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Film and media

Our film and media courses explore the culture of communication and creative story-telling while focusing on the skills valued in the industry.

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Digital Media Production

Undergraduate - BA (Hons)

Study in:
Cambridge
Available as:
3 years full time
,
4 years with placement
,
4 years with foundation
Course features
  • Design and create innovative digital multimedia content
  • Industry-standard software, hardware and extensive facilities
  • Hands-on experience in an optional placement year

Drama and Film

Undergraduate - BA (Hons)

Study in:
Cambridge
Available as:
3 years
,
4 years with foundation
,
4 years with placement
Course features
  • Explore film theory and film-making from all over the world
  • Discover different modes of performance and drama practice
  • Hands-on experience in an optional placement year

Film

Undergraduate - BA (Hons)

Study in:
Cambridge
Available as:
3 years
,
4 years with foundation
,
4 years with placement
Course features
  • Learn both film theory and film-making practice
  • Prepare for a career in film, arts and culture-related roles
  • Hands-on experience in an optional placement year

Film and Media

Undergraduate - BA (Hons)

Study in:
Cambridge
Available as:
3 years
,
4 years with foundation
,
4 years with placement
Course features
  • Combine film and media theory with practical skills including film-making
  • The opportunity to screen your work at Cambridge Arts Picturehouse
  • Hands-on experience in an optional placement year

Film and Television Production

Undergraduate - BA (Hons)

Study in:
Cambridge
Available as:
3 years
,
4 years with placement
Course features
  • Join a hands-on, 80% practical filmmaking course and use industry-standard equipment
  • Develop advanced skills in cinematography, editing, producing, directing, script writing or art direction or keep a broad base
  • Collaborate with other students, and industry partners

Media and Communication

Undergraduate - BA (Hons)

Study in:
Cambridge
Available as:
3 years full-time
,
4 years with foundation
,
4 years with placement
Course features
  • Explore media theory and practice from broadcast to digital publishing
  • Specialist facilities for getting hands-on and engaging with production
  • Professional experience in an optional placement year
Study in:
Cambridge
Available as:
1 year full-time
,
17 months full-time
,
24 months part-time
Course features
  • Develop as a producer/developer of factual films and television programmes
  • Create a portfolio using our specialist film-making facilities
  • Make valuable industry connections

Film and Television Production

Research - MPhil : PhD

Study in:
Cambridge
Available as:
Full-time
,
Part-time
Course features
Our PhD research programmes will allow you to join one of our research projects or explore your own interests in Film and Television Production, supported by the expertise of our staff.

Film Studies and Media Studies

Research - MPhil : PhD

Study in:
Cambridge
Available as:
Full-time
,
Part-time
Course features
Our PhD research programmes will allow you to join one of our research projects or explore your own interests in Film Studies and Media Studies, supported by the expertise of our staff.
Study in:
Cambridge
Available as:
Short course
Course features
Led by screenwriter and ARU lecturer Toby Venables, co-creator and co-writer of the BAFTA-winning Netflix film His House (2020), this three-day course of workshops aims to develop screenwriters’ storytelling skills and provide professional, real-world insights to help them break into the industry.
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