Film Making at Kingston University - UCAS

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Course summary

Reasons to choose Kingston

  • At Kingston you can experience a variety of production roles, finding your specialism through practice.
  • You will use high-definition 4K digital cinema cameras, DSLRs and Macs running Adobe Premiere and Creative Cloud. There are 8mm and 16mm cameras for exploring analogue film.
  • Our alumni include award-winning filmmakers, whose films have been shown at the Sheffield Documentary Film Festival, London Short Film Festival and London Design Biennale.
About this course This course examines the principles of short form filmmaking, the potential of visual storytelling and the importance of sound, lighting and screenplay. You will produce a portfolio to show your technical ability in cinematography, sound recording, editing, writing and direction across several short films. You will develop skills such as critical thinking, character and narrative development, and post-production. The course focuses on the collaborative nature of filmmaking and the sharing of non-mainstream stories. It is inspired by productions that have challenged conformity. Example modules
  • Film Making 1
  • Film Writing
  • Sound and Vision
For a full list of modules please visit the Kingston University course webpage.


Core modules Film Making 1 Film Making 2 Film Making 3 (Dissertation) Film Writing Sound and Vision

Assessment method

Assessment typically comprises short films with accompanying critical analysis essays and screenplays, film projects, production portfolios, critical analysis essays, and presentations. The approximate percentage for how you will be assessed on this course is as follows: 100% coursework, of which 75% practical

Entry requirements

A 2:2 or above honours degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline. Candidates are required to submit a portfolio of their work and attend an interview. We also carefully consider non-standard entrants with relevant personal and work experience who can demonstrate the interest, commitment and ability required to make their own films. Please see our website for information on portfolio and personal statement requirements and for international entry requirements.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £17700 Year 1
England £10900 Year 1
Northern Ireland £10900 Year 1
Scotland £10900 Year 1
Wales £10900 Year 1
International £17700 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please visit the course provider webpage for further information regarding additional course costs.
Film Making at Kingston University - UCAS