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    Is a 3rd grade in a film productions course not good enough for a job on filming?

    I know I've made a similiar thread to this, but I just want to focus on this particular grade for now.
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    If you get a third it pretty much tells the employer that you spent the whole of university drinking and did awful on most pieces of work.
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    Sadly a 3rd class degree, unless due to a specific reason, is often considered a fail at university by most employers. You may have an excellent portfolio to show to a prospective employer or have the necessary work experience required. However, i wouldn't rely on a 3rd class degree to carry you into a job alone
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    Fail.
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    A 3rd is pretty easy to get. So its says I suck at the degree I did pretty much.
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    Unless you have other exceptional qualities to compensate, it is likely to make job hunting very difficult.
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    A third is not very good and employers are probably aware of this. A 2.2 is alright, a 2.1 is good and a first is excellent.

    I am aiming for a 2.1
    apparently I am in line to get one at the moment, but knowing me I will probably screw something up xD
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    A 3rd in a **** degree. Fan-bloody-tastic.
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    Although getting a 3rd is going to make it pretty difficult to get a good graduate job, a degree is not essential to break in to an area like filming, as long as you're not too worried about starting at the bottom and working your way up. What specific aspect of filming were you thinking about, OP?
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    How do you even get a third? Like seriously, I've never gotten below a high 2:2, on essays I've done, including reading, at about 5 hours before deadline, and exams where I've done barely any studying..
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    Get some work experience, and do some projects of your own (to build up a portfolio). Then kiss alot of ass. Start on a really crap job, and work your way up.
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    I think id rather not have a degree than a third. I would seriously consider repeating the year.
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    Good enough for what? And a third in what? I would go for a third in engineering than a 2.2 or even low 2.1 in, say, .....well it would be too controversial to mention.
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    (Original post by achard)
    Good enough for what? And a third in what? I would go for a third in engineering than a 2.2 or even low 2.1 in, say, .....well it would be too controversial to mention.
    Try reading the first post in this thread. :facepalm:

    Just a helpful tip.
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    I'd go for an ordinary degree over a 3rd class honours...
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    well you will always have a chance of getting a job in film production with the course you have taken. however those who have achieved more than a third have got a better chance
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    READ all of the following.


    http://www.guardian.co.uk/money/2010...drew-hankinson
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    It wouldn't look good...
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    (Original post by Pink Bullets)
    Try reading the first post in this thread. :facepalm:

    Just a helpful tip.

    I was speaking in general terms (not all thirds are the same blah blah blah..), but you have a point.
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    its a fail...esp since its a film degree which is considered as a softer, flop option..

    you would need to have a sexy portfolio with references from spielberg and clint eastwood to get a job
 
 
 
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