CertHE Screen and Film
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* this course at this site location is not currently avaialble international students that require sponsorship of a Student Route Visa (correct as of time of publication)
Enhance your Filmmaking skills, knowledge, and understanding with BIMM University’s practical CertHE course. This one-year course offers an exciting opportunity for filmmakers to delve into their craft through engaging lectures, workshops, and the creation of a comprehensive creative portfolio exploring the vibrant city of Berlin.
This course is available at BIMM University Berlin (Germany) but is currently not available to international students who require sponsorship of a Student Route Visa.
The course presents the perfect avenue for creative practitioners to benefit from the BIMM University experience and networking opportunities while studying in the creative capital of Berlin.
BIMM University’s CertHE in Screen & Film is perfect for passionate filmmakers who are looking to make their mark on an industry that is beyond booming, in the beating heart of Germany, a country with a rich heritage of cinematic flair.
Picture yourself in Berlin: every street corner is a potential movie set. Let the city be your muse as you hone your filmmaking skills throughout a whirlwind year of creativity. The German capital, along with the course itself, will take you on this year-long cultural odyssey.
You will join forces with uber-talented students from a whole host of backgrounds and with a whole host of interests. It won’t just be about filmmaking; it will be about co-creating art that transcends borders. Think musicians, think actors, think video game developers.
Over a year, you’ll refine your filmmaking craft by tapping into dynamic lectures, hands-on workshops, and the creation of a dazzling portfolio.
Your magnum opus will be the ‘Studio Project’ module, which immerses you in real-world filmmaking practices and encourages industry-like teamwork.
After this jam-packed year, your path to the Big Screen will be firmly in place and if you’re dreaming of a bachelor’s degree this program opens doors for progression, making your cinematic aspirations bigger and brighter.
All are welcome at BIMM University, and everyone can thrive. Don’t worry if you don’t have formal qualifications as we welcome mature students with a passion for film and valuable experiences they wish to share.
If you’re ready to commit your ideas to celluloid, to make friends and memories, then join us in Berlin and let your creativity soar. Make the films you want to see and connect with fellow filmmakers from around the globe.
Your cinematic journey starts here.
- Mode of attendance: Full-time
- Length of course: 1 year
- Awarding institution: BIMM University (UK)
- Campus delivery: Berlin
- Language of study: English
- Credits: 60 ECTS/ 120 FHEQ (UK)
- Final award: Cert HE Screen and Film (Filmmaking)
Scholarships and Funding
Early Confirmation Discount
An early confirmation discount for study in the UK of £2,000 or €2,000 for study in Germany or Ireland for each year of study is available to all international students ineligible for home (domestic) fees who have an offer to study with us at any of our campuses in the UK, Germany or Ireland.
To be eligible for the Early Confirmation Discount, you must:
- Be an overseas applicant ineligible for home (domestic) fees
- Apply and receive an offer to study a BIMM University course
- Accept your offer
- Pay your deposit, if applicable, by the deadline of 15th June 2024
- The scholarship will automatically be deducted from your fees when you enroll.
This discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other discount, offer, or scholarship.
Future Talent Scholarship
Launching for September 2024 entry, the new Future Talent Scholarships provide a full 3-year tuition fee for undergraduate students studying courses in music, film, acting, or creative technology. These scholarships are aimed at candidates from low-income households and/or groups under-represented in the creative industries. We are looking to support those who demonstrate talent in their chosen discipline, strong creative potential, and a high motivation for a career in the creative industries.
The scholarship offers financial support, a supportive training environment, and a skills and career development program designed to support progression to future careers in the creative industries.
All students take the following core modules.
- Camera, Lighting and Sound
- Production Design
- Development to Distribution
- Post Production
- Short Film 1
- Short Film 2
- Studio Project (All pathways)