Film Production at Canterbury Christ Church University - UCAS

Course summary

The film industry is a vibrant and creative sector driven by the demand for prime-time cinematic drama on free to air and streaming platforms and in the cinema. It requires talented and creative people with specialist technical skills and our highly practical course is designed to give you this. Throughout the course, you'll be able to develop your technical and creative skills to a professional level and use your flair to complete a compelling production in your final year. This important project is a great opportunity for you to showcase your talents and develop your experience to help you with seeking employment. As part of your degree, you will gain the ‘Applied Skills for a Sustainable Media Industry’ certificate from industry body, albert, demonstrating that you have developed an understanding of environmentally friendly film production. Regular visits from professional practitioners will enrich your studies and offer valuable insights from industry practices. Recent visiting practitioners include guests from the British Film Institute (BFI), Left Bank Pictures and the Kent Film Office, BBC and ITV. Internationally renowned post-production houses, such as Molinare, will also speak to you. This form of networking has helped many of our film graduates to find future opportunities. Top reasons to study with us • Our research active staff, guest speakers, expert masterclasses and industry advisory panel ensure you will be ready for the world of work or further study. • Past Film Production students have achieved festival success and employment within the film industry within six months of graduating. • Top 20 in the UK for student satisfaction with the quality of teaching in the subject area of Drama, Dance and Cinematics. Complete University Guide Subject League Table 2023. Specialist facilities Along with excellent resources on campus, you’ll have access to the Powell building which houses a range of facilities and industry equipment so you can produce work of the highest quality, these include:

  • Digital film cameras, including the Arri Alexa Mini LF and Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro.
  • Location lighting and grip equipment.
  • Post-production facilities include AVID Media Composer, and the full Adobe Creative Cloud Suite.
  • A professional TV gallery and Studio.
  • Portable recording equipment, including Martantz, Zooms and Rodes for podcasts, documentaries and features etc.
Location This course is run at our Canterbury Campus in Kent. Canterbury is just 50 miles south-east of London and less than an hour by high-speed train from St Pancras. Located on a UNESCO World Heritage Site the campus offers state-of-the-art buildings, right in the centre of a vibrant and world-famous cathedral city. You’ll benefit from a campus with excellent learning and teaching resources, music venues, a superb sports centre, a well-stocked bookshop and plenty of coffee bars and places to eat. A short walk away is Augustine House our award-winning library and home to a vast range of learning resources and student support teams.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

The fees above are for the 2024/25 academic year but may be subject to change following any announcements by the UK Government (approved by Parliament) regarding maximum Undergraduate tuition fee caps for 2024/25. In addition, the University reserves the right to increase all full-time and part-time Undergraduate tuition fees mid-course, in line with any further inflationary increase in the Government tuition fee cap which is approved by Parliament. The University will publish information about any changes to tuition fees on its website. International Tuition Fees (including EU fees): To be confirmed Undergraduate tuition fees for International students are not subject to the Government’s regulations on maximum tuition fees. The University’s 2024/25 Overseas tuition fees for International students, and information about any mid-course increases, will be published on each course webpage. More details about International student fees and funding and any Scholarships which are available can be found on the following weblink which will be updated for 2022/23 entrants in due course:
Film Production at Canterbury Christ Church University - UCAS