Film Production and Professional Practice at York College University Centre - UCAS

Course summary

This course is for anyone looking to develop their filmmaking skills and gain experience working as a professional filmmaker and freelance content creator. The BA (Hons) Film Production and Professional Practice qualification is a highly industry-focused study of film production, supporting you to work with live clients throughout your study, as well as developing your portfolio, personal brand, and professional reputation. We will explore specialist technical skills and creative practice with the aim of developing your ability and confidence with filmmaking to become a professional independent filmmaker with the ability to work within a freelance capacity or as part of a larger crew in a professional context.


Level 4 • Introduction to Production, Job Roles & Professional Practice • Introduction to Film Studies • Pre-Production • Directing • Production Crew • Post-Production Level 5 • Client Production 1 • Professional Practice • Documentary • Theoretical Perspective in Film Level 6 • Client Production 2 • Dissertation • Final Major Project

Assessment method

Assessment is via practical coursework and written assignments. This three-year programme is designed to develop both production and critical skills within film. Activities include seminars, lectures, workshops, and production sessions. Assessment is specific to each unit but build on the holistic skills built throughout the course.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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You will be asked to provide a portfolio of evidence of your prior work relevant to your chosen course.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7200 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7200 Year 1
Scotland £7200 Year 1
Wales £7200 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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Film Production and Professional Practice at York College University Centre - UCAS