12 months
14600 GBP/year
8500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This International Film Production programme from De Montfort University is an exciting programme which allows you to develop your production management skills to a professional level.

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This International Film Production  programme from  De Montfort University  gives students the opportunity to develop a portfolio of film production related skills and it is ideally suited for graduates progressing from undergraduate study, or professionals seeking to develop their career.

Reasons to study International Film Production at De Montfort University:

  • DMU has worked with industry partners in developing and delivering the programme, and you will have the opportunity to interact with leading film industry figures and training providers. The course has been shaped to underpin your learning experience with industry led insight and expertise, and to mix industry knowledge and skills with academic critical thinking about films, audiences, and the film industry.
  • You will develop a range of production management skills: These include scriptwriting, lighting and cinematography; image processing, camera-based work more generally, directing and post production; focus on pitching, budgeting, production management, and fine skills; you will also gain core business expertise, such as an understanding of research and development, and wider careers planning.

  • At DMU, you will benefit from our outstanding studio spaces, and the skills and expertise of  stablished research groups such as Cinema and Television History (CATH) Research Centre and Institute Of Creative Technologies (IOCT). During your second semester, you will work towards developing a film project, with the option of further production work or research in semester three.

Graduate Careers

The course is structured around developing skills in production management, development and other skills related to the film production process. Graduates will leave with an enhanced awareness of the specialist skills required in the international film industry, and commensurate skills. These may lead to careers in the media as well as other opportunities.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Key Roles in the Film Industry
  • The Production Process 
  • Screenwriting
  • Realisation 
  • Pre-Production
  • Production
  •  Individual Film Project or Dissertation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should have the equivalent of a British Honours degree (2:2 minimum) in a relevant subject.

  • We are happy to consider equivalent qualifications from anywhere in the world.

As part of your application you will be required to:

  • provide a 250-word summary of the particular aspects of the industry or film production roles that you are interested in and why
  • provide a 400-word proposal outlining your plans for a film production of which you hope to develop on the course (or provide a portfolio or show reel of relevant work)

Further to the written application, there may also be a panel interview conducted with the course team, as part of the admissions process. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14600 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


We are committed to helping our graduates enhance their careers and personal development through further study, which is why we offer the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship. This gives DMU graduates a tuition fee discount of up to 50 per cent on selected full-time and part-time postgraduate courses, based on academic achievement and merit.

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