Taught course


Edinburgh Napier University · Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries

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Entry requirements

The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at a 2:2 or above or equivalent in any degree subject, plus a portfolio.

Months of entry


Course content

This course has been designed to help you embark on a career as a professional fiction film-maker in one of the following disciplines:

  • directing
  • cinematography
  • editing
  • sound
  • producing

Teaching is through a combination of collaborative shared modules and modules that are geared to each individual discipline. You’ll spend about half your time focusing on your chosen discipline and the other half acquiring general film making skills.

The year culminates in a major project module in which you’ll work in your chosen discipline on one or more short fiction films.

Information for international students

The English Language requirements for this programme are IELTS (Academic) with 6.0 with no individual component score less than 6.0

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Admissions and Enquiries
+44 (0)333 900 6040