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Course summary

With its strong emphasis on real-world and real-work experience, this industry-facing, entrepreneurial-focused course gives you the skills you need to achieve success in the business of film-making. The degree offers a business-based approach to film production, providing you with the knowledge and expertise you need to establish a successful career in this fast-paced, exciting field. It is particularly relevant if you’re thinking of starting up your own film production company. In your first year, you explore creating content; film production; and making images and sound. You go on to study essential skills such as freelancing; both fiction and non-fiction film-making; and writing for the screen. You also work independently on a special film project of your own choosing. Why choose this course?

  • It offers a unique 70/30 practice/theory balance
  • Study in our industry-standard production and post-production studio facilities, giving you a head-start if you wish to set up your own production company
  • It gives you the skills you need in digital technology to be an independent film-maker producing low-budget projects, corporate promotions, event profiles and much more
  • Learn from an academic team with key roles in the British film industry, many of whom have made documentaries and dramas for TV, cinema and gallery exhibitions
  • Take on real-work creative briefs from the local film community - including Luton Culture and Clearhead Productions - as well as our in-house agency Media Junction
  • Develop key transferable skills such as critical and analytical thinking


Areas of study include:

  • Content and Creation
  • Exploring Film Practices
  • Film Production
  • Making Images
  • Making Sound
  • Reading the Screen
  • Becoming a Freelancer
  • Cinema and Narrative
  • Fiction Filmmaking
  • Non-Fiction Filmmaking
  • Writing for the Screen
  • Contemporary Practices
  • Post Production for Sound and Image
  • Research, Development and Industry
  • Major Project: Film
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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
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

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Fees and funding

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Film Production at University of Bedfordshire - UCAS