Digital Film Production, BSc Hons

Digital Film Production, BSc Hons

This degree focuses on developing technical production skills and programme making for the film and television industry. On this degree path you will develop areas of knowledge and expertise in sound, camera operation, lighting, post-production and directing. Film making processes and production, as well as independent and documentary production are core to the courses. The application of theories to practice are prominent in this production based degree programme. This degree enables individuals to build a strong portfolio of high quality practical production work for film and television.

The variety of courses on this degree provide the opportunity to explore a variety of production roles and technical equipment and apply this knowledge specifically to film and programme making for the film and television markets.

This knowledge and expertise will be developed as you move into the second and final year, where options in specialist production areas enable you to develop an area of expertise in a particular craft area and start a career path in your chosen field.

Graduates will be well equipped to enter a range of jobs in the technical/creative field of production within the industry. Students graduate from the programme with knowledge and experience of a variety of production roles and an understanding of programme making which adheres to legal broadcasting guidelines and frameworks.

The following is an indication of current programme content. However, the rapidly changing nature of the subject area means that both the courses offered, and individual course content, are likely to change in future years.

UCAS code

W612 G BSc/DFP


Creative Professions & Digital Arts


Greenwich Campus


3 years full-time

Entry requirements

Applicants should have:

A minimum of 320 UCAS points

FROM A-levels in a relevant discipline such as film, television editing, art, photography, media or English, or equivalent qualifications

PLUS GCSE English and mathematics at grade C or above or equivalent qualifications such as Key Skills level 2.

  • Applications from students taking Access to Higher Education courses are welcome.
  • Suitable candidates may be invited to interview.  


Assessment is through practical production work, with supported written individual documentation/research. Live briefs are used to give teams an experience of a real working environment. Skill set benchmarks for production areas are used as a guide throughout the courses. Industry work practice placements.

Career options

Graduates are well equipped to enter a range of jobs in a technical field within the industry, from sound, camera, post production, directing. The usual route is via an assistant grade working through the levels to a full grade.

Course content

Year 1

  • Introduction to Craft Skills (30 credits)
  • Introduction to TV Studio (30 credits)
  • Principles of Film and Television (30 credits)
  • Introduction to Portfolio Production & Professional Practice (30 credits)

Year 2

  • Craft Skills 2 (30 credits)
  • Professional Practice and Portfolio Development (30 credits)
  • Two options from: TV Studio; Post Production Design; Sound Design (60 credits)

Year 3

  • CDT Project (60 credits)
  • Industry Practice and Portfolio Development (30 credits)
  • One option from: Advanced Lighting; Advanced Sound for Production; Post Production Effects; Computing, Education & Communication (30 credits)

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