• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Filmmaking is an exciting practice based course that enables you to express your ideas and stories through a variety of principles, processes, activities and projects that help you to explore, refine and redefine your understanding of filmmaking as a creative practice. The (Hons) Filmmaking programme is offered by Manchester Metropolitan University.
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Overview

The staff team are practising filmmakers who specialise in drama, documentary and artist film and connect their research interests and professional networks through the course curriculum. Professionalising practice is a key ethos running alongside our bedrock of creativity and exploration as we provide opportunities for students to benefit from visiting speakers and workshops by professionals from different areas of the film and moving image world, and encourage students to develop their practice through engaging with external opportunities and film festivals. 

Careers

Graduates of this (Hons) Filmmaking programme by Manchester Metropolitan University can go on to study the MA in Filmmaking and/or be founders of independent production companies, directors, editors, cinematographers, sound designers, producers, scriptwriters, production designers, and artists and documentary filmmakers.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Film Art
  • Film Storytelling
  • Unit X
  • Contextualising Practice
  • Contextualising Practice with Language

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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General Requirements

  • UCAS tariff points/grades required

112

112 at A2 or equivalent (which can include Foundation Diploma in Art & Design) . A Level General Studies is not accepted.

  • Specific GCSE requirements

GCSE English Language at grade C or grade 4. Equivalent qualifications (eg. Functional Skills) may be considered

  • Non Tariffed Qualifications

112 UCAS Tariff Points from Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject with at least 45 credits at Level 3

  • International Baccalaureate points

26

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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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Living costs for Manchester

  • 645 - 1200 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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