As well as the practical competences gained our students graduate with a range of transferable skills such as self-motivation, time management and strategic thinking. They have greater self-confidence and are better able to express themselves. Overall, 96% of our Film, Theatre and Television graduates are in work or further study within six months of graduating (Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey, 2016–17).
Many of our graduates develop successful careers as artists, writers and curators. These include a number of famous alumni, such as Turner Prize-nominated artists, and PhD students who are award-winning artists and curators at influential museums.
Others have found employment in galleries, education, art therapy, film and video production, journalism, advertising and teaching. Recent employers include Tate, Whitechapel Gallery, Christies, Microsoft, the BBC, Victoria & Albert Museum, and Manolo Blahnik.
A great deal of our Film and Theatre alumni work in the creative industries and their roles include theatre directors, actors, playwrights, film producers and directors, visual FX experts and critics. Other have found employment in journalism, advertising and teaching.