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  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Practical Filmmaking (Hons) (Three Years) course at MetFilm School London builds creative and technical skills essential to succeed in today’s film, television and new media industries. 

The professional tutors and high-calibre guest speakers teach the fundamentals of storytelling, production and screen business skills.

  • Career skills. Secure employment in the creative screen industries with first-hand practical guidance from working industry professionals
  • Real-life experience. Build a range of work and put your knowledge into practice during the course, by working with external companies and creating projects for industry clients. Learn more
  • High-calibre guest speakers and tutors. Learn from the best industry professionals. James Marsh (director of The Theory of Everything) and Frank Spotnitz (show-runner of The X Files) are just a few of the guest speakers who’ve visited us. See more
  • Well-paced. This three-year course has the same curriculum as the two-year BA Filmmaking programme but you get more time for work, travel, self directed learning
  • Student pack. Receive your personal state of the art laptop with Adobe Creative Cloud and Microsoft Office, that allows you to deliver professional video content

What you will learn

There are six blocks that focus on the six main screen productions you will complete on the course: Fiction, Short Form, Factual, Episodic, Long Form and the final Graduation Project. During each block you will explore core subject areas through practical exercises that will build a comprehensive, practical and in-depth understanding of the key skills needed to produce dynamic screen content.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ideas and story
  • Character and performance
  • Image and sound
  • Post Production
  • Screen Business
  • Screenwriting
  • Directing
  • Cinematography
  • Advanced Post Production

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

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General Requirements

  • You must be 18 years of age, or older, at the start of the course.
  • If you’re under the age of 21, you must provide evidence of at least 64 UCAS Tariff points and possess two ‘A’ levels or an equivalent qualification, such as a National Diploma or Baccalaureate
  • If you’re over 21, you’re considered a mature student, so your application relies on relevant skills and experience rather than academic qualifications.
  • If you’re a British student applying via the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS), you’ll need our Institution Code, which is M73, and the Course Code, which is J2A7.
  • If you hold an international qualification, please make sure that it’s recognised in the United Kingdom.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18672 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    18000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
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