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Film and Television (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
London, United Kingdom
For people committed to cinema, television and online content production, BA Film and Television (Hons) at the University of the Arts London (UAL) will develop your skills, knowledge and creativity in preparation for your entry into the creative industries.
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Three years of non-stop making, thinking and developing your talents, during which we liaise with industry and clients to enable you to work to live briefs and network for your future career.

You'll also participate in a programme of engaging critical seminars and film screenings. The programme focuses on the ideas and philosophies that inform filmmakers and to explore new discourses for future practices.

What you can expect?

  • Unlike other film undergraduate courses in the UK, you'll receive professional workshops and tutorials to help you become a self-directed, multi-skilled creative.
  • Working collaboratively with small and large crews as well as individually, you’ll have the opportunity to explore your strengths and build new knowledge and skills in a diverse and dynamic environment.
  • In addition to our permanent tutors, we have a vibrant community of associate lecturers, advisors and guest speakers who offer workshops and talks throughout the programme.


Graduates of the BA Film and Television (Hons) programme at University of the Arts London (UAL) have gone on to successful careers in the UK and US screen industries from independent film, to commercial television, music video, advertising and art film.

Students graduating from the course will be prepared to enter a variety of roles within the film, television and wider related media industries including within the following areas:

  • Production
  • Post-production (editing)
  • Screenwriting/ development
  • Camera and lighting
  • Researchers
  • Art Department
  • Broadcasting e.g. BBC and Sky TV
  • Sound

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:

  • Introduction to Professional Practices in Film and Television 
  • Sound, Image, Story: The Foundations of mise-en-scene 
  • Media Cultures 
  • The TV Studio: Drama and Factual Programming
  • Documentary 
  • The Script

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.

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General Requirements

Entry requirements

104 UCAS tariff points which can be made up of one or a combination of the following:

  • A Levels at grade C or above (preferred subjects include: English; History; Media; Business; Art and Design, or other subjects within Social Sciences).
  • Distinction at Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (Level 3 or 4).
  • Distinction, Merit, Merit at BTEC Extended Diploma (preferred subjects: Art and Design, Media).
  • Merit at UAL Extended Diploma.
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma (preferred subject: Digital and Creative Media, Film and Production).
  • OR equivalent EU/International qualifications, such as International Baccalaureate Diploma.
And 3 GCSE passes at grade 4 or above (grade A*-C).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22920 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22920 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 London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/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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