12 months
16000 GBP/year
7700 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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UK film-makers are renowned throughout the world for their originality, creativity, and craft.The MA Film Production at University of Lincoln aims to equip students with the skills needed to become the next generation of innovative filmmakers.

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Students can learn the art and craft of film through a series of workshops with academics and guest lectures by industry professionals. 

Previous guest speakers include Deborah Haywood, writer-director of Pin Cushion and Lucas Roche, who edits for director Shane Meadows. 

During the  MA Film Production at University of Lincoln students are able to make two short documentaries, write and make a short fictional film, and either write a fictional feature screenplay or make a film of their choosing for their final project. Optional modules may include screenwriting, media ecologies, or gender and media.

Working with contemporary industry-standard facilities, state-of-the-art equipment, and specialist software, students at Lincoln can develop skills in scriptwriting, directing, camera, lighting, and sound and post-production effects, all of which are valuable assets for employment in the media, film, and television industries.

Career and Personal Development

This programme aims to provide students with the high-level technical skills and knowledge required to establish careers in the media industries in areas such as film-making, post-production, and project management. Some students may choose to pursue careers in teaching or undertake a research degree at doctoral level.

Graduates of the programme have gone on to work in the media industries and in further and higher education. These roles include: Film Festival Co-ordinator, Feature Film Director, Film Editor, Video Producer, UniLad Adventure Video Editor, Post-production Editor at Envy, high school teacher in media, Lecturers, and University Video Development Co-ordinator.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dewesternizing Film Studies 

  • Film Production
  • Film Production 2 & Final Project Pitch 
  • Final Film Project
  • Gender, Media and Culture in a Global Context 
  • Human and Inhuman in the 21st Century 
  • Media Ecologies 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Please allow enough time for your application to be considered prior to the start date.




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.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • First or upper second class honours degree in a relevant subject or equivalent professional experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7700 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • Part-time Home/EU: £43 per credit point
  • Part-time International: £89 per credit point


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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