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Film Production (Top-Up) University of Brighton Degree level: Undergraduate

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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 on either a foundation degree, HND or equivalent (if you have finished your A Levels or Level 3 course, please apply for the three-year undergraduate degree Film Production course by visiting www.brightonfilmschool.co.uk or searching for Film Production on UCAS).
This cutting-edge practical course will provide 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 promo, television commercials and branded virals.
You will acquire practical skills to create a professional showreel and credit list to gain strong connections to the film industry to give yourself an amazing opportunity to enter the film industry as a practicing professional.
We are one of the few degree courses that still teaches on professional super 16mm and 35mm film cameras and their modern counterparts, 4K digital cinema cameras.
Disciplines you can specialise in:
• Screenwriting
• Directing
• Cinematography: All camera department roles
• Producing
• First Assistant Directing
• Production Sound Mixing
• Editing
• Lighting/Gaffer
• Continuity/Script Supervision

How to apply

Application deadlines

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

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

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Course code P315
Institution code B72
Campus name Brighton Film School
Campus code C

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level Not accepted
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Not accepted
Access to HE Diploma Not accepted
Scottish Higher Not accepted
GCSE/National 4/National 5 A minimum of English Language and Mathematics at grade C/4

Completion of a Level 5 qualification such as Higher National Diploma, FdA, FdSC or equivalent.

In certain circumstances, applicants may considered if they can provide evidence of prior learning with an appropriate portfolio of work and demonstrate this successfully at interview.


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 6.0 overall, with 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements. Or equivalent English Language qualification.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For Home or EU applicants placement years attract an annual fee of £1,230. Many of our courses include the option of a salaried placement year. Standard tuition fees for full-time international students starting in 2018 vary by course type : Classroom-based courses £12,900 per year. Non-classroom based (laboratory/workshop-based) courses £14,040 per year Placement year £2,000 per year. International students should confirm the tuition fee for the course you are applying for by using our course finder (brighton.ac.uk/courses). Mandatory requirements for your course are covered by the tuition fees. These include things such as health or criminal record checks, specialist materials and mandatory field trips. Optional field trips, accommodation and course materials are not included in the tuition fees and you will need to pay for these yourself. Please contact the school that delivers your course about possible extra costs before you apply. The fees listed here are for full-time courses beginning in the academic year 2018–19. Further tuition fees are payable for each subsequent year of study and are subject to an annual increase of no more than 5% or RPI (whichever is the greater). The annual increase for UK/EU students, who are subject to regulated fees, will increase no more than the statutory maximum fee. The tuition fee you have to pay depends on a number of factors including the kind of course you take, and whether you study full- or part-time. If you are studying part-time you will normally be charged on a pro rata basis depending on the number of modules you take.

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Brighton
BN2 4AT


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