The following information is intended for applicants who have already been invited to an audition or interview, to help them prepare. Please note this is only valid for 2020-21.
We invite all applicants who show potential to an audition or interview. All interviews will take place online this year to ensure a safe experience. Interviews are two-way: they give you the opportunity to show your creative skills and ask any questions about the course; and they help us to assess further your potential to succeed in your chosen subject.
We'll invite you to an interview through the Falmouth Applicant Portal.
You can find details of your interview in the Applicant Portal
You can find a list of alternative dates in the Applicant Portal if you're not able to make the one we've allocated to you. If you do need to reschedule we would advise you do this as soon as you can as dates fill up quickly.
You will need to visit the Falmouth Challenges page and choose a challenge to answer as a Pitch. You will then present your pitch at your interview.
Please read the information under 'What are you looking for in a successful applicant?' as it will help you prepare for the interview and understand how we assess your potential.
We would also like you to start to think about the following question that we will be ask you in your interview. We don't expect you to have memorised your answer to these, but we're looking for evidence of research and a vision of the kind of work you're interested in.
We're interested in the aspects of film and television you are most excited about studying, what you think your contribution will be to the culture of the School of Film & Television, and things you have done outside of your studies that have changed your way of thinking.
We will ask about your experiences – good and bad – of working with a team of people.
You will need to log in to the meeting at 1pm where you will receive an introduction to Film & Television at Falmouth from a member of the course team, followed by the opportunity to ask questions about the course or the interview. This will finish at around 2pm. You will have the opportunity to ask any questions and you can chat to our current students online using our Ask a Student page
Your interview will take place with a member of the course team at the time given in the Applicant Portal, it will last around 20 minutes.
A successful applicant will be able to evidence their skills, their enthusiasm and commitment to their subject according to the following criteria:
Course specifics: you can identify the specifics of the course at Falmouth that led you to apply.
Research: you can identify and articulate an understanding of the medium and its cultural and historical contexts to a level that would allow you to progress to university level with confidence.
Communication: this is an area that will become a core area of your future career skills and we will be wishing to see your emergent potential in this area.
Motivation: you can demonstrate that you are self-motivated, hard-working, a team player, resilient and that you don't give up!
We aim to make all decisions within five working days of interviews. However, in some cases, we might wait until we have held a batch of interview sessions before we make a decision. All decisions will be made online in your UCAS Track account and we will also email you.
If, in order to attend an online interview, you have any individual requirements due to a long-term health condition, specific learning difficulty or disability, please contact the Accessibility Service as soon as possible.
T: 01326 370460
This will enable us to discuss and put in place any support or adjustments you may require, for example, live online captioning, BSL interpreter, adjusted interview time/length, or information in a different format.