UCEN Manchester

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Sheffield Hallam University

Film Production & Content Creation

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Course summary

In the first year you will gain practical experience of the range of roles involved in Film Production & Content Creation. In the second year you will choose a practical role and undertake a range of activities to develop your specialism including, practical projects, technical exercises, work experience and placements. In the third year you will develop a level of expertise in your specialism that will ensure you are equipped to enter employment in the Film Production & Content Creation industry. Throughout your three years at Manchester Film School you will be encouraged to develop your professional network through our long established mentor programme which will link you with practicing professionals working in the industry. Placements and work experience are encouraged throughout the second and third year. Students from Manchester Film School have won awards from the Royal Television Society, British Universities Film & Video Council, and film festivals across the world.


First year units: 1. Introduction to Film Production & Content Creation Roles 2. Scriptwriting for Fiction & Factual : Learning from the Masters 3. Application of film production and content skills 4. Seeing Movies (Contextual practice) Second year units: 1. Film Production and Content Creation 2. Filmcraft: Lessons from Classic & Contemporary Cinema 3. Film Production and Content Creation: Open Project Third year units: 1. Project Pre-Production 2. Industry Professionalism Report 3. Major Project (Film and Content Production)

Assessment method

The primary method of assessment will be through viewing of your portfolio of practical work. This will be augmented by your production diary and presentations. The emphasis will always be on you providing evidence of how you have met the requirements of the module through work/projects you have undertaken.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Applicants wishing to join the course beyond year 1 will be subject to the Record of Prior Learning (RPL) process to establish whether they meet the criteria to join the course.

International applicants

UCEN Manchester is unable to consider international applications due to UKVI regulations.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements


• Personal statement • Portfolio of latest work (within last 2yrs) with a 2–3-minute supplementary video talking us through your portfolio • If you do not have a portfolio, create a 2-minute documentary video on “where you live” with a 2-3-minute supplementary video talking us through the execution of your idea • Minimum UCAS points: 80

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8000 Year 1
Scotland £8000 Year 1
Wales £8000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Film Production & Content Creation at UCEN Manchester - UCAS