The BA (Hons) course emphasizes the creative use of Lens Based Media across a wide range of subject areas. The course encourages the exploration of contemporary practice and includes critical and contextual modules. Traditional techniques and practices are investigated alongside digital practice and output.
Typical Course Structure
Historical and Contextual Studies 1
Design Processes/Theory (generic)
Computer Applications for Lens Based Media
Brand Identity and Design
Drawing Techniques for Computer Game Concept Art
Camera Lighting Techniques for Moving Image
Development & Techniques of Film & Video Editing
Fiction Production for the Moving Image
Sound Design for Moving Image Production
Moving Image Documentary Production
*students choose 6 of the elective modules in year two.
Historical and Contextual Studies 2
Final Major Project Preparation
Final Major Project
This is a visual communication course structured to provide a route into employment in Creative Media, Photography and associated industries. Individual project briefs enable learners to achieve their full potential using technical and critical skills relevant to their specific pathways. The BA prepares learners for a career in the design industry, through the development of design skills, technical and professional expertise.
Applications for this course are processed through UCAS.
Please make a note of the codes below, then continue to apply through the UCAS website:
Institute code: L42
UCAS Course code: W640
You will study on the Lincoln College Christ Hospital Terrace Campus for the full duration of the course.
Christs Hospital Terrace is a Grade 2 listed building located in close proximity to Lincoln Cathedral and Lincoln Castle. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that the building is accessible, there are known difficulties for students who require the use of a wheelchair. It is therefore recommended that potential applicants contact the course team to arrange for a more detailed needs assessment to be conducted.
A minimum of 64 UCAS Tariff points from the following:
BTEC National (Diploma or Extended Diploma) in a relevant subject
GCE A and AS Levels with at least one subject at A Level
Scottish Higher/Advanced Higher with at least one subject at Advanced Higher.
For mature applicants some experience may be taken in lieu of A Levels/BTECS
GCSE English – Grade C or above
GCSE Maths – Grade C or above
EU and International applicants
NARIC confirmed equivalent of 64 UCAS points
IELTS with an overall score of 6.0 and a minimum of 5.5 in each component. Equivalent English language qualifications are acceptable for applicants not requiring a Tier 4 student visa
The assessment methods typically used throughout the programme include:
On successful completion of Lens Based Media, graduates have a strong set of
practical skills for pursuing a career within the industry.
Graduates could also complete MA courses at an alternative university or pursue
a teacher training qualification.
Per Academic Year
Home and EU Students £7250.00
International Students £9500.00
Tuition fees will remain unchanged for the duration of a student’s continuous
Additional Course Costs
Studio and materials fees - £50.00 (optional); Trips/visits including Film Festival and
BFI Conference to London + rail fare (optional) - £100.00; Visit to London -
exhibitions, rail fare (optional) - £50.00; Visit to NEC Birmingham - trade show /
conference (optional) - £30.00
Additional compulsory course costs will be paid for using the Lincoln College
Bursary / Vocational Credit scheme. The scheme allows students to access the
remainder of the Vocational Credit (up to a maximum value of £500 / £250) for
additional optional courses, workshops, professional memberships and resources.
There is no cash alternative. Students who wish to access opportunities in excess
of the Vocational Credit may do so at full cost to themselves.
Please see the full ‘HE Terms and Conditions’ for details of additional library and
printing costs associated with this programme
Applications for this course are processed through UCAS, please see the course description and make a note of the Institute Code and UCAS Course Code.
Apply Online at UCAS
This course is validated by the University of Hull. The validating institution is responsible for awarding the qualification at the end of the programme. Students on validated courses are HEFCE registered, funded and taught at Lincoln College and it is the responsibility of the College to manage all aspects of this provision. The validating institution maintains an oversight of the programme throughout the academic year and must be satisfied that students are being taught in line with the required academic standards of the awarding institution. For full details of the responsibilities of both Lincoln College and the validating partners please see the HE Terms and Conditions page, section 11.
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