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Film (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Penryn, United Kingdom
The Film (Hons) programme at Falmouth University has established itself as a centre of micro-budget feature and short filmmaking where, as a student, you’ll have the opportunity to be an integral part of the crew on innovative productions. This has included features and shorts with partners such as BBC Films, iFeatures and Early Day in 2018.
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During the Film (Hons) programme at Falmouth University, you will:

  • Build your industry connections through placement schemes, which include NBC Universal & Ridley Scott Associates, or working on professional, commercial briefs with our in-house, award-winning creative agency MAYN.
  • Attend masterclasses from industry leaders, recently this has included directors Ben Wheatley, Alice Lowe and Lenny Abrahamson, producers Mary Burke and Emily Morgan, and VFX supervisor Frazer Churchill.
  • Engage with our highly acclaimed in-house podcast, The Cinematologists, which is partnered with MUBI, Curzon and the BFI.

The School of Film & Television is a member of CILECT, the global association of the world's best film, television and animation schools. BA(Hons) Film is accredited by Creative Skillset, a mark of quality endorsed by industry professionals.

What you'll learn

Building on a range of approaches to cinema through viewing, discussion and analysis, you’ll direct your own learning through specialist pathways. Choose from specialisms like documentary, narrative or experimental short filmmaking, production, post-production editing, grade and sound design, and short and feature-length screenwriting.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Production Cultures 1
  • Production Cultures 2
  • Cultural Contexts 
  • Industrial Contexts
  • Skills Development 
  • Creative Delivery 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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 consider all applications on their own individual merit and potential. We invite all applicants to an interview day or audition to give them the opportunity to demonstrate this along with what inspires and motivates them in their field. 

Applicants will also be able to show their portfolio or give a performance depending on the course. We welcome applications from all subject backgrounds, whether you’ve specialised in STEM, the arts or humanities.  

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16000 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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