UWS Clearing 2022

Filmmaking & Screen Writing



BA (Hons)


4 years full-time




September 2022



About the course

Pursue your passion for cinema with UWS’s BA (Hons) Filmmaking & Screenwriting programme.

Offering a unique balance between film theory, filmmaking and scriptwriting, you’ll develop industry-accredited skills that’ll give you a competitive edge in the creative sector.

With teaching led by industry professionals, you’ll use the latest digital film technology, television studios, and performance spaces to hone your craft.

  • This programme combines academic theory and hands-on practice, helping you to develop industry-accredited skills.
  • You’ll develop transferable skills in content production, information processing and professional communication – meaning you can develop your portfolio.
  • This programme is professionally accredited by ScreenSkills.
  • You’ll have access to the latest digital film technology, television studios and performance spaces.
  • Guest lectures and masterclasses will provide industry insight and further your understanding of key issues within the sector.

Applications for this course are open to people currently residing in:


Year 1: Open

Rest of UK (Eng, Wales & NI) & Republic of Ireland

Year 1: Open

International (including EU/EEA)

Year 1: Closed

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Scottish Highers: BBBB (108 UCAS Tariff points)
  • A levels: BCC (104 UCAS Tariff points)
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H2 H2 H3 H3
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 24 points (3 subjecta at HL)
  • Scottish Wider Access Programme: Access to Humanities BBB with Higher English or equivalent
  • SQA HNC / BTEC Level 4 HNC: Creative Industries: Professional Writing Skills or Media & Communication

Further Information

Clearing Guide

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Fees & Funding

Your tuition fee status is determined by your nationality and the country where you are ordinarily resident. Find out all about undergraduate fees and funding for Scottish, UK, EU and International students – including information on tuition fees, student loans, and alternative sources of funding.

Contact us

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T: 0800 027 1000 (Freephone within the UK)
T: +44 (0)141 849 4101 (outwith the UK)
E: clearing@uws.ac.uk


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