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Course summary

A top 5 UK University for Film Production & Photography (5th of 67) - The Guardian Guide 2019 Become a film-maker, study the art and craft of cinema, and advance your practical and creative skills in our specialist production facilities. Our BA (Hons) Film degree course provides an in-depth grounding in the technical processes, creative skills and production practices necessary for a career in the media and creative industries. From the outset, you are encouraged to think critically and creatively, developing your skills so that you can convey your ideas through practical work. You will be taught to a high technical standard through the craft of script writing, producing, directing, documentary film-making, production design, cinematography, editing, sound design and other roles that are instrumental to industrial and independent film-making practices. Throughout your studies, you will strive towards the goal of being an intelligent, creative and contemporary film-maker. By identifying your strengths and perfecting your craft within established film-making roles, you will increasingly define your own area of study and develop an individual creative practice, so that by graduation you will be capable of producing creative and original works of the highest quality. Please visit our website for full course and module details.

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Standard Qualification Requirements

Minimum Year 1 Entry Requirements HNC - Pass in a related subject with B in the graded unit. * Literary subjects accepted are: Modern Studies, History, Psychology, Sociology, RMPS, Theology, Media Studies, Philosophy, Politics, Geography, Latin, Classics, A Level Government and Politics.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Additional entry requirements



As part of the selection process suitably qualified applicants will normally be invited to submit a portfolio/attend an interview. Our entry requirements indicate both Standard and Minimum qualifications with which we normally accept students. Competition for places varies from year to year and you aren't guaranteed a place if you meet the minimum qualifications.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5IELTS 6.5 overall with no component below 6.0.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1
EU £17580 Year 1
International £17580 Year 1

Additional fee information

For Tuition Fee information please visit the specific course page on our website -
Film at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS