Campus:  London

Duration: 2 years

Intake Periods: September/ November/ February

Fees: UK/EU £6,000, International £6,500

Funding: Students taking this course may be eligible for course funding. Depending on your chosen intake, you must apply for funding within a certain period. Contact a programme advisor for further information.



This 2-year programme develops the key skills and practical techniques required to create studio productions and developing film, video and media projects.

At the start of the course you will work with the basic skills of camera management, lighting and sound design; later moving on to script writing, directing and film making. You will have the opportunity to create short narratives and concept pieces, covering all the stages in production, to reach a professional level of training.

This course is divided into 6 terms, each lasting 10 weeks, each incorporating independent learning and self-reflection. The course spans 18-20 months, during which time you may be selected for work experience, which is a great opportunity to hone your practical and communication skills with a real client.



Year One
Term 1 Term 2 Term 3
Practical skills Research techniques Promotional video production
Film studies Fiction production for moving image Animation techniques
Camera and lighting techniques Development and techniques of video editing Contextual studies


Year Two

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3
Scriptwriting for moving image fiction Producer for moving image production Director for moving image production

Moving image documentary production

Career development for the moving image industries Project design, implementation and evaluation
Sound design for moving image production Study support Project support

Option by arrangement: Work experience in the creative media sector



  • Minimum age: 18 years old
  • Qualification: Full secondary education. Minimum 4 GCSE's (Grade C or above). Minimum of 2 A levels (no less than grade D) for UK applicants or any NARIC recognised equivalence
  • Language: English proficiency: IELTS 5.5 (min. 5.0 in each component), PTE 51 (min. 51 in each component), TOEFL (IBT) 87 (min. L-21, R-22, S-23, W-21)
  • Alternative: Mature students (over 21) are accepted, subject to professional references, significant work experience and a strong personal statement



We equip our graduates with skills for direct progression into careers in a range of areas within the film industry such as independent producer / director, editor, scriptwriter, camera assistant and sound recordist. It is also ideal if you are looking to progress into further education through professional qualifications, undergraduate or postgraduate degrees.



Notice: London College of Contemporary Arts (LCCA) is an academic division of the London School of Business & Finance (LSBF). The courses described on this page are provided by LSBF (t/a LCCA). This website provides information both about courses provided by London College of Contemporary Arts Ltd and London School of Business & Finance (UK) Limited, t/a LCCA. We will always make it clear which entity provides your course and is responsible for academic standards and the student experience before you sign up and on our offer letters. All courses specifically designated for student support are provided exclusively by LSBF. 

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