Digital Film Production

SAE Institute

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Middlesex University

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Course summary

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You are joining the next generation of filmmakers - gain the essential skills and knowledge to earn your place on any film set around the world. With an emphasis on hands-on training, you will have access to high specification digital cameras and film production equipment. Across multiple platforms, you’ll learn the processes and techniques that bring your projects to life cemented with strong theoretical foundations. Additionally, you'll learn how to emotionally engage your audience and draw them into your work. You'll also gain experience working independently and collaboratively on factual and fictional productions, enabling you to graduate with a highly transferrable skill set. Your progress is carefully guided and enriched by individual tutorial support, ensuring that you create work that can be showcased in your all-important portfolio.

Course details

Modules

Our fast-track degree means you can graduate and be earning and doing what you love in just two years. Year 1: Trimester 1 - Filmmaking Fundamentals 1; Information, Communication and Professional Media Practice. Trimester 2 - The Art of Storytelling; Filmmaking Fundamentals 2. Trimester 3 - Non-fiction Filmmaking; Elective module. Year 2: Trimester 4 - Producing and Distribution Methods; Marketing, Business Planning and Law. Trimester 5 - Research Practice and Society; Elective module. Trimester 6 - Major project (BA or BSc).


Unistats information

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75%
Student satisfaction
85%
Employment after 6 months (Most common jobs)
85%
Go onto work and study

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How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Applicants must meet the general entry requirements outlined below. You will also need to provide evidence that you are proficient in the English language. More details can be found at http://www.sae.edu/gbr


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 72 points
A level A* - D To understand what combination of grades you need to achieve 72 UCAS tariff points please visit ucas.com/ucas/tariff-calculator
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) D*D*D* - MMP
Access to HE Diploma D: 45 credits M: 42 credits P: 3 credits
Scottish Higher A - C
GCSE/National 4/National 5 All subjects require A*-C in English (4-9) Audio Production and Games Programming also require A*-C in Mathematics (4-9)

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Audition


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

International £13000 Year 1

Additional fee information

For the London, Oxford and Liverpool campuses, fees are £9,000 per year for UK/EU students and £13,000 per year for international students. Fees at our Glasgow campus are £7,000 per year UK/EU and £11,000 international students per year. From September 2016 international student fees will rise to £11,000 per year.
Digital Film Production at SAE Institute - UCAS