Leeds City College
Film & Screen Media FD
Leeds City College

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews of 10 graduates of Film & Screen Media FD and other courses in Cinematics and Photography at Leeds City College for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Cinematics and Photography.

Overall student satisfaction
73 /100
10 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Salary of all UK Graduates of

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £20933 £18108 £21051
25-75 percentile range £18375 - £24906 £13095 - £22569 £15928 - £26889

Course Description

Study multiple aspects of Film and Screen Media with this exciting foundation degree. This practitioner-focused programme covers three contemporary strands of the film and screen industries. Through traditional film making, motion design and emerging technologies, this course offers new exciting approaches to production and career pathways.

The production, content and distribution of film is developing alongside advancing technologies in an increasingly networked culture. This practitioner-focused course will develop your skills preparing you for a variety of roles in this ever-evolving and exciting creative industry.

This programme will cover three strands including filmmaking, motion design and screen practices. You will be challenged to think about the screen in new and exciting ways that give meaning to an audience while studying techniques including traditional film methods, motion graphics, editing, post-production techniques, 360 degree camera workflow and creating.

Additionally, you will acquire employability skills to support you as you pursue your career goals and explore your unique style of visual language creation. You will investigate issues affecting media, respond to issues through your work and create a high-quality portfolio.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Film & Screen Media FD at Leeds City College

30% Teaching Professionals
30% Customer service occupations
10% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
10% Artistic, literary and media occupations
10% Business and public service associate professionals

**You will assessed in a variety of ways including:** practical tasks, portfolios, collaborative projects, industry briefs essays, case studies and presentations.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

Typical offer: 64 UCAS tariff points from two A-levels (or equivalent qualifications), one of which must be in a relevant subject.

Qualification requirements

Including a relevant subject/science @ C or above (80 UCAS tariff points)

Access to HE Diploma

BTEC Level 3 National Diploma: DD plus A Level English at grade B. Preferred:- Performing Arts, Art & Design, Digital Film and Video Production,Business IT, Applied Science,Sport, Sport and Exercise Science

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Film & Screen Media, FD, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.


Tuition Fees Film & Screen Media FD

England UK £8745 year 1
Northern Ireland £8745 year 1
Scotland £8745 year 1
Wales £8745 year 1

Additional fee information

Fees are charged per academic year

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

About Leeds City College

Leeds City College is the largest provider of further education courses in the English city of Leeds, where roughly 25,000 students work towards A-level, BTEC and vocational qualifications. The college delivers their programmes from three campus sites: Printworks, Park Lane, and Quarry Hill, with each location providing specialist facilities and a vibrant and internationally diverse learning environment.

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Where is this programme taught

Quarry Hill Campus
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