UWS Clearing

Filmmaking & Screen Writing


BA (Hons)

4 years full-time


September 2023


About the course

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

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 degree 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.
  • The BA (Hons) is professionally accredited by ScreenSkills (the industry-led skills body for UK animation, children’s TV, film, games, high-end TV, television, VFX (visual effects) and immersive media.).
  • 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

How to Apply


You can apply for this course, as well as keep up-to-date with your undergraduate application, via the UCAS Hub.

Your UCAS Hub account will be updated once a decision has been made on your application and you’ll be notified.

Clearing Guide

Clearing can sometimes feel like a bit of an emotional rollercoaster. Don’t worry though as we’re here to guide you through the process, giving you the information and advice you need.

Enquire about this course

If you’re not sure about anything, get in touch – we are here to help!

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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