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Course summary

Develop skills in all areas of film – from idea development, production to distribution, concept to completion. You’ll graduate as an enterprising and entrepreneurial practitioner capable of working in today’s film industry as well as shaping its future. Why study BA (Hons) Film at BU?

  • Study a variety of aspects of filmmaking such as distribution, marketing, buying, fundraising and film production, through a combination of practical and theoretical approaches
  • Access industry standard digital film cameras, editing programmes and audio equipment throughout your degree
  • Work alongside internationally recognised film lecturers and practitioners
  • Choose optional modules to specialise in a particular area of interest to match your career ambitions
  • Make invaluable industry connections during an optional 30-week work placement with organisations such as The Walt Disney Company, Signal Productions, NorthLight Media and Curtain Calls Production.
  • Within 15 months of completing their course, 93% of our students were employed or in further study (source DiscoverUni 2023)
Course Accreditation The International Moving Image Society is a highly respected professional body, uniquely placed to assure, encourage and support industry relevance in media production courses. All of our courses within the Media Production Department have received accreditation in recognition of their industry-standard teaching. Foundation Year This course includes a foundation year option for students who do not meet the entry requirements for the degree course.. This additional year of study will give you a grounding in the media & communication skills required for this course, building your confidence, knowledge and skills for further study. After successful completion of the foundation year, you will progress to the full degree.

Modules

During the Foundation Year, you will study Academic & Professional Practice | Collaborative Communication Project | Media & Current Debates | Media Work. As part of the Degree, you will study Film Language | The Film Industries | Principles of Storytelling | Film Language 2 | Creative Collaboration | Understanding Experimental Film


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
86%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
93%
Go onto work and study

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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
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £17800 Year 1
International £17800 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Film (with Foundation Year) at Bournemouth University - UCAS