About the course This one-year top-up degree aimed at students who have studied practical media or arts subjects such as film making, art direction or creative media at either a foundation degree, HND or equivalent level. A three-year option is available for students holding A level or equivalent qualifications. This cutting-edge industry-led course has been developed from in-depth and ongoing industry feedback and input from all areas of production that reflects the current demand for industry ready, technically skilled students, who have the creative, logistical and production skills that are currently needed in industry. The growth in high end production for content providers such as Netflix, Amazon, Disney Plus and Apple TV in the UK supports the need for highly skilled graduates for industry. This practical course provides students with an industry-relevant offering that includes a critical understanding of applied film theory, with current industry insight and practice in film production, and the creative and technical skills to function effectively in film, television and associated sectors such as music videos, advertising and short form content. To ensure this professionalism is embedded in the curriculum the film school acts as a production house and the tutor as an executive producer to support the collaborative film production that begins in the first year and is realised in the graduation films in the student's final year. Screen and Film School is uniquely positioned amongst other higher education institutions in that students receive budgets to fund their projects throughout the course, supporting the development of high quality films through professional actors, hiring of locations and art direction. As film production is continuously evolving the Screen and Film School is constantly adapting to support the industry’s demands. The course’s intensive curriculum will challenge students to develop their skills and prepare them for the production world of today. Students will gain experience shooting projects on the newest developments in HD, film and digital equipment - from Arri Alexa to Red Raven - as well as classic film cameras like Panavision and Arriflex on super 16mm and 35mm film. Disciplines you can specialise in:
- Cinematography: All camera department roles
- First Assistant Directing (Production Logistics)
- Production Sound Mixing
Students can expect to study the following core modules:
- The Creative Industries & You: Professional Portfolio
- Final Project
- Pre-Production Process
- Production Realisation
- A range of Expert Optional modules can be selected, subject to availability and student demand:
Assessment methods: Practical Assessment, Portfolio, Visual & Written Essay, Production Realisation Outcomes & Evaluations
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.
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
Applicants that require a Student Visa to study can be accepted at the following locations: Screen and Film School Brighton Screen and Film School Manchester
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Additional entry requirements
All applicants who demonstrate the potential to meet the entry requirements through their UCAS application will be invited to submit a show-reel and / or portfolio which will be reviewed by the Admissions Tutor. Details of what to include will be provided by email upon receipt of an application
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||a minimum of 5.5 must be achieved in each band (Reading, writing, listening, speaking)|
|Cambridge English Advanced||Level B2||A minimum overall score of 170, and no lower than 165 in each band|
|TOEFL (iBT)||80||the minimum points must met in each band: Listening - 19 Reading - 19 Speaking - 21 Writing - 21|
|PTE Academic||50||A minimum score of 50 overall. At least 42 must be achieved in all four skills|
We also accept the following qualifications: - ESOL Skills for Life Level B2 (Higher B2 on CEFR Scale) - IGCSE English Language (First Language) at C/4 or above - IGCSE English Language (Second Language) at B/3 or above - International Baccalaureate English Language at 5 or above in English A or B Applicants must have met the minimum requirement and be in receipt of results prior to enrolment.
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.