Introduction to the Programme
Whether you are an aspiring Filmmaker, Screenwriter, Film Researcher or Critic, our BA Honours Film is a single flexible degree course that meets the interests and ambitions of a wide variety of students united by a passion for film. At Middlesex we offer a unique degree experience in Film, not only because the course is designed to be flexible, accommodating very different kinds of film students, but also because it encourages, indeed requires, collaboration between students with different interests, skills and knowledge, which is great preparation for working professionally in the film industry. You will be part of a great community of people striving to be the best and to develop their passion for film.
Why Study BA Honours Film?
- Our facilities allow you to familiarise yourself with equipment and learn a wide range of practical skills from pre-production to post-production
- You will be taught by professional producers, directors and screenwriters with expertise in areas including experimental filmmaking, corporate filmmaking and drama
- You will learn from guest speakers from the industry
- Our excellent relationship with the film festivals, such as the Dubai Film Festival will allow you to participate in competitions related to a wide range of film activities. It also offers opportunities for internships and networking with professionals in the industry.
Middlesex University Dubai was awarded ‘Best Media Centre’ in the region at the Forbes Middle East Higher Education Awards 2019.
Middlesex University Dubai have recently launched a new MDX Studio in campus. You can witness and visit the brand new facilities of the Studio in Block 16, Dubai Knowledge Park.
Black Magic Certified Academic Partner
Middlesex wins Big at Emirates Short Film Festival 2019
Middlesex University Dubai’s MDX Studios is the Middle East and Africa’s only Certified Academic Training Partner for Blackmagic Design Certifications. Third year Film students may take an additional exam in partnership with BMD, whereby, upon successful completion, the student is awarded with Professional Certifications in Edit, Audio Engineering, VFX, and Colour Grading, in addition to their degree. Through the University’s partnership with Warner Bros ME and Universal Brand Development through Shooting Stars Middle East, students are provided with opportunity and support with creating digital content for various aspects including theatrical campaigns and retail takeovers.
Mode of Study Options: It is expected that by September 2021 we will have In-person classes and these could be supported by an online element. It is too early to commit to a 100% Online at present as it will depend on the Health & Safety situation and KHDA permissions. We can say at present that if the Health & Safety situation warrants it there could be a 100% online along with in-person classes.
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