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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Overview**Our ScreenSkills Select-accredited BA (Hons) Film Production degree will mould you into the expert filmmaker, cinematographer, editor, and special effects producer the booming film industry craves. Master the practical and business elements of film creation and exhibit your films at national screening events, which will turn employers’ heads your way.Graduates have created indie films, joined Marvel, Maverick and Pinewood Studios, and worked on critically acclaimed titles Black Mirror, Wonder Woman 1984, and No Time to Die. Here’s your chance to follow in their footsteps.**Course highlights**- Familiarise yourself with advanced professional equipment used in the industries – including Arri Alexa cinema camera systems, a Pro Tools-equipped Foley and ADR sound studio, and a Baselight colour grading system- Attract potential employers by showcasing your films at our annual screening event at London’s British Film Institute (BFI)- Boost your professional experience by taking an optional one-year placement – either with a company or by setting up your own- Bolster your practice and knowledge by attending specialist masterclasses and workshops on all areas of film production- Show your editing expertise to industry peers by gaining an Avid Media Composer certification- Enhance your employability by accessing training events, bursaries and scholarships – one of many advantages of a ScreenSkills Select accreditation**Accreditation**This course is accredited by ScreenSkills Select, a professional body for the screen industry.All ScreenSkills Select-accredited courses must show the highest level of quality and relevance to the industry. This ensures you'll learn the knowledge and skills relevant to your future career and assures potential employers that your degree is relevant to the screen industry. This accreditation also gives you access to exclusive benefits such as employability training events, scholarships and bursaries.**Careers and opportunities**You'll have plenty of career routes when you finish this course. Many of our graduates have found success in a variety of roles, destinations and productions – with some going on to work on the sets of blockbuster films and award-winning TV series.Others have also been nationally recognised in the film and TV industry. For example, a team of our graduates won a Royal Television Society (RTS) award in 2020 for Best Student Film.**Graduate roles**Roles our graduates have taken on include:- runner- camera assistant- junior/editing assistant- sound recordist- junior researcher- personal or production assistant- junior/production coordinator- second/third assistant director**Graduate destinations**Companies and studios our graduates have worked in include:- Walt Disney- Maverick- Marvel- Outpost facilities, Pinewood Studios- BBC- ITV- NBC Universal**Film and TV work**Graduates have worked on commercial and indie titles such as:- Wonder Woman 1984- Rocketman- No Time To Die- The Batman- Bridgerton- Bohemian Rhapsody- Black Mirror - Boiling Point (indie film)- Villain (indie film)

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 16,200per year

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University information

University of Portsmouth

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  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Over 5,000 of the university’s 25,000 students come from 150 countries around the world, and the Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling into the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    85th out of 103 33

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    118 62%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54.0 54%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%



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