• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

Watching films has become China’s national pastime. There is a thirst for visual storytelling that hold audiences spellbound; and you can now learn how to make them.

Have you ever sat in a cinema and thought, 'I want to make films like that!’? Have you ever wanted to work on real film productions with real movie stars? If you have the passion to communicate your thoughts and your stories on the big screen, this BA in Filmmaking at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University is for you.

Career

Graduates from this programme are well prepared for positions such as producer, director, screen writer, content producer, advertising creative, cinematographer, sound designer, post-production editor, and digital media entrepreneur. Graduates may pursue employment in a large media company, or be entrepreneurial and start up a company of their own.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • For Mainland China applicants: 30 June
      • For international applicants and applicants from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan: 15 July
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      Three or four years

  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Chinese Cinema
  • Documentary Craft
  • Adaptation Across the Media
  • Minor Film Project
  • Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature
  • Film and TV Cultures

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    62

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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.
  • A digital copy portfolio review and an interview with members of Departments of Architecture and School of Film and TV Arts, which can be conducted in person or via the Internet.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11020 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11020 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    11020 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11020 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

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.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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