Postgraduate courses starting January 2021
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While editing is at the heart of this course, it is also backed up by a full range of skills that help students to thrive in the sector. These include visual effects, colour grading, audio post, screen graphics, shoot-and-edit, and broadcast technology. Students on the course will be guided by expert teaching staff and visited by a number of industry speakers.
International students can apply directly via our Online Applicant Portal.
Students will be expected to have five GCSEs (grade C/level 4 or above) or equivalent (including English), and hold at least one of the below or equivalent UK/international qualifications.
Students should ideally have a background in art, creative media, or design. Applicants are expected to submit a portfolio of work which shows a range of their skills and demonstrates why they would be a good fit for the course.
We may also consider a combination of portfolio and academic qualifications and take into consideration progress made during studies and/or relevant work experience.
Students will be continually assessed through preparation of written and practical project work. Assessment in the final year is through dissertation and portfolio.
Students will build their knowledge in post-production and broadcast technology.
Alongside this, they will learn about communication, visualisation and the post-production industry.
We encourage students to start thinking about their contextual studies research throughout this year.
Students will study the craft of editing, technical workflow and online processes.
They will develop their ideas and entrepreneurial skills and spend time in industry gaining key experience in post-production and working in collaboration with other students.
Students will study further high-end professional skills and build a final major project portfolio of their work, ready for industry.
We ask students to show their contextual studies research in a long form dissertation.
Successful completion of this course can lead to postgraduate study in MFA Craft Editing
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Lecturers on the course use a mix of problem-based learning, practical workshops, lectures and masterclasses to teach students the fundamentals of editing and post-production.
Students will also develop skills in post technology and media management.
Throughout the learning journey, students will learn how the practice is underpinned within the context of wider social, cultural and aesthetic landscape.
Key study topics:
Editors and post-production professionals often start work as edit assistants, assistant colourists, data wranglers, trainee visual effects compositors and machine room technicians.
Students can progress on to roles such as editors, colourists or compositors in films, TV and online media.
If you have any questions, we'd love to hear from you. Just use the contact details below or chat to our students.
Ravensbourne University London
6 Penrose Way
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