develop essential skills in music creation, technology and production while learning ... [+]

The AMSonline Foundation Degree in Creative Music Production is an ideal platform to develop essential skills in music creation, technology and production while learning how to promote yourself within the modern music industry.

The program is validated by the University of Wolverhampton and equivalent to the first 2 years of a BA(Hons).

The FD (Arts) Creative Music Production can help to prepare you for a career as a music producer, studio assistant and/or recording engineer.

How long is it for?

You can choose to study full-time (4 x 12 week semesters studied over 2 years) or part-time (6 x 12 week semesters studied over 3 years)

Who is it for?

This FD (Arts) Creative Music Production is ideal if you wish to progress your studies from a BTEC Diploma/Extended Diploma in Music or Music Technology and/or ‘A’ level studies in performing arts of related subjects.... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
Online
FAMU Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague

The Academy Preparation Program offers one year of intensive filmmaking/photography and academic disciplines with mentorship enabling the student to complete several artw ... [+]

Would you like to become a filmmaker, but you are still not definitively decided in what capacity? Would you like become a photographer? The Academy Preparation Program offers one year of intensive filmmaking/photography and academic disciplines with mentorship enabling the student to complete several artworks by the end of the academic year. The program works well to prepare students for MA studies in a particular discipline.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The one-year Academy Preparation Program (APP) at FAMU International aims to provide its participants the opportunity to explore and become acquainted with the broad range of crafts, professions, arts, and skills that comprise the cinematic/photographic endeavor on both a practical and theoretical level. Filmmaking hands-on program includes a large variety of practical student projects and exercises in formats from HDV, HDSLR to 16mm and 35mm. There is also practical work within a TV studio environment. Shooting is designed for locations as well as in studios. Photography students gain the skills within Photography department. Projects are specifically designed for the program curriculum and are supervised by FAMU faculty and mentors. The production of all mandatory practical exercises and final film is included in the price of tuition.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Stirling

Prepare for direct entry to Year 2 of an undergraduate degree in a wide range of subjects including Media, Journalism, Politics, Sociology, Psychology and Sport Studies a ... [+]

Prepare for direct entry to Year 2 of an undergraduate degree in a wide range of subjects including Media, Journalism, Politics, Sociology, Psychology and Sports Studies at the University of Stirling.

With this pathway, you'll also have the opportunity to progress to one of seven other leading Scottish universities - if you choose this option, you may progress to Year 1 or Year 2 of your degree, depending on the university you choose.

Course features A specialist programme helping you to develop the knowledge and skills for your chosen degree. Study academic modules that reflect the first year of your chosen degree. Guaranteed university placement for all successful students - find out more about our money back guarantee. Our class sizes are smaller than you’ll typically experience at university – so you'll have more time with your teachers. You will have university-style lessons for subject-based modules, to help you adapt to the studying in the UK. Guidance with your university application, ensuring you choose the best degree for you. Key course facts Course length: 3-4 Terms Start dates: 2018: September; 2019: January, June, September; 2020: January Fees: From £15,075 Class hours: 21 hours per week on average Class size: 16 Class duration: English classes per week: 6 hours Subject module classes per week: 15 hours Average total per week: 21 hours ... [-]
United Kingdom Stirling
June 2019
Full-time
9 - 12 months
Campus
University of Gloucestershire

Prepare for direct entry to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree in a range of subjects including Advertising, Computer Games Design, Graphic Design, Landscape Architecture ... [+]

Prepare for direct entry to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree in a range of subjects including Advertising, Computer Games Design, Graphic Design, Landscape Architecture and Media Production at the University of Gloucestershire.

Course features Develop the knowledge and skills for your chosen degree through a specialist pathway. Guaranteed university placement for all successful students. Find out more about our money back guarantee. Benefit from smaller class sizes than at university, meaning you'll have more time with your teachers. Adapt to studying in the UK thanks to university-style teaching for subject-based modules. Guidance with your university applications, so you choose the best degree for you. Key course facts Course length: 2-4 Terms Start dates: 2018: September; 2019: January, July, September; 2020: January Fees: From £12,995 Class hours: 18 hours per week minimum Class size: 16 Class duration: English classes per week: 6 hours Subject module classes per week: 12 hours Average total per week: 18 hours ... [-]
United Kingdom Cheltenham
July 2019
Full-time
9 - 12 months
Campus
INTO London

Academic study, intensive English language teaching and study skills to prepare you for entry into the first year of a university degree in areas such as Advertising, Eco ... [+]

Academic preparation for the first year of an undergraduate degree in a wide range of subjects, including Advertising, Economics, Journalism, Law, Politics, Psychology and Sociology.

Why apply? guaranteed university placement for all successful students recognised by more than 60 universities a quality-assured university validated programme multiple start dates

There are two course options available:

International Foundation (3 terms) - this is the standard option Extended International Foundation (4 terms) - this option features an additional term of English at the beginning for extra language support Where will it take me?

Our progression guarantee

We guarantee to find you a place to study on an appropriate degree and university if you successfully complete your International Foundation programme, follow professional advice offered by INTO staff and meet minimum attendance requirements.... [-]

United Kingdom London
October 2019
Full-time
9 - 12 months
Campus