London South Bank University

Course Introduction

Whether you have ambitions of writing or directing your own film, want to specialise in an area of production or postproduction, or just want to express yourself through audio'visual media, the BA (Hons) in Film Practice will set you on the right path with a challenging range of creative film'making opportunities.

Course Modules

Year 1: video portraits: mediating me; video journeys: lost in space; reading the screen: film analysis; reading the screen: critical approaches; video technology; editing and montage. Year 2: narrative short film (double module); documentary short film (double module); cinematography; collaborative project. Year 3: advanced independent film and video practice (triple module); brief'led project; dissertation (double module).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • Tariff 104-112
  • International Baccalaureate 24
  • GCE AS-level
  • SQA Higher
  • GCE A-level
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units) M2
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Certificate
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma D*D*
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MMD
  • BTEC Level 3 National Certificate

Key Course Information

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88% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 85%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 82%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 76%

£18,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

80% Go on to work and/or study

19% Total study time lectures

Total Coursework: 45%

Total Practical: 55%

£4,480 - £5,226
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,940 - £6,396
Typical cost of private accommodation