Fees

MA Filmmaking Tuition Fees for entry in May 2016

The MA Filmmaking course is made up of 6 Terms (trimesters).  There are 3 terms each year: September to December, January to April and May to July. 

The fees include all production costs for the film exercises in terms 1-5 and each student's graduation film project in term 6. 

Production Allowance payments will be as follows:

Term 1 £173 (per 3 students)
Term 2 £212 (per film)
Term 3 £835  (per film)
Term 4 £1,578 (per film)
Term 5 £2,233 (per film)
Term 6 £4,499 (LFS Equity Investment – per student)

If required, you can have the option to continue for up to two additional terms to allow you to complete the graduation film, for which you will be charged a one-off continuation fee of £300. Bursary students will be charged £50 (not covered by your bursary).


Breakdown of termly Tuition Fees for entry in May 2016

DESCRIPTION COST IN GB POUNDS (£)
MA Film Making LFS Tuition Fees (2015/2016)
MA Filmmaking Tuition Fees £9,000
LFS. Company Membership £2
Student Union Subscription £20
Film Society Subscription £15
MA Admin and Registration Fee £100
Total (Per Term) TOTAL £9,137
The amount payable for each term is £9,137 so the total cost of the course will be £54,822 for the two years.

Breakdown of Termly Tuition Fees for entry in September 2016

DESCRIPTION COST IN GB POUNDS (£)
MA Film Making LFS Tuition Fees (2016/2017)
MA Filmmaking Tuition Fees £9,090
LFS. Company Membership £2
Student Union Subscription £20
Film Society Subscription £15
MA Admin and Registration Fee £100
Total (Per Term) TOTAL £9,227
The amount payable for each term is £9,227 so the total cost of the course will be £55,362 for the two years. 

 

Funding

Please click here for general information about potential sources of funding. LFS administers Creative Skillset and bursaries for UK qualifying candidates.

MA Filmmaking Enrolment and Advance Fees

If you are accepted on the course, you will be sent a formal enrolment form and a letter of acceptance.

You should sign the enrolment form and send it back with the non returnable enrolment fees, and advance payment on your first term's fees (£1,030 or £4,030 in total - please read below). You will be able to pay the Enrolment and Advance fees over the Internet.

Please refer to payment instructions in your Acceptance Letter.

MA Film Making Enrolment Fee = £30
Advance Payment on First Term's Fees = £1,000 or £4,000 (read below)*

*All Students accepted onto the MA Filmmaking/MA Screenwriting course are required to pay advance fees of £1,000 before the start of the course. However, students from countries listed below will be required to pay advance fees of £4,000:

  • CHINA
  • GHANA
  • INDIA
  • NIGERIA
  • SRI LANKA

PLEASE NOTE: STUDENT REQUIRING A VISA CANNOT BE ISSUED WITH A CAS NUMBER UNTIL THE ADVANCE FEES HAVE BEEN PAID.

Deposit: When starting the course, a deposit is payable, which is returnable on leaving the school, unless offset against losses or breakages.
Returnable Deposit = £100
Application, Enrolment and Deposit are payable only once and do not recur in subsequent terms.

It is to be expected that tuition fees will rise by a modest amount to take account of inflationary pressures for subsequent years for all full time programmes.

MA Film Making Tuition fees are payable on the first day of each term.

Read our refunds/withdrawals policy here.