BA (Hons) Film Production and Cinematography
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Start Date
Course Type
Course Code
Sep 2019
Franchised HE
About this course

This course builds on more than 50 years’ experience of educating film makers and consists of a blend of practical assignments and academic study. You will work on a range of projects that will involve you directing small team productions or taking a variety of leading roles in larger scale films and productions.

You will have the opportunity to produce, direct and edit a range of adverts, promotional and entertainment videos, dramas and documentaries, which are taught in conjunction with industry professionals. You will receive technical and production advice and guidance from industry professionals in all aspects of film production skills.

You will have access to broadcast digital video cameras, non-linear edit suites, film cameras including Arriflex and Bolex, Steenbeck film editing tables, film dubbing facilities, location lighting, dollies and tracking.

What will I learn?

Key areas of study include critical media concepts and contexts, production of a self-authored narrative film, film and cinematography project, professional studies and industry placement, concept development and producing a film project.

The course is taught by industry professionals who aim to produce graduates equipped to work in the film and television production industries. Combining practical experience with academic theory, students shoot and edit over 10,000 feet of film, 600GB of digital footage and spend four weeks on professional placement, giving you valuable insight into the industry and enhancing your employability prospects.

Entry requirements

Entry criteria is 112 – 128 UCAS points from 3 A levels or equivalent courses. Preferred subjects are Media Studies, Film Studies, English Language and Film Production. Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Creative and Media will be considered when combined with other qualification.

Applicants with relevant industrial experience are encouraged to apply.

If English is not your first language then you must possess IELTS 6.5 (Academic) with minimum 6.0 in each component.

This course requires a minimum of 5 GCSEs or equivalent at Grades A* to C, including Maths and English or equivalent qualification.


Study, assessment and qualifications
Additional costs and information

The UCAS Institution code for this programme is B50 and the UCAS course code for this programme is PW36.

The cost of this course is £9250.00 per year.

What could I do next?

Many of our Film Production and Cinematography students have gone on to work in the film or TV industries.

Credits include: Kingsman, Happy Valley, King Arthur, X Factor, Sherlock, Tracey Ullman Show, Bridget Jones III, Last Tango In Halifax, Four Weddings and a Funeral, BT Sport, The Fear, The Avengers Movie, Thor 2, Fact and Furious, Downton Abbey, James Bond, Event Horizon, BBC and ITN News, 999, Time Watch, Wildwatch, Survivor, The Blue Planet, Eyes Wide Shut, Band of Brothers, Casualty, Formula One Motor Racing, The Bourne Identity and many, many more.