Taught course

Advanced Film Practice

Edinburgh Napier University · The Screen Academy

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Entry requirements

The entry requirement for this course is a Master's Degree in Film in order to be eligible for this course.

All applicants must submit a portfolio of work that best shows their abilities as a screenwriter, producer or director.

Months of entry


Course content

Develop your creative and professional skills through practical exercises and masterclasses with leading industry practitioners.

This course ideal for ambitious directors, producers or writers looking to make the leap to professional filmmaking, or seasoned professionals looking to work on the big screen.

We offer great scope for collaboration, with more than 200 students engaged in film activities – from cinematography and editing to documentary and animation.

In addition to acquiring practical skills, you’ll also create projects that form the basis of your portfolio.

Information for international students

If your first language isn't English, you'll normally need to undertake an approved English language test. 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

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

Course contact details

Admissions and Enquiries
+44 (0)3339 006 040