Film Making at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

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Course summary

As a student on our Film Making BA(Hons) degree, you’ll work in our state-of-the-art Stewart Film Studio, where you’ll have highly flexible access to filmmaking equipment and facilities. Our philosophy of open-door accessibility extends not just to the films you make for assessment, but to any other projects that you might plan in consultation with our staff. We want you to make work early, frequently, and adventurously – to an ever-higher standard. We’ll help steer your development as a thinker, maker, and budding specialist in a film school powered by a rare degree of undergraduate student choice and freedom. Join us on BA Film Making to shape your creative and professional future in the moving image. Why Study Film Making BA(Hons) at University of Huddersfield? There are many benefits of being a student on this film degree course. Firstly, Yorkshire Film and Television School allocates you an ample budget to make a film as part of a team in your final year. In other words – and in contrast to film school undergraduates elsewhere – our students do not need to self-fund their penultimate projects. You’ll benefit from flexible and continual hands-on access to our industry-standard studios and postproduction hubs. You'll have ample opportunity to try a full range of moving image specialisms, too, before you discover your greatest strengths. Work experience is a way of life on this course. Beyond our optional placement year, we continually collaborate with students to help manage their undergraduate workflow around the often-unpredictable nature of external opportunities. We are an open-minded film school, embracing all forms and genres. Our aim is to help you make the best possible film – one which you feel inspired to create. Following this course, you could go on to pursue a career in movie making, screenwriting, production, television and more. Professional Bodies At Huddersfield, you’ll study the Global Professional Award alongside your degree† so that you can gain valuable qualities and experiences that could help you to get the career you want, no matter what your field of study is. †full-time, undergraduate first degrees with a minimum duration of three years. This does not include postgraduate, foundation, top-up, accelerated or apprenticeship degrees. Why Huddersfield? Huddersfield’s vibrant and friendly campus is a great place from which to study, while the town itself offers lots to see and do, with good transport links in and around the area.


Year 1 modules include: • Filmmaker’s Launchpad • Creating Screen Fiction • Analysing Content • Film and Media Industries. To see the full range of modules and descriptions, please visit our website. A link to this course can be found at the bottom of the page in the ‘Course contact details’ section.

Assessment method

Teaching formats include lectures, seminars and workshops, newsdays, work-based learning and placements, project work, dissertations, one-on-one and group supervision, and digital learning. We use a variety of assessments, including video shorts, podcasts, newsroom days, audience research portfolios, essays, production pitches, data analytics, presentations, and dissertation.

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

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English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.

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

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £16500 Year 1
International £16500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

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Film Making at University of Huddersfield - UCAS