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Production degrees abroad

A degree in production will give you the skills you’ll need to take on roles in film, television and other media production. You can study a wide range of production programs covering things like music and theater, but many programs focus on the film and television industry.

As a production student, you need to have a strong passion for storytelling and filmmaking. You will develop skills in filming and editing, while building on your research and analysis skills. The best production programs will give you a mix of technical production skills and theoretical knowledge.

Countries all over the world offer film production programs, and by studying abroad you’ll get a unique perspective on the subject. Every country has a different approach to filmmaking, so as an international student you'll have a great opportunity to broaden your experience and knowledge.

Production program structure

You can study for a range of production qualifications at undergraduate level, including diplomas, certificates and BAs. At bachelor’s level, you will study production over three or four years, and if you attend a university in the US, you can choose production as a major or minor concentration.

At postgraduate level, you can study an MA, MSc or PgDp (Postgraduate Diploma) in production or production-related subjects. Which qualification is right for you will depend on where you are in your education or career, and what precise area of production you want to study.

Production programs usually including a large amount of practical classes and workshops where you can hone your skills and gain experience using the latest equipment. You will also learn through lectures and seminars, and many programs will include placements where you’ll get the opportunity to put the skills you’ve learned into practice.

The precise program content and curriculum you will study will depend on the course you choose to take. It will also vary depending on the country and university you study at, but some common production modules include:

  • Storytelling
  • Scriptwriting
  • Cinematography
  • Production design
  • Sound and camera
  • Digital practice
  • Film and TV industry
  • Pre-production
  • Post-production
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Production study abroad programs

What are the top production undergraduate programs abroad?

  • California Lutheran UniversityFilm and Television: Production - BA

    • 4 years
    • On campus
    • Full-time
    • Jan
    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Subject area
    Television, Production, Film
    Location
    Thousand Oaks, USA
    Next start date
    January 2025 +1 more
    Annual tuition fee
    50,670USD
  • Pace University (in partnership with Kaplan International)Production and Design for Stage and Screen - BFA

    • 4 years
    • On campus
    • Full-time
    • Sep, Jan
    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Subject area
    Screen Acting, Production
    Location
    New York City, USA
    Next start date
    January 2025 +1 more
    Annual tuition fee
    51,382USD
  • Teesside UniversityMedia Production - BA (Hons)

    • 3 years
    • On campus
    • Full-time
    • Jan, Sep
    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Subject area
    Production
    Location
    Middlesbrough, UK
    Next start date
    January 2025 +1 more
    Annual tuition fee
    15,000GBP
  • High Point UniversityMedia Production - BA

    • 4 years
    • On campus
    • Full-time
    • Jan, Aug
    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Subject area
    Production
    Location
    High Point, USA
    Next start date
    January 2025 +1 more
    Annual tuition fee
    47,712USD
  • Abertay UniversityGame Design and Production - BA (Hons)

    • 4 years
    • On campus
    • Full-time
    • Sep
    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Subject area
    Game Design, Production
    Location
    Dundee, UK
    Next start date
    September 2025
    Annual tuition fee
    15,500GBP

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What are the top production postgraduate programs abroad?

  • Bath Spa UniversitySound: Production - MA

    • 1 year
    • On campus
    • Full-time
    • Jan, Sep
    Program type
    Master's
    Subject area
    Filmmaking, Production
    Location
    Bath, UK
    Next start date
    January 2025 +1 more
    Annual tuition fee
    17,065GBP
  • BIMM UniversityPopular Music Practice: Production (Birmingham Campus) - MA

    • 1 year
    • On campus
    • Full-time
    • Sep
    Program type
    Master's
    Subject area
    Production
    Location
    London, UK
    Next start date
    September 2024 +1 more
    Annual tuition fee
    15,450GBP
  • American UniversityFilm and Media Production - MA

    • 2 years
    • On campus
    • Full-time
    • Jan, Sep
    Program type
    Master's
    Subject area
    Production, Film
    Location
    Washington DC, USA
    Next start date
    January 2025 +1 more
    Annual tuition fee
    36,000USD
  • London South Bank UniversityProduction and Manufacturing Engineering - PhD

    • 3 years
    • On campus
    • Full-time
    • Sep, Oct, Nov, Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun
    Program type
    Doctorate
    Subject area
    Production, Manufacturing Engineering
    Location
    London, UK
    Next start date
    September 2024 +11 more
    Annual tuition fee
    13,780GBP
  • BIMM UniversityPopular Music Practice: Production (Manchester Campus) - MA

    • 1 year
    • On campus
    • Full-time
    • Sep
    Program type
    Master's
    Subject area
    Production
    Location
    London, UK
    Next start date
    September 2024 +1 more
    Annual tuition fee
    15,450GBP

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Future production careers

A degree in production will open up a host of exciting and creative opportunities in a wide range of industries. Some of the most popular roles for production graduates include:

  • Film/video editor
  • Film director
  • Lighting technician
  • Media producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Broadcast researcher
  • Broadcast journalist
  • Showrunner

Careers in film and TV are still a common route for production graduates, but new opportunities are also available in other sectors that need moving images for their websites, social media platforms and adverts.

Use your time at university to build up your experience both inside and outside of the classroom. Joining related student clubs and organizations is a great way to hone your skills, and show future employers your passion and dedication.

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