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MetFilm School

12 months
21000 GBP/year
21000 GBP/year
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The MA Directing course at MetFilm School London equips you with a comprehensive skillset to work across all screen platforms – film, TV, commercials and online.

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During the Directing course at MetFilm School Londons you’ll do a unique industry project that will give you real-life experience with external clients, not offered by any other film school in the world.

  • Practical. 70% of the curriculum is practical, hands-on experience. You will have an opportunity to work with professional actors, shoot on location and participate in moving camera exercises
  • Teamwork. Work collaboratively with students on other MA courses (Cinematography, Screenwriting, Producing etc.) as a creative crew to mirror the industry practice. Experience what it takes to deliver the project from start to finish, and develop your communication, negotiation, and project management skills
  • Real-life experience. Learn the importance of working to a creative brief as a director while doing a project for an external company. Our students have worked with companies like Mad Dog Casting, The Imaginarium, Jamie Oliver’s Food Tube and many others
  • Industry-facing. Learn from the best industry professionals, including Cinematographers, Casting Directors, Location Managers and Production Designers. 


The graduates work across the industry as VFX Artists, Directors, TV Assistant Producers, Script Editors, On-Air Producers, Campaign Managers and many more besides.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Screen Lab
  • Directing Boot Camp
  • The Actor and the Story
  • Director’s Craft and Creative Collaboration
  • Advanced Visual Storytelling
  • Research and Project Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The MA Directing Programme is open to candidates (21+ years of age) who possess a Bachelors Degree (2.1 minimum) from a UK university or overseas equivalent.
  • Ideal candidates will demonstrate a passion for screen content, and will have strong communication skills. They will be persuasive in their reasons for studying their chosen specialism and demonstrate the skills, talent, knowledge and aptitude for studying at MA level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    21000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.


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