Birmingham City University International College

Undergraduate Pathway in Film and Technology

Why study this pathway programme?
  • Cutting-edge facilities are housed in a purpose-built Media Centre - featuring a green screen studio, four TV studios, six radio studios and a post-production suite!
  • Students are encouraged to engage with industry by securing work placements and working on commercial productions within the University.
  • Previous students have obtained placements with companies including Disney, IBM and Philips Acoustics.


Your pathway to Birmingham City University

Stage 1

Stage 2

Stage 3

Stage 4

University Foundation First Year Degree Second Year Degree Final Year Degree







Stage 1: Two semesters

Stage 2: Two semesters


Stage 1: September and January

Stage 2: September

Study Location

Stage 1:
BCUIC, University House

Stage 2, 3 and 4:
The Parkside Building, City Centre Campus

Stage 1: University Foundation


Click below for more information on each module

  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication

  • Numerical Techniques 1

  • Numerical Techniques 2

  • Physics 1

  • ICT Skills

  • Design Concepts

  • Programming Techniques

  • Business Studies

Stage 2: First Year Degree

You will study alongside Birmingham City University students on your chosen degree course. For information on the modules you will be studying, click on your chosen degree in the list below and the ‘Find out more’ link, then select the ‘Course in Depth’ tab.

In addition to your BCU modules, you will also study an additional support module with BCUIC called Interactive Learning Skills and Communication.

Stage 3: Second Year Degree

Stage 4: Final Year Degree

Birmingham City University Degree Pathways

Click below for more information on each pathway

  • BSc (Hons) Digital Film Production

  • BSc (Hons) Visual Effects

  • BSc (Hons) Sound Engineering and Production

  • BSc (Hons) Music Technology

Special entry requirements

  • Students must have a Mathematics qualification at GCSE-level or equivalent with a Grade C/4.
  • BSc (Hons) Music Technology: students must have GCSE Music at grade 4 (C) or above, Music Theory grade 5, or proficiency of performance on one instrument equivalent to ABRSM or RockSchool Grade 5.