The fees listed on this page apply to students starting the MA Filmmaking programme in May 2022, with application deadlines listed here.

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

Tuition Fees Policy

All prospective students and applicants should read our Tuition Fees Policy which can be found on our 'Policies and Regulations page.

Application Fee

A non-refundable application fee of £50 is payable by all applicants upon submission of the application.

Tuition Fees, 2-year programme*

INTERNATIONAL STATUS Students (incl EU, EEA, swiss students) FEES
£59,883 £60,083 (includes £200 Visa Administration Fee)

*see below for options to extend the programme by up to two terms and the cost of the extension

Termly Breakdown and Constitution of Tuition Fees

DESCRIPTION Term 1 Term 4 Terms 2, 3, 5 & 6

Termly Tuition Fees, Terms 1-6

£9,843.00 £9,843.00 £9,843.00
LFS Company Membership £2.00 £2.00 £2.00
Student Union Membership  £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
Annual Administration and Registration Fee £300.00 £300.00  
Film Society Membership £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
LFS Visa Administration Fee (visa students only) £200.00    
Total Termly Cost, 2-yr programme, Home (UK) students £10,180.00 £10,180.00 £9,880.00
Total Termly Cost, 2-yr programme, International (incl EU, EEA, Swiss) students £10,380.00  £10,180.00 £9,880.00

Security Deposit

In addition to the above fees, all new students enrolling for the first time at the London Film School are required to pay a one-off Security Deposit of £100.  The deposit will be returned to the student upon graduation unless offset against losses or breakages.

Continuation Fees

Students on the MA Filmmaking programme may be able to extend their studies beyond Term 6 by up to 2 terms. Students whose request to extend their studies is approved are liable to pay the following continuation fees.

DESCRIPTION Term 7 Term 8 Re-submission (If required)
Continuation Fee £302.00    
LFS Company Membership £2.00 £2.00 £2.00
Student Union Membership £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
Film Society Membership £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
Annual Administration and Registration Fee £300.00    
Total Termly Continuation Fee £639.00 £37.00 £37.00

Deposits to Secure Your Place

To secure your place on the course, you are required to return your registration form and pay a non-refundable deposit on your tuition fees. This will be deducted from the first term fees once you have formally enrolled on the first day of the course.



£1,000.00 £10,380.00

Please note: students requiring a visa to enter the UK will not be issued with a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) until the registration form has been returned and the deposit paid. You can read more about the Student route for visa applications here. 

Separate rules apply for U.S. applicants who intend to apply for U.S. Federal Student Aid. More information can be found here.


Last Updated: 30 November 2021