• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Do you dream of working in the film industry in either creative or support roles? The Film (Hons) programme at Solent University is one of a few in the UK to combine critical awareness of film theory and history with practical skills in digital film-making and screenwriting, helping to give you a head start in a number of creative roles.
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Overview

Taught by practising experts, you’ll have access to professional high-definition digital film-making equipment in our state-of-the-art media academy and be taught by an experienced team of industry professionals.

Students are also encouraged to write critical pieces for Diegesis, Solent’s student-led film and TV analysis magazine. This helps students to graduate with a portfolio of published written work, perfect for supplementing a showreel.

Career Opportunities

Graduates from the Film (Hons) programme at Solent University will be well prepared for their future careers. Suitable roles include:

  • Editor (copy-editing, editing, production editor, editorial manager, commissioning editor)
  • Location manager
  • Unit manager
  • Producer
  • Line producer
  • Production manager
  • Production coordinator
  • Production designer
  • Camera operator
  • Camera assistant

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Framing Film
  • Making Meaning: Questions of Film Authorship
  • Introduction to Film Production
  • Representation Matters
  • Screenwriting: From Pitch to Page
  • Creative Visions: Cinematography and Mise-en-Scene

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

  • 96 - 112 UCAS tariff points from A-levels or equivalent
  • A minimum of two completed A-levels, a BTEC Extended Diploma at MMM or BTEC Diploma at DM or equivalent qualification, or a combination of qualifications which comply with the minimum entry requirement of 96 UCAS points.
  • Direct entry into years two or three may be considered for this course.
  • Applicants over the age of 21 may be considered based on relevant experience, without having the required tariff points.
  • Alternative entry to this course is available through the Foundation Year in Media.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12875 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12875 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Southampton

  • 697 - 1100 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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