The BA (Hons) Contemporary Film Making in the Highlands and Islands is designed to allow you to produce creative films using the beautiful and diverse rural landscapes of Scotland. The programme will give you the opportunity to collaborate with local communities, as well as arts and cultural industry experts, to set up realistic industry links for your future career and employment. You will study a mix of craft skills, editing and production, film studies, documentaries, and cultural archiving and recording, in an environment that promotes personal development and learning. You will also develop skills in small business planning and research, while acquiring technical ability and hands-on, intensive experience.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
Advanced entry to year two may be possible with a relevant HNC such as Creative Industries: Television, Creative Industries: Radio, Audio Visual Technology or Interactive Media, with a B in the graded unit.
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Relevant industry experience or understanding of the requirements of film making is also required. UHI does not use Tariff points, and accepts a range of qualifications. Applicants with other relevant qualifications or experience will be considered on an individual basis.
Additional entry requirements
You will be required to attend an interview to assess your technical ability.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||with no element below 5.5|
|PTE Academic||58||58 average with 51 in each component|
|TOEFL (iBT)||80||Min 80 or above with min 18 in each section|
Our programmes are taught and examined in English. To make the most of your studies, you must be able to communicate fluently and accurately in spoken and written English in an academic environment and provide certified proof of your competence before starting your course. Please note that English language tests need to have been taken no more than two years prior to the start date of the course. The minimum English language requirements to study at the University of the Highlands and Islands are detailed below:
Further information on English Language Requirements can be found at the following:
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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