Taught course

Film and Television Production with Editing

University of York · School of Arts and Creative Technologies

Entry requirements

2:1 or equivalent, and evidence of professional experience or a commitment to film making. If you hold a qualification below 2:1 or equivalent, relevant prior experience of an appropriate nature, may be considered.

If English isn't your first language you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. We accept the following qualification or equivalent:

IELTS: 6.5, minimum 6.0 in each component

Months of entry


Course content

Combine creativity with academic theory. Develop your knowledge and practice of postproduction techniques in our industry-standard facilities.

At York, you'll gain valuable hands-on experience in our purpose-built £30m media complex, featuring HD TV studios, our industry-standard digital cinema, two postproduction labs and more. You'll develop your technical skills in a vibrant and supportive environment with academics active in the industry.
Your studies will cover the theory and practice of storytelling from different angles, ranging from the edit, structure, and sound design to the performance and emotional journey. You'll cultivate a high-level of craft and creativity skills, combined with critical thought and collaboration. Put academic theory into practice by editing short films and producing fiction and documentary stories.
You'll graduate with sound knowledge of editing systems and skills that will translate readily into any work context. Many of our graduates work in the industry, from film to television companies, or go on to research in industry and academia.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions team