12 months
16000 GBP/year
8100 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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UK film-makers are renowned throughout the world for their originality, creativity, and craft. The Film Production programme at the University of Lincoln aims to equip students with the skills needed to become the next generation of innovative filmmakers.

Visit the official programme website for more information


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 (2017) and Lucas Roche, who edits for director Shane Meadows. During the programme 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.

Members of the teaching team have included screenwriter Ewen Glass, writer-directors Phil Stevens, Dr Mikey Murray, and Marcella Forster, cinematographer Jack Shelbourn, and editor Chris Hainstock.

Career Opportunities

This Film Production programme at the University of Lincoln 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, Lecturer, and University Video Development Co-ordinator.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Film Production   
  • Final Film Project 
  • Media Ethics, Law and Regulation 
  • The Art and Craft of Film 
  • Approaches to Screen Studies 

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We would advise you to apply as soon as possible.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

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

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8100 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Part-time Home: £45 per credit point
  • Part-time International: £89 per credit point

Living costs for Lincoln

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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