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“What future-proof really means, is that you define the future. Falmouth’s young, enterprising dreamers will make the new rules and forge new careers.” Dawn French Chancellor, Falmouth University

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Contents

Welcome to Falmouth About us Falmouth University and the future Our campuses Facilities at Falmouth Falmouth life Students’ Union

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Our Courses School of Entrepreneurship BSc(Hons) Business & Digital Marketing BSc(Hons) Business & Entrepreneurship BA(Hons) Creative Events Management BSc(Hons) Business & Management BA(Hons) Sustainable Tourism Management BA(Hons) Sustainable Festival Management

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Falmouth School of Art BA(Hons) Drawing BA(Hons) Fine Art BA(Hons) Illustration

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School of Architecture, Design & Interiors BA(Hons) Architecture BA(Hons) Interior Design BA(Hons) Sustainable Product Design

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School of Communication Design BA(Hons) Creative Advertising BA(Hons) Graphic Design BA(Hons) Marketing & Communications

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Fashion & Textiles Institute BA(Hons) Costume Design for Film & Television BA(Hons) Fashion Design BA(Hons) Fashion Marketing BA(Hons) Fashion Photography BA(Hons) Sportswear Design BA(Hons) Textile Design

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School of Film & Television BA(Hons) Animation & Visual Effects BA(Hons) Film BA(Hons) Post-production for Film & Television BA(Hons) Television

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Games Academy BSc(Hons) Computing for Games BSc(Hons) Creative Robotics BA(Hons) Creative Virtual Reality BA(Hons) Game Art BA(Hons) Game Development: Animation BA(Hons) Game Development: Art BA(Hons) Game Development: Audio BA(Hons) Game Development: Design BA(Hons) Game Development: Programming

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BA(Hons) Game Development: Writing BSc(Hons) Immersive Computing BSc(Hons) Web Development

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Academy of Music and Theatre Arts BA(Hons) Acting BA(Hons) Creative Music Technology BA(Hons) Dance & Choreography BA(Hons) Music BA(Hons) Music, Theatre & Entertainment Management BA(Hons) Musical Theatre BA(Hons) Popular Music BA(Hons) Technical Theatre Arts BA(Hons) Theatre & Performance

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Institute of Photography BA(Hons) Commercial Photography BA(Hons) Marine & Natural History Photography BA(Hons) Photography BA(Hons) Photography (Online Top Up) BA(Hons) Press & Editorial Photography

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School of Writing & Journalism BA(Hons) Creative Writing BA(Hons) English BA(Hons) English with Creative Writing BA(Hons) Journalism BA(Hons) Journalism and Creative Writing BA(Hons) Journalism and Communications BA(Hons) Publishing & Communications BA(Hons) Sports Journalism

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Next Steps Entry requirements 165 How to apply 166 Finance and bursaries 168 Accommodation 170 Supporting you 172 Experience Falmouth 174 Postgraduate and research 176 Our location 178 Course index 180

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Falmouth University About Us We have a history of more than a century of creativity and design. Beginning in 1902 as Falmouth School of Art, our institution now boasts a global reputation and courses that represent the breadth of the Creative Industries, one of the fastest growing employment sectors in the UK. Falmouth is looking to the future, working at the cutting-edge of innovation; where technology, creativity and invention bring ideas to life. Today, our vibrant and inclusive community is home to more than 5,000 students from all over the world. Our students study on two campuses offering worldclass facilities that rival any professional environment. They’re dynamic places where people collaborate across disciplines and departments to push boundaries and create work that makes an impact. We do things for real at Falmouth, so our students learn from experienced professionals with great connections. Not only that, our students get hands-on industry experience while they study, getting ready for life after graduation.

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We know that the student experience is about more than a great education. So, our Students’ Union offers more than 150 clubs, societies and opportunities to get involved with volunteering. Not only that, we’re in an incredible location that offers festivals, music, theatre, art, culture, sport and fantastic food, right on the doorstep. Of course, there aren’t many universities that have a campus only a five-minute walk from the beach. And further afield, there’s the sort of natural environment that has been inspiring creatives and inventors for generations.


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Falmouth University and the Future At Falmouth University, you’ll help shape the future economy and the world we’ll live in. Technology, data, robotics and AI may be disrupting the old industries, the way we live and the jobs that we do, but as a creative and curious thinker you’ll flourish in this rapidly changing world; ready to embrace exciting new careers available to those people with futurefocussed ideas, skills and knowledge. You’ll become the visionaries, storytellers, entrepreneurs, builders, designers and inventors that will positively shape our response to these advances. You’ll be behind the new ways we’ll communicate, interact, do business, and be entertained. You’ll be doing this at a great time, because creativity is increasingly in high demand. Other high growth sectors need people like you; creative thinkers with imagination and ingenuity, who can problem solve, communicate and work in teams. In the future it won’t matter what your raw materials are. Words, images, music, bricks, smart materials, data, virtual reality, or computer code, it will be your creativity that is stimulating new ideas, generating prosperity and sustainability.

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In the future, creativity becomes an important bridge connecting people and new technologies in meaningful new ways. It’s taking traditional industries and transforming them. It’s enabling new ways of working, thinking, communicating and engaging. It’s producing new ideas, products, services and solutions. That’s why Falmouth is such an amazing place to live and study. A place to be both creative and inventive. A place where we embrace cutting-edge technologies, blending them with our historic expertise in creativity and innovation. Take a look at our prospectus, a glimpse of our professional-standard facilities, TEF gold rated teaching and inspiring environment, our graduate successes and see what your future might look like.


“Creativity will become the single most valuable commodity as it is the only skill that cannot be automated.� Nesta


Our Campuses Our campuses are dynamic, inspiring environments, where collaboration and creativity spark ideas and feed innovation. The Falmouth Campus is nestled in the heart of glorious sub-tropical gardens while the purpose-built Penryn Campus is a contemporary creative hub, and with great travel links between them, you can easily enjoy both.

Libraries and IT Our two libraries are a trove of books, digital resources, magazines, specialist material and journals. You’ll have access to image banks, news archives, creative databases, e-journals and streamed content. You’ll find a supportive team of librarians, technicians and archivists. There’s a range of study spaces including group study rooms, quiet study spaces and open plan areas with WiFi throughout. Our Penryn library is open 24/7 throughout the term. We also have IT suites on both campuses, plus a range of specialist training suites and a central service desk for support.

Food and Drink Both campuses have cafes serving hot and cold meals at very reasonable prices. You’ll also find an eclectic range of street food vans and pop-ups around campus. The Stannary Bar, at the Penryn Campus, hosts everything from open mic and quiz nights through to DJ sets with some of the country’s top artists.

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Sports Centre The Penryn Campus Sports Centre contains a four-court sports hall, large fitness studio and gym. Regular classes run throughout the week, including spinning, yoga, pilates, kettlebells, Boxercise and Zumba. Away from the gym, the Penryn Campus has a multi-use games area and outdoor gym equipment.

AMATA Located in the stunning grounds of the Penryn Campus, the Academy of Music and Theatre Arts (AMATA) is much more than a learning space. It’s a purpose-built facility and a professional venue which hosts a year-round performance programme, featuring a huge range of acts from outstanding student performances to inspirational visiting artists. What’s more, if you just want to stop and watch the world go by, you can take stock at the AMATA cafe where they serve hot drinks, delicious locally sourced cakes, salads, toasted sandwiches and soups. They also serve a range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

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Grounds Rich in heritage, the grounds at our campuses blend the old and the new to create visually stunning gardens and a beautiful environment to work in. At Falmouth, explore the peaceful and colourful Fox Rosehill Gardens, while at Penryn, discover the walled garden, fruit producing orchard, Italian garden, 18th century lime avenue and the historic rare rhododendrons.

Essential Supplies The Shop on our Penryn Campus sells groceries and fresh produce, snacks, newspapers and magazines. Our Falmouth campus Art Shop is stocked with a wide range of stationery and art materials for all mediums.

Reprographics Found at the Penryn Campus, reprographics is open Monday to Friday; services include printing, copying, binding and laminating.

The Compass Our student information service offers help and advice on any aspect of university life whether you have a quick query or require specialist support. From money matters to mental health, housing or accessibility, they’re here to find the answers and give you the support you need throughout your time at Falmouth.


Travel Our focus on green travel makes getting around easy. We work with local transport providers to bring you special student fares and offers on local routes. Dedicated University buses run every ten minutes between the Falmouth and Penryn campuses, and you can buy a Fal Mussel Card UNI for unlimited travel on all First buses in Cornwall. We also offer free showers and changing facilities for cyclists, along with secure bike storage facilities.


Facilities at Falmouth The incredible facilities across both our campuses are accessible to all and designed to help you shape and define the future. Cutting-edge technology combines with traditional techniques across all our departments to give you the toolkit you need to bring your ideas to life, become an industry leading pioneer, and develop a skill set you’ll draw on every day in your professional life. Collaboration sits at the heart of our ethos and the creative hubs of our campuses means you’ll be immersed in a culture where innovation, ideas and crossover between different subjects is celebrated. Creativity combined with technical prowess is the foundation the future is built on and at Falmouth you’ll have the opportunity to learn and develop beyond the boundaries of your course.

Workshops With our unique twice yearly Workshops Festival and weekly Wednesday Open Workshops, we throw open the doors to our world-class facilities so you can experience the very best of what Falmouth has to offer. Whether that’s trying your hand at making a video game or learning the art of metalworking, you’ll discover workshops across all disciplines and be able to delve deeper into your creativity than ever before.

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“Fantastic opportunity to enable us to broaden our creative practice.” 2018 Workshop Festival attendee


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Games At the Games Academy, you’ll have access to professional-standard studios, alongside current software, management tools and game engines used by professionals, as well as dedicated space for game development and teamwork. Highlights include: Immersive Experience Development Lab State-of-the-art equipment such as PS4 Dev Kits and Microsoft HoloLens Xsens MVN Awinda motion capture suits High-end VR development workstations Mobile development kits (Mac Mini and iPod touch for building iOS games) Audio field recording kit (portable mixer/ recorder, range of microphones) MIDI keyboards and controllers Industry-standard software including Unity 5, Unreal 4, Autodesk Maya, Avid Pro Tools and Algorithmic Substance Suite

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Art & Design You’ll have access to equipment needed for innovative design, concept development and problem solving. Highlights include: Printmaking Studio which facilitates a range of printmaking techniques, encouraging both traditional and non-traditional processes including monotyping, intaglio, relief printing, screen printing and stone lithography Purpose-built art and design studios Life-drawing studios  Digital Print Centre Fine wood and metal working workshops Sculpture, bronze casting and wax modelling workshops Laser cutters, CNC milling and routing machines  3D scanning and rapid prototyping equipment  

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Technician Commitment We’ve signed up to the Technician Commitment, a university and research institution initiative, which aims to ensure visibility, recognition, career development and sustainability for technicians. From stores teams, technicians, technical tutors, and technical managers there is a wealth of knowledge and experience to support you in developing the skills that make your projects come to life and build your future careers.

Fashion & Textiles Our experienced specialist technicians and professional equipment and facilities help transform concepts into commercial realities. Highlights include: Ultrasound seam welding equipment Epson dye sublimation and Mimaki digital direct fabric printers Large and small format laser cutters Powered digital Jacquard loom Large and small bed digital embroidery machines Industrial and domestic knitting machines Fabric dye labs Screen print tables Gerber digital pattern cutting suite Clo3D fashion design software and fabric testing kit Over 30 industrial sewing machines and specialist techniques machines

“The facilities are outstanding and you receive technical help of all kinds. Falmouth is a truly nurturing environment.� Hetty Laycock Fine Art student

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Photography These multi-million-pound facilities are some of the best in Europe and rival any professional environment. Highlights include: Incredible studio spaces furnished with the latest photography and post-production equipment Specialist printing and mounting services Software and equipment from leading global manufacturers like Hasselblad, Mamiya, Nikon, Canon, Adobe, Sony and Fuji Multiple darkrooms and process areas Photography store containing a range of professional equipment for loan Photo-microscopy laboratory Walled garden with fully equipped hide for nature study, photography and filming Fully colour-managed digital suites

Writing & Journalism Creative spaces and digital studios combine to create a modern environment with traditional roots where students thrive. Highlights include: Fully equipped digital newsroom and recording studios with newswire access and 25 workstations with professional script writing and editing software Podcasting and audio recording facilities in the Soundhouse The Lighthouse - a dedicated Writers’ Room for guest workshops and events

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MAYN Creative Our award-winning in-house photography and video agency is an agency like no other, fuelled by a stream of emerging talent from the Institute of Photography and School of Film & Television. Students can work on real client briefs and in collaboration with established creative industry, such as NikeLab and Mother Agency. Gaining experience, earning money and developing their professional portfolio.

Dance, Music & Theatre Our Academy of Music and Theatre Arts (AMATA) is a purpose-built live venue and a vibrant hub that’s home to performers, technicians and managers in the making. Highlights include: Multiple licensed performance spaces Analogue and digital recording complex 200-capacity flexible theatre space 11 high-specification performance and rehearsal studios 700m2 of fully sprung dance floors High-spec studios for acoustic and amplified music Equipment hire facility including on location recording systems, effects units, synthesizers, MIDI controllers, audio interfaces, lighting rigs and an extensive collection of microphones

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Film, Television & Animation At the School of Film & Television you will work with state-of-the-art production equipment in our world-class facilities, where all the software and hardware are industry standard and our production workflows mirror latest industry practice. Highlights include: Five production studios including TV studio with full lighting rig, studio cameras and Tricaster Ultra HD gallery; immersive studio with infinity curve, Xsens motion capture and green screen; stop motion studio with Dragonframe software Four animation software studios with Dell Precision workstations for 2D (TV Paint) and 3D (Maya, Nuke) work with Cintiq 27” QHD displays Digital cameras (HD to 4K) include Arri Alexa, RED, Sony, Canon, Blackmagic, Panasonic plus Odyssey 7Q+ recorders, Arri SR3 and Bolex 16mm film cameras Audio, lighting, grip and stabilisation systems including Free-Fly Movi, Easy-Rig, Glidecam, sound devices, Kino Flo, Libec and Camcrane Jibs Two post-production iMac teaching hubs equipped with Avid Media Composer, Adobe Creative Cloud and Avid Pro Tools Ten individual Mac Pro edit suites network linked to Avid Nexis shared storage Two grading suites featuring DaVinci Resolve and 4K preview screen AVID S6 dubbing theatre with Foley/ADR suite Three post-production audio suites and voice-over booth Recently refitted 129-seat cinema with Christie M Series HD projection and 7.2 surround sound

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“Genuinely impressive for those seeking a career in film, I’m unaware of anywhere offering quite such good (and possibly unique) opportunities, education and experience.” Mark Herman, Director and Writer (The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas, Little Voice, Brassed Off)

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Falmouth Life Falmouth is a special place. Where else can you find world-class beaches, delicious food, music, culture and art, cutting-edge tech and innovation, and a vibrant creative community all in one place? Through the years, Falmouth has been home to adventurers, pioneers and explorers. If you study at Falmouth University, you’ll soon be part of this club. With its rich mix of independent shops, bars, cafes and restaurants, Falmouth is proud to be different and all the better for it. And, with the town set among stunning natural beauty in all directions, it makes for a heady mix where life can be enjoyed and celebrated.

Festivals Cornwall is known for its festival calendar. Annual events include Boardmasters, the Port Eliot Festival, Little Orchard Cider & Music Festival, the Masked Ball and the Cornwall Film Festival. But you don’t have to go far to get involved, the International Sea Shanty weekender, Fal River Festival and Real Ale Festival all take place in our very own Falmouth town. If food is your thing, check out the Porthleven Food Festival, which brings together celebrity chefs, local food stalls and music to the picturesque harbour, or stay close to home and enjoy the ever-popular Falmouth Oyster Festival.

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Music and Performance Live music is everywhere in Cornwall. From the range of different festivals through to small, intimate venues, there’s something for everyone. Throughout Falmouth town, bands play, and open mic nights take place regularly. Check out The Chintz (a bar where Alice in Wonderland meets boho-chic!), Jacob’s Ladder, Finn M’Coul’s, Gylly Beach Cafe and The Front where there’s a mix of upcoming bands, folk sessions and acoustic beats to keep you going. Head to AMATA on the Penryn Campus for sundown sessions, acoustic performances and much more. Further afield discover what’s on at the Old Bakery Studios in Truro, the Acorn in Penzance and the Eden Sessions. Alongside this, there are a number of vibrant theatre companies throughout Cornwall who constantly push the boundaries of contemporary theatre to great critical and commercial acclaim. Live comedy is also a regular fixture on the events calendar. From home grown talent to household names - you’re never far from an inspiring performance. Enjoy open air theatre at the Minack, watch international acts at the Hall for Cornwall or stay close to home and catch a show at the Poly in Falmouth.

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The Great Outdoors Whether it’s surfing, gig rowing, Zumba on the beach, yoga on stand-up paddle boards or pretty much anything else you can think of in between, the great outdoors in Cornwall is a place to have fun. Cornwall boasts over 400 miles of coastline and Falmouth itself is home to three beautiful beaches; Gyllyngvase (known by everyone as ‘Gylly’), Swanpool and Maenporth.

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Sport For a small town, Falmouth punches well above its weight when it comes to sport. It’s home to successful football, rugby, cricket and netball clubs as well the record-setting Falmouth Pilot Gig Club (they row wooden boats on the sea!). From surfing to Quidditch you’ll also find a huge number of Student Union sports and societies, and have the chance to compete in the annual British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Championships.

Culture For entertainment with a difference, explore our underground scene with poetry slams, factory parties and secret cinema. Discover Cornwall’s long history with art at the iconic Tate St Ives, the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, and the Newlyn Art Gallery & The Exchange.

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POLITICS SOCIETY

Students’ Union FXU, our Students’ Union, is the only union in the country to represent students from two different universities; Falmouth and Exeter. FXU’s aim is to ensure every student has the highest quality of education and the best student experience possible during their time in Cornwall. The Student Union puts your voice at the heart of everything it does. Although a relatively small students’ union, it has one of the highest levels of participation in the country. The team provides societies, sports clubs, volunteering and fundraising opportunities, and the chance to be politically active and represent your coursemates and colleagues. It doesn’t stop there. FXU offers confidential and objective support and advice on anything from financial concerns, to welfare, to accommodation and course queries, at any stage of your degree. The team are here for you in the run up to the first time you arrive, right up until the day you graduate. Each year the Student Union elects, trains and supports over 200 Falmouth students to act as Course Representatives. They gather and represent student feedback; getting the student voice to the places where decisions about your experience are made.

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Becoming a Rep gives students the opportunity to work closely with their course team and develop valuable leadership skills whilst shaping their university experience. It’s often the extracurricular activities which can take your degree from being good to being great. That’s why the Student Union runs hundreds of societies and clubs, over 1,000 activities a year, and averages around 20,000 volunteering hours. On the clubs and societies front, there’s something for everyone - from the classic groups such as Fal Surf and RAD (fundraising society) through to beekeeping and the martial art, Tang Soo Do. The societies are free to try and will often become an integral part of your university life. The Student Union also run Voices, a student-led campaign providing a platform for people whose voices might previously have been lost in the noise. A multichannel venture, on and off line, Voices is comprised of impactful events and printed volumes, sharing the raw, authentic experiences of our students.

“We have a whole team to help with advice and support, covering everything from money issues through to if you have a problem with your landlord. You can go to them with anything and everything will be confidential.” Callie Edwards Student Union President Falmouth fxu.org.uk

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Falmouth is founded in a spirit of creativity and innovation and we apply that approach to the delivery of our cutting-edge courses. We do things differently here; working with industry partners and practicing professionals, while studying at Falmouth you’ll get real, hands-on experience of working in your chosen field and you’ll develop the future-focussed skills you need to succeed after graduation.

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School of Entrepreneurship At Falmouth, we do business differently; it’s where creativity meets commerce, and ideas and innovation are given space to grow. We don’t see ‘Entrepreneur’ as a job title – we think of it as a characteristic and our job is to create a collaborative environment in which it can be fostered. Whether you want to curate amazing live or digital experiences for consumers, set up your own enterprise, or understand how businesses run, our courses will help you apply business theories in a real way to create better strategies that give bigger results.

Courses BSc(Hons) Business & Digital Marketing BSc(Hons) Business & Management BSc(Hons) Business & Entrepreneurship BA(Hons) Creative Events Management BA(Hons) Sustainable Tourism Management BA(Hons) Sustainable Festival Management Find out more: falmouth.ac.uk/soe

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BSc(Hons) Business & Digital Marketing UCAS Code: 3B5H or 3B6H Location: Penryn Campus Length: 2 and 3 year full-time options available* When: September 2020

Blend academic theory with intense practical work, learning everything from website and app design to consumer behaviour and social media, on a course that prepares you to work in one of the fastest moving and most exciting industries there is.

Work on live briefs, building your industry network. Have the opportunity to apply to Launchpad, our innovative, postgraduate incubation and acceleration programme which creates new digital businesses.

You’ll explore marketing across all platforms, but specialise in digital, future-proofing yourself for a career in business and marketing.

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You can learn at your own pace, and be ready to join industry in only two years or take a traditional three year route.

Innovation & Improvisation Marketing in the Digital Environment Website & App Design

You will: Be awarded the Digital Marketing Institute’s Professional Certification upon graduation. Work collaboratively to build a student-led digital marketing agency.

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To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/business-digital-marketing

Please see p165 for full entry requirements

*The three-year option of this course is subject to validation.


BSc(Hons) Business & Management UCAS Code: 3B5G or 3B6G Location: Penryn Campus Length: 2 and 3 year full-time options available* When: September 2020

Immerse yourself in the world of business on a course which seamlessly blends academic theory with practical experience. You’ll become a skilled practitioner with valuable critical evaluation skills and develop the ability to problem solve using theoretical and conceptual learning. You’ll apply theory to your own business plans, with the opportunity to test, analyse and develop best working practices. You can learn at your own pace, and be ready to join industry in only two years or take a traditional three year route.

You will: Practice your business and collaborative skills in a development consultancy team. Work on real-life challenges and do a range of work placements. Learn key skills in identifying business opportunities, sales, networking and negotiation.

Modules include: Driving Operations Management Styles International Markets

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/business-management

*The three-year option of this course is subject to validation.

Please see p165 for full entry requirements

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BA(Hons) Creative Events Management

UCAS Code: N820 Location: Penryn Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

Learn how to take a creative and innovative approach to designing and delivering events. With entrepreneurship and employability at its core, you’ll leave this course as a pioneering graduate with a wide-range of practical experience and a well established network. Our academic team are experienced practitioners, with broad industry backgrounds, who will teach you how to work collaboratively and take a creative approach to organising events, from cutting-edge fashion experiences and music festivals to weddings and corporate product launches.

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You will: Organise at least four live events over the three year course. Be involved in industry events, and take part in workshops with organisations such as A Greener Festival and Bestival. Take regular micro-placements throughout the course, with previous destinations ranging from Cornwall to California.

Explore the future of sustainable and digital event management. Be supported to develop creative approaches and specialise in an area that you are passionate about. Be part of a course with 96% student satisfaction on the 2018 National Student Survey.


Our graduates are working as... Campaign Consultant at Sentius Group, Melbourne Team Liaison Officer for FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 Event Manager at Dovetail Agency Studio Manager at Sanders Studios Event Manager at Production Bureau

Modules include: Creative Innovation in Experience Management Live Event Projects Crisis Management for Festivals & Events

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/creativeeventsmanagement

“Students benefit from excellent industry links and a network of alumni, as well as being taught by staff with significant industry experience.” James Kennell External Examiner’s Report 2018

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BSc(Hons) Business & Entrepreneurship UCAS Code: 3B5K or 3B6K Location: Penryn Campus Length: 2 and 3 year full-time options available* When: September 2020

On this course you’ll develop an entrepreneurial mindset and equip yourself with the skills you need to run successful businesses in the modern world. You’ll proactively build your business network and ideas while learning business theory and applying it to your own practice. You’ll learn to identify opportunities, pitch solutions and build a company, meaning you’ll graduate ready to make an impact in business. You can learn at your own pace, and be ready to join industry in only two years or take a traditional three year route.

Modules include: Team Development & Cohesion Effective Marketing & Sales Creative Strategies

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/business-entrepreneurship

You will: Set up your own business venture and incorporate your company in order to hone your skills in a live environment. Develop your own product or service with the potential to make a profit from it. Build your business network through collaborative work with other students and external organisations.

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“The course gives you a practical approach to learning and is certainly hands-on.” Harry Cole Business & Entrepreneurship student

Please see p165 for full entry requirements

*The three-year option of this course is subject to validation.


BA(Hons) Sustainable Tourism Management* UCAS Code: To be confirmed Location: Penryn Campus and the Eden Project Length: 2 years full-time When: September 2020

Be part of the future of tourism on this innovative course, delivered in partnership with the Eden Project. Based in one of the UK’s leading visitor destinations for your final year, you’ll learn about the environmental impact of tourism, and how to manage sustainable tourism. Combining the expertise and knowledge of our School of Entrepreneurship with the visionary and pioneering Eden Project, this course offers a unique approach, with sustainability at its core. You’ll be at the heart of the action from day one; taking part in regular live team projects, destination visits and multiple microplacements with local and global partners across a wide range of tourism sectors including coastal, eco, adventure, garden and cultural tourism. You’ll grow your professional network and learn to tackle the social, environmental and market challenges of travel and tourism, at home and internationally, whilst studying in Cornwall - a major tourist destination.

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You will: Spend your second year studying at the Eden Project, a globally-recognised leader in sustainability. Undertake a minimum of six micro-placements, at the Eden Project and various other locations. Develop a sustainable approach to management in the globally expanding tourism industry. Explore the moral and political pressures of tourism and how to manage these sustainably. Be industry-ready with a full degree in just two years.

Modules include: International Destination Project Wellbeing & the Experience Economy Sustainable Tour Guide Project

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/sustainable-tourism-management

Please see p165 for full entry requirements

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BA(Hons) Sustainable Festival Management* UCAS Code: To be confirmed Location: Penryn Campus and the Eden Project Length: 2 years full-time When: September 2020

Engage with the future of festivals on this innovative course, delivered in partnership with the Eden Project. Based in one of the UK’s leading festival venues for your final year, you’ll learn how to manage successful, sustainable festivals. Learn the skills, knowledge and techniques required to run festivals at the cutting-edge of technology and sustainability. Based in Cornwall, home to several of the UK’s most exciting festivals, you’ll have the opportunity to get real, hands-on experience in the industry, right on your doorstep as well as further afield. Alongside tuition from experienced professionals, you’ll benefit from the expertise and knowledge within our School of Entrepreneurship – including finance, accounting, innovation, marketing and project management. This course offers a unique approach to festival management, with sustainability at its core, and puts you straight in the action.

You will: Spend your second year studying at the Eden Project, a globally-recognised leader in sustainability. Undertake a minimum of six micro-placements, at the Eden Project and other locations. Develop a sustainable approach to management in the globally expanding festival industry. Work in varied teams to ‘learn by doing’. Organise live events and engage with industry experts. Be industry-ready with a full degree in just two years.

Modules include: Audience Insight Project Contemporary Event & Festival Impacts Creative Innovation in Experience Management

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AN ACE UP THE SLEEVE Creative Events Management alumnus, Sam Ruddick, has come up aces after his big gamble paid off. He took a risk and headed straight from Falmouth to Amsterdam after graduating, and ended up landing a dream job as an assistant agent for DJ Martin Garrix at leading electronic music booking firm, Ace Agency. “During my last year at university and when I first graduated, I’d been doing some freelance work in various aspects of event production at European festivals working on shows for the likes of The Rolling Stones, Dua Lipa and Sigur Ros; but as the majority of this kind of work is during the summer, I needed a full-time position,” he says. “I decided to take a bit of a gamble and move to Amsterdam. My day-to-day work at Ace Agency involves a wide variety of different tasks. These include creating and maintaining the detailed overview of upcoming shows, reviewing and handling signed contracts and their adjustments, as well as coordinating ticket sales checks and announcements of new shows. Due to the nature of the job, each day can be very different, which definitely helps to keep things interesting!

“The Creative Events Management course at Falmouth helped prepare me for the industry in so many ways, it gave me a great foundation to start my professional career. I’m very grateful for the support, opportunities and the room for individuality that the course provided. I wish I could go back and do it all again!”

“The Creative Events Management course at Falmouth helped prepare me for the industry in so many ways, it gave me a great foundation to start my professional career.”

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Falmouth School of Art Visual arts have been practised and taught at Falmouth for over a century and our reputation for creative excellence keeps us at the forefront of British art schools. We’re committed to studio culture, which we believe provides the best environment for thinking, making and experimenting alongside your peers, and developing your creative and professional networks.

Courses BA(Hons) Drawing BA(Hons) Fine Art BA(Hons) Illustration Find out more: falmouth.ac.uk/fsa

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TECHNICIAN

STUDIO MANAGER

RESEARCHER

EXHIBITION MANAGER DIRECTOR

ILLUSTRATOR EDUCATOR

PROJECT MANAGER

CURATOR

ARTIST

DESIGNER FABRICATOR

MARKETEER


BA(Hons) Drawing

UCAS Code: W110 Location: Falmouth Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

Become an expert in drawing, its history and contemporary practice, and its application across a broad range of disciplines. Through set projects and exercises, you’ll learn to observe and record the material world. You’ll also draw from areas like memory and imagination, theories and systems, and concepts and narratives. With close support from our academic staff, you’ll take an individual journey to develop a drawing language of your own. Falmouth is one of only a select number of UK universities to offer a pure drawing degree, and is the ideal location to develop your expertise and knowledge of the world of drawing.

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You will: Work in our purpose built, dedicated suite of studios where you’ll explore life drawing, printmaking, digital methods, reportage and animation, and much more. Go on residential study visits in places like Venice, Amsterdam and the Isles of Scilly. Benefit from a two-week work placement in your

second year where you’ll make connections and have opportunities to explore the practical applications of drawing. Explore a range of academic ideas with students from all years of the course in our student-led debate series. Have opportunities throughout your three years to exhibit your work.


Our graduates are working as... Educators Researchers Artists and practitioners

Module content includes: Historical & Contemporary Drawing Research Life Drawing Drawing as Speculation, Interrogation & Analysis The Methods & Processes of Drawing

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/drawing Image: Kate Ashton

“Since graduation, there has been a great response to my work and I am thankful to the course leaders for providing a great education in drawing.” Theo Crutchley-Mack Graduate and Artist

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BA(Hons) Fine Art

UCAS Code: W100 Location: Falmouth Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

Fine Art asks questions - of itself, of ourselves, and of how we perceive the world. The course fosters a sense of inquiry and, through a combination of practical work, critical studies and professional practice, prepares you to meet the challenges and opportunities of the contemporary art world and wider creative industries. There’s an open approach to art practice throughout the course with experimentation, learning through making and exploration of contemporary artforms.

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You will: Have access to Fine Art studio space from day one of the course. Work with industry partners like Tate St Ives and Newlyn Art Gallery. Have the opportunity to study abroad in your second year. Have access to excellent studios, and 3D printmaking

and time-based media workshops. Complete your journey with the third year degree show and be given the chance to exhibit in London or other major cities.


Our graduates are working as... Art Critic at Time Out Paper Conservation Technician at the Tate Creatives at Ralph Lauren Artist Collectives

Modules include: Contexts of Contemporary Art Initiating Practice Research Methods

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/fineart Image: Ella Squirrel

“I chose Falmouth because I was looking for a uniquely creative home. The wonderful tutors and technicians have been genuinely invested in moulding us into independent artists.” Elli Masterton Fine Art student

Image: Antonia Eden

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BA(Hons) Illustration

UCAS Code: W221 Location: Falmouth Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

Become adept at problem solving and creating your visual language on a course renowned for its professional practice and its connection to the illustration world. From day one you’ll have your own desk space, and be encouraged to embrace the studio culture of creative communities. You’ll also maximise your employability in the visual communications industry through learning about marketing, copyright and tax. Our academic team have experience covering every aspect of the industry, meaning you’ll benefit from different staff specialisms.

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Image: Ella Kasperowicz, Squad Goals

You will: Create your own portfolio website and have your third year work showcased in our in-house professional publication Wunderkammer. Develop your professional practice with work placements and internships. Participate in study visits to places like Bristol, London, Bologna and New York, attending conferences,

visiting agencies and organisations and, in the third year, exhibiting your own work. Attend guest lectures from alumni and industry leaders such as Graham Black and Graham Rawle. Work on live briefs and meet clients.


Our graduates are working at... Vault 49 Penguin Books in Art Direction The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian and Radley as Freelance Illustrators Illustration Agencies including Artworks and Pickled Ink

Modules include: Visual Problem Solving Visual Studies Critical Studies

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/illustration Image: Arad Golan Coll

“The course taught me everything I needed to know to comfortably step out into the industry.” Rachael Saunders Graduate and Illustrator

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AWARD-WINNING ILLUSTRATOR GOES GLOBAL Every artist has a dream. For actors, it’s their name in lights on Broadway, for writers, it’s topping the best-sellers list, for illustrators, it’s featuring in The New Yorker. Less than two years after graduating from Illustration, this dream came true for David Doran. In fact, by the end of his third year, he had so many commissions from clients in London and America, that drawing became his full time job.

of exploring conceptual elements alongside learning how to work in the real world. “It’s totally possible to make a career out of illustration. There’ll be a lot of late nights and hard work no one else will see or acknowledge but it’s totally worth it. If you’re passionate about drawing and making a go of it, then give it everything you’ve got.”

And with a client list that includes The New Yorker, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Airbnb, The Sunday Times, Vogue and the BAFTAs, David’s decision to be serious about being an illustrator means he gets to live his dream everyday. “I’d always enjoyed drawing,” he says. “I knew I wanted to do something creative and illustration is the perfect mix of fine art and design. It was the course itself, and the reputation it has for students going on to make a living from illustration, that drew me to Falmouth and it gave me great experience

David in the studio with Studio Manager Izzy Doran

“It’s totally possible to make a career out of illustration. There’ll be a lot of late nights and hard work no one else will see or acknowledge but it’s totally worth it.”

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School of Architecture, Design & Interiors The School of Architecture, Design & Interiors is informed by more than a century of creative practice at Falmouth. Learning from this expertise, you’ll combine practical skills and research to deliver innovative solutions to challenging real-world design problems.

Courses BA(Hons) Architecture BA(Hons) Interior Design BA(Hons) Sustainable Product Design Find out more: falmouth.ac.uk/sadi

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3D DESIGNER

ARCHITECT

INTERIOR DESIGNER INVENTOR

URBAN DESIGNER INNOVATOR

PLANNER

SUSTAINABLE DESIGNER DESIGN RESEARCHER

ART DIRECTOR


BA(Hons) Architecture

UCAS Code: 1G80 Location: Falmouth Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020 This course is validated by the RIBA and prescribed by the ARB at Part 1 level.

On this course, you’ll get hands on experience from the moment you arrive. You’ll work independently and in small project groups, with support from our expert team of qualified and practicing architects. You’ll learn the importance of place in architecture, and explore how it works in harmony with location. You’ll develop your own briefs and learn how to work to define your identity as an architect.

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You will: Have the opportunity to take on a three-week work placement in your second year. Work on socially engaged live build projects; in your first year you’ll work collaboratively to design and build a structure for clients like the Eden Project.

Be studio based, and learn in an environment of collaboration, reflecting industry practice. Be able to attend guest lectures from specialists across the industry.

Images: Previous Page - Sophie Chapman Above - Evening Swim by third year student Will Bingley


Our graduates are working at... Kast Architects, Cornwall Barton Wilmore Architects, London BHSF Architekten, Zurich

Modules include: Place - Issues of Locality, Materiality & Identity People - User Centred Design & Introduction to Core Skills of Drawing/Model Making Community - Issues of Collective Living & Working

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/architecture

“We are at the forefront of what responsible creative architecture can be. Locally engaged and globally connected, the course is written to address the current debate in what it means to study and develop a professional career within architecture.” Tom Ebdon Head of Architecture at Falmouth

Image: Cornish Alps Server Farm and Pool by third year student Will Bingley

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BA(Hons) Interior Design

UCAS Code: W252 Location: Falmouth Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

Delve into the world of built spaces and the people who inhabit them, through studying interior decoration, interior design and interior architecture. You’ll be given the opportunity to innovate and experiment, while developing your understanding of branded and commercial spaces, colour and materiality and the reuse of existing buildings. With a strong focus on collaborative working, live projects and the design mentor scheme you will be well placed to become part of the industry’s next creative talent.

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You will: Create, experiment and design in our studios and workshops. Develop your digital skills using Vectorworks and Adobe, alongside freehand drawing and modelling skills. Work on real briefs set by businesses.

Establish important industry links through the second year design mentor scheme.


Our graduates are working at... Pendennis Superyachts Campaign AEDAS, Singapore Spacelab

Modules include: Design Foundations Space & User Design Identity

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/interiordesign

“The course operated as a ‘live’ studio, with full days working alongside the course tutors offering their knowledge and guidance.” Stephen Tozer Interior Design graduate

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BA(Hons) Sustainable Product Design

UCAS Code: W250 Location: Falmouth Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

Immerse yourself in the future of sustainable design on a course that’s driven by society’s big issues. You’ll explore social, moral and ethical aspects of product design, learn how to create products with a lifetime far beyond what’s typical and explore how to change human behaviour and improve sustainability.

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You will: Be able to tailor projects to your own areas of interest. Develop your creativity to design innovative solutions that address global sustainability challenges. Be encouraged to take a proactive approach to building your network, with opportunities to meet industry practitioners through study visits.

Take optional study week trips to places such as Stockholm Furniture Fair and Milan Design Fair. Design and create your own projects in your third year; you’ll have the opportunity to link with an industry partner or work on an independent project.


Our graduates are working as... Senior Product Designer at DCA International Senior Design Researcher at DesignIT Designer Makers at Studio Haran Design Researcher at MedIQ Medical

Modules include: Design Ethics Inclusive Design Digital Prototyping Design Futures

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/sustainableproductdesign

Image: Charles Clarke

“My aim is to innovate with everything I do. And design through making is fundamental to innovation. I picked up this passion while at Falmouth and try to never lose sight of it.” Tom Raffield Graduate and Designer

Image: Ollie Kidner

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THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE You never know where an idea that could change the world is going to come from. For Sustainable Product Design student, Charles Clarke, it came while at university. “I’ve managed to create something from waste that could be beautiful,” he says. “It’s an exciting moment – I really feel my career is being kick-started right now. My product – a light – is currently in development stage and my university tutors have been really encouraging. My time at Falmouth has been life-changing.” Working alongside the Eden Project and lighting designer superstar (and former Falmouth student), Tom Raffield, Charles is using offcuts of wood to create his own innovative lighting solutions - some of which are set to be used in the Eden Project’s new, sustainably designed hotel. Charles adds: “Sustainability is absolutely integral to the course; it’s been at the core of everything we do from day one. “I’ve learned a lot about materials and it’s made me realise as a designer how things need to change. On a personal level, it has made me see that we could all make a difference – it’s up to people like us to change the minds of others.”

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“Sustainability is absolutely integral to the course; it’s been at the core of everything we do from day one.”


A PERFECT BLEND OF LOGIC & CREATIVITY Architecture has always been in Jessica Fairlie’s blueprint but discovering what she loved didn’t always follow the plan. In fact, it was a phone call while she was in Sri Lanka, where she was travelling after already completing a degree in pharmacology, which ended up sealing the deal. “I actually interviewed for the course over the phone from a hotel room in Sri Lanka,” she says. “Right from that moment it sounded like this was a course where they care about you and your development. I knew straight away it was for me. “All the projects we worked on, right from the first year, were live projects and gave us an honest experience of the realities of the profession. We could totally immerse ourselves within the projects as the sites were local. I even camped out at Goonhilly Downs for a project where we had to design an observatory there.” After graduating in 2018, Jess landed a job as an Architectural Assistant with the pioneering Cornish firm, KAST Architects. She adds: “I’m designing things already, which is really cool! I love the fact I’m working for a practice that wants to build sustainably. I’m now working on

projects where I can design buildings that are made for their settings as well as being contemporary and this is something incredibly important to me. “For me, architecture is a perfect blend of logic and creativity. To do it you have to be prepared to work hard but it’s so rewarding. If you’re passionate about architecture, then choose a course that suits you, immerse yourself in it, get stuck in and really go for it.”

“I’m designing things already which is really cool! I love the fact I’m working for a practice that want to build sustainably.”

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School of Communication Design Ask top creative directors and designers what they’d most like to see in a graduate and they’ll tell you – it’s the ability to deliver great ideas, brilliantly executed. Creative risk, craft and communication skills are the central pillars of our teaching.

Courses BA(Hons) Creative Advertising BA(Hons) Graphic Design BA(Hons) Marketing & Communications Find out more: falmouth.ac.uk/scd

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BRAND DESIGNER

USER EXPERIENCE DESIGNER CREATIVE TECHNOLOGIST MEDIA PLANNER

ART DIRECTOR CONTENT CREATOR

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BA(Hons) Creative Advertising

UCAS Code: N561 Location: Falmouth Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

This course will equip you with the strategic and creative thinking skills you’ll need to solve today’s realworld problems, as well as the digital and craft skills required to create memorable creative advertising. From art direction and strategy through to social media and copywriting, you’ll learn the skills needed to cut it at the top of the industry while having great fun at the same time.

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You will: Travel to London in your first term, visiting agencies such as JWT, Ogilvy, BBH and VCCP. Prepare for the evolving job roles in the industry by working individually and in partnerships with other students, mirroring professional standards. Gain practical knowledge of how to establish a real

business through a 12-week ‘Dragon’s Den’ style module, developed in collaboration with industry practitioners. Enter creative competitions such as D&AD. Work on real agency and client briefs including pitching ideas to creative directors at Ogilvy UK, with the opportunity to win paid internships.

Image: Previous Page - Lucy Bristow, Sort it Out


Our graduates are working as... Senior Creative at BBC Creative, London Copywriter at Saatchi & Saatchi, Singapore Creative at KRFL, Amsterdam Senior Media Planner at Zenith, London

Modules include: Copywriting, Design & Art Direction Creative Problem Solving Campaign Creation

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/advertising Image: Aaron Leong and Gabrielle Cork, Hear what you want to hear advert for Bose noise-cancelling headphones

“The course was a great stepping-stone. The syllabus introduced me to lots of different aspects of the industry and showed me that it was the right career path for me.” Rob Pritchard Jones Graduate and Creative at Wunderman UK

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BA(Hons) Graphic Design

UCAS Code: W214 Location: Falmouth Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

With a big emphasis on design thinking and crafting big ideas beautifully, this course is your springboard to a design career in the creative industries. You’ll discover how to solve challenging questions facing society and business today with great ideas delivered appropriately across print and digital platforms. In your first year you’ll learn how to become an adept visual communicator, developing core skills in typography, branding, visual language, craft and critical thinking. You’ll experiment and explore as you move through the course, defining your identity and critical perspective for becoming a fully formed practitioner.

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You will: Head to London for a week where you’ll visit a range of different studios from the boutique Fraser Muggeridge Studio to Pentagram, the world’s largest independent design consultancy. Have the opportunity to go on trips to cities abroad so you can gain global perspectives on the subject.

Work on briefs created with, and supported by, industry practitioners. Enter creative competitions such as D&AD, ISTD and the Creative Conscience Awards. Go on an industry placement in the summer before your third year. Create an industry standard portfolio in your third year.


Our graduates are working as... Digital Designers at BBH Brand Designers at Superunion Packaging Designers at Lewis Moberly Book Designers at Fraser Muggeridge Studio

Module examples: Design Process, Difference & Identity Typography, Collaborative Practice Journeys, Destinations

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/graphicdesign Image: Jacob Nash

“One of the best things about the course is its focus on ideasled thinking. It’s this commitment to ideas that sets Falmouth graduates apart and gives us the best possible chance of making it in the industry.” Rebecca Low Graduate and Designer at Supple Studio

Image: Sophie Harper

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BA(Hons) Marketing & Communications* UCAS Code: Location: Length: When:

To be confirmed Falmouth and Penryn 3 years full-time September 2020

Define the future of the communications industry; with new technologies constantly emerging, always-on audiences, and businesses increasingly bound up with environmental and cultural issues, the industry needs fresh thinking. This is a unique opportunity to study marketing communications in a dynamic, creative and agencybased environment. From marketing theory and creative-problem solving through to strategy, consumer behaviour and a final year project, you’ll develop the skills, ideas and innovative solutions needed to shape the future of this industry. You’ll work across both our campuses collaborating on projects with students from our School of Entrepreneurship.

You will: Develop campaigns in answer to real briefs set by our industry partners. Manage the full process from strategy and planning to execution, working with creatives from around the University. Understand why campaigns work by evaluating them using marketing theory and

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case studies to develop a deep knowledge of the discipline. Gain experience of creative problem solving in teams in an agency-environment. Develop data management skills so you can analyse campaign results and manage budgets effectively. Have the opportunity to gain software skills including Adobe Photoshop and InDesign. Work in transdisciplinary teams with students in the School of Entrepreneurship.

Modules include: Creative Problem Solving Marketing in the Digital Environment Final Year Project

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/marketing-communications

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ADLAND’S DYNAMIC DUO Creative Advertising graduates Ben Fallows and Matt Deacon are regarded as two of the brightest young talents and hottest prospects around in the advertising industry - just five years after graduating. From Lidl to Lexus, the dynamic duo are the brains behind a series of award-winning ad campaigns and have already worked at two of London’s most prestigious agencies. They are the ideas people and, after teaming up in their very first week at university, have never looked back. “Being able to think of the most bonkers, crazy ideas and then having someone commision you to turn them into a reality never gets old,” says Ben. “We can be having a drink together in the pub, come up with a wacky idea and then, before we know it, a big brand is asking us to go out and make it. It’s the most fun job around and being able to bring our ideas to life is the coolest thing. And one of the best things about it is the sky’s the limit as to what we can do. “Creative advertising is a great thing to study if you’re a little bit unsure of what you want to do because it pulls in so many different skills. “We were on placement for 18 months before we were offered our first job. It’s really hard graft, but once you make it, it’s everything you’d ever hoped it would be. You just have to work really hard for it.”

“Creative advertising is a great thing to study if you’re a little bit unsure of what you want to do because it pulls in so many different skills.”

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Fashion & Textiles Institute At the Fashion & Textiles Institute we believe in design for function, versatility and ethics, with an ethos focussing on intellect, innovation and personal growth.

Courses BA(Hons) Costume Design for Film & Television BA(Hons) Fashion Design BA(Hons) Fashion Marketing BA(Hons) Fashion Photography BA(Hons) Sportswear Design BA(Hons) Textile Design Find out more: falmouth.ac.uk/fti

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PRODUCT DEVELOPER

TECHNOLOGIST

RETAIL MANAGEMENT

RETOUCHER PUBLISHER

PHOTOGRAPHER TEXTILE DESIGNER BUYER

MARKETEER

SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER STYLIST

FASHION DESIGNER

MERCHANDISER


BA(Hons) Costume Design for Film & Television

UCAS Code: Location: Length: When:

To be confirmed Penryn Campus 3 years full-time September 2020

Cultivate the skills required to enter this exciting and ever-growing industry. We’ll help prepare you for a career in costume design by teaching current industry practices through interdisciplinary learning in both our Fashion & Textiles Institute and School of Film & Television. Focussing on contemporary costume in the modern period, you will develop your own industry-level portfolio, supported by academics, technicians and designers working at the forefront of the film and television industries.

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Image: Previous Page - Photo by Sophie Webster, outfit designed by Lara Pomeroy

You will: Gain core skills such as drawing, pattern cutting, garment construction and fitting techniques, costume design fundamentals and meaningful research practices. Explore anthropological, socio-political, psychological and cultural concepts when considering the analysis of character and script as well as how to plot costumes for moving image. *Subject to validation

Enhance your developing design profile through an exploration of industry applications such as styling for music promos and commercials, costume breakdown and further progressing costume design projects. Develop essential knowledge of budget organisation, collaboration and team working as well as increased


awareness of freelance practice and self-management. Refine your skills in your final year through a major design project and portfolio production ready for entry into industry.

Modules include: Core Skills: Cut, Construct & Fit Freelance Working Practice Major Project Portfolio

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/costume-design

Image: Dmitrji Vasilenko

“There is demand for talent as the industry is so busy at the moment with all the new streaming platforms, certainly in contemporary TV and film. So, this course is an extremely viable prospect for students looking to gain the necessary skills needed to access one of the most interesting, and fun, industries to work in.” Susie Coulthard Visiting Lecturer and BAFTA Award nominated costume designer

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BA(Hons) Fashion Design

UCAS Code: W232 Location: Penryn Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

In Fashion Design you’ll work in a supportive environment where together, we’ll nurture your growth towards becoming a future facing designer. You’ll hone your creative edge, design unique and imaginative collections, and develop your knowledge of what fashion could be through your curiosity and ability to innovate.

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You will: Work on live projects with leading brands like Fred Perry, Seasalt and New York based Ryan Roche. Be at the forefront of the industry with access to resources from traditional sewing machines to ultrasonic welding machines. Learn to use the latest 3D design technology, including CLO 3D.

Take part in an intensive two-week multidisciplinary project, where you’ll learn essential work skills, as well as developing your practice. Have your third year portfolio showcased as part of the static show at Graduate Fashion Week in London.


Our graduates are working as... Designer at Adidas Outdoor Sales Executive at Calvin Klein Bespoke Shirt Maker at Emma Willis Womenswear Designer at Whistles

Modules include: Pattern Cutting & Construction Brand/Market Awareness Live Industry Design Project

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/fashiondesign

“With so many different disciplines studying here, the diversity of ideas is really inspiring.” Poupette Bulley Graduate and Assistant Buyer and Manager at Victoria met Albert, Germany

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BA(Hons) Fashion Marketing

UCAS Code: Location: Length: When:

W231 Penryn Campus 3 years full-time September 2020

Become part of the exciting, innovative and constantly evolving world of fashion marketing. You’ll learn to blend creativity with commercial knowledge, and work on live briefs to develop your understanding of marketing, including the principles of research, forecasting and planning. You’ll also explore the future of fashion marketing, gaining an understanding of the need for corporate social responsibility and the opportunities presented by digital technology.

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UCAS Code: W23S Location: Penryn Campus Length: 4 years full-time with placement year When: September 2020

You will: Work on live projects with collaborators such as Seasalt and Gap. Have optional study trips to London or Amsterdam. Be able to take an optional industry placement year (four-year course). Graduate from a course accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).

Work collaboratively with photographers, designers and creators of fashion.

Choose between a three-year degree or a four-year degree with a year-long industrial placement. Although you must select one for your UCAS application, you’ll have the chance to change your decision up to the end of your second year.

Image: Above - Kemi Ajayi, Undergrad Magazine


Our graduates are working at... Seasalt in merchandising Browns in fashion retail The White Company in their creative team Inditex in PR

Modules include: Brand Communications Strategic Marketing Fashion Forecasting

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/fashionmarketing

Image: Liam Jones

“The course explores all areas of the fashion and marketing sectors and prepares you for industry.” Megan Screeton Graduate and Account Executive at Village PR

Image: Isabella Puertolas, Retail Concept

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BA(Hons) Fashion Photography

UCAS Code: W641 Location: Penryn Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

On this course you’ll develop your voice as a fashion photographer to help springboard you into industry. You’ll learn to become a networked fashion photographer, working collaboratively with students from across the Fashion & Textiles Institute. At Falmouth, you’ll explore the unconventional by learning how to create captivating photography, moving image and alternative photographic processes, with access to eight studios, dark rooms, post-production studios and an incredibly well-equipped rental house.

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You will: Pitch your projects to industry experts and work on live briefs set by a top selection of international clients. Attend guest lectures and have access to world leading practitioners such as Shona Marshall, Matthew Holroyd (Baron Magazine), Joseph

Delaney (Nowness) and Derrick Ridgers. Have the opportunity to work with leading names in fashion like Vogue, Elle, Ted Baker, Paul Smith and Harper’s Bazaar.


Our graduates are working as... Fashion Photographer at Adidas Campaign Retoucher at Jack Wills In-house Jewellery Photographer at Vivienne Westwood Shoot Producer at BigSky Studios

Modules include: Subcultures & Style Body & Ethics Fashion Image

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/fashionphotography Image: Poppy Stamp

“This is such an energetic and exciting course that prepares you for the real world. Every day is different - we work with real industry clients on live briefs.” Nicole Gomes Fashion Photography student

Image: Nicole Loucaides

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BA(Hons) Sportswear Design

UCAS Code: W233 Location: Penryn Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

Be part of this exciting, futurefocussed course and graduate with excellent career prospects. On this course you’ll be able to apply your love of sport to design work. From health and wellbeing clothing to professional athletes’ technicalwear, you’ll explore the applied nature of what you create - and how your products will be used in the real world. As well as developing your design skills, you’ll learn invaluable business skills too, putting you in the perfect place to launch your career.

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You will: Work on live briefs with companies such as Adidas, Finisterre and LuLu Lemon, representing industry themes and needs. Develop 2D and 3D digital skills to support concept communication and prototyping. Attend specialist workshops and guest lectures from industry leaders. Have the opportunity to visit

Germany for the industry leading Performance Days and ISPO trade fairs, where you’ll also have the option to attend masterclasses with industry experts. Build technical, creative product design and development skills. Have the opportunity to connect with alumni in the industry.


Our graduates are working as... Style Director at Mr Porter Technical Colour Designer at Adidas Assistant Menswear Designer at G-Star RAW

Modules include: Exploration & Innovation Fabrics, Materials & Colour Introduction to Movement, Anatomy & Human Factors

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/sportswear-design Image: Megan Booysen, photo by Chloe Clouden-Hurst

“Falmouth puts a real emphasis on preparing you for the working world.” Lily Rice Graduate and Founder of Lexie Sport

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BA(Hons) Textile Design

UCAS Code: W230 Location: Penryn Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

Explore your individual creative direction and unleash your identity as a designer. Studying Textile Design, you’ll work closely with academic staff and technicians to create your own collections right from the get go, ensuring you leave with a professional portfolio, as well as the skills and knowledge to succeed in the industry.

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You will: Be at the forefront of textile design, developing your skills within the three disciplines of weave, print and mixed media. Work to live briefs and submit work to national competitions set by organisations such as Hand & Lock, Bradford Textile Society, SDC (Society of Dyers & Colourists) and i-dott.

Have the opportunity to travel to Paris in your third year for Premier Vision, the International Textiles Show. Have the chance to pitch your final portfolio to be part of the New Designers exhibition in London.


Our graduates are working as... Textile Designer at Burberry Product Developer at Toast Colour, Materials and Finish Designer at Dyson Print Designers at Mini Boden, H&M and Joules

Modules include: Design & Make Client & Market Process & Production

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/textiledesign

“The course taught me everything from how to dye a piece of yarn to how to operate as a freelance designer.” Mary Edwards Graduate

Image: Grace Quinn

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INNOVATIVE INSTALLATIONS Challenging preconceptions, creating immersive experiences, and helping people fall in love with the high street again. These were some of the main drivers behind an innovative project run by Fashion Marketing and Interior Design students in partnership with esteemed design company, Campaign. “Campaign presented us with a brief to form a solution to declining footfall on the high street. We decided to design and brand a pop-up event that would challenge the traditional customer shopping experience,” says second year Fashion Marketing student, Ella Smith, who was in charge of coordinating the project. “We wanted to push the concept of a jewellery shop, making it a playable experience for customers instead of just peering into glass boxes. The purpose is to create a fun and immersive experience that will help customers fall in love with the high street again. Having the visitors actively participate in order to find the rings should encourage them to put their phones down and live in the moment! “It’s been an amazing experience and working with a great team of people from different courses has made us all grow so much. It couldn’t have happened without Falmouth. Everything from the original brief, sponsorship, funding, and industry

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contacts has made this possible. The lecturers in particular have been really encouraging us to push the design concept and experience,” she adds.

“It’s been an amazing experience and working with a great team of people from different courses has made us all grow so much.”


ADVENTURES IN CREATIVITY From the age of 14, Sophie Webster, knew she wanted to tell stories through pictures. “I’ve never been interested in how a camera works,” she says. “All the mechanics and the technical side of it hold no interest for me at all. I’m driven by ideas and, as a storyteller, have always wanted my work to have a rich narrative running through it. I was lucky. I found very early on what I was good at and what I loved.” It was this mindset that led Sophie to study Fashion Photography where it didn’t take long for her to make her mark. At the end of her first year, she won a prestigious competition run by Sony and House of Holland, and since then hasn’t looked back. She adds: “I graduated in 2018 and have continued to build my career in fashion photography while at the same time working as a creative director with a London agency, helping clients in London, Europe, and the Middle East bring their stories to life including running a photoshoot in the Shard. “I’ve loved seeing my creativity come into fruition in the real world and seeing clients become as passionate about my ideas as I am. I’ve learned how to manage copywriters, marketers, graphic designers, videographers and liaise with those working in business development.

“Falmouth was such a good breeding ground for experimenting and collaborating with others - it really helped me develop my own personal style and approach.”

“I’ve loved seeing my creativity come into fruition in the real world and seeing clients become as passionate about my ideas as I am.”

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School of Film & Television Filmmaking has been taught at Falmouth for over fifty years, fusing the creative act of making films with the raw energy of critical thinking. Our School is a future-facing, academic powerhouse with world-class technical facilities, harnessed in the service of storytelling. We create and invest in professional feature films, crewed by our students. We are a full member of CILECT, the association of the world’s best film and TV schools.

Courses BA(Hons) Animation & Visual Effects BA(Hons) Film BA(Hons) Post-production for Film & Television BA(Hons) Television Find out more: falmouth.ac.uk/soft

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CINEMATOGRAPHER

DIRECTOR

EDITOR

PRODUCTION COMPANY FOUNDER

SCREENWRITER SOUND DESIGNER

VFX ARTIST ANIMATOR

PRODUCER

DOCUMENTARY MAKER EXPERIMENTAL FILMMAKER RESEARCHER RIGGER

STORYBOARD ARTIST


BA(Hons) Animation & Visual Effects

Facilities include Xsens 3D Mo-Cap Nuke, Maya, TVPaint, Dragonframe Immersive tech suite Full facility list on p20

UCAS Code: WG64 Location: Penryn Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

Develop the skills to succeed in the booming animation and visual effects industry; work on live briefs, and hone your art and digital skills with our stateof-the-art kit and facilities to create films that will launch your career. You’ll originate and develop imaginative stories, master directing and producing techniques, learn the patience of stop motion and the complexity of rigging and modelling. You’ll play in 2D and 3D, in physical clay and the digital world, to produce films that make a mark.

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You will: Work on live briefs for globally renowned organisations. Have the opportunity to submit second-year films to national festivals. Benefit from industry mentors in your third-year with the likes of Tim Searle (Head of Animation at Beano Studios),

Tony Farquhar–Smith (Isle of Dogs) and Nico Cotta (VFX Coordinator). Pitch your third-year project to an industry panel. Have the chance to work on our in-house micro-budget feature films.

Images: Previous Page - The Expectation, Callum Lewis, Above - Space Colonisation (live brief)


Our graduates are working at... Aardman Animations Sony Pictures Moving Picture Company ILM London

Modules include: Animation & VFX Production Live Briefs for External Clients Professional Outlook - Preparation for Industry

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/animation Image: Prawta Annez and Camilla Kjaernet, Towels

“Having tutors who are working professionals from the industry makes all the difference and this course hits all the marks in that respect.” David Sproxton Co-founder and Executive Chairman of Aardman Animations

Image: Kialle Wills and Lizzie Seagrave, Lowen

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BA(Hons) Film

Facilities include Arri Alexa, RED, Sony FS7 & 16mm Arri SR3 AVID post-production with NEXIS Cinema, with Christie projection & 7.2 surround sound

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Develop as a critically-aware professional in this vital and fast moving global industry. You’ll work with 8mm, 16mm and industrystandard digital technologies, and debate the history, present and future of film to become fluent in the social, economic and political contexts, as well as the art, craft and business of cinematic storytelling. Film at Falmouth has established itself as a centre of micro-budget feature and short filmmaking, where as a student you’ll have the opportunity to be an integral part of the crew on innovative productions. This has included features and shorts with partners such as BBC Films, iFeatures and Early Day in 2018.

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W610 Penryn Campus 3 years full-time September 2020

You will: Build your industry connections through placement schemes, which include NBC Universal & Ridley Scott Associates, or working on professional, commercial briefs with our in-house, award-winning creative agency MAYN. Attend masterclasses from industry leaders, recently

this has included directors Ben Wheatley, Alice Lowe and Lenny Abrahamson, producers Mary Burke and Emily Morgan, and VFX supervisor Frazer Churchill. Engage with our highly acclaimed in-house podcast, The Cinematologists, which is partnered with MUBI, Curzon and the BFI.

Image: Backwoods - a School funded short film directed by Ryan Mackfall


Our graduates are working as... Senior Producer at Molifilms Head of Post-production at Contra Agency Senior Creative Copywriter at Sharehive Director of Photography at Renegade Pictures Colourist at Twickenham Studios

Modules include: Production Cultures – immerse yourself in the collaborative nature of film production to create cinematic stories Cinema of Experience – grapple with issues such as gender, race, sexuality and religion, historically and in contemporary film contexts Pitch Deck – develop cinematic projects and present your ideas to working film professionals

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/film

“At Falmouth films are being made at a professional level on a yearly basis. These opportunities are golden to any aspiring filmmakers, and Falmouth stands head and shoulders above other establishments when it comes to this.” Ryan Mackfall Graduate and founder of production company Crashburn Media

Image: SYNC Act 1 - directed by Li-Heng Hsu

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BA(Hons) Post-production for Film & Television*

Facilities include Nine NEXIS NAS storage linked edit suites Two Da Vinci Resolve grading suites AVID S6 dubbing theatre with ADR/foley and VO booth

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Kick-start a diverse and successful career by entering this exciting programme that covers all aspects of post-production for the film and television industry, designed in conjunction with leaders in the thriving UK post-production sector. You’ll study in a first-class, industrymirroring facility and be taught by a technical, craft and academic team of post-production specialists. You’ll develop high-level skills and professional qualifications in picture editing, colour grading, compositing,

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Full facility list on p20

To be confirmed Penryn Campus 3 years full-time September 2020

motion graphics, sound design and audio mixing, mastering post-production software such as Avid Media Composer, ProTools, DaVinci Resolve, Adobe Premiere and After Effects. Placement and internship opportunities are embedded in the course, enabling you to fully engage with the post-production industry whilst you study, providing invaluable experience and contacts for your future career in this booming industry.

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You will: Gain intensive, hands-on technical and craft experience of industrystandard image and audio postproduction equipment, workflows and software. Benefit from our strong links with top industry partners including Avid, Adobe and Black Magic Design as well as numerous UK-based post houses and production companies. Have the opportunity to crew on one of our in-house micro-budget feature films.


Attend masterclasses with the world’s best practitioners. Have the chance to work for our inhouse creative agency, MAYN, on live briefs, earning money while you learn and developing an appetite for setting up a business. Gain recognised industry certifications as part of the course, giving you the edge on your peers.

Modules include: Technical & Craft Bootcamp Intensive Craft Specialisation Industry Placement

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/post-production

“Terrific facilities, I could have been at a post-production company, everything felt right to do real work.” Jonathan Smiles VFX/Post-production Specialist (Wonder Woman, District 9)

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BA(Hons) Television

Facilities include SONY studio cameras and TriCaster gallery Arri Alexa, RED, Sony FS7, Canon C500 AVID post-production with NEXIS Full facility list on p20

UCAS Code: 09X2 Location: Penryn Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

Discover how to create everything from high-end drama through to top quality documentaries on a course that’s always at the cutting-edge of the industry. You’ll learn how to make television, how to think about it and how to find an audience, all within a specialist facility, working with industry professionals. The course is story-driven with a focus on practical making as well as critical thinking and helps you develop the essential skills you need to succeed in the television industry and beyond.

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You will: Work on professional, commercial briefs with our inhouse, award-winning creative agency MAYN. Have opportunities for industry based placements with companies such as Sky TV. Attend masterclasses from industry leaders such as Otto Bathurst, director of Peaky Blinders, and Jon East, director of Killing

Eve, Downton Abbey and Lost in Space. Have the chance to apply for The Hothouse, a twoday placement with the acquisitions team at NBC Universal in London. Take part in our industry mentor scheme in your final year. Have the chance to work on our in-house micro-budget feature films.

Images: Above and bottom left - Every Six Hours directed by Tom Murphy


Our graduates are working as... Company Director at Ivy House Productions Producer at Channel Four Senior Editor at Contra Agency Camera Assistant on programmes including Atlantis, Silent Witness, Rush Assistant Director on Poldark, Netflix’s Apostle, Dr Who and His Dark Materials

Modules include: Drama – developing story and high-end drama productions Branded Content – working to a live brief for commercial, music, sports or campaigns Specialist Skills – cinematography, sound and post-production Documentary – finding story and character; what is truth?

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/television

“Some amazing work, great people too. Talking to the graduates is like talking to experienced professionals... really impressed.” James Abadi Director

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SETTING SAIL FOR THE STARS Space might be the final frontier but for Animation & Visual Effects students it’s just the setting for another day’s work. As creative briefs go, they don’t come much bigger than being tasked to create a film for the International Space Development conference in Los Angeles. Yet this was the challenge students faced when given the brief by engineer, David Evans, and Course Coordinator, Derek Hayes, to explore the possibility of returning to and colonising the moon. Derek explains: “A big part of the second year of the course is dedicated to live briefs from outside organisations, which give students a taste of working with a real client to a professional brief and deadline. “This particular brief was something special, since it required students to grasp some interesting scientific concepts and translate them into inspirational films that would satisfy both scientists and the general public.” The result, according to David Evans, was definitely something out of this world. “I’ve worked with professional animators, guys at Nvidia and of course students, and I’d say the Falmouth teams are up

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there with the best,” he said. “They dealt with a hugely complex scenario and performed exceptionally.”

“I’ve worked with professional animators, guys at Nvidia and of course students, and I’d say the Falmouth teams are up there with the best.”


SKILLS HONED IN CREATIVE HUB “What’s great about studying Television at Falmouth is they recreate industry as much as possible - it’s a perfect microcosm of the industry and means, when you finish, you feel completely ready to begin your career in the industry and know exactly what you’re meant to do.” Amy Gillies is a third year Television student who was adamant she wanted to study in the city. This all changed on her first visit to Falmouth. “My first thought was ‘oh my God, it’s perfect’ everyone’s like me,” she says. “It’s amazing to be in such a creative hub and space where there’s so much collaboration across courses and, right from day one, it’s felt like the perfect place where I could nurture and hone my craft while studying television.” With placements at Disney Media+ and NBC Universal Hothouse, as well as overseeing the production of six-part in-house series Spilling the Beans, Amy has been able to put her skills to the test in industry already and is excited for what the future holds. “Television is becoming ever more accessible, particularly with video on demand services like Netflix. It’s becoming a lot more adaptable, and people can now watch what they want, when

they want to. Short form content, like Instagram TV, has a huge role to play and has already been integrated into the course. The industry is moving so quickly and the course really reflects this.”

“It’s amazing to be in such a creative hub and space where there’s so much collaboration across courses.”

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Games Academy Games are transforming how we experience stories and are driving the development of new technologies. The Games Academy at Falmouth was founded to help you become a part of this exciting journey. You’ll use the essential tools to succeed in a competitive industry by getting involved in all aspects of games development and entrepreneurship.

Courses BSc(Hons) Computing for Games BSc(Hons) Creative Robotics BA(Hons) Creative Virtual Reality BA(Hons) Game Art BA(Hons) Game Development BSc(Hons) Immersive Computing BSc(Hons) Web Development Find out more: falmouth.ac.uk/games-academy

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CONCEPT ARTIST

PROGRAMMER

WEBMASTER

COMPUTER SCIENTIST

MIXED REALITY TECHNOLOGIST

APP DEVELOPER INNOVATOR

GAME COMMUNITY MANAGER

3D MODELLER

USER EXPERIENCE ANALYST

GAME DESIGNER

CINEMATIC ARTIST GAME ANIMATOR

SOFTWARE ENGINEER AI SPECIALIST


BSc(Hons) Computing for Games

UCAS Code: I610 Location: Penryn Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

By studying computer science through the lens of games you’ll acquire the skills needed to shape the games of the future. You’ll work with everyone else in the Games Academy - from animators through to sound designers - to develop a multi-disciplinary approach, with creative collaboration at its heart, which will give you the best possible preparation for industry.

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You will: Get under the hood of video game engines like Unity and Unreal while learning a range of programming languages like Python, C# and C++. Explore the latest technologies like procedural content generation, deep learning, and mixed reality. Blend art and science while developing teamwork and

communication skills that are highly desired in the industry. Create an ‘optimisation mindset’ by learning to work within technical constraints. Make games collaboratively with artists, animators, composers, designers and writers.


Our graduates are working as... DevOps Engineer Scripting Support Analyst specialising in Cloud Technology The Games Academy also helps students to set up their own small development companies, or move forward to incubation programmes such as Launchpad.

Modules include: Principles of Computing Mathematics for Virtual Worlds Artificial Intelligence

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/computing-for-games

Image: Adrian Carter, Canon Controller

“I didn’t come into this course with any kind of formal teaching about computing or programming. I did Drama at A-level and that hasn’t stopped me.” Alexander Mitchell Computing for Games student

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BSc(Hons) Creative Robotics* UCAS Code: Location: Length: When:

To be confirmed Penryn Campus 3 years full-time September 2020

You will:

UCAS Code: To be confirmed Location: Penryn Campus Length: 4 years full-time with a professional practice year When: September 2020 This course responds to the rapid growth of the Internet of Things and the global market for robots in consumer and business contexts. The adoption of robotic technologies throughout society presents new design challenges and opportunities. Chief among these, focussing on the rise of social and creative robots in our everyday lives, is how to produce engaging human-robot interactions. Taking a creative and humanistic approach, this degree will challenge you to solve real-world problems through solutions which integrate physical computing with human-centred design. After establishing a firm foundation in software and hardware development, you’ll have the opportunity to apply your skills to inspiring projects that span the creative and technical domains, on briefs set by industry partners.

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Develop an understanding of the social and cultural context for robotics and the implications for the design, engineering, deployment, and adoption of robotic technologies. Develop a firm foundation in software and hardware development required to develop your own robots including control systems, motion planning, artificial intelligence and machine learning. Be challenged to solve real-world problems by working in teams to apply human-centred design approaches to deliver robotic solutions.

Modules include: Individual Creative Computing Project Robotics & Cybernetics Major Robotics Project

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/creative-robotics

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BA(Hons) Creative Virtual Reality* UCAS Code: I620 Location: Penryn Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

Learn to design and create virtual reality environments and applications in one of the fastest moving arenas in the tech industry. This course is much more than creating entertainment software; it puts you on the cutting-edge of new technology and empowers you to shape the future. You’ll join our community of artists, animators, composers, designers, programmers, writers and game-makers, as you create original immersive experiences across different platforms - with the chance to market them in the real world.

You will: Work on real briefs for real businesses and develop immersive experiences that move beyond entertainment.

*Subject to validation

Be in a prime position to get your work noticed and have the potential to build a business off the back of it. Learn in one of the largest game development studios of any university in the UK. Collaborate with students across all other courses at the Games Academy.

Modules include: VR Design Environment Art World Creation

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/creative-vr

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BA(Hons) Game Art

UCAS Code: W280 Location: Penryn Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

Art in the games industry is one of the fastest growing sectors and games artists are in higher demand than ever before. This course will develop your artistic and creative capabilities while honing the skills you need to make it as a successful artist in the games industry. You’ll work within game development teams from the course’s halfway point, allowing you to operate within the context of professional game making.

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You will: Make a completed game within a team during your third year. Acquire the skills you need to make a successful career from your artistic skills. Learn about concept art, character art and environment art as well as the pipelines and processes used to make games.

Work in an industry-standard environment. Be surrounded by people who live and breathe games.


Modules include: Character Art Environment Art Concept Art

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/game-art

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, full module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/computing-for-games

Image: Robert Gray

“Any time I need a piece of software, to ask for help or want to learn something not already taught, the lecturers have always been ready to support me.” Sophia Rodyakin Game Art student

Image: Hannes Siebke

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BA(Hons) Game Development with Specialism

Location: Length: When:

Penryn Campus 3 years full-time September 2020

Join a community of people who live and breathe games. From day one you’ll be working as you would on a games team in the industry and developing your own games. You’ll learn how all the specialisms work together, how to work effectively in a team and the role you play in it. The course simulates industry operations and methodologies in a professional environment, built to mirror a real games development studio.

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You will: Build your own games from day one and have the opportunity to establish your own company in your third year. Have the opportunity to change the games industry by making games for new markets and not simply replicating what’s already out there. Have the option to change your specialism at any point in your first year.

Work in a department dedicated to gaming and be surrounded by people working in all aspects of the industry. Develop a multi-disciplinary approach, touching on all aspects of game creation, and make completed games.


Specialisms: BA(Hons) Game Development: Animation UCAS code W282 BA(Hons) Game Development: Art UCAS code W281 BA(Hons) Game Development: Audio UCAS code W283 BA(Hons) Game Development: Design UCAS code W284 BA(Hons) Game Development: Programming UCAS code W285 BA(Hons) Game Development: Writing UCAS code W286

Our graduates are working as... Level Designer at Supermassive Games Trainee Cinematic Artist at Creative Assembly Graduate Level Designer at King Game Designer at Rare Games Writer at Hangar 13

Modules include: Game Development Principles Reading Games World Creation: Game Development Project

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/game-development

Image: Robert Doman

“I love the games I made during the course; having them in my portfolio certainly helped to grab the attention of recruiters.” Jade Ostle Graduate

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BSc(Hons) Immersive Computing UCAS Code: I630 Location: Penryn Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

Working across the whole spectrum of extended reality, you’ll learn to develop mixed, augmented and virtual reality experiences for real companies from day one. As an early adopter of new and experimental technology, you’ll learn computer science and humancomputer interaction, alongside practical programming skills to create compelling immersive experiences.

Develop immersive experiences which have the power to fundamentally change the way we interact with technology. Work alongside a community of game artists, animators and writers. Have the chance to be the first to market with new, interesting and disruptive technology.

Modules include: Creative Computing Immersive Technology Specialist Project Multidisciplinary Development Practice

You will: Collaborate in multidisciplinary teams designed to simulate industry life. Create a varied portfolio of VR and XR experiences, with support and guidance to take your products to market.

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To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/immersive-computing

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BSc(Hons) Web Development* UCAS Code: Location: Length: When:

To be confirmed Penryn Campus 3 years full-time September 2020

UCAS Code: To be confirmed Location: Penryn Campus Length: 4 years full-time with a professional practice year When: September 2020

Benefit from being a member of a creative community of experts in UX/UI design, programming and development operations (DevOps).

Become an expert in web design and development practice; capable of innovating in an area of computer science that permeates every aspect of our daily lives.

Choose between a three year degree or a four year degree with a year of professional practice. Although you must select one for your UCAS application, you’ll have the chance to change your decision up to the end of your second year.

Utilising Agile project management processes that mirror industry, this course will prepare you for a sustainable career in website and web application development, enabling you to anticipate and adapt to emerging technologies.

Modules include: Development Principles Web Technologies Cloud Computing

You will: Learn to apply creative thinking to solve real-world problems and utilise humancentred design principles to develop products that are fit for purpose.

*Subject to validation

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/web-development

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FUNDING SUCCESS FOR DEVELOPERS It’s full steam ahead for RoBoats, a daring adventure on the high seas that captured the imagination of some of the industry’s biggest players. The brainchild of games studio, Animal Puree, run by Games Academy graduates, RoBoats sees players working in pairs and controlling their boats from a smart device as they take on the role of Captain or Gunner and battle 12 other players. This innovative approach of using an app to power the controller helped secure the team a £5,000 grant from the UK Games Fund’s Tranzfuser programme. “We focussed our third year on developing a marketable game with the intention of setting up a company, and it’s amazing to do so with the right people, the right project and a load of support. Being accepted into Tranzfuser confirmed we made the right choice,” says Team Lead and Game Development graduate, Troy Atkinson. “The Games Academy provided a fantastic amount of support for our ongoing game projects, from around the clock studio space to designated lecturers who guide and push your team through development, while also not interfering with the creative process.

“Alongside the development projects, the lecturers at the Games Academy have provided us with lectures and workshops that have prepared us for any route into the games industry, as well as giving us an academic understanding of the industry.”

“The Games Academy provided a fantastic amount of support for our ongoing game projects.”

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Academy of Music and Theatre Arts The Academy of Music and Theatre Arts (AMATA) is a vibrant, entrepreneurial and industry-connected hub for actors, dancers, musicians, producers and technicians. Not just an academic environment in the traditional sense but also a fully professional venue running a diverse and exciting year-round performance programme. You’ll experience the benefits of being part of a dynamic, professional, creative community from the day you arrive.

Courses BA(Hons) Acting BA(Hons) Creative Music Technology BA(Hons) Dance & Choreography BA(Hons) Music BA(Hons) Music, Theatre & Entertainment Management BA(Hons) Musical Theatre BA(Hons) Popular Music BA(Hons) Technical Theatre Arts BA(Hons) Theatre & Performance Find out more: falmouth.ac.uk/amata

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PRODUCER

SOUND DESIGNER

DIGITAL CONTENT MANAGER

COMPOSER EDUCATOR

ACTOR TECHNICIAN PERFORMER THEATRE MAKER

ARTIST MANAGER

BOOKING AGENT MUSIC JOURNALIST

CHOREOGRAPHER

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BA(Hons) Acting

UCAS Code: W410 Location: Penryn Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

Push boundaries and become a progressive actor in a highly creative, collaborative and supportive environment. Based in a vibrant, creative community, you’ll develop an in-depth range of acting techniques for theatre, performance and recorded media, with an emphasis on self-reflection and the skills needed to succeed as a 21st century actor in a fast-moving and developing industry. Our academic staff are all industry practitioners who will develop your individual talents and support you in creating your own work.

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You will: Have access to green screen and motion capture facilities as well as collaborative opportunities with our School of Film & Television and Games Academy. Attend performances and workshops led by worldclass artists such as the Michael Grandage Company, WildWorks, Prodigal and Gecko Theatre.

Enhance your employability as we prepare you for a professional career in the acting industry. Benefit from AMATA’s year-round performance programme which attracts top artists and performers from all over the world. Showcase your work at the AMATA Festival at the end of your third year.


Our graduates are working as... Voiceover artists Film actors Stage actors Educators

Modules include: Training – The Actor’s Instrument Thinking – Acting & Classical Performance Doing – Screen Acting Project

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/acting

“This course will teach you how to fully get to know your body and mind, how it works and what you are capable of, which will lead you to become a great actor.” Josefine Lungard Hove Acting student

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BA(Hons) Creative Music Technology

UCAS Code: W390 Location: Penryn Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

From bass-heavy tracks to immersive sound installation, this course focusses on enhancing audio skills and sonic awareness through the creative deployment of music technology. You’ll gain an understanding of the needs and potential of various industries including games, television, and music production, where you’ll study and discover innovative sound design, recording, mixing and mastering techniques, whilst creating and developing your own tracks and compositions throughout the degree.

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You will: Create in high-spec facilities with multiple surround-sound rooms, vintage analogue and the latest digital instruments, with an outstanding microphone selection. Collaborate with filmmakers, game designers, dancers, animators and musicians to become the future of the industry. Have the opportunity

for industry placements, to study abroad, and to start your own company. Work with regular guest artists and industry experts. Recent visitors include James Young (Darkstar), producer Gil Norton (Foo Fighters, Pixies) and mixing engineer Clint Murphy (50 Cent). Experience a vibrant community of acclaimed lecturers and industry-focussed connections.


Our graduates are working as... Producers Media composers Sound designers Studio engineers DJs

Modules include: Recording, Mixing & Production Sound Design & Game Audio Studio & Media Composition Interactive & Immersive Audio

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/creativemusictech

“Studying at Falmouth showed me how to think big! I ended up taking on projects such as building VR games, holograms and selfgenerating music algorithms.” Liam Iliffe Graduate

Image: Claire Duffy on set of music video by Stephen Duffy, crewed by School of Film & Television and Creative Music Technology students.

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BA(Hons) Dance & Choreography

UCAS Code: W511 Location: Penryn Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

This course will develop your practice as a dance maker and celebrate the uniqueness of you as an artist. This outward facing course is designed to launch you into the world of dance, through exploring the twin strands of dance and choreography. You’ll benefit from the collaborative environment at AMATA, where you’ll work with students from across the disciplines, and have access not just to dance studios, but to all our practice and performance spaces.

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You will: Develop your physical and technical skills, and performance capabilities, while engaging with dance history, theories and contexts. Learn to utilise our extensive range of technical sound, lighting and recording equipment, to enable and realise your production ideas and visions. Benefit from AMATA’s year-round performance

programme which attracts top artists and performers from all over the world. Build industry links through workshops, guest lectures and visits from celebrated international practitioners such as Company Chameleon, Ballet Lorent, and Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Co.


Our graduates are working as... Dancers and choreographers Dance production and management consultants Arts and health practitioners Educators

Modules include: Contemporary Techniques & Improvisation Performance & Choreographic Practice Dance Cultures, Histories & Practices

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/dance-choreography

“You’re thrown into an inspiring mixing bowl; constantly collaborating, pushing boundaries, tutors inspiring debate, guest artists guiding you along – all the while treated as an artist in your own right.” Sheri Burt Graduate

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BA(Hons) Music

UCAS Code: W300 Location: Penryn Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

On this course you’ll develop a portfolio of skills to prepare you for work in the modern music industry and to shape its future. The focus will be on your practice and you’ll push stylistic and technological boundaries while developing your work and carving out your musical identity. You can choose to specialise in performance, music pedagogy, sound art or musicology, or work in a mixture of these disciplines.

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You will: Cover a range of musical styles including avant garde, classical, jazz, folk, blues and rock to develop a broad understanding of music. Play regularly in ensembles, including vocal groups, laptop orchestras and Taiko drumming. Benefit from guest speaker artists and ensembles; recent visitors include Graham Fitkin (composer), Kenny Werner (piano), Kevos (ensemble) and Adrian Utley (Portishead).

Do a three-month placement or internship in your third year that can take any form, from shadowing a professional composer to working with a London orchestra. Take advantage of our prestigious international exchange partners including Sarah Lawrence College NYC, La Salle, Nagoya University, Griffith University and Helsinki Metropolia University.


Our graduates are working as... Performers Composers Session musicians Music educators Ensemble leaders

Modules include: Performance & Composition Contemporary Techniques & Music Innovation Music Technology Working to Professional Briefs

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/music

“The course provides the opportunity for all different kinds of musicians to pursue their own work. I’m a jazz musician, but you can do what you want - jazz, classical, pop, world, folk.” Arthur Jaschke Graduate

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BA(Hons) Music, Theatre & Entertainment Management

UCAS Code: 5V08 Location: Penryn Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

Join the next generation of pioneering entertainment and music managers, and theatre arts producers. If you want to become a manager or producer then this course will empower you to follow your own interests, so you emerge as an adaptable, future-proof professional practitioner, capable of operating across current and emerging media and commercial environments. You’ll study management across the breadth of the entertainment industry but create your own focus and specialism.

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You will: Work with international artists, at the heart of AMATA’s live venue and production facilities, under the guidance of academic and production staff. Learn to manage across entertainment forms, from dance companies to record labels, as well as throughout the creative process, from commissioning new work, to touring and publishing.

Engage with cutting-edge professional performers. Design and deliver live projects both on and off campus. Benefit from industry partnerships and collaborative opportunities with the likes of Kneehigh Theatre, Island Records, Dance Republic, the Eden Project and the Old Vic.


Our graduates are working as... Development Assistant at No Fit State Circus Business Manager at Red Van Records Event and Communication Coordinator at Cornwall 365 Research Fellow at the South West Creative Technology Network

Modules include: Collaborative Planning Project Music, Theatre & Entertainment Law & Intellectual Property Critical & Cultural Appreciation

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/entertainmentmanagement

“The course gives you exposure to industry and skills that you can use straight out of university.” Lana Jordan Music, Theatre & Entertainment Management student

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BA(Hons) Musical Theatre*

UCAS Code: Location: Length: When:

To be confirmed Penryn Campus 3 years full-time September 2020

With a thorough combination of acting, singing and dance, this course focusses on musical theatrespecific skills while developing your repertoire and integrating solid acting techniques into your rehearsal projects. You will engage with new musical theatre forms and futures, industry-led professional development and digital technologies.

Classes in dance and voice are highly prioritised alongside acting classes and projects, which will enable you to become multi-skilled and highly versatile, ensuring you’re ready for industry. The course will culminate in a final year musical theatre performance.

You’ll continually develop your skills through technique classes, integration exercises, scene work, and project rehearsals of classic and contemporary musicals.

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You will: Study within AMATA’s creative and dynamic performing arts community, where actors, musicians, dancers and technicians work and play in a dedicated facility, complete with a professional theatre venue. Have access to state-of-the-art facilities including extensive sprungfloor dance studios, practice rooms, recording studios, and technical and music resources.


Benefit from AMATA’s year-round performance programme which attracts top artists and performers. Work with highly-skilled and experienced staff, many of whom are conservatoire trained, with expert knowledge of the performing arts industry.

Modules include: Dance & Movement: Developing Techniques Voice & Singing: Professional Preparation & Repertoire Integrated Skills: Musical Theatre Performance

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/musical-theatre

“Musical Theatre is one of the most popular forms of entertainment and continues to grow and diversify with ground-breaking new shows and technologies. This highly specialised course will prepare you for all aspects of this exciting creative industry.” Terrie Fender Director, Academy of Music and Theatre Arts

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BA(Hons) Popular Music

UCAS Code: W340 Location: Penryn Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

Whether underground or mainstream, DIY or commercial, acoustic or electric, this course is focussed on developing your unique artistic identity in a creative live and studio environment. As an independent performer, songwriter and self-producer, you’ll learn how to promote and release your own work, creating innovative portfolios based on experimentation, musicianship and a confident understanding of the music industry. You’ll study contemporary popular music as a media-based art form, while proposing informed ideas and materials for pop’s analogue and digital futures.

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You will: Develop songwriting techniques and performance/ production skills. Perform live and record in our hi-spec AMATA studios as well as become part of the vibrant Falmouth music scene. Forge key industry links with studios, record labels, promotion companies and venues.

Benefit from visiting lecturers like Ed O’Brien (Radiohead), Adrian Utley (Portishead), Darcus Beese (Island Records), Fiona Bevan and Mary Hampton. Establish innovative approaches to music making, the music business and technology. Define a practice that’s stylistically sophisticated and ahead of the curve.


Our graduates are working as... Touring/Recording Musicians (IDER, Something Anorak) A&R Coordinator at Island Records Digital Manager at Universal Music Product and Marketing Manager at Cooking Vinyl Owner and Director of Mount Street Studios Commercial Songwriters

Modules include: Dark Sound Playing Live Creative Recording

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/popularmusic

“The course helped me a great deal in understanding the business side of the music industry.” Charlie Kirby Graduate and Mount Street Studios Founder

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BA(Hons) Technical Theatre Arts

UCAS Code: 206X Location: Penryn Campus Length: 2 years full-time When: September 2020

On this condensed two-year course you’ll develop specialised skills in stage management, lighting, sound and visual technologies, while gaining a thorough grounding in all aspects of technical production. This intensive course is highly practical and will equip you with the technical expertise to succeed in many diverse areas of the industry, whilst also empowering you to take a creative and proactive approach to your work.

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You will: Work in purpose-built studios and performance spaces within AMATA, our stunning professional venue which has a year-round performance programme. Be taught by technical and academic staff who are also practitioners, as well as working with skilled technicians.

Have placement opportunities in your final term with some of the UK’s leading theatre and production companies including Kneehigh and Wildworks, as well as music festivals and producers, theatre venues and tourism events throughout Devon and Cornwall.


Modules include: Digital Performance Technologies Venue Management & Technical Standards Production Management, Design & Realisation

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/technical-theatre-arts

“I’m absolutely loving the course! It covers everything from stage management to complex performance technologies.” Vicki Cox Technical Theatre Arts student

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BA(Hons) Theatre & Performance

UCAS Code: 238U Location: Penryn Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

Collaborative and exploratory work underpins this course, and you’ll be empowered to open your imagination and embrace a world of opportunity to become an original and distinctive maker and performer of theatre. You’ll work on every aspect of the creative process, from devising individual performances to directing and producing performances with others. As a reflective practitioner, you’ll test the theories you learn in lectures through your own work and performances. With a focus on live interaction, you’ll begin with workshops and performances to peers, progressing to public performances in your third year.

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You will: Work in purpose-built studios and performance spaces in our stunning, professional venue, AMATA. Benefit from AMATA’s year-round performance programme which attracts top artists and performers. Build industry links through workshops, guest lectures and visits led by world-class artists such as Gecko Theatre, Kneehigh and Prodigal Theatre.

Learn to utilise our extensive range of technical sound, lighting and recording equipment. Work with highly-skilled and experienced academic staff and creative technicians. Create and take part in a diversity of projects and a major production at the AMATA Festival in your third-year.


Our graduates are working as... Theatre makers and performers Production managers Talent managers Educators

Modules include: Performance Skills Immersive & Participatory Theatre Technical Theatre & Scenography

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/theatre-performance

“The course is perfectly preparing me for a role in the theatre industry. We don’t just learn to act, we learn a range of technical skills, we learn about the world around us. Most importantly for me, I’ve learnt more about myself than ever before.” Sam Nancarrow Theatre & Performance student

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STANDING ON THE VERGE OF GREATNESS From supporting Sigrid on tour in New York, featuring on the FIFA 18 soundtrack and breaking through seven million plays of their single ‘You’ve Got Your Whole Life Ahead Of You Baby’ on Spotify, life has been a whirlwind for Lily Somerville and Megan Markwick since releasing their first track as IDER in 2016. “When we put our first IDER track out in April 2016 we had absolutely no idea what was going to come of it,” Lily says. “We had four songs in our back pocket that we’d recorded and we decided to just put the first one out there and see what would happen.” The duo were signed less than a year later and are now preparing to release their first album and head out on their first UK and European tour. They met in their first semester and have been making music together ever since. Their sound has evolved from a folk and country background to an ethereal blend of pop electronica and R’n’B, underscored with their trademark harmonies. Megan adds: “We’ve got big ambitions for the future. We want to be touring more, playing at festivals, and we’re really excited for our album release with our new music that’s bigger and braver than anything we’ve done before.”

So what would their advice be for people who dream of making it the music industry? “You have to work extremely hard for a little bit of luck,” Lily says. “You have to put yourself out there and take every opportunity. You’ve got to really believe in yourself. The hard work is key. There’s so many talented people doing incredible things, you just have to be willing to make sure you’re one of the people who are noticed.”

Lily and Megan graduated from the Popular Music course in 2014.

“You have to put yourself out there and take every opportunity. You’ve got to really believe in yourself. The hard work is key.”

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Institute of Photography The Institute of Photography has an international reputation for excellence that attracts some of the world’s top photographers, artists, media companies, researchers, publishers and students. We’re committed to exploring the world of the image and to creating photographs that communicate and inspire.

Courses BA(Hons) Commercial Photography BA(Hons) Marine & Natural History Photography BA(Hons) Photography BA(Hons) Photography (Online Top Up) BA(Hons) Press & Editorial Photography Find out more: falmouth.ac.uk/iop

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DOCUMENTARY MAKER

PICTURE EDITOR

PHOTOGRAPHER

ARTIST

PUBLISHER CONSERVATIONIST

SCIENTIST

RESEARCHER

CURATOR

ARCHIVE MANAGER UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHER MEDIA STRATEGIST

FILMMAKER


BA(Hons) Commercial Photography*

UCAS Code: Location: Length: When:

To be confirmed Penryn Campus 3 years full-time September 2020

From creating photographs and films for high-end advertising and marketing campaigns to producing branded video content for social media and cutting edge advertorial, you’ll develop a strong creative portfolio for a future in commercial photography. With a solid understanding of advertising, marketing, branding, narrative and audience, you’ll produce innovative photographic, video and multimedia content to tell compelling, omni-channel stories, using the latest camera technology

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and professional lighting systems in our state-of-the-art studios and digital post-production suites. You’ll have opportunities to collaborate with Creative Advertising students at our Falmouth Campus on live campaigns and brand strategies, and shoot real commissions with our in-house agency, MAYN Creative, building your professional network through work experience in industry.

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You will: Work on real industry challenges, building the skills needed to respond to client briefs with creative flair, from concept through to pitch and delivery. Explore still life, food, product, portrait, beauty, fashion, location, lifestyle, documentary, interiors and architecture in both still and moving image. Gain a thorough understanding of planning, project management and workflow, including pre and post-production, design, layout and retouching.


You’ll acquire valuable skills in creative problem solving, critical thinking, negotiation and collaboration alongside solid business skills in budget management and an understanding of legal and ethical considerations to give you that entrepreneurial edge in commercial photography.

Module examples: Commercial Studio Practice Moving Image Storytelling Campaigns & Strategies Art Direction

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/commercial-photography

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“This exciting course focusses on producing the innovative work that brands are commissioning today. We’ve seen our graduates create fantastic cutting-edge advertising, fashion and branded content campaigns in recent years, so it’s great to be building on that creative legacy.” Mandy Jandrell Head of Photography

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BA(Hons) Marine & Natural History Photography

UCAS Code: WF67 Location: Penryn Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

On this course you’ll learn to capture still and moving images on all subjects within the natural world. You’ll learn how to communicate scientific ideas through images and explore conservation and environmental issues, including habitat loss and plastic pollution. The outdoors will be your studio, and you’ll have fantastic locations on your doorstep, as well as opportunities to travel the world. You’ll also benefit from the expertise of staff who are global practitioners, with links to National Geographic and BBC Natural History Unit.

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You will: Have the option to learn professional underwater photography. Take part in regular field trips and residentials, such as a trip to Dartmoor, where you’ll complete First Aid Training for the outdoors. There are also optional international field trips, including visits to the Cairngorms, Iceland and the Red Sea.

Complete a two-week work placement in your second-year. Organise, fund and complete a self-devised project in your third-year, mirroring an industry project, which could be based anywhere in the world. Have access to our cuttingedge photographic equipment, as well as studios, dark rooms and post-production suites.


Our graduates are working as... Photographer for BBC Wildlife Magazine Principal Cameraman for Channel 5 series Alaska - A Year in the Wild Field Assistants for the Loggerhead Turtle programme in Kefalonia

Modules include: Photography, Culture, Environment Conservation & Its Representation The Marine Environment Moving Image & the Natural World

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/mnhphotography Image: Irene Mendez Cruz, Kiss of the Oceans

“This is a truly unique degree: it has given me the craft skills, support, and inspiration to work towards my goals to become a wildlife photographer and filmmaker.” James Harwood Graduate

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BA(Hons) Photography

UCAS Code: W640 Location: Penryn Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

On this course you’ll explore your art, formulate a unique body of work, and become an integral part of our community of photographers. You’ll work at a professional level, in a supportive and collaborative environment, and develop your understanding of photography history and theory, while being encouraged to experiment and innovate in your own work. You’ll learn actively through workshop based teaching, with sessions in our open plan Learning Hub, around the campus and beyond.

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You will: Have access to our state-ofthe-art facilities, including studios and dark rooms, with access to a range of digital and analogue cameras. Exhibit your work and enter competitions with support from our staff. Do at least two-weeks of work experience in your second year, with options for local, national and international placements.

Have a number of opportunities for professional development in your third year including publishing magazines, curating events and organising exhibitions. Be able to join MAYN, our in-house creative photography agency.


Our graduates are working as... Photographic Manager at Vogue International In-house Photographer for Superdry Freelance fashion photographer (campaigns for Calvin Klein, Gucci, Stella McCartney) Freelance editorial photographer (published in Marie Claire, The Guardian, Time Magazine) Internationally exhibiting artists

Modules include: Practice - Core Skills Development Through Practical Projects Ways of Seeing, Taking & Making – Develop Your Critical Analysis & Professional Fluency Portfolio Development

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/photography

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“This course prepared me artistically, allowed me to explore project ideas and creative concepts, and that has helped me no end.” Spencer Murphy Graduate, who lists The Guardian, The Sunday Telegraph and Creative Review as clients

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BA(Hons) Photography (Online Top Up)

Location: Length: When:

Online, part-time 1 year September 2020

This course is for students who have completed a two-year foundation degree or an HND level course in related fields, and are now looking to receive an internationally recognised undergraduate honours degree from a leading Photography department. This Top Up course gives you access to the rigorous teaching the Institute of Photography at Falmouth is renowned for, without the constraints of having to be on campus.

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You’ll be introduced to the key themes and concepts in contemporary photography and encouraged to experiment with a range of practical and creative approaches. The course will set you up for a variety of jobs and careers at graduate level, either complementing image-makers in the media and creative businesses, or in different industries.

You will: Develop specialist practical skills in photographic and lens technologies, materials and processes. Understand the role your photography plays in the wider philosophical, cultural and economic contexts. Produce an extensive photographic project that’s at a publishable standard.


Refine your communication skills, entrepreneurship and independent judgment so you can operate effectively in any professional setting wherever you are in the world.

Modules: Contemporary Approaches in Practice Professional Contexts & Development Major Project

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course and how to apply visit flexible.falmouth.ac.uk/ courses/photography-top-up or email flexible@falmouth.ac.uk

“My goal was to formalise my education and experience into a degree, and the ability to gain credits for previous study and experience enabled me to gain acceptance onto the course. I am based in the United States with a very busy work schedule, and Falmouth provided me with the flexibility I required, to accommodate work and study. I believe Falmouth to be an exceptional University and this course is the perfect solution for full-time working professionals like myself – thank you Falmouth.” Kelly Harrington Photography (Online Top Up) student

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BA(Hons) Press & Editorial Photography

UCAS Code: WP65 Location: Penryn Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

You’ll graduate from this fast-paced course as a visual storyteller, with an in-depth knowledge of both digital and analogue photography, as well as video and multimedia. On this dynamic and responsive course, you’ll learn to shoot real-world photography with a clear sense of audience and purpose. From long-form documentary photography and breaking news, to immersive multimedia pieces, you’ll learn to tell visual stories in creative, fresh and engaging ways. Our internationally renowned team will equip you with the skills and connections to succeed in the demanding and exciting world of Press and Editorial Photography.

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You will: Work to briefs from the start while gaining valuable industry insight and technical know-how. Exhibit your work in London during the course’s annual professional week. Have full access to our cutting -edge open-plan facilities, studios, exhibition spaces and equipment, as well

as being able to take advantage of fantastic locations across Cornwall. Get the opportunity for extensive local, national and international placements. Benefit from a programme of visiting lecturers and industry mentors.


Our graduates are working as... Photographer at The New York Times Picture Editor at The Telegraph Image Archivist for the V&A Museum Picture Editor at Rex/Shutterstock

Modules include: Elements of Photographic Narrative Audio Visual & Multimedia Audiences

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/pressphotography Image: Amara Eno, The 25 Percent

“With this course you won’t just gain access into the industry, you’ll smash the doors open.” John Liot Graduate

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CONSERVING THE NATURAL WORLD From featuring in the BBC Wildlife magazine to being shortlisted for the Young Talents Category at the Innsbruck Nature Film Festival for the second time in a row, the future is looking picture-perfect for 2018 Marine & Natural History Photography graduate, Daphne Wong. “My work primarily tells stories surrounding nature and its conservation. I hope to inspire people to respect and conserve the natural world,” says Daphne. “The images from my portfolio selected by BBC Wildlife showcased the very unique and diverse wildlife of my home city, Hong Kong. My second year film project explored the native honey bee and natural beekeeping practices by a beekeeper in West Cornwall. “As a natural history photographer and filmmaker, the beauty of the natural world and the urge to encourage people to discover and protect it is a major driving force when I’m working on projects. The Cornish setting has been key in motivating me to get out there every day and appreciate nature, and the accessibility of wildlife has furthered my passion for conservation efforts.” It was Daphne’s 30-minute documentary, ‘白海豚失樂園 Breathing Room’, about the plight of the Chinese White Dolphin in

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Hong Kong that was shortlisted at Innsbruck Nature Film Festival. She adds: “It’s always rewarding to share my work globally and raise awareness for these species, the threats they are facing and the work being done to save them.”

“The Cornish setting has been key in motivating me to get out there every day and appreciate nature.”


STUDENT SCOOPS TOP BBC AWARD A bright future lies in store for Press & Editorial Photography student, Peter Flude, after he was named Visual Journalist of the Year at the BBC Radio 4 Today programme’s first ever Student Journalism Awards in 2018. From a shortlist selected by prominent BBC journalist Nick Robinson and The Spectator’s Isabel Hardman, Peter’s winning submissions were projects he worked on during his second year. These included two short films he produced, one about a group of cold water swimmers from Bude in Cornwall, and the second about an all-refugee football team from his hometown of Chichester. He also submitted a short story on the charity Surfers Against Sewage, which he filmed for The Guardian. Speaking of the award win, Peter says: “It was really exciting to be surrounded by lots of industry professionals and to hear their encouraging and welcoming words to the next generation. I was obviously slightly nervous but also incredibly grateful to be there. “I really hadn’t gone there expecting to win my category so I was amazed when they called my name. It’s really reassuring to know that people have responded to my work at this level.

I’m not certain on the exact route I’m going to take with my photography but to have an opportunity like this, which could help me into the industry, is brilliant.”

“To have an opportunity like this, which could help me into the industry, is brilliant.”

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School of Writing & Journalism Join a creative and productive environment with innovative courses in creative writing, journalism, communications and English. Here, you’ll be given the space to think and create, while gaining valuable industry insight that will help you develop skills and attitudes for the contemporary workplace.

Courses BA(Hons) Creative Writing BA(Hons) English BA(Hons) English with Creative Writing BA(Hons) Journalism BA(Hons) Journalism and Communications BA(Hons) Journalism and Creative Writing BA(Hons) Publishing & Communications BA(Hons) Sports Journalism Find out more: falmouth.ac.uk/sowj

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CONTENT CURATOR

COPYWRITER

PR SPECIALIST EDITOR COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

WRITING FOR SCREEN

JOURNALIST NOVELIST PUBLISHING ASSISTANT

CAMPAIGN MANAGER

MARKETING CONSULTANT CREATIVE DIRECTOR

BLOGGER

DIGITAL STORYTELLER PLAYWRIGHT


BA(Hons) Creative Writing

UCAS Code: W890 Location: Falmouth Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

Join our inspiring creative community, where you’ll explore and experiment with all forms of writing. You’ll develop your own craft of storytelling and graduate with the confidence and technical skills needed to make an impact in a wide range of roles across the creative industries and beyond. On this course you’ll explore nonfiction, poetry, fiction and writing for digital games - learning to draft, edit and pitch your writing.

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You will: Produce illustrated anthologies, organise mini festivals, or even work alongside organisations like the National Trust as part of your third year collaborative project. Be able to attend our guest lecture series, where you’ll build relationships and contacts within the literary world.

Benefit from our Writer in Residence programme, with talks, workshops and discussions from writers like Xan Brook (2019), Emily Barr (2016) and Matt Haig (2015). Have the opportunity to attend and participate in literary festivals such as the Cornwall Contemporary Poetry Festival.


Our graduates are working as... Director at Bristol Old Vic Young Company Web Content Editor at TorFX Creative Developer at Brand Institute, Miami Author

Modules include: Craft of Writing Audience & Context Screenwriting

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/creativewriting Image: Matt Haig, photo by Jay Armstrong

“I loved the versatility of the course, it gives the freedom to really explore your own particular interests in its structure.” Nick Jarvis Graduate

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BA(Hons) English UCAS Code: Q300 Location: Falmouth Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

Reading critically and widely, exploring a range of historical and contemporary literature, you’ll learn how literature shapes, reflects and challenges our world. You’ll develop highly desirable and transferable skills, especially in creative analysis. You’ll be immersed in literary culture and learn about the professional contexts of writing, from small presses to the impact of digital technologies, and explore the role of literature in today’s creative economy.

Our graduates are working as... Communications Manager at Rygor (Mercedes-Benz) Production Coordinator at BBC Radio 4 Associate Brand Manager at Creative Assembly Journalist at Daily Telegraph

Modules include:

You will: Design and run a student-led collaborative project as part of your third year. Attend our guest lecture series, where you’ll build relationships and contacts within the literary world. Benefit from our Writer in Residence programme, with talks, workshops and discussions from the likes of poet, Alice Oswald.

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Have the opportunity to attend and participate in literary festivals, such as the Cornwall Contemporary Poetry Festival.

Introduction to Publishing Literature Now Scandal & Censorship

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/english

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BA(Hons) English with Creative Writing UCAS Code: Q3W8 Location: Falmouth Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

The technical skills you’ll develop on this course will allow you to succeed in the literary, publishing and content industries. You’ll read critically and widely, learning about historic and current literature, integrating this knowledge into your own work. You can choose to specialise in an area like poetry, non-fiction, scriptwriting or writing for digital games, and learn how to draft, edit and pitch.

where you’ll build relationships and contacts within the literary world. Benefit from our Writer in Residence programme, with talks, workshops and discussions. Have the opportunity to attend and participate in literary festivals, such as the Cornwall Contemporary Poetry Festival.

Through working on live briefs you’ll gain practical experience with our industry partners in publishing, literary festivals and the writing industries. Throughout the course you’ll learn a wide range of transferable, future-proof skills which are valued in every industry, including the ability to critically analyse, work to briefs and deadlines and produce engaging writing.

Our graduates are working as...

You will: Design and run a student-led collaborative project as part of your third year. Previous projects have included producing illustrated anthologies and working in collaboration with the National Trust. Be able to attend our guest lecture series,

PR Coordinator at Superdry Media Editor at Business Insider Editor at Parragon Books

Modules include: Reinventing the Victorians Games & Digital Writing Workshop Contemporary Writing

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/englishcw

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BA(Hons) Journalism

UCAS Code: P500 Location: Falmouth Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

On this course we combine the rigour of industry accreditation with a distinctive emphasis on creative digital storytelling and a passion for unearthing the many untold stories in this fascinating part of the country. You’ll be able to develop an eyecatching portfolio and become an engaged, mobile journalist. Our academic team place employability at the heart of teaching, so work placements, professional mentors and real-world opportunities to broadcast or publish directly are embedded within your learning experience.

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You will: Complete 15 days of work placement in your third year with organisations like the BBC and Reuters. Have the option to create a mini-documentary as your third year project. Have the opportunity to go on regular trips, have a mentor in your third year and attend our

guest lecture series, Talking Shop, which has included speakers such as Kate Adie and George Monbiot. Benefit from our working relationships with national and regional media, including BBC Cornwall, Pirate FM and Source FM, and partnerships with PR and marketing firms.


Our graduates are working as... Producer at BBC Radio 1 Television Sports Producer at Reuters Sport Reporter at Falkland Islands Television

Modules include: Multimedia Storytelling Politics & Law for Journalists Photojournalism

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/journalism

“Falmouth didn’t just teach me how to be a journalist, it allowed me to become the journalist I wanted to be and I loved every single minute of it.” Chris Jones Graduate

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BA(Hons) Journalism and Communications UCAS Code: Y8U4 Location: Falmouth Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

On this course you’ll combine core multimedia journalism skills with an understanding of the broader communications industries. You’ll learn to produce content for campaigns, promotions and marketing. Top pros from the cutting-edge of national and regional media regularly take part in teaching, while our emphasis on employability puts placements and professional mentors at the heart of the learning experience.

You will:

Modules include:

Complete 15 days of work placement in your third year with organisations like the BBC and Reuters. Work on live briefs, developing PR campaigns for real businesses in your second year. Have the opportunity to go on regular trips, have an industry mentor in your third year, and attend our guest lecture series, Talking Shop, which has included speakers such as Kate Adie and George Monbiot.

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Benefit from our working relationships with national and regional media, including BBC Cornwall and partnerships with PR and marketing firms.

Persuasion & Publicity Magazine Content & Creation Campaign Communications

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/journalism-communications

Please see p165 for full entry requirements


BA(Hons) Journalism and Creative Writing UCAS Code: 39B4 Location: Falmouth Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

On this course you’ll explore new ways of storytelling, gain a real understanding of journalism, and graduate with a set of transferable skills to maximise your chance to make an impact in the contemporary media and literary world. This joint degree blends practising and analysing digital journalism with developing your writing skills in a range of fictional and non-fictional contexts, from poetry and screenwriting through to lifestyle and children’s fiction.

Benefit from our Writer in Residence programme, with talks, workshops and discussions. Have the chance to go on regular trips, including our third year trip to New York.

Modules include:

You will: Create a freelance portfolio in your third year, showcasing the writing skills you’ve learnt and preparing you for your career ahead. Have full access to our state-of-the-art equipment and studios. Attend our guest lecture series which has included leading industry figures like Kate Adie and George Monbiot.

The Craft of Writing Blogging Magazine Content & Creation

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/journalism-creativewriting

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BA(Hons) Publishing & Communications UCAS Code: Y9W5 Location: Falmouth Campus Length: 2 years full-time When: September 2020

Find your place among the content creators of tomorrow with this two-year accelerated degree. You’ll develop the skills needed to thrive in the fast-paced global publishing industry, from generating and pitching ideas through to exploring the craft of book production. Gaining a head start in publishing, you’ll leave with a toolbox of editorial skills and the ability to deliver shareable stories and published content across a range of formats and platforms.

Develop creative problem-solving skills to create value and address real-world problems in the publishing industry. Build a skillset to help you tackle the complex needs of the publishing and digital content marketplace. Be ready for industry in just two years with this fast-track degree.

Modules include: Publishing Histories & Futures Editorial Tool Box Book Production

You will: Work with writers, makers and designers in creative co-working spaces designed to foster talent and collaboration. Respond to live briefs from our industry partners.

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To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/publishing-communications

Please see p165 for full entry requirements


BA(Hons) Sports Journalism UCAS Code: 46G1 Location: Falmouth Campus Length: 3 years full-time When: September 2020

On this course you’ll be doing it for real from the off: developing creative multimedia storytelling skills by engaging directly with local sport, whether it’s on the touchline reporting Cornwall’s vibrant rugby and football scene, or on the beach capturing the drama of the many surfing championships hosted here. Combined with rigorous industry accreditations, it’s a recipe for the perfect introduction to journalism.

Graduate with strong employability across the sports media and communications industries.

Modules include: You will: Complete 15 days of work placement in your third year with the likes of the BBC and ESPN. Benefit from our excellent links to various local sports clubs, including the Cornish Pirates. Have the option to create a minidocumentary as your third year project.

Blogging & the Personal Voice Politics & Law for Journalists Sports Reporting

To find out more about what you’ll be doing on the course, module lists and assessment information visit falmouth.ac.uk/sports-journalism

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BRIGHT FUTURE FOR SPORTS JOURNALISM STAR With positions at global powerhouses ESPN and Reuters already under his belt and Match of the Day presenter, Mark Chapman, as his industry mentor, the future’s looking bright for third year Sports Journalism student, Shaun Dacosta.

brilliant at engaging everyone he interviews and talks to. He’s unbiased, clear, and one of the best presenters out there. While I was at ESPN, I saw him in the pub and plucked up the courage to ask his advice on how to make it the industry.

A potent blend of hard work, perseverance, and being in the right place at the right time all combined to help Shaun seize the opportunities in front of him. It was while filming the football team Hashtag United, set up by a YouTuber with more than one million followers, who were playing in Newquay, that Shaun met a contact who was able to help him secure a placement at ESPN.

“He was really impressed with the initiative I’d shown, was full of useful advice and from there offered to be my mentor which is both brilliant and surreal!”

ESPN were so impressed with Shaun they extended his work experience to a paid position which saw him editing and uploading videos for their YouTube channel. “By far and away the best video I did for ESPN was when Usain Bolt made his debut for the West Coast Mariners. It’s already had three million views and, from it, there was a ten percent increase in subscribers to the YouTube channel,” he adds. It was during his time at ESPN that Shaun met Mark Chapman: “He’s always been an idol of mine, he’s so clear speaking and is

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Entry Requirements At Falmouth, we assess every applicant on individual merit. We’re looking for students who can demonstrate enthusiasm and potential to succeed in their chosen subject, and consider a range of qualifications and relevant experience.

Entry Qualifications

If English isn’t your first language we accept a range of recognised English language qualifications that are Entry Qualifications Language Requirements equivalent to the Academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum overall score of 6.0 and a minimum of 5.5 in reading, writing, speaking and listening. For a list of some of these equivalents, visit falmouth.ac.uk/apply

A typical offer is for 104-120 UCAS points, primarily from Level 3 equivalent qualifications such as A-levels, BTECs or Foundation Diplomas in Art & Design. An offer for Architecture is for 120 to 136 UCAS points.

If you are an international applicant and need a Tier 4 student visa to study in the UK, you should take a Secure English Language Test (SELT) to fulfil government visa requirements. Our Applicant Services team can help with any questions about suitable language tests.

Due to the creative nature of our courses, you’ll be considered on your individual potential to succeed. We encourage you to get in touch if you are predicted grades outside of this range, are thinking of transferring, or if you have other qualifications or professional experience.

Interviews and Auditions

Language Requirements You should be able to demonstrate English language skills that will enable successful completion of your studies, including a minimum of Grade 4 (or C) in GCSE English Language, or equivalent.

Once you have applied you will be invited to attend an interview or audition. Interviews are two-way: they give you the opportunity to show your creative skills and to interview us, and they help us consider your potential to succeed. We’ll provide you with all the information you need to prepare for your interview or audition.

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How to Apply Undergraduate Courses Apply online via the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) at ucas.com. This is the route regardless of your location, if you want to transfer from another institution or if you’re not currently studying. Applications open in September with a first deadline on 15 January. You can use the course search tool to check if a course is open after the deadline. We will consider applications after the deadline through UCAS Extra and Clearing if places are still available.

What Happens When You Apply?

Gap Years

Our Applicant Services team is responsible for managing applications and providing advice and guidance about applying to study with us. Once you’ve applied you’ll be allocated a named contact within the team who will guide you throughout the process.

If you’re currently studying and would like to take a year out before starting an undergraduate degree at Falmouth, you can apply for deferred entry through UCAS by this year’s January deadline. Just select deferred entry for the following academic year when completing your application form.

You’ll receive a login for our applicant portal. The information you see in the portal will outline the next steps in your particular application process. We’ll also use the portal to list any course-specific tasks you need to complete, such as uploading examples of your work, and to invite you to an interview. You can also use the portal to contact us.

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Falmouth University UCAS institution code: F33


Any Questions?

Contact

We know choosing a university is a really big decision and filling in an application form can be quite stressful but we’re excited that you’re thinking about applying to Falmouth and are here to help.

For information and guidance before applying:

We encourage you to contact us with any questions you may have, whether that’s about the application process, the course, university life or anything specific about your individual circumstances. We can even put you in contact with the academic department you’re interested in, or a current student so you get the best possible information, advice and guidance.

For advice and guidance about studying with us after applying:

Tel: +44(0)1326 254350 WhatsApp: +44(0)7900 298022 Email: futurestudies@falmouth.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0)1326 213730 WhatsApp: +44(0)7900 298022 Email: applicantservices@falmouth.ac.uk falmouth.ac.uk/enquiry-form

falmouth.ac.uk/apply

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Finance

We believe that your future is worth investing in. Our Student Funding team is armed with the latest information on finance, fees and bursaries – making sure that you realise your creative potential by getting all the help you’re entitled to. There are two main costs involved in university life: tuition fees and the cost of living. You can find out more about these, and about funding and budgeting, online at falmouth.ac.uk/student-funding

How Much are Tuition Fees? Tuition fees for students starting in 2020 have not yet been confirmed by the UK government. Most UK students don’t have to pay for fees up-front. If you successfully apply to the Student Loans Company for a fee loan they’ll pay tuition fees directly on your behalf. As a guide to costs, UK students on full-time, two- and three-year undergraduate degrees currently pay £9,250 a year in fees. Full-time EU students currently pay £9,250 a year, and full-time undergraduate international students pay £15,000 per year. Our fees for September 2020 entry will be published in autumn 2019 and will be available online at falmouth.ac.uk/tuition-fees

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It’s worth remembering that while you’re studying, you’ll also have some additional costs. These vary depending on your course (you can get a breakdown on the course web page), but typically include materials or equipment and expenses related to study trips and placements. Some costs are optional and our Student Funding team can advise whether you might be eligible for help.

What Government Support is Available? The government offers full-time UK students two different types of support: tuition fee loans and support to help with living costs. To find out more about this support and how to apply for it, download a copy of our Money Matters guide at falmouth.ac.uk/ student-funding


Bursaries and Awards Today’s creatives need to be digitally agile and internationally focussed. This means having access to the right equipment and opportunities. We’re committed to helping you access these, regardless of your personal circumstances. All bursaries and awards are provided on top of any government support you’re entitled to. Through the University and external trusts we offer a number of awards and scholarships for specific purposes: Cornwall Award: UK students who have a Cornish address when applying and meet certain eligibility criteria qualify for £500 a year to help with equipment, placements and final year costs. Materials Award: All UK students with a household income of under £25,000 a year automatically receive a Materials Award, which varies in size from £100-£200 a year depending on your area of study. The For Real Award: Open to students wanting to take a course-related extracurricular trip or placement. External Awards: Designed to help you take international course-related trips for exhibitions, trade shows and research.

Additional Bursaries If you were either in care at age 16 or in receipt of a Childcare Grant or Adult Dependants’ Grant from Student Finance, you could receive a fixed bursary. The Care Leavers’ Bursary is £1,000 a year and the Dependants’ Bursary is £250 a year.

International Scholarships Our scholarship awards aim to encourage diversity and excellence. For international students who can demonstrate ambition, passion and dedication to their subject area, there are a number of scholarships available. Awards for 2020/21 will be set later this year.

Falmouth Hardship Fund If you find yourself in financial difficulty once you’ve enrolled, you may be able to get assistance from our hardship fund. This fund is designed to help meet any unforeseen course-related costs such as books and equipment, travel, or general living costs such as rent.

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Accommodation We offer modern, well-equipped accommodation - a space to study, to create, be inspired and socialise. Student halls are far more than a place to rest your head at night.

Your Space, Your Choice You’ll find a range of accommodation options located across Penryn and Falmouth. Designed to appeal to all budgets and tastes, they offer a variety of sizes and costs and include all bills for easy budgeting. All flats are arranged in clusters of two to nine students and each offers free internet access, a well-equipped kitchen, a dining area, and, in some halls, a shared lounge or common room.

Room Types Shared en-suite rooms Single occupancy en-suite rooms Rooms with shared bathrooms En-suite studios with kitchenettes Accessible en-suite rooms and studios (please contact the Accommodation Office if you require adapted accommodation)

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Catered Halls Our catered halls are located on the Penryn Campus in Glasney Student Village. Living in catered halls can make planning meals and budgeting easier as your meals are included in the accommodation fee.

Different Circumstances We’re committed to providing a supportive environment for everyone. If you have a disability, an access need or a medical condition, please contact the Accommodation Office so that we can discuss your accommodation needs and options.

Accommodation Guaranteed Every first year undergraduate student is guaranteed accommodation in University owned, managed or approved accommodation, providing you apply by the published deadline.

Safety First We know that when you’re leaving home for the first time, it’s important to have the peace of mind that comes from being in a safe environment. At Falmouth you’ll find secure access, CCTV at some sites and 24/7 support.

Going Private Falmouth and Penryn offer a wide variety of private sector housing. Our Accommodation team will support you in finding somewhere to live, offering one-to-one information, advice and guidance. There are also weekly drop-in sessions, accommodation fairs, house hunting seminars and online accommodation lists to help. falmouth.ac.uk/accommodation Email: accommodation@fxplus.ac.uk Tel: +44 (0)1326 253639

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Supporting You Alongside the support you’ll receive in your academic department, we’re here to help you throughout your time at Falmouth and make sure you get the most out of university life. While you might never need them, rest assured that no matter how big or small your concerns – from money matters to mental health, housing to accessibility – our specialist teams are always available to answer your queries and provide advice and support.

Student Services

Approachable and friendly, they’re here to make sure you understand your options and get effective practical support.

Wellbeing Services Our Wellbeing Practitioners provide self-help resources, counselling and advice if you’re experiencing anxiety, stress or other mental health problems. They offer confidential sessions to explore any issues that might be impacting your academic life or enjoyment of university.

Accessibility & Inclusive Learning

Student Services can help you throughout your time at University with a range of specialist services and information. The Compass is the first port of call for Student Service enquiries where Advisors can answer questions, signpost and refer you to the most appropriate team or service.

Our Accessibility Advisors offer advice, support and assistance for students with disabilities and long-term health conditions, and with specific learning differences including dyslexia and dyspraxia. Our tutors and mentors support students in receipt of DSA (Disabled Students’ Allowance) to help them make the most of their time at university.

Living Support

Chaplaincy

Living Support can advise and assist on a range of topics such as student life, academic concerns, personal relationships or any general worries.

The Multifaith Chaplaincy provides pastoral and spiritual care and conversation for students of all faiths and none. The Chaplaincy provides spaces on campus for prayer, meditation and quiet time.

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Student Mentors

Healthcare

Sometimes it’s really helpful to have someone around who already knows the ropes. That’s where our Student Mentors come in. Every new undergraduate student is paired with a Mentor – someone who can be a listening ear, a helping hand, and help make your time at Falmouth the best it can be.

All students are advised to register with a local GP practice. If you live in Penryn you can register with Penryn Surgery, which offers daily appointments at our Penryn Campus during term time. For those in Falmouth, there are several surgeries, the closest just a minute’s walk from the Falmouth Campus.

Student Mentors are trained second or third year students from all courses. They’ll be your friendly face and point of contact for any questions you may have during your first year at Falmouth.

falmouth.ac.uk/health

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ASK: Academic Skills Our dedicated ASK team offers advice, support and skills sessions on effective academic study. Advisors can talk to you about everything from essay writing and time management to giving presentations and planning, researching and writing dissertations. falmouth.ac.uk/ask-academic-skills

Employability Whether you are looking for graduate-level or part-time job opportunities, Erasmus & Study Abroad exchanges, placements, or advice on starting a business or going freelance, you can access our Employability Service to support your professional development through graduation and beyond. falmouth.ac.uk/employability

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Experience Falmouth The best way to get a feel for life at Falmouth is to be surrounded by it. You can talk to staff and students, find out more about the courses you’re interested in and explore our worldclass facilities.

Open Days

“course talk was superb surpassed our expectations”

Open Days provide a deeper insight into our courses, the chance to get advice on funding and applications, and a glimpse into student life. Many talks fill up ahead of the day, so do book in advance online. To find out more about our Open Days please visit falmouth.ac.uk/open-days

Campus Tours We organise regular campus tours during term time. Tours are run by our current students, who will show you around and tell you more about studying and living here. falmouth.ac.uk/campustours

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Open Days Saturday 8 June 2019 Saturday 5 October 2019 Saturday 26 October 2019 Saturday 30 November 2019

comments from 2018 Open Day visitors

“this is a great uni really impressive”


Postgraduate & Research Degrees Home to countless innovators and people who aren’t afraid to go against the status-quo, Cornwall leads the way in combining creative problem-solving with business excellence and attracts some of the most talented people in the world to live and work. Our postgraduate portfolio is built on this and contributes to the region’s pioneering spirit. Commitment to creativity and innovation run through everything we do. We celebrate and encourage new thinking, imagination and resourcefulness, new solutions to complex problems, and building new ways for people to interact, engage and connect. Research, advanced scholarship and professional creative practice form an integral and crucial part of academic life. Our flexible, relevant and respected postgraduate portfolio includes taught Masters, and MPhil and PhD research.

Taught Degrees Our close relationship with industry means there are opportunities to work on real-world projects and live briefs; giving you unrivalled insight and helping you develop top contacts alongside essential workplace skills. Our track record of employability and entrepreneurialism speaks for itself, and many of our postgraduates become leaders in the creative industries and beyond.

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Our range of MA and MSc courses are available to study either on-campus or online. They are: MA Advertising Strategy & Planning (online) MSc Artificial Intelligence for Games MA Business Finance Innovation MA Communication Design MA Creative Advertising MA Creative App Development (online) MA Creative Events Management (online) MA Film & Television MA Game Art MA Game Design MA Graphic Design (online) MA Illustration: Authorial Practice MA Illustration (online) Launchpad (with MA Entrepreneurship) MA Photography (online) Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (online) MA Professional Writing MA Writing for Script & Screen (online) For Postgraduate taught degree enquiries: falmouth.ac.uk/postgraduate Email: applicantservices@falmouth.ac.uk Tel: 01326 213730


Research & Innovation

Our research programmes are:

Research and Innovation at Falmouth University is built on the principle of Open Innovation - the idea that the grand challenges of our age can be addressed most effectively when tackled collaboratively across disciplinary boundaries.

Creative Industries Futures

Researchers at Falmouth apply ideas and methodologies derived from the creative industries to tackle real-world challenges in a wide range of sectors. Their creative and innovative approaches are enabling new knowledge, solutions, services and products that have a tangible impact in the world. We are committed to research that has an impact on the world around us; both on our doorstep and across the world.

Dark Economies Design for Mental Health Digital Creativity Digital Entrepreneurship & Financial Innovation Inequality & Storytelling Innovation in Rural Environments Metamakers Multigenerational Living & Learning Technology Enabled Health & Care Telematics

As a research student, you’ll join a dynamic research culture that drives the University’s academic profile and underpins its contribution to economic, social and cultural advancement. Research and innovation are central to Falmouth’s identity as a global creative university, and interdisciplinary research is positively encouraged in everything we do. We offer both standard route and practice-based research degrees leading to MPhil or PhD, currently awarded through our partnership with University of the Arts London. Research can be carried out in any field of study that aligns with one or more of our eleven research programmes, and one of the following research themes; Digital Economy, Design Thinking or Creative Connected Communities.

For research degree enquiries: falmouth.ac.uk/research Email: research@falmouth.ac.uk Tel: 01326 255831

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Course Index Acting 114 Animation & Visual Effects 88 Architecture 54 Business & Digital Marketing 34 Business & Entrepreneurship 35 Business & Management 38 Commercial Photography 136 Computing for Games 100 Costume Design for Film & Television 72 Creative Advertising 64 Creative Events Management 36 Creative Music Technology 116 Creative Robotics 102 Creative Virtual Reality 103 Creative Writing 150 Dance & Choreography 118 Drawing 44 English 152 English with Creative Writing 153 Fashion Design 74 Fashion Marketing 76 Fashion Photography 78 Film 90 Fine Art 46 Game Art 104 Game Development: Animation 106 Game Development: Art 106 Game Development: Audio 106 Game Development: Design 106 Game Development: Programming 106

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Game Development: Writing 106 Graphic Design 66 Illustration 48 Immersive Computing 108 Interior Design 56 Journalism 154 Journalism and Communications 156 Journalism and Creative Writing 157 Marine & Natural History Photography 138 Marketing & Communications 68 Music 120 Music, Theatre & Entertainment Management 122 Musical Theatre 124 Photography 140 Photography (Online Top Up) 142 Popular Music 126 Post-production for Film & Television 92 Press & Editorial Photography 144 Publishing & Communications 158 Sports Journalism 159 Sportswear Design 80 Sustainable Festival Management 40 Sustainable Product Design 58 Sustainable Tourism Management 39 Technical Theatre Arts 128 Television 94 Textile Design 82 Theatre & Performance 130 Web Development 109


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For more information visit https://www.falmouth.ac.uk