Film and Television Production with Directing at University of York - UCAS

University of York

Degree level: Postgraduate

Film and Television Production with Directing (Taught)

Course summary

Explore directing for single-camera film and television productions. Develop your storytelling for screen with our practical, collaborative and theoretical course. From identifying and developing story ideas, to analysing and visualising scripts, from working with actors and crew, through to the latest postproduction methods, you'll learn all aspects of directing both fiction and non-fiction projects. You'll collaborate with others to produce professional work and bring your stories to life. We'll teach you through a mix of workshops, lectures, screenings and masterclasses with leading academics and industry professionals. You’ll use industry-standard facilities in a creative and supportive environment. You'll develop essential expertise and will be equipped to pursue a career in film and television. Our graduates have gone on to roles in British and European film industries, and in film, TV and commercial production in China, Latin America and the Middle East.


Types of assessment vary depending on the module and include the following: In-class tests Presentations and pitches Essays, draft scripts and reflective reports Individual projects in which you'll use provided source material to produced finished scenes Individual film project demonstrating skills of directing Blocking exercises Group projects working with others across the Department to create short film projects 10,000 word report for your individual work

Assessment method

You'll be assessed throughout your course. Some modules have an early assessment that contributes a small amount to your final mark and gives an opportunity to check your progress.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • ScreenSkills

How to apply

International applicants

Entry requirements

You're expected to have at least a 2:1 degree, or equivalent, and evidence of professional experience or a commitment to film making. The international equivalents of UK qualifications are shown on our country-specific pages. You can also contact the international team for guidance.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5no less than 6.0 in each component
PTE Academic61no less than 55 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)87minimum of 21 in each component
Trinity ISEMeritlevel 3 with Merit in all components

CAE and CPE (from January 2015): 176, with no less than 169 in each component

Postgraduate Taught English language requirements

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £12480 Year 1
EU £29400 Year 1
England £12480 Year 1
Northern Ireland £12480 Year 1
Scotland £12480 Year 1
Wales £12480 Year 1
Channel Islands £12480 Year 1
International £29400 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Film and Television Production with Directing at University of York - UCAS