Digital Film Production, BSc Hons

This degree focuses on developing technical production skills and programme making for the film and television industry. On this degree path you will develop areas of knowledge and expertise in sound, camera operation, lighting, post-production and directing. Filmmaking processes and production, as well as independent and documentary production are core to the courses. The application of theories to practice are prominent in this production based programme. This degree enables individuals to build a strong portfolio of high quality practical production work for film and television. The variety of courses on this degree provide you with the opportunity to explore a read more

Overview

Overview

This degree focuses on developing technical production skills and programme making for the film and television industry. On this degree path you will develop areas of knowledge and expertise in sound, camera operation, lighting, post-production and directing. Filmmaking processes and production, as well as independent and documentary production are core to the courses. The application of theories to practice are prominent in this production based programme. This degree enables individuals to build a strong portfolio of high quality practical production work for film and television.

The variety of courses on this degree provide you with the opportunity to explore a range of production roles and technical equipment. You will apply this knowledge specifically to film and programme making for the film and television markets.

This knowledge and expertise will be developed as you move into the second and final year, where options in specialist production areas enable you to develop an area of expertise in a particular craft area, and start a career path in your chosen field.

Graduates will be well equipped to enter a range of jobs in the technical/creative field of production within the industry. Students graduate from the programme with knowledge and experience of a variety of production roles and an understanding of programme making which adheres to legal broadcasting guidelines and frameworks.

The following is an indication of current programme content. However, the rapidly changing nature of the subject area means that both the courses offered, and individual course content, are likely to change in future years.

What you'll study

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Entry requirements

Please note: Entry requirements may change during Clearing.

A minimum of 320 UCAS points from A-levels in a relevant discipline such as film, television editing, art, photography, media or English, or equivalent qualifications. You'll also need GCSEs at grade C or above in English and mathematics.

We also accept:

  • BTEC National Diploma 
  • The International Baccalaureate
  • Scottish Highers and
  • Irish Highers.

General studies is not normally accepted.

For more information, contact courseinfo@greenwich.ac.uk or 020 8331 9000.

Applicants from a non-UK educational background:

Further to showing equivalent qualifications to UK applicants, international applicants must have successfully completed 11 or 12 years of full time education, and demonstrated competence in mathematics (usually equivalent to GCSE grade C).

If you were educated in a language other than English and/or in a country where English speakers are in a minority, you should have a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent. If you require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK, your score must be from a UK Visas and Immigration approved IELTS test.

For more information, contact international@gre.ac.uk or +44 20 8331 8136. 

In addition:

  • You may be invited to an interview
  • We welcome applications from mature students.

Extra information

Assessment

Assessment is through practical production work, with supported written individual documentation/research. Live briefs are used to give teams an experience of a real working environment. Skill set benchmarks for production areas are used as a guide throughout the courses. Industry work practice placements.

Careers

You will be well equipped to enter a range of jobs in technical and creative fields in the digital film industry.
You'll have knowledge and experience of a variety of production roles, and an understanding of programme making that adheres to legal broadcasting guidelines and frameworks. Your career options will be wide ranging, from sound engineering to camera operation, and directing to post-production. The usual path is to start at assistant grade and work your way up.

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Your time at university should be enjoyable and rewarding, and it is important that it is not spoilt by unnecessary financial worries. We recommend that you spend time planning your finances, both before coming to university and while you are here. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

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