Film and Television Production (including foundation year) - BA (Hons)

Our Film and Television Production (including foundation year) BA (Hons) degree is a four-year course with a built-in foundation year. The course is a great fit if you want to study film and television production at undergraduate level but you can’t meet the entry requirements for the traditional three-year course.

Course details

During the foundation year you’ll learn the key principles of creative practice, the conceptual process of idea development and the techniques and materials you’ll use to form your first projects.
  • Mode of study: 2 -3 days campus
  • Intake: September , January
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: £9,250 per year
  • Location: London

London Metropolitan University

Course overview

Later in the course you’ll focus on longer projects and work on film recording, editing and sound, exploring techniques and methods that will help you achieve your creative vision. Your work-in-progress projects will be presented to students and staff regularly to prepare you for the final show at the end of the year. These presentations are an opportunity to ensure your work is progressing the way you intend it to.

The foundation year will give you the chance to explore what your specific practice might be, with the option of specialising after this initial year. This year will be share with students from other foundation year courses, so you’ll get to learn about different disciplines within the School of Computing and Digital Media.


Entry requirements

at least one A level (or a minimum of 32 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC Subsidiary/National/BTEC Extended Diploma)

English Language GCSE at grade C (grade 4) or above (or equivalent eg Functional Skills at Level 2)

What the students say

Studio culture has transformed the experience for me, I really appreciate the chance to explore what my practice may be when I graduate. Teaching staff have been excellent, giving me just enough freedom to explore, but not get too lost! Excellent facilities. Excellent technicians.


The modules listed below are for the academic year 2022/23 and represent the course modules at this time. Modules and module details (including, but not limited to, location and time) are subject to change over time.
  • Introduction : Film, TV and Broadcast Media (core, 30 credits)
  • Introduction: Digital Media (core, 30 credits)
  • Introduction: Journalism and Writing for the Media (core, 15 credits)
  • Introduction: Media and Communications (core, 30 credits)
  • Journalism and Professional Writing (core, 15 credits)
  • Approaches to Film and Television (core, 30 credits)
  • Film and TV Practice 1 (core, 30 credits)
  • Film and TV Production 1 (core, 30 credits)
  • Film and Television Histories (core, 30 credits)
  • Film and TV Industry Roles (core, 15 credits)
  • Film and TV Practice 2 (core, 30 credits)
  • Film and TV Production 2 (core, 30 credits)
  • Hollywood Industry and Politics (core, 15 credits)
  • Hollywood Stardom, Genre and Authorship (core, 15 credits)
  • Scripting Performance for Screen (core, 15 credits)
  • Film and TV Industry Careers (core, 15 credits)
  • Film and TV Production Dissertation (core, 30 credits)
  • Major Film and TV Projects (core, 60 credits)
  • Work Based Learning for Film and Television (core, 15 credits)