Undergraduate prospectus

Digital Film Production, BSc Hons

Our digital film production degree is aimed at anyone interested in a career as a film-maker, film producer or post-production specialist.

Why study this at Greenwich?

  • The course focus on developing technical production skills and programme making for the film, television and digital media industry
  • Emphasises technological and scientific expertise in film-making, sound, camera operation, lighting, editing, post-production, digital compositing and visual effects
  • In the final year, students will take on significant production/crew roles within their graduate film
  • As a student, you will acquire the creative, technical and entrepreneurial skills to launch your career in the film world
  • Overall the course aims to provide graduates with skills that are highly valued in a global economy where boundaries between creativity and technology are increasingly fluid.

UCAS points

112 (view full requirements)

Course/institution codes

W612 G BSc/DFP


Creative Professions & Digital Arts



  • 3 years full-time
  • 4 years sandwich

Who is this programme for?

This programme runs within the Department of Creative Professions & Digital Arts for people who would like careers in film, studio & location camera work, editing/post production, technical production, video compositing, visual effects and motion graphic design.

Focusing on developing technical production skills and programme making for the film, television and digital media industries, this degree aims to develop technological and scientific expertise in filmmaking, sound, camera operation, lighting, editing, post-production, digital compositing and visual effects. Filmmaking processes and production are core to the programme.

You will gain a broad knowledge of production and post-production. Building your skillset in preparation for specialising in your final year by taking on a significant production/crew role within your graduate film. You will have the opportunity to investigate and acquire the latest techniques and study new and emerging technologies in film production and post-production that are valued by employers. On graduation, you will have acquired the creative, technical and entrepreneurial skills to launch your career in the film world.

What you will study


Course information is currently unavailable for this programme. Please contact course-info@gre.ac.uk for more information.

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Entry requirements

Applicants from a UK educational background:

You will need a minimum of 112 UCAS points. This could be 3 A-levels at grades BBB or an equivalent combination of A-levels and BTECs. You will also need GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above.

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.

Fees and finance

Your time at university should be enjoyable, rewarding, and free of unnecessary stress. Planning your finances before you come to university can help to reduce financial concerns. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

Fees information International fees

Funding your study

There is a range of financial support options available to support your studies, including the Aspire@Greenwich award for study resources that many full-time students will receive.

Discover more about grants, student loans, bursaries and scholarships. We also provide advice and support on budgeting, money management and financial hardship.

Financial support

Other costs

Application: there is a fee to submit your UCAS application.

Resources: you may need to purchase books for your studies, as well as specific computer software.

Additional information


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.


The BSc degree programme focuses on the scientific principles that support film, television and digital production with an emphasis on technology and students learning about the underpinning science of filmmaking. 

This degree programme suits students who would like to learn the skills needed to work in a variety of technical roles and follow a career path in a key craft skill such as filmmaking, lighting, cinematography, camerawork, digital graphics, motion graphic design, editing, post production, video compositing, special effects or visual effects.

Graduates from this programme work in a range of creative industries, taking on key craft skills in film, television and digital production.

Typically, you can expect 12 contact hours per week in a mixture of hands-on practical studio workshops, seminars, lectures and tutorials. Students are taught by renowned experts working in a variety of film and TV related fields. Our staff have won awards for broadcast TV programmes, scripts and short films and prizes for published articles and books.

For more information, please see the course page at our online prospectus and take a look at the CPDA page

You can also contact us by email: CPDA@gre.ac.uk

Please note that whilst this course information is believed to be correct at the time of publication, it is subject to correction or update at any time.

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