• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
 The BA Film and Television Production programme at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University  is an intensive, practice-based, creative programme where you will produce innovative media content. Your practice will include documentaries and fiction, the craft of storytelling, the art of cinematography, sound design and editing.
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At the BA Film and Television Production programme at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University you will also learn to understand audiences and future media trends. Upon graduation, you will be well prepared to work in local, national and international media industries.

Film and television production are significant developing industries in China, with an increasing emphasis on international collaborations. You have a chance to be a part of this development.

Have you ever wanted to create drama and documentaries for a vast, worldwide audience? Have you ever wanted to be a creative visual storyteller? If you want to use your storytelling ability to keep the audience in keen anticipation of the next episode, then this is the programme for you.


Graduates will be well prepared for positions in a modern media landscape, including those of producer, director, writer, content creative for web and social media platforms, cinematographer, sound designer, post-production editor, advertising creative and digital media entrepreneur. Typically, graduates will either work in a large media company or start up a company of their own.


The programme is accredited by the Chinese Ministry of Education and the University of Liverpool.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analysing Communication
  • Media Production
  • Introduction to Film and Television
  • Screen Writing for Film and TV
  • TV Studio Production 
  • Fiction Theory and Practice

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

We welcome applications from high-quality candidates in all subjects with appropriate high school or equivalent qualifications. Students will normally be expected to have a high standing in their high school performance with a minimum ‘B’ average in all subjects as well as relevant subjects.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12672 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12672 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    12672 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12672 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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RMB 88,000 per academic year

Living costs for Suzhou

  • 3000 - 5500 CNY/month
    Living Costs

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


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