• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

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 visit and work with leading film industry training providers in a studio environment. The course was developed with Creative Media Skills (CMS) based at Pinewood Studios UK, and course tutors have experience working in 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 receive masterclasses from industry experts at DMU and at Pinewood Studios, leading to the production of  short films in the third semester.

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

      One year full-time with optional one-year placement available.

  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

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 write a 400 word proposal outlining your plans for a film production of which you hope to develop on the course, or provide a portfolio of relevant work.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14100 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.
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Living costs for Leicester

  • 751 - 1430 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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