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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**If you’re a budding Spielberg, aspiring cinematographer or the next big thing in script writing, this BA (Hons) Film Production degree course is for you.You’ll learn how to develop, write, produce, direct, shoot edit and promote short film for cinema, television and digital platforms. And you'll learn the professional skills you need to excel in the business side of the film industry.When you complete the course, you’ll be equipped for a career in film and television and be able to tackle many other roles in the media industry.**Accredited by:**This course is accredited by ScreenSkills, 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.**What you'll experience**On this course you’ll:- Learn how to develop, write, produce, direct, shoot, edit and promote short films for all platforms – around 80% of the course is practical- Use professional, industry-level equipment including Arri Alexa cinema camera systems, Avid Media Composer editing software, and a Pro Tools-equipped Foley and ADR sound studio- Attend masterclasses and workshops on scriptwriting, directing actors, cinematography, sound design, producing and post-production, hosted by experts in the fieldYou can also:- Put your skills to to test on a one-year work placement- Promote your work at our annual screening event at London’s British Film Institute (BFI), putting your abilities on show for guests from the industry- Showcase your work on our student TV channel and become part of the production team- Become a Certified User of Avid Media Composer editing software by completing the accredited MC101 and MC110 editing courses**Careers and opportunities**After the course, you can follow in the footsteps of past graduates who have secured roles in areas such as:- broadcasting- producing- media management- scriptwriting- technical media- camera operation- sound recording- producing management and coordination- research and development- production design- post-production and effectsRoles our graduates have taken on include:- runner- camera assistant- junior/editing assistant- sound recordist- junior researcher- personal or production assistant- junior/production coordinator- 3rd 2nd assistant directorSome graduates have worked on popular and acclaimed productions, including the Guardians of the Galaxy motion picture.Our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the industry. You can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years as you advance in your career.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 16,300per 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

Around 4,000 of the university’s 25,000 students come from 150 countries around the world, and the Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    52nd out of 102 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    123 64%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%



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