The Department of Media at Falmouth has earned a national reputation for developing creative talent – and for good reason. In an industry with a notoriously voracious appetite, we’re committed to helping our students achieve a deeper intellectual, creative and emotional understanding of media in all its forms, priming them to stand out from the crowd.

Our approach to teaching encourages high energy, courage and innovation, sculpting students into accomplished, skilled professionals ready to excel in a competitive marketplace. In a close-knit department boasting a wide range of specialisms, our students foster interdisciplinary collaborations from the start – both within the Media family and across the University’s creative community.

Falmouth was one of the first institutions in the UK to be recognised as a Skillset Media Academy and we continue to lead the way in media education. Our media buildings are packed with the latest in software and kit, and we are constantly updating resources to ensure our students are industry ready – from television and radio studios to photo studios, darkrooms, animation studios, digital post-production studios and even a cinema. Our experienced academic and technical staff are strongly networked within the industry and our active links with leading regional and national media institutions, including galleries, museums, broadcasters, publishers, production companies and film studios, reflect our dedication to preparing students for successful media careers.

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Irfhan Mirza

BA(Hons) Digital Media

Since graduating, Irfhan has worked on various shows including Top Gear and Strictly Come Dancing

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Martin Holland, BA(Hons) Marine & Natural History Photography

Martin Holland

BA(Hons) Marine & Natural History Photography

Martin is a socio-eco entrepreneur, explorer, multimedia professional and rainforest charity founder

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Tom Dymond, BA(Hons) Press & Editorial Photography

Tom Dymond

BA(Hons) Press & Editorial Photography

2010 graduate Tom works for a leading sports agency as their youngest staff photographer

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Ashley Grainger, BA(Hons) Press & Editorial Photography

Ashley Grainger

BA(Hons) Press & Editorial Photography

2011 graduate Ashley now works for Cartel Photos, Falmouth’s exciting new photographic agency

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Cartel Photos has been designed to assist, support, encourage and represent Falmouth graduates as they establish their careers. Falmouth wholly looks after independent freelance photographers and ensures recognition of the value and quality of their work locally, nationally and internationally.

Ashley Grainger
Cartel Photos Manager and BA(Hons) Press & Editorial Photography graduate

Pete Jordi Wood, BA(Hons) Digital Animation

Pete Jordi Wood

BA(Hons) Animation & Visual Effects

Pete's commissioned by Channel 4 to co-write a drama series produced by the makers of Skins

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Fern Berresford, BA(Hons) Film

Fern Berresford

BA(Hons) Film

Fern’s award-winning short film was screened at Europe’s Raindance Film Festival

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Julian Rodriguez

Julian Rodriguez

Head of the Department of Media

Julian has vast experience as an academic and writer on photography, film and sound arts. He joined Falmouth from the London College of Communication, where he was Dean of the School of Media. He has guided some of the UK’s leading photographers and was instrumental in bringing the Stanley Kubrick Archive to University of the Arts London in 2007. He is currently chair of the board of trustees of Photoworks, the UK’s leading photo agency.

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Global-Cultural Learning

Study China includes accredited Chinese language courses (40 hours, 2 credits) and one academic course (18 hours, 1 credit) as well as cultural classes, family visits, social occasions and trips to areas of cultural significance.

Cartel Photos

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Facilities

Falmouth has everything from traditional tools to state of the art technologies to help you bring your ideas to life.

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Andrew Meredith, BA(Hons) Photography

Andrew Meredith
BA(Hons) Photography

Andrew's work has been published worldwide in the British Journal of Photography, Harpers Bazaar, Elle Decoration (Italia, Japan, China, UK), Esquire (UK, USA), GQ, Vogue (Russia, UK), Dwell, Icon, Frame magazine, Stilus, Fotomuveszet, The Guardian, The Independent and The Times

Luke Hayes

Luke Hayes

BA(Hons) Photography

Luke is a freelance photographer specialising in architecture and design.

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Lucille Sutherland

BA(Hons) Film

2011 graduate Lucille now works as a development assistant at Warp Films

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Andrew Meredith, BA(Hons) Photography

Andrew Meredith

BA(Hons) Photography

Shooting the cover of a Kayne West album is just one of Andrew's impressive assignments

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Jungle Junction by Spider Eye

Charlotte Wadsworth

BA(Hons) Animation & Visual Effects

Charlotte is an assistant producer at Spider Eye, working on an animated show for Disney

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Jungle Junction animation by Charlotte Wadsworth

Charlotte Wadsworth
BA(Hons) Digital Animation

In our third year we were given industry mentors and through mine I secured an internship at animation company Spider Eye in Cornwall. I’m now an assistant producer here and have worked on Jungle Junction for Disney, which is shown worldwide.

Matthew Rogers, BA(Hons) Broadcasting

Matthew Rogers

BA(Hons) Digital Media

Matthew is station manager at The Source FM, the community radio station he helped set up

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Karolina Glusiec

BA(Hons) Animation & Visual Effects

Karolina's first animated film won two awards at the Off Jak Goraco Independent Film Festival

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We’re encouraged to put our work online – in my case it led to a trip to Cape Town for Saatchi!

Tim Wheatley
BA(Hons) Digital Animation

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Value for Money

How the new tuition fee system works and what you’ll get in return from Falmouth.

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50+ International Partnerships

International partnerships Falmouth has in place, spanning 28 countries and including 57 Bilateral Agreements with institutions across four continents

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Ed Smith

BA(Hons) Press & Editorial Photography

Ed was named in the Magenta Foundation’s top emerging photographers in the UK, Canada and the USA

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Nicola Robey

Nicola Robey

BA(Hons) English

Nicola has written for the Telegraph, Jamie Magazine and been a columnist for arts website, Ideastap.

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