Film Production and Cinematography (BA (Hons))

Bournemouth University the United Kingdom

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The award
BA (Hons)

How long you will study
3 - 4 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

How you will study

Course starts

International course fees
GBP 14100 per year

All study options

About Film Production and Cinematography at Bournemouth University

This course, delivered at Wiltshire College & University Centre in Salisbury, is perfect for anyone who wants to make films.

You’ll work on a range of productions including drama, documentary, music video and commercials developing key technical, creative and production skills. Taught by experienced industry professionals and academics, you’ll develop the skills needed to enter the competitive world of film and television.

You’ll have access to broadcast digital cameras including the Sony FS7, film cameras such as Arriflex and Bolex, nonlinear edit suites, Steenbeck editing tables, location lighting, dollies and track. Over the course of your studies, you will learn camera, lighting, directing, producing, production management, scriptwriting, editing and sound recording skills. As well as shooting on digital, there are also opportunities to shoot on 16mm and 35mm film. You’ll also deepen your knowledge of film history and theory, and begin to develop contacts in the industry.

Many students find the placement allows them to get their foot in the door and return to do paid work after graduation. Students have completed placements on Killing Eve, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, The Rook, and at Panavision, Disney and the BBC.

Many of our graduates have gone on to work on high profile and prestigious productions such as Mary Poppins, Death of Stalin, Dr Who, Red Joan, Slaughterhouse Rulez, Call the Midwife, Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, Kingsman: The Golden Circle, Spectre, Paddington, Beauty and the Beast, and Londongrad.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBA (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 - 4 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250 per yearInternational course feesGBP 14100 per year

Notes about fees for this course

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Entry requirements

For September 2020 and September 2021 entry: The entry requirements for this course are 112 - 128 tariff points from 2 A-levels or equivalent qualifications. BTEC Extended Diploma: 112 tariff points (Grade DMM). All subjects considered. 

For September 2020 and September 2021 entry: IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.

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