Film and Television courses
Find out more about our Film and Television courses at NTU.
Pursue Your Passion
These creative courses are an opportunity to find your voice, hone your craft, and develop a vibrant portfolio of work that will prepare you for the film and television industry. Whether you’re based at Confetti or the City Campus, you’ll learn among a thriving student community with access to the latest equipment and software used within the industry.
We're ranked 12th in the UK for Art & Design (The Complete University Guide 2021).
BA (Hons) Filmmaking
On this practical course, you'll explore all aspects of filmmaking to set yourself up for a successful career as a producer, director or writer. This course has been developed with input from industry and academic staff with a wealth of industry experience and you'll have the opportunity to work on real-life briefs with our industry partners.
This course is design approved by the International Moving Image Society, recognising the quality and relevance of our course content.
“We collaborated with Costume Design students, and the ability to work with other Art & Design students, to collectively come together and realise our vision, was a really rare and outstanding opportunity.." Maia Gouveia, BA (Hons) Filmmaking
FdSc Film Production Technology
Craft your areas of expertise in this specialist foundation degree. You'll develop the professional, creative, intellectual and technical skills you will need to work successfully within the international film industry.
Work with relevant industry-standard software and hardware on our Confetti campus, with the chance to learn from professionals, working on live projects and industry briefs.
"At Confetti I've gained a lot of work experience – during the course I've done over a hundred Notts TV Shows, as well as little client projects with Spool which helped build my showreel." Merryn Rae Peachey, FdSc Television Production Technology
BSc Film Production Technology
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.
You’ll master the technological skills required by the cinematographer, lighting technician and sound recordist, as well as getting to grips with industry standard software. This course can be customised to your specific interests and career goals, with the chance to critically explore a specific issue of your choice.
FdSc Television Production Technology
This innovative new course explores a wide range of disciplines related to Television Production including camera operation, audio and visual post production, documentary production and studio production.
You'll gain valuable work experience every week on Notts TV, earning broadcast credits and developing an outstanding portfolio of work. You'll even get the chance to have your work entered into the prestigious Royal Television Society Awards
BSc Television Production Technology
This unique three-year programme provides you with the opportunity to study the art and science of TV production alongside local television station Notts TV. This gives you the opportunity to graduate with a range of broadcast credits on your CV, enhancing your employability in the TV industry.
Previous graduates now work in companies, such as ITV, Sky Sports and The Football Association.
You can view examples of student work on our School of Art & Design Degree Showcase site.
As part of the course, you'll be able to showcase your work at NTU's Degree Show. You'll also have opportunities to be selected to exhibit at industry events.
Courses based at our Confetti campus take part in the Confetti Degree Showcase. View the full exhibition here.
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