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The BA (Hons) Digital Film Production is excellent training for careers in the film, television and new media industries developing academic rigour, technical skills and personal creativity. Students will be trained to become not only multi-skilled Practitioners, Directors and Producers, but also confident, critical thinkers, able to forge a career in a predominantly freelance industry.

UCAS code: P313

UCAS code: P313

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The course has produced award winning practitioners using the College state-of-the art digital camera systems, 20ft Green Screen as well as industry-standard editing software and Mac products.

Students will also hone their team-working skills to allow them to respond effectively to the needs of this dynamic industry with opportunities to collaborate with Industry clients, Competitions, live briefs and Performing Arts students.

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Entry Requirements

  • Year 1: 88 UCAS points. Vocational Relevant L3 or 3 A levels (1 x Media studies preferred)
  • Year 2: 120 Credits at Level 4 in relevant subject + bridging assignment (maybe required)


3 years

Start Date

September 2017

Year 1 Modules

  • Lighting and Cinematography for Digital Film Production
  • Screenwriting for Digital Film Production
  • Post Production Sound
  • Factual Project
  • Cinema Aesthetics
  • Editing Techniques for Digital Film Production

Year 2 Modules

  • Directing for Digital Film Production
  • VFX for Digital Film Production
  • Fiction Project
  • Independent Project 1
  • Production Management for Digital Film Production
  • Factual Project 2
  • Research Techniques

Year 3 Modules

  • Research Project
  • Professional Industry Project
  • Independent Project 2
  • Freelance Business and Practice
  • The Sound of Cinema
  • VFX for Digital Film Production 2

Teaching is linked directly with professional practice. Guest practitioners and work experience opportunities help students to learn about their roles and the environments in which digital media practitioners work so they can become effective in the workplace.

Students are assessed through vocational, theoretical and practical competence tests. Formative assessment is also conducted throughout each module to ascertain the progress each student is making.


Continue on to a Post Graduate Qualification or you can enter employment or the freelance industry.

Enrichment and Employability

You will be given the chance to enter national film making competitions and be able to take part in national and international trips – London, Berlin, New York, Encounters Film Festival and LA.


Creative and Service Industries Campus at Melton


£7,500 per year

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