MA Filmmaking

University of Creative Arts

Course Overview

  • Intakes September
  • Course Duration 12 months

Course Description

Our MA Filmmaking degree course will give you the tools to enhance your creative and technical skills as an independent filmmaker, and fully prepare you to enter the industry.

Taught within the supportive structure of our Film School at UCA Farnham, you’ll collaborate with your peers on a slate of short films and engage in specialist activities as a Head of Department in film production as you bring exciting cinematic visions to life.

The course allows you to experience the rigours of filmmaking by reflecting the realities of current film practice, enhancing your understanding of the professional demands of the film industry and equipping you for a freelance career, if this is a route you wish to take.

At UCA, you’ll also benefit from access to a fantastic selection of cutting-edge facilities, including digital and 16mm cameras, advanced sound recording equipment, a purpose-built film studio and high-quality post-production suites.

Our graduates have gone on to work on Oscar-winning movies and box office hits. They have also worked on major TV programmes and with leading media companies, and started their own successful companies.

Entry Requirements

  • Academic Requirements 
    • Successful completion of your Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university.
  • English Language Requirement
    • Academic IELTS for UKVI 6.5 (minimum 5.5 in all bands)

Campus Location

Falkner Rd, Farnham GU9 7DS, United Kingdom

Career Opportunities

This course prepares you for a career within the field of fiction film production and also equips you with a range of versatile skills that open up a broad variety of career paths.

Our graduates have gone on to work as directors, producers, editors, cinematographers, sound designers, screenwriting, production design and on VFX. Additionally students undertaking this course might include work in archives, curating or distribution.

Among the productions our graduates have gone on to work on include:

  • Bohemian Rhapsody
  • The Dark Crystal (Netflix)
  • Gravity
  • Harry Potter
  • The Dark Knight
  • Mission Impossible
  • Skyfall
  • Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Rush
  • Total Recall
  • Fast & Furious 6

Documents Required for Application

  1. Copies of the passport and any previous study visas
  2. Academic certificate and transcript(s) of secondary/undergraduate education
  3. Score report of English language proficiency qualification IELTS for UKVI /  IELTS
  4. Personal Statement
  5. Work experience letter (if any)
  6. Certificates of any additional courses or activities (if any)

More Information

Only students can apply for this course.
University Information
  • Total Courses 11 Courses
  • Location United Kingdom
  • Full Address Falkner Rd, Farnham GU9 7DS, United Kingdom