York is a fantastic city in which to study all aspects of media, film studies and production. With a thriving visual arts scene, including the acclaimed Aesthetica Short Film Festival and York’s status as a UNESCO City of Media Arts, there will always be opportunities to get involved in exciting projects across the city.
Media & Production courses
The Foundation Year offers you the opportunity to grow in confidence in academic study through the development of key skills and the exploration of diverse themes and cutting-edge developments in a large array of subject areas in Media and other Schools.
UCAS course code: P3P3 Duration: 3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Follow in the footsteps of our award-winning students and graduates (including a number of BAFTAs), and work alongside our RTS award-winning students. Discover and explore the exciting ways through which we create, recreate and document the stories we tell. Whether you are reporting on a news item, creating a piece of short film, setting up a YouTube channel or producing a radio debate, the connections between these outlets will be explored through a holistic approach to contemporary media production.
UCAS course code: P3Q4 Duration: 3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Follow in the footsteps of our award-winning students and graduates (including a number of BAFTAs) and come and benefit from more than 50 years of film and television production at York St John. From feature films to television documentaries or online video, this course will give you the skills to create exciting visual media for today’s diverse platforms. You will learn the techniques of filmic storytelling to create maximum impact in this most creative of media. These practical techniques will be firmly rooted in a critical exploration of how they sit within the context of theory and wider industry practice, and you will graduate as a fully reflexive practitioner.
UCAS course code: P3L2 Duration: 3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Journalism is one of today’s fastest moving industries, but at its heart lies the unchanging ability to tell a good story. This course will give you the skills – in digital, broadcast and print – to launch you into a career that embraces all facets of life – from politics to fashion, business to sport, and travel to the arts. The emphasis is on the practical, and choosing our course means producing real journalism across your three years with us.
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