Edinburgh Napier University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Advanced Film Practice (Taught)

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Course summary

This course gives you the chance to develop, produce and complete a short cinema film to professional standards Develop your creative and professional skills through practical exercises and masterclasses with leading industry practitioners. This course ideal for ambitious directors, producers or writers looking to make the leap to professional filmmaking, or seasoned professionals looking to work on the big screen. We offer great scope for collaboration, with more than 200 students engaged in film activities – from cinematography and editing to documentary and animation. In addition to acquiring practical skills, you’ll also create projects that form the basis of your portfolio. Please visit our website for further details.

Course details


Modules include: Project development and pre-production; project production and post-production. Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study.

Entry requirements

The entry requirement for this course is a Master's Degree in Film or relevant area in order to be eligible for this course. You can also apply with equivalent professional experience. All applicants must submit a portfolio of work that best shows their abilities as a screenwriter, producer, director, cinematographer, editor or sound editor/designer: -A professional CV or bio outlining your previous education, work history, credits and any other experience -A personal statement outlining why you want to study this MFA and how you hope it will help you step up in your professional career in film, television or digital media -Examples of your work - scripts, links, showreels -A proposal outlining the project that you want to develop on the MFA

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 6.0 overall with no component below 6.0.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Advanced Film Practice at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS