Normally you need one of the following • an honours degree in an area of film and television production • an honours degree in a related discipline, plus significant filmmaking practice • significant media or cultural industry experience We expect you to have a background in practical filmmaking either through a degree or through professional or independent practice. If you want to write and direct, you need to submit project ideas with your application. If you want to concentrate on production skills, you need to submit a career plan. Contact us for further guidance. We also expect you to provide evidence of preparation for the course, such as a showreel of films you have contributed to, a single film, a production portfolio, scripts or treatments. Selection is determined by • range of appropriate experience • quality of submissions and course preparation – particularly in the expression of ideas • a flexible approach to learning • evidenced enthusiasm and interest in the course philosophy An IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills (or equivalent) is the standard for non-native speakers of English. If your English language skill is currently below an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English level. International and European entry qualifications If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page.
Months of entry
This is a production based and industry focussed course which enables you to pursue your own particular filmmaking interests, whether in documentary, fiction or experimental film. The course is designed to help create the next generation of outstanding filmmakers. It gives you the technical ability and creative confidence to produce original, challenging and bold projects for independent cinema, television and galleries.
• Develop your creative and technical ability on this production-based course.
• Choose to focus on originating your own project or on developing production skills to a professional standard.
• Play key roles in producing a number of films for your showreel.
• Benefit from our excellent links with the film and TV industry.
Information for international students
Please visit our website at http://www.shu.ac.uk/international
Fees and funding
Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course. Visit http://www.shu.ac.uk/international/scholarships-bursaries to find out more.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Faculty of Arts, Computing, Engineering and Science
- +44 (0)114 225 5555