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Course summary

The BA (Hons) in Screen Production is a highly practical, industry-facing, theory-informed degree, designed for those who want to work in the film, television or creative industries. You will study specialist skills modules in Cinematography, Editing, Screenwriting, Sound production, Fiction Film, Documentary, Live TV and Virtual Production. Screen Production combines the craft skills needed for Fiction Film, Documentary, Live TV and Virtual Production with the kind of research, theoretical and critical skills that are essential for new entrants going into the creative industries. The BA (Hons) in Screen Production is taught in a brand new studio complex in Belfast's city centre. Students have access to an array of industry-standard equipment that will enable you to finish your work to festival or broadcast standard. You will be taught by academics and industry professionals with years of experience in screen production, giving you the skills and confidence you need to succeed in your future career. Many of the staff, including the technical staff, have a vast array of film and broadcast credits on award-winning content gained over the past 20 years. Your creative work will be supported by learning about the ideas and histories that underscore the forms and genres that make up the world of contemporary film and television. The aim of this is to encourage you to be bold in your thinking and imaginative in your work. Ulster University is one of the longest standing and most respected of providers of education in film, television and related media, supported by pioneering research and creative practice.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements for international applicants The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes. Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores. There may be limited places available for Year 2 entry. Should there be availability, personal statements (along with academic qualifications) will be used in the selection process. Acceptable alternative qualifications include: Pass HND with overall Merit to include 60 distinctions in level 5 credits/units may be specified. Pass HNC with overall Distinction to include 90 distinctions in level 4 credits/units may be specified. You may also meet the course entry requirements with combinations of different qualifications to the same standard as recognised by the University (provided subject requirements as noted above are met).

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4750 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £4750 Year 1
EU £16320 Year 1
International £16320 Year 1

Additional fee information

Further information about full time undergraduate fees can be found at
Screen Production at Ulster University - UCAS