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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.

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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

Production study abroad programs

Production undergraduate programs

Bachelor's in production

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    Apparel and Merchandising: Apparel Design and Production - BA Colorado State University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    33,973 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 33,973 USD

    Start date
    January, August
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    Audio Recording and Production - BA State University of New York at Oswego, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    18,679 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 18,679 USD

    Start date
    August, January
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    Film Business and Production (Brighton Campus) - BA (Hons) BIMM University, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    20,217 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 15,950 GBP

    Start date
    September
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    Media Production (with Foundation) - BA (Hons) (with foundation) Buckinghamshire New University, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    19,013 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 15,000 GBP

    Start date
    September
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    Media Production - BA (Hons) (with foundation) Bournemouth University, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    22,303 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 17,595 GBP

    Start date
    September
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Associate in production

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    Screen and Media Production - AA RMIT University, Australia

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    21,787 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 33,600 AUD

    Start date
    July, February
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    Broadcast Programming and Production - AA Santa Monica College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    9,264 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 9,264 USD

    Start date
    June, August, January, February
    Show program overview about Broadcast Programming and Production
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    Commercial Music Technology and Production (Diablo Valley College) - AA Colleges of Contra Costa, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    9,840 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 9,840 USD

    Start date
    August, January
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    Multimedia Design and Production - ASOT Lane Community College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    11,500 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 11,500 USD

    Start date
    September, January, March
    Show program overview about Multimedia Design and Production
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    Performance and Production for Video, Broadcast and Digital Cinematography - AA Laney College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    10,740 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 10,740 USD

    Start date
    August, January
    Show program overview about Performance and Production for Video, Broadcast and Digital Cinematography

Diploma in production

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    Creative Communications: Media Production (Exchange District Campus) - Dip Red River College Polytechnic, Canada
    • Blended learning

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    13,121 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 17,842 CAD

    Start date
    August
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    Event & Media Production - OCDip Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    12,007 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,327 CAD

    Start date
    September
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    Fashion Design and Production - Dip Vancouver Community College, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    12,823 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 17,437 CAD

    Start date
    May, September, January
    Show program overview about Fashion Design and Production
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    Contemporary Music & Technology: Production - Dip Selkirk College, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    9,575 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,020 CAD

    Start date
    September
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    Sound Recording & Production - Dip College of the North Atlantic, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    6,977 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 9,488 CAD

    Start date
    September, January, May
    Show program overview about Sound Recording & Production

Certificate in production

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    Digital Design & Production - Cert College of the Desert, USA
    • Blended learning

    Program type
    Undergraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    7,368 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 7,368 USD

    Start date
    August, January
    Show program overview about Digital Design & Production
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    Performance and Production for Video, Broadcast and Digital Cinematography - Cert Laney College, USA

    Program type
    Undergraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    10,740 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 10,740 USD

    Start date
    August, January
    Show program overview about Performance and Production for Video, Broadcast and Digital Cinematography

Production graduate programs

Master's in production

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    Film and Media Production - MA American University, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    34,596 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 34,596 USD

    Start date
    September, January
    Show program overview about Film and Media Production
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    Popular Music Practice: Production (Birmingham Campus) - MA BIMM University, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    19,584 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 15,450 GBP

    Start date
    September
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    Media Production - MA Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    18,818 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 25,589 CAD

    Start date
    January, September
    Show program overview about Media Production

Doctorate in production

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    Production and Manufacturing Engineering - PhD London South Bank University, UK

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    17,467 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,780 GBP

    Start date
    May, June, September, October, November, January, February, March, April
    Show program overview about Production and Manufacturing Engineering

Diploma in production

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    Digital Film and Media Production (Exchange District Campus) - PGDip Red River College Polytechnic, Canada
    • Blended learning

    Program type
    Postgraduate diploma
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    12,900 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 17,541 CAD

    Start date
    August
    Show program overview about Digital Film and Media Production

Certificate in production

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    Radio and Media Production - PGCert Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Canada

    Program type
    Postgraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    15,109 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 20,545 CAD

    Start date
    September
    Show program overview about Radio and Media Production

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.