About the courseThis programme will prepare you to enter the film and TV industry, working within professional art departments in areas such as film, drama, light entertainment or children’s programme making. The course will equip you with a broad range of skills in scenic/set design and lead to careers as scenic or production designers, location managers, prop buyers or makers. In addition, you will develop the skills necessary to work in related areas such as the locations department within film and television, theatre design, exhibition design, retail design and interior design.Right from the start of this course, project-based modules will enable you to analyse and interpret scripts, generate and evaluate visual concepts and develop communication and presentation skills such as story-boarding, technical drawings, digital design and digital visualisation. You will gain a sound understanding and experience of scenic design and develop the confidence to produce creative and effective design solutions.Projects will enable you to develop skills in workshop practices and construction methods, to produce three-dimensional scale models and props in order to test and communicate concepts and to apply principles of lighting and camera work. In addition, you will learn about location scouting and surveying, stage and location management, sourcing props and the management of budgets and production schedules. The programme has strong industry links and you will have the opportunity to work on industry-generated live briefs while also being encouraged to pursue opportunities for work placements and/or work experience.The foundation year of this four-year programme aims to provide you with an understanding of the subject to allow you to progress on to the BA (Hons) Film, TV and Stage Design course.You will:Develop a broad range of skills in scenic and set designLearn to analyse and interpret scripts and generate and evaluate visual conceptsGain the experience to produce three-dimensional scal
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AboutThe University of Salford is a public university in Salford, Greater Manchester, England, 1 mile west of Manchester city centre. The Royal Technical Institute, Salford, which opened in 1896, became a College of Advanced Technology in 1956 and gained university status in 1967, following the Robbins Report into higher education.
The University of Salford embeds industry into everything it does. It offers a wide range of courses, including professionally accredited courses and courses created in collaboration with industry. Students have access to placements and internship opportunities. They can also gain essential practical skills through access to industry-standard equipment.
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The main Peel Park campus is less than 1.5 miles (2.4 kilometres) from Manchester city centre on the banks of the River Irwell, adjacent to Peel Park. A former president of the Students Union described Salford in 2007 as "a relaxed campus close to Manchester, but cheaper and greener." Salford Crescent railway station is adjacent to the campus, and high frequency bus services operate to Manchester, Salford and Bolton and Liverpool.