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Film and television courses

Gain the skills needed for success in the film and TV industry

Take the next steps to starting your career in Film and TV. Learn technical know-how and critical thinking from tutors with strong industry experience working as directors, producers and broadcasters from C4, the BBC, ITV.

  • Postgraduate taught courses
  • Undergraduate Year 2/Year 3 entry courses

Film and TV at Middlesex University

We have some of the finest film and television production and post-production facilities in UK higher education.

You'll have access to our Sony designed TV production suite, digital media workshops and extensive Kit Hub, and we are committed to giving you one of the most practical and career-focused degrees in the UK.

You’ll have opportunities to participate in UK and international film festivals and present projects to BBC Commissioning Editors. And with London on your doorstep, you’ll have unbeatable access to work placements, plus the opportunity to explore your passions and hone your skills at postgraduate level.

  • Film and Television Production at Middlesex

    Our staff and students made this film to show how film and television ideas are made into a reality at Middlesex.

  • Creative Graduates 2020

    Take a look at some amazing work from last year's Film and TV students. The graduate site showcases the work of students over thirty creative disciplines, across design, art performance and media

Our Film and TV courses at a glance

Graduate success

You’ll be following in the footsteps of a long list of decorated alumni, the likes of which have gone on to work on the latest Star Wars productions, for Disney, the BBC, set up their own companies and continued their studies at the National Film and Television School.

Practical hands-on learning

You will participate in film-making workshops and post-production training, both online and on-campus, and produce short films in response to briefs to equip you for the working world.

Expert support

You’ll have access to our expert academics and technicians who are also industry professionals ready to help with your projects and provide support in specialist facilities.

Student profile

Film student Keyvan explains what it's like to study at Middlesex University in London.

Our Film and TV facilities

Our television studio complex is a self-contained facility and provides an environment identical to most broadcast installations.

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GLA Creative Skills Academy

The GLA Creative Skills Academy (one of four in the capital) is a partnership between Middlesex University, London Higher, Film London and the Capital City College Group. It focuses primarily on the screen sector, which employs more than 211,000 people and has a turnover of £40 billion per year.

Read more about the GLA Creative Skills Academy
  • Film and Television courses in the news

Our COVID-safe filming guidelines for students

We helped create guidelines to manage the risk for students working on film and TV productions during COVID-19. We worked in collaboration with other universities, colleges and Screenskills, a screen industry skills organisation, on the project.

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MDX Lecturer David Heinemann wins Research in Film Award for Voices Apart

Senior Lecturer David Heinemann has recently won a £5000 Research in Film Award (RIFA) from the Arts and Humanities Research Council for his doctoral film, Voices Apart.

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Global Entrepreneurship Week: Inspiring graduates who have launched innovative businesses

For Global Entrepreneurship Week this week, which in spite of the pandemic is being marked with more than 40,000 events in 180 countries, we’ve spoken to some inspiring and ambitious recent MDX graduate entrepreneurs in the UK and around the world.

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LinkedIn mentoring groups are linking industry experts with creative students

Creative students at MDX are benefiting from tips and advice from industry experts through new LinkedIn mentoring groups set up during the COVID-19 lockdown. The project was launched to help students looking to break into the competitive creative industry, which has been effectively shutdown following the coronavirus outbreak and subsequent social distancing rules.

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MDX summer success camp to offer unique online lessons in creating video games and films

We're staging an innovative virtual summer camp offering young people aged 11 to 14-years-old the chance to learn about video game design and film-making. Beginning on Monday 10 August, it will be delivered through live streamed lessons to support students impacted by the coronavirus lockdown.

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