BA (Hons) Editing and Post Production

Ravensbourne University London

BA (Hons) Editing and Post Production

Why study this film editing and post production degree?

  1. A huge 90% of graduates are employed within the first six months 
  2. Past graduates have found roles with BBC, ITV and Disney 
  3. Others have worked in post-production houses on films like Star Wars and Thor 
  4. High-end post-production resources and technologies 
  5. Taught by respected industry practitioners 
  6. Access masterclasses with key players in the post-production industry 
  7. Business incubation and industry networking opportunities 

There are three key events in the life of a film: the script, the shoot and the edit. Editing is where it all comes together; where meaning is created through cutting sound and picture. This is the decisive moment when a screen story can finally be told. 

While editing is at the heart of this film editing and post production course in London, you will develop a diverse skillset across the post production spectrum. You will build skills in visual effects, colour grading, audio post, screen graphics, shoot and edit and broadcast technology.  

You’ll be guided by industry practitioners and guest speakers using a mix of problem-based learning, practical workshops, lectures and masterclasses. Guest speakers to the course include Mick Audsley (Murder on the Orient Express), Paul Machliss (Baby Driver), and Lisa Gunning (7 Psychopaths).  

Entry Requirements

Students will be expected to have five GCSEs (grade C/level 4 or above) or equivalent (including English), and hold at least one of the below or equivalent UK/international qualifications.

Qualifications accepted:

  • 2 A levels, grade C or above
  • 4 AS levels, grade C or above
  • 2 vocational A levels, grade C or above
  • Level 3 Foundation Diploma or National Diploma
  • Advanced Diploma, grade C or above
  • International Baccalaureate, 24 points or above

Selection criteria:

You should ideally have a background in art, creative media or design. You are expected to submit a portfolio of work which demonstrates a range of skills and why you would be a good fit for the course.

IELTS

Academic 5.5 overall and a minimum of 5.5 in each component: reading, writing, speaking, listening.

Career Prospects

Editors and post-production professionals often start work as edit assistants, assistant colourists, data wranglers, trainee visual effects compositors and machine room technicians. You can progress to roles such as editors, colourists or compositors in film, TV and online media.

Course Details

Year 1

Students will build their knowledge in post-production and broadcast technology. Alongside this, they will learn about communication, visualisation and the post-production industry. we encourage students to start thinking about their contextual studies research throughout this year.

Year 2

Students will study the craft of editing, technical workflow and online processes. They will develop their ideas and entrepreneurial skills and spend time in industry gaining key experience in post-production and working in collaboration with other students.

Year 3

Students will study further high-end professional skills and build a final major project portfolio of their work, ready for industry. We ask students to show their contextual studies research in a long form dissertation. 

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