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Welcome!

Our subject area page enables you to hear from subject academics, see our facilities and find out more about what our courses offer. It gives you everything you could expect during a visit to BCU.

Let third year Criminology student Shelby, welcome you to our Open Day. She'll tell you all about why she chose to study at BCU as well as giving you an insight into everything she has achieved here.

Film, Sound and Music Technology

Birmingham is one of the biggest premier technology and digital centres in the UK, outside London, and our courses are taught in fantastic facilities with incredibly talented staff.

Our Film courses are taught by experienced staff with the expertise to make you industry-ready. You’ll take advantage of 1,200 sq m of dedicated facilities, including two film/television studios, four multi-track recording studios, post-production suites, a MILO motion control rig and several editing and grading stations.

Our Sound and Music Technology courses provide you with industry connections, live projects and a wide, in-depth knowledge of the field, so whether you want to be an established music technician, a live sound engineer, work in audio tech or even in the field of acoustics, our talented staff and fantastic facilities will enhance your skills and employability.

Meet Rob and Oliver

Lecturers

Hear from Rob, lecturer in Film and Digital Media, and Oliver, Deputy Head of Birmingham Institute of Creative Arts. Rob and Oliver will describe what it's really like to be a Film and Digital Media student here at BCU. They'll also tell you everything you need to know about this subject, from the courses on offer to what and how you’ll be taught, plus our amazing placement opportunities and the many exciting career paths you can choose.

Meet Roy

Director of Learning, Teaching and Employability, Centre for Digital Media Technology

Roy Priest gives you an insight into what you’ll get up to as a Music student at BCU. Here, he gives an overview of what you can expect to study, how you’ll be taught, the facilities, and placement opportunities. Plus, find out about the stimulating career paths you can take after you graduate.

What you'll see at a City Centre Open Day

Our student Shelby takes you on a tour of our City Centre campus, showing you what an Open Day at BCU is really like.

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See our facilities

Get your first impression of our Millennium Point building and view the fantastic facilities on offer. We’ve invested £340 million in our facilities and are proud to show you around.

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Placements

There’s no better way to prepare for your career than getting first-hand experience. Take a look at some of the placement opportunities our Digital Technology students have experienced.

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Which Digital Technology course is right for you?

Does a career in Digital Technology stand out to you, but not sure exactly which course you should do? Take our quiz to find out which course best suits you!

Find your Digital Technology course

Talk to us on Facebook

Join our community on Facebook! Our official BCU group for Art is the ideal place to meet people on your course and get excited to come and study with us in September.

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Help Desk

We're always more than happy to help out when you get in touch. Contact us via Facebook Messenger to get your queries answered.

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Finance next steps

Got your Clearing space but wondering what you need to do next? Read more about how to get your student finance sorted.

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Accommodation next steps

Got your Clearing space but wondering what you need to do next? Read more about how to get your accommodation sorted.

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Preparing to call the hotline

Nervous about calling the Clearing hotline? Our guide will help get you prepared, so you have all the important info ready for you to secure your place.

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Return to Clearing Open Day

Head back to the main Open Day pages, so you can continue to explore BCU, Birmingham, and all we have to offer!

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