Top Foundation Year Programs in Journalism and Mass Communication
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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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.
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
English classes per week: 6 hours
Subject module classes per week: 15 hours
Average total per week: 21 hours
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:...
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....
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
Less than a week to apply for 2019/2020. Please see the course website to apply!
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.
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....
The AMSonline Foundation Degree in Music & Sound is developed to mirror the modern music industry allowing students to gain the skills to be an independent multi-skil
Online Foundation Degree in Music & Sound
A Foundation Degree is a combined academic and vocational qualification, equivalent to two thirds of an honours degree. It is anticipated that those who complete the Foundation Degree in Music & Sound will progress to the BA (Hons) top-up Music & Sound. The course is developed to mirror the modern music industry allowing students to gain the skills to be an independent multi-skilled music practitioner, fluent with various forms of multi-media.
The programme is validated by the University of West London and is equivalent to the first 2 years of a BA(hons).
The FD in Music & Sound can help to prepare you for a career as a music producer, studio assistant and/or recording engineer....
Students can enter at Stage 1 (University Foundation) and are guaranteed progression to the first year of a relevant degree, providing that progression criterion are met.
Undergraduate Pathway in Media and Games Technologies
Students can enter at Stage 1 (University Foundation) and are guaranteed progression to the first year of a relevant degree, providing that progression criteria are met. Stage 1 takes place in ICP using dedicated lecturers and benefits from small class sizes.
Pathways at the University of Portsmouth
Stage 1: University Foundation
ICP at the University of Portsmouth.
New Media and Digital Culture
Research Methods, Critical Thinking & Expression
Maths for Science and Computing
Interactive Learning Skills and Communication 3
Degree awards from the University of Portsmouth
BSc (Hons) Computer Animation and Visual Effects
BSc (Hons) Computer Games Enterprise
BSc (Hons) Computer Games Technology
BSc (Hons) Digital Media
BA (Hons) Media Studies
BA (Hons) Media and Digital Practice
BSc (Hons) Television and Broadcasting