Campus: London

Duration: two years

Intake periods: February 2015, October 2015

Fees: UK/EU £6,000; international £6,500 (scholarships available)

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 two-year programme develops the practical techniques required to create studio video projects and productions. At the start of the course you will acquire basic camera management, lighting and sound design skills, progressing on to script writing, directing and film making. You will have the opportunity to create short narratives and concept pieces, covering all stages of production, allowing you to reach a professional level of training.

This course is divided into six terms, each lasting 10 weeks; each of these terms incorporates independent learning and self-reflection. During your time at LCCA during you may be selected for work experience, which is a great opportunity to utilise the skills you have learnt in a working environment.



Year One
Term 1 Term 2 Term 3
Contextual studies Research techniques Film studies
Camera and lighting Music video production Animation techniques
Practical skills Editing Documentary production


Year Two

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3
Scriptwriting Fiction production Project design

Sound design

Directing Implemenation and evaluation
Producer for moving image Special subject investigation Career development

Option by arrangement: Work experience in the creative media sector



Minimum age: 18

Minimum qualifications: UK applicants: four GCSEs (C or above) and two A levels (D or above) any NARIC recognised equivalence

Language proficiency:
  • IELTS 5.5 (min. 5.0 in each component)
  • PTE 51 (min. 51 in each component)
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. These include: producing, directing, editing, scriptwriting and camerawork. It is also ideal if you are looking to progress into higher education in the form of professional qualifications or a degree.



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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