12 months
22000 GBP/year
22000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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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 will work on a unique industry project that will give real-life experience with external clients.

  • Practical. Through hands-on practical exercises, workshops, seminars, masterclasses and screenings, students will gain the practical skills required and knowledge required to work as a director. Students will work with professional actors, shoot on location and participate in moving camera exercises with MetFilm School students on other programmes of study.  
  • Teamwork. Work collaboratively with students on the other MA programmes as part of a creative crew to mirror industry practice. Experience what it takes to deliver the project from start to finish, and develop student’s 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 Nespresso, Stonewall UK, Time Out, Fender Guitars, DHL, HM Treasury, Jamie Oliver’s Food Tube and many others. 
  • Industry-Facing. Learn from the best industry professionals, including Directors, Cinematographers, Casting Directors, Location Managers and Production Designers. Recent Masterclasses at the School include Oscar-winning directors: Amma Assante, Lenny Abramson, Gurinder Chada, Sarah Gavron, James Marsh, and Pawel Pawlikowski. 
  • Portfolio. Students have the opportunity to undertake up to seven directing exercises including a short form project for an external industry client and a final Master’s Project. 


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

  • Age: All applicants must be 18 years or older at the time the programme begins
  • Education: A 2:1 honours degree from a UK university or overseas equivalent

Tuition Fee

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