Film (with Foundation Year option) BA (Hons)

Why study BA (Hons) Film at BU?

  • Study a variety of aspects of filmmaking such as distribution, marketing, buying, fundraising and film production, through a combination of practical and theoretical approaches
  • Access industry standard digital film cameras, editing programmes and audio equipment throughout your degree
  • Work alongside internationally recognised film lecturers and practitioners  
  • Choose optional modules to specialise in a particular area of interest to match your career ambitions
  • Make invaluable industry connections during an optional 30-week work placement with organisations such as The Walt Disney Company, Signal Productions, NorthLight Media and Curtain Calls Production

We have a foundation year option for UK students who do not meet the entry requirements for the degree course. This additional year of study will give you a grounding in the media & communication skills required for this course, building your confidence, knowledge and skills for further study. After successful completion of the foundation year, you will progress to the full degree. 

Course accreditation: The International Moving Image Society is a highly respected professional body, uniquely placed to assure, encourage and support industry relevance in media production courses. All of our courses within the Media Production Department have received accreditation in recognition of their industry-standard teaching.

BA (Hons) Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
3 years Duration
T6H3/T6H4 UCAS Code

Entry Requirements For This Course

For September 2021 and September 2022 entry: The entry requirements for this course are 104 - 120 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of 2 A levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: 112 tariff points (Grade DMM).

Required subjects: All subjects considered

Foundation Year Entry Requirements for September 2021 and September 2022 entry: 48 - 72 UCAS tariff points.

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