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Film Producing

Aberystwyth University

12 months
15500 GBP/year
7650 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The producer’s role is a business-orientated one and the Film Producing MA programme offered at Aberystwyth University focuses on exactly that: the business of film producing.


At the Film Producing MA programme offered at Aberystwyth University you will learn how the role requires the development of an integrated portfolio of skills that facilitates engagement with all aspects of the film making process. It is this accumulation of varied and various skills that equips the producer to function effectively and responsibly as the ultimate decision-maker. By the end of this course, you will understand the structure of a script, how that script lives and breathes and more importantly how it can be costed and scheduled.

Future opportunities

  • The MA combines theoretically-informed film practice with technical skills and critical thinking, giving you the chance to develop high levels of production work alongside an appreciation of the craft, history and broader professional context of filmmaking. The aim is to stimulate creativity and embed a systematic understanding and knowledge through a combination of theory and practice, as well as nurturing the essential competencies and capabilities demanded by key industry employers and the independent production sector.
  • The Masters course is supported by an industry panel of people who have extensive experience in their respective fields. They will oversee aspects of the course that require their specialisms, including film production.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Aspects of Media Law
  • Case Studies in Film History
  • Exhibiting Film
  • Film Producing
  • Film Production Research Project
  • Financial Analysis and Decision Making

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A lower second class honours degree (2:2)
  • Copies of University transcripts (certified translated copies are required if original document is not in English or Welsh)
  • Copies of Degree certificates (certified translated copies are required if original document is not in English or Welsh)
  • Personal statement within 1-2 A4 pages

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7650 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Aberystwyth

700 - 1300 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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