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Course summary

BA (Hons) Digital Film Production degree explores the creative and professional aspects of film making. It combines the main elements of production, screenwriting and film theory, and provides students with the creative, technical, critical and entrepreneurial skills to begin a professional career. Throughout the degree you work with industry-standard software and equipment, ensuring you are fully prepared to enter into this profession. Our course is designed to reflect the real world; we provide opportunities for industry placements with high-profile partners such as the BBC. You can also sharpen your skills by producing films for clients, from Suffolk County Council and Haven Gateway Partnership to the Aldeburgh Doc Fest, to name a few. Because of our excellent standards and practical experience with our industry partners such as BBC, ITV and independent production companies, our graduates are prepared to take on exciting industry jobs. In fact, some go on to work for big names such as Warner Bros. and Pinewood Studios.

How to apply

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University of Suffolk
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

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English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components) where English is not the students' first language.

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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
EU £14598 Year 1
International £14598 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £14598 Year 1

Additional fee information

Ipswich Award- A £1,000 award for students starting in September 2023 who meet or exceed academic entry requirements - see our website for details.
Digital Film Production at University of Suffolk - UCAS