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Course summary

The BA (Hons) in Screen Production is an intensely practical, industry facing 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, live TV and documentary to name a few. Screen Production combines the craft skills needed for fiction, documentary and live television production with the kind of research, theoretical and critical skills, employers tell us 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. The huge array of industry-standard equipment available to you 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, to give 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

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

HND Applicants holding a HND should achieve an overall merit for entry to Year 1. Those applicants holding a subject-related HND with an overall merit may be considered for entry to Year 2. HNC Applicants holding a HNC should achieve an overall distinction for entry to Year 1 only. Foundation Degree Applicants holding a Foundation Degree should achieve an overall average of 55-50% in level 5 modules for Year 1 entry. Those applicants holding a subject-related Foundation Degree may be considered for entry to Year 2. APEL (Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning) The University will consider applications on the basis of experiential learning for those who do not hold the normal entry qualifications. Transfer from degree level study at other institutions Those applicants seeking entry with advanced standing, (eg. Transfer from another institution or year 2 entry) will be considered on an individual basis.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4710 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £4710 Year 1
EU £15840 Year 1
International £15840 Year 1

Additional fee information

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