B.Sc. Digital Film Production

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
  • 11200
    Tuition (Year)
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
This Digital Film Production degree from the University of Greenwich focuses on developing technical production skills; it aims to develop students' knowledge and expertise in sound, camera operation, lighting, post-production and directing.



Film-making processes and production, as well as independent and documentary production are core to the courses, and the application of theories to practice is evident in the production-based course and assignment work.

This programme seeks to bring together the many areas that affect the design and development of multimedia systems. It is a broad-based degree covering technical, theoretical and design areas.

The degree enables individuals to build a strong portfolio of high-quality practical production work for film and television. Students graduate from the programme with knowledge and experience of a variety of production roles and an understanding of programme making which adheres to legal broadcasting guidelines and frameworks.

Students also experience working to live briefs and deadlines. Skillset benchmarks for production areas are used as a guide. The degree comprises core courses and options. The latter enable the individual to develop an area of expertise and start to develop a career path in his or her chosen field.

By attending this programme, students also develop highly marketable personal and professional skills.

The following is an indication of current programme content. However, the rapidly changing nature of the subject area means that both the courses offered, and individual course content, are likely to change in future years.


Assessment is through practical production work, with supported written individual documentation/research. Live briefs are used to give teams an experience of a real working environment. Skill set benchmarks for production areas are used as a guide throughout the courses. Industry work practice placements.

Career options

Graduates are well equipped to enter a range of jobs in a technical field within the industry, from sound, camera, post production, directing. The usual route is via an assistant grade working through the levels to a full grade.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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Tuition fee
  • GBP11200 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

  • GBP9000 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

Credits (ECTS) 180 ECTS
For students who will be coming to Greenwich for a full academic year, the normal course load is 120 Greenwich credits (equivalent to 60 ECTS credits).
Credits 360
For students who will be coming to Greenwich for a full academic year, the normal course load is 120 Greenwich credits (equivalent to 60 ECTS credits).
Duration full-time 36 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Year 1

  • Introduction to Craft Skills (30 credits)
  • Introduction to TV Studio (30 credits)
  • Principles of Film and Television (30 credits)
  • Introduction to Portfolio Production & Professional Practice (30 credits)

Year 2

  • Craft Skills 2 (30 credits)
  • Professional Practice and Portfolio Development (30 credits)
  • Two options from: TV Studio; Post Production Design; Sound Design (60 credits)

Year 3

  • CDT Project (60 credits)
  • Industry Practice and Portfolio Development (30 credits)
  • One option from: Advanced Lighting; Advanced Sound for Production; Post Production Effects; Computing, Education & Communication (30 credits)

English Language Requirements


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Applicants should have:

A minimum of 320 UCAS points

FROM A-levels in a relevant discipline such as film, television editing, art, photography, media or English, or equivalent qualifications

PLUS GCSE English and mathematics at grade C or above or equivalent qualifications such as Key Skills level 2.

  • Applications from students taking Access to Higher Education courses are welcome.
  • Suitable candidates may be invited to interview.

Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed 13 years of formal education with recognized qualifications. International students should consider taking a Pre-Bachelor to gain access to UK universities when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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University of Greenwich

London, United Kingdom

United Kingdom The University of Greenwich, founded in 1890, has three campuses at Greenwich (London), Avery Hill (London) and Medway (Kent), each with modern learning facilities, in beautiful historic buildings. The University has a resource base of highly qualified staff with wide-ranging expertise and significant links with business and industry. Innovation and strong links to industry and commerce, complemented by research excellence and an international agenda are what make the University of Greenwich a leading modern university.