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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
3 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

How you will study

Course starts
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International course fees
GBP 13450 per year

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About Film Production Technology at Nottingham Trent University

This course will help you develop the skills required to work across a variety of technical roles within the film production process, giving you breadth of experience whilst developing a specific area of expertise, with a strong portfolio of film work.

Throughout this three year course you'll develop new skills working with the latest film production technologies in order to develop your understanding of the art of filmmaking.

In addition to developing practical skills you'll also undertake a wide range of industry and work-related opportunities through live projects, Confetti's Industry Week, guest lectures and work-based learning.

How you're taught

You'll learn about a broad range of disciplines including areas such as 4K cinematography and short film production, 4K data management and post-production workflow, lighting, audio acquisition, animatronics, grip equipment, practical effects, and visual effects.

You'll learn through lectures, seminars, group tutorials, academic tutorials, workshops, presentations and pitches, visiting industry professionals, team working, and independent study.

Alongside this, you'll develop employability skills that will enable you to design and organise your own short films, event screenings, build an audience and gain employment within the film industry.

In addition to developing practical skills you'll also undertake a wide range of industry and work-related opportunities through live projects, Confetti's Industry Week, guest lectures and work-based learning.

Degree Show

In your final year, you will exhibit your work as part of Confetti's Degree Show. This event includes all final year students across Confetti's courses and is a great platform for you to showcase your work to key influencers across the creative industries.

Careers and employability

Upon successful completion, you'll have the option to progress to Confetti's MA Creative Technologies or MSc Creative Technologies, apply for internships or job roles within industry.

Typical job roles in industry might include:

  • Camera operator
  • Camera assistant
  • Gaffer
  • DIT
  • Edit assistant
  • Offline-editor
  • Online-editor
  • Colour grader


On this course, you'll study at Confetti's Space2. You'll have access to:

  • Industry-standard cameras from Sony and Blackmagic
  • 25 seat media production lab running Avid and Adobe Creative Cloud
  • 25 seat screening room with Dolby Atmos audio facilities
  • 37m2 green screen VFX studio with VFX inifinity curve screen
  • 144m2 studio space with industry-standard digital video cameras and full lighting rig
  • Broadcast spec production gallery with 4K production facilities

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Notes about fees for this course

The tuition fee for UK home students joining NTU in 2018/19 on a full-time undergraduate/foundation degree programme, will be £9,250.

The fee for those who have a year-long placement as part of a sandwich course, or spend a year studying or working abroad will be published here once confirmed.

The University reviews its tuition fees each year. The fees for Home (UK / EU) undergraduate students for 2018-19 are £9250. As a guide and to enable you to plan your finances the current expectation is that the University’s current fee of £9250 per annum may increase for subsequent years of study in line with inflation and as specified by the Government.

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