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Course summary

This course is offered as a degree with foundation year – a four-year programme which provides an additional foundation year at the beginning of the degree, that will give you academic and practical experience, as well as the skills you need to ensure you are equipped to successfully complete your chosen degree. Why this course? • Work on live briefs with industry partners, learning the technical and artistic abilities required to produce a professional portfolio tailored to your career goals. • Develop a thorough understanding of the UK film and screen industry through a combination of practical film production and the latest concepts behind today's visual media. • Silver in the 2023 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for delivering high quality teaching, learning and outcomes for its students About this course The UK film and screen industry reaches across streaming, television, film and social media. On our BA Film Production course, you will learn what goes into developing one of the largest and most successful industries in the world. You will gain the skills and knowledge to explore your creative endeavours and forge an exciting career behind the camera. You’ll study alongside some of the best film academics in the UK as you learn practical film production skills and the theory involved in audio-visual media that will help support your storytelling. Skills This course will allow you to explore the core competencies of producing film including screenwriting, cinematography, editing and post-production whilst sharpening your skills in critical analysis and research of the industry. With an emphasis on the interdisciplinary approaches to digital film and storytelling, you will be encouraged to expand upon your creative ideas through practice-focused modules, workshops and technical demonstrations. Career opportunities You will graduate as a highly skilled creative with a solid understanding of the competencies and technologies needed to enter roles in audio-visual media production and in the development of content across a wide range of digital platforms and roles in post-production. This course is designed with your future employability in mind, throughout the course you will work on live briefs supplied by our industry partners and a dedicated work placement module will help put what you’ve learnt into practice and gain practical experience to enhance your CV.


Examples include: Business Essentials: Introduction Focus on Character Producing POV Film Project

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with a minimum of 5.5 in each band
TOEFL (iBT)80with the following minimum scores: Reading: 18 Writing: 17 Listening: 17 Speaking: 20
PTE Academic59with no less than 59 in any band
Cambridge English AdvancedCgrade C in tests prior to 2015 with no less than 'weak' in any band

We may accept other high school English qualifications if you are applying for an undergraduate degree. Please contact us at [email protected] to clarify.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £15000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £15000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note the fee amounts listed are from 2023. In some cases fees will increase for the following year.

Sponsorship information

The University offers a range of scholarships, as well as hardship funding for students who are in need of support. UK scholarships include an Academic Excellence Scholarship, worth up to £3,000, as well as scholarships for students with aptitude in sports and music. Roehampton is also home to Europe’s first esports scholarships, worth £1,500 per year. There are also a range of international scholarships and bursaries.

Film Production with Foundation Year at University of Roehampton - UCAS