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





As of September 2020, the University’s fees will be changing to £12,800 per year of study.



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

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) Film Production Technology

  • 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.